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  LESSON 6 • January 9, 2022

JOSEPH FINDS FAVOR

BIBLE BASIS: Genesis 41:37–45, 50–52

BIBLE TRUTH: Because Joseph interpreted the dreams of the Egyptian king and had a plan for survival of the nation in a time of famine, Pharaoh had faith in Joseph’s abilities, elevated him to the second position in all of Egypt, and gave him responsibility for ruling the day-to-day activities of the kingdom.

MEMORY VERSE: “And Pharaoh said unto his servants, Can we find such a one as this is, a man in whom the Spirit of God is?” (Genesis 41:38, KJV). LESSON AIM: By the end of the lesson, we will: STUDY how Joseph’s faithfulness is rewarded; EXPLORE how superior performance can lead to honor; and COMMIT to responsible actions and superior performance.

BACKGROUND SCRIPTURES: Genesis 41:1-52–Read and incorporate the insights gained from the Background Scriptures into your study of the lesson.

  LESSON 7 • January 16, 2022 

GOD PRESERVES A REMNANT

BIBLE BASIS: Genesis 45:3 – 15

BIBLE TRUTH: Jacob and Joseph were both faithful to God, and God remained faithful to His promise to Abraham by putting Joseph in a position to save his entire family from starvation..

MEMORY VERSE: “So now it was not you that sent me hither, but God: and he hath made me a father to Pharaoh, and lord of all his house, and a ruler throughout all the land of Egypt” (Genesis 45:8, KJV).

LESSON AIM: By the end of the lesson, we will: KNOW the story of Joseph reuniting with his brothers; FEEL protected and supported by people in the Faith Community; and PROTECT and support other members of our Faith Community.

BACKGROUND SCRIPTURES: Genesis 42:1–38; 45:1–28 — Read and incorporate the insights gained from the Background Scriptures into your study of the lesson.

  LESSON 8 • January 23, 2022 

JOSEPH TRANSMITS ABRAHAM’S PROMISE

BIBLE BASIS: Genesis 50:15–26

BIBLE TRUTH: Because Jacob and Joseph were both faithful to God; Joseph was able to forgive his brothers’ treachery from so many years before.

MEMORY VERSE: “But as for you, ye thought evil against me; but God meant it unto good, to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save much people alive” (Genesis 50:20, KJV).

LESSON AIM: By the end of the lesson, we will: KNOW how Joseph forgave his brothers; FEEL thankful for forgiveness; and FORGIVE those who need to be forgiven in our lives.

BACKGROUND SCRIPTURES: Genesis 50:1-26–Read and incorporate the insights gained from the Background Scriptures into your study of the lesson.

  LESSON 9 • January 30, 2022

OUT OF EGYPT

BIBLE BASIS: Exodus 15:1–3, 19, 22–26

BIBLE TRUTH: God miraculously led His people out of Egypt, for which they praised Him, but He taught them through many trials.

MEMORY VERSE: “For the horse of Pharaoh went in with his chariots and with his horsemen into the sea, and the LORD brought again the waters of the sea upon them; but the children of Israel went on dry land in the midst of the sea” (Exodus 15:19, KJV).

LESSON AIM: By the end of the lesson, we will: REVIEW the story of the Israelites’ journey of faith through the Red Sea and wilderness; FEEL confidence to trust God during trying times; and REMAIN faithful when times and situations are difficult.

BACKGROUND SCRIPTURES: Exodus 1:8-14; 15:1-27–Read and incorporate the insights gained from the Background Scriptures into your study of the lesson.

  LESSON 10 • February 6, 2022 

JUSTIFIED BY FAITH IN CHRIST

BIBLE BASIS: Galatians 2:15-21

BIBLE TRUTH: If, for eternal salvation, we place our faith in any thing or any other person than Christ, our faith is misplaced. In such a case, Paul stated that Jesus died in vain.

MEMORY VERSE: “For I through the law am dead to the law, that I might live unto God. I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me” (Galatians 2:19–20, KJV).

LESSON AIM: By the end of the lesson, we will: KNOW Paul’s argument against salvation by works; APPRECIATE Christ’s saving work on the earth; and DEEPEN our faith in Jesus.

BACKGROUND SCRIPTURES: Galatians 1:1–2:21– Read and incorporate the insights gained from the Background Scriptures into your study of the lesson.

  LESSON 11 • February 13, 2022

FREED FROM LAW THROUGH CHRIST

BIBLE BASIS: Galatians 3:1–14

BIBLE TRUTH: We have to put our trust in Jesus Christ who sacrificed His life on our behalf. The Law cannot save us, only faith in Christ.

MEMORY VERSE: “That the blessing of Abraham might come on the Gentiles through Jesus Christ; that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith” (Galatians 3:14, KJV).

LESSON AIM: By the end of the lesson, we will: UNDERSTAND Paul’s contrast of faith in law versus faith in Jesus; FEEL loyalty to Christ; and DEMONSTRATE faith in Christ daily.

BACKGROUND SCRIPTURES: Galatians 3:1–14–Read and incorporate the insights gained from the Background Scriptures into your study of the lesson.

Source

House, Church Of God In Christ Publishing. Church Of God In Christ Annual Lesson Commentary 2021-2022 [KJV-AMP] (Power for Living)

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