Spring Quarterly (Mar/Apr/May 2019)

ADULT / YOUNG ADULT (18 AND ABOVE)

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  April 7, 2019 | Lesson 6

CALL AND MISSION

Bible Basis: Matthew 10:1-15

Bible Truth: Jesus gave the first disciples direction to heal and witness to the “lost” people of their shared community.

MEMORY VERSE: Matthew 10:1

Lesson Aim: By the end of this lesson, we will: COMPARE and contrast the disciples’ mission in Matthew 10 with the mission of the church today; ANTICIPATE the challenges the learner will experience in trying to fulfill Christ’s mission for the church; and PREPARE oneself for greater participation in Christ’s mission for the church.

Background Scriptures: Matthew 10 – Read and incorporate the insights that you gained from the Background Scriptures into your study of the lesson.

  April 14, 2019 | Lesson 7

CALLED TO REMEMBER

Bible Basis: Matthew 26:1-13

Bible Truth: The woman with the alabaster jar performed an act of kindness to Jesus that will be remembered wherever the Good News is told.

MEMORY VERSE: Matthew 26:13

Lesson Aim: By the end of this lesson, we will: CONTRAST the love of the woman with the disciples’ response to her actions; APPRECIATE the woman’s preparation of Jesus for His coming death and burial; and EMBRACE the call to proclaim the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ despite ridicule or resistance.

Background Scriptures: Matthew 26:1-13 – Read and incorporate the insights that you gained from the Background Scriptures into your study of the lesson.

   April 21, 2019 | Lesson 8

CALLED TO PROCLAIM THE RESURRECTION

Bible Basis: Matthew 28:1-15

Bible Truth: Jesus called and continues to call disciples to share and celebrate the Good News of His resurrection and the hope it offers to the world.

MEMORY VERSE: Matthew 28:10

Lesson Aim: By the end of this lesson, we will: TELL how the women’s sorrow was turned to joy upon meeting the risen Christ; RECALL the joy that was present when the student first accepted the Good News about Christ; and COMMIT to a greater involvement in telling others the Good News of Christ.

Background Scriptures: Matthew 28:1-15 – Read and incorporate the insights that you gained from the Background Scriptures into your study of the lesson.

  April 28, 2019 | Lesson 9

CALL AND COMMISSIONING

Bible Basis: Matthew 28:16-20; Acts 1:6-8

Bible Truth: The risen Lord commissioned the disciples, giving them authority and responsibility to continue and extend His mission and ministry throughout the world.

MEMORY VERSE: Matthew 28:19-20

Lesson Aim: By the end of this lesson, we will: COMPARE Jesus’ commission to the apostles on the mountain in Galilee (Matthew 28) with His commission on Mount Olivet (Acts 1); TAKE courage that Jesus is present with His disciples as they go into the world to make disciples; and ACCEPT the commission to make disciples of all peoples.

Background Scriptures: Matthew 28:16+20 and Acts 1:6-8 – Read and incorporate the insights that you gained from the Background Scriptures into your study of the lesson.

  May 5, 2019 | Lesson 10

CALLED TO RIGHTEOUSNESS

Bible Basis: Romans 3:21-31

Bible Truth: Paul told the Romans that the blood of Christ atones for all our sin.

MEMORY VERSE: Romans 3:24-25a

Lesson Aim: By the end of this lesson, we will: SUMMARIZE Paul’s teaching about justification through grace and not through acts of keeping the law; REJOICE that one’s past sin need not to be atoned for by heroic acts or strict observance of Mosaic Laws and GIVE thanks to God for Jesus, our one and only perfect Savior.

Background Scriptures: Romans 3 – Read and incorporate the insights that you gained from the Background Scriptures into your study of the lesson.

  May 12, 2019 | Lesson 11

CALLED TO LIVE IN THE SPIRIT

Bible Basis: Romans 8:1-14

Bible Truth: Paul assures us that those who are in Christ Jesus have life in the Spirit and are free from condemnation.

MEMORY VERSE: Romans 8:1

Lesson Aim: By the end of this lesson, we will: CONTRAST what Paul says about the flesh with what he says about the spirit/Spirit; SENSE the futility experienced by those who seek to have life but can draw only on the flesh to find it; and COMMIT to setting one’s “mind on the Spirit.”

Background Scriptures: Romans 8 – Read and incorporate the insights that you gained from the Background Scriptures into your study of the lesson.

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