Tag: Paul


February 5, 2023 – Acts 23

Lesson Date: February 5, 2023 Focal Scripture Passage: Acts 23:1-35 AIM: To lead students to discover and describe the fruits (results) of the religion of the First Century Jewish leaders, and to examine themselves to determine whether they are following religion or Jesus.   Before class: Read the notes on Acts 23 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Bring a few pieces of fruit (apples, oranges, bananas, grapes, etc.) to class.   INTRODUCTION (Create Learning Readiness): Direct the...


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January 29, 2023 – Acts 22

Lesson Date: January 29, 2023 Focal Scripture Passage: Acts 22:1-30 AIM: To lead students to discover and describe the three parts of Paul’s personal testimony, and to write their own testimonies so they can tell people how Jesus has changed them.   Before class: Read the notes on Acts 22 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Write the words “Before and After” on the marker board or chalkboard.  Have enough copies of the “How Jesus Changed Me” worksheet...


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January 22, 2023 – Acts 21

Lesson Date: January 22, 2023 Focal Scripture Passage: Acts 21:1-40 AIM: To lead students to discover that Paul’s courage was shown in his determination to obey God in spite of danger, and to ask God to give them courage to obey Him no matter what.   Before class: Read the notes on Acts 21 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Write the word “Courage” on the marker board or chalkboard.   INTRODUCTION (Create Learning Readiness): Direct the students’...


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January 15, 2023 – Acts 20

Lesson Date: January 15, 2023 Focal Scripture Passage: Acts 20:1-38 AIM: To lead students to recognize that the Apostle Paul didn’t let anything deter him from his focus on telling people about Jesus, and to encourage them to use every opportunity to tell or teach others about Jesus.   Before class: Read the notes on Acts 20 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Bring a light bulb to class.   INTRODUCTION (Create Learning Readiness): Comment on the fact...


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December 18, 2022 – Acts 17

Lesson Date: December 18, 2022 Focal Scripture Passage: Acts 17:1-34 AIM: To lead students to contrast man-centered philosophies with genuine Christianity, and to encourage any who have never repented of their sins and trusted Jesus for salvation to do so.   Before class: Read the notes on Acts 17 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Write the words “Philosophy” and “Christianity” on the marker board or chalkboard.   INTRODUCTION (Create Learning Readiness): Direct the students’ attention to the...


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December 11, 2022 – Acts 15:36 – 16:40

Lesson Date: December 11, 2022 Focal Scripture Passage: Acts 15:36 – 16:40 AIM: To lead students to discover that God miraculously opened doors for the spread of the Gospel and opened hearts to receive Jesus, and to pray that God will open the hearts of their lost friends so they will be saved.   Before class: Read the notes on Acts 15:36 – 16:40 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Bring your keys to class.   INTRODUCTION (Create...


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November 27, 2022 – Acts 14

Lesson Date: November 27, 2022 Focal Scripture Passage: Acts 14:1-28 AIM: To lead students to discover examples of Paul’s boldness in telling people about Jesus, and to make a commitment to tell someone about Jesus this week.   Before class: Read the notes on Acts 14 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Write the word “Bold” on the marker board or chalkboard.   INTRODUCTION (Create Learning Readiness): Direct the students’ attention to the word “Bold” written on the...


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November 20, 2022 – Acts 13

Lesson Date: November 20, 2022 Focal Scripture Passage: Acts 13:1-52 AIM: To lead students to discover the words of life Paul preached to the Jews and Gentiles, and to (a) examine themselves to be certain they have received everlasting life and (b) share those words of life with someone this week.   Before class: Read the notes on Acts 13 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Have some Gospel tracts available to give out at the conclusion of...


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May 7, 2017 – Ephesians 3:1-7

Lesson Date: May 7, 2017 Focal Scripture Passage: Ephesians 3:1-7 AIM: To lead students to discover the mystery that Paul revealed to his readers, and to respond to that mystery by either (a) thanking God for the ministry of the Apostle Paul and others who carried the gospel to the Gentiles or (b) accepting God’s gift of salvation through Jesus Christ.   Before class: Read the notes on Ephesians 3:1-7 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Get a...


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