Sunday School


October 22, 2023 – 1 Samuel 9 – 10

Lesson Date: October 22, 2023 Focal Scripture Passage: 1 Samuel 9:1-10, 15-17, 20-21; 10:1-7, 9-11, 17-24 AIM: To lead students to discover that Israel’s continued rejection of God’s leadership caused them to desire the wrong thing, and to commit themselves to desiring the Lord and His best for their lives.   Before class: Read the notes on 1 Samuel 9 – 10 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Enlist volunteers to look up Matthew 6:33 and Psalm 37:4,...


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October 15, 2023 – 1 Samuel 8

Lesson Date: October 15, 2023 Focal Scripture Passage: 1 Samuel 8:1-22 AIM: To lead students to discover three important warnings about the danger of conforming to the world, and to examine themselves for signs of conformity so they may repent and follow God.   Before class: Read the notes on 1 Samuel 5 – 8 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Write the word “Conform” on the board.   INTRODUCTION (Create Learning Readiness): Direct the students’ attention to...


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October 8, 2023 – 1 Samuel 2 – 4

Lesson Date: October 8, 2023 Focal Scripture Passage: 1 Samuel 2:12-17, 22-31, 34-35; 3:1-4, 11-14, 19-21; 4:1-4, 10-11, 15-18 AIM: To lead students to discover how God removed a family of wicked priests and replaced them with a faithful priest, and to examine themselves for any signs of corruption in their lives.   Before class: Read the notes on 1 Samuel 2 – 4 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Write the words, “Corruption in the Ministry” on...


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October 1, 2023 – 1 Samuel 1

Lesson Date: October 1, 2023 Focal Scripture Passage: 1 Samuel 1:1-28 AIM: To lead students to discover and describe the great promise Hannah made to God and her great faithfulness in keeping that promise, and to encourage them to keep any promises they have made to God.   Before class: Read the notes on 1 Samuel 1 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Write the word “Promise” on the board.   INTRODUCTION (Create Learning Readiness): Direct the students’...


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September 24, 2023 – Ruth 4

Lesson Date: September 24, 2023 Focal Scripture Passage: Ruth 4:1-22 AIM: To lead students to discover what happened when Boaz completed his promised redemption of Ruth, and to thank the Lord Jesus for doing those same things for us.   Before class: Read the notes on Ruth 4 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.   INTRODUCTION (Create Learning Readiness): Tell the students to imagine for a moment the following hypothetical scenario: You are planning to buy a car. ...


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September 17, 2023 – Ruth 3

Lesson Date: September 17, 2023 Focal Scripture Passage: Ruth 3:1-18 AIM: To lead students to discover from Ruth’s experience some basic steps toward redemption, and to evaluate their own lives to determine if they are saved and encourage them to take the message of redemption to others.   Before class: Read the notes on Ruth 3 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Write the word “Redeem” on the board.  Get enough Gospel tracts for your anticipated attendance.  ...


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September 10, 2023 – Ruth 2

Lesson Date: September 10, 2023 Focal Scripture Passage: Ruth 2:1-23 AIM: To lead students to discover examples of God’s grace in Ruth’s life, and to thank Him for His grace in our lives.   Before class: Read the notes on Ruth 2 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Write the word “Grace” on the board.  Get enough copies of the Lesson Outline handout for your anticipated attendance.   INTRODUCTION (Create Learning Readiness): Direct the students’ attention to the...


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September 3, 2023 – Ruth 1

Lesson Date: September 3, 2023 Focal Scripture Passage: Ruth 1:1-22 AIM: To lead students to recognize that a crisis can either drive us to God or lead us away from Him, and to encourage them to trust and seek God through whatever crises they might face.   Before class: Read the notes on Ruth 1 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Ask a volunteer to look up Romans 8:28 and be prepared to read it to the class...


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August 27, 2023 – Bible Doctrine 13 – Last Things

Lesson Date: August 27, 2023 Focal Scripture Passage: Luke 16:22-23; 2 Corinthians 5:6-8, 1 Thessalonians 4:16-17; Hebrews 9:27; Revelation 6:1-8; 19:11-21; 20:1-4, 11-15; 21:1-4 AIM: To lead students to discover the Bible’s teachings about the end of life and the end times, and to encourage unsaved students to accept Jesus Christ and saved students to serve Him more faithfully in light of the fact that He is coming back.   Before class: Read the chapters containing the focal passages...


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August 20, 2023 – Bible Doctrine 12 – Angels and Demons

Lesson Date: August 20, 2023 Focal Scripture Passage: Genesis 2:1; Psalm 91:11; Isaiah 14:12-15; John 1:3; Ephesians 6:11-18; Colossians 1:16; 1 Timothy 4:1; Hebrews 1:14; James 4:7; 1 Peter 5:8-9; Revelation 12:3-9 AIM: To lead students to discover what angels and demons are and what they do, and to accept the responsibility God has given them for resisting the devil and his demons.   Before class: Read the chapters containing the focal passages several times during the week.  Get...


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