Freedom in Christ

February 19, 2017 Sunday School Commentary Lesson Guide, Direction Freedom in Christ Devotional Reading: Galatians 5:22-26 Highlighted Text –  Galatians 5:1-17 Key Verse -  “For you were called to freedom, brothers and sisters; only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for self-indulgence, but through love become slaves to one another” (Galatians 5:13). Have … Continue reading Freedom in Christ

Alpha and Omega

November 27, 2016 Sunday School Commentary Lesson Guide, Direction Alpha and Omega Devotional Reading: Revelation 1:4b-8 Highlighted Text –  Revelation 22:12-21 Key Verse -  “I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last” (Revelation 22:13). During the holiday season is when we tend to be more thankful, loving and … Continue reading Alpha and Omega

Everything’s Brand New

November 6, 2016 Sunday School Commentary Lesson Guide, Direction Everything’s Brand New Devotional Reading: Revelation 7:13-17 Highlighted Text –  Revelation 21:1-8 Key Verse -  “And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former  … Continue reading Everything’s Brand New

Facing Up to Failure

**May is Mental Health Awareness Month** May 1, 2016 Sunday School Commentary Lesson Guide, FAITH Series Facing Up to Failure Devotional Reading: Jeremiah 23:33-24:6 Highlighted Text –  Luke 17:1-10 Key Verse -  “So watch yourselves. If your brother sins, rebuke him, and if he repents, forgive him (Luke 17:3, NIV). When I first read the … Continue reading Facing Up to Failure

Thinking Clearly

April 17, 2016 Sunday School Commentary Lesson Guide, FAITH Series Thinking Clearly Devotional Reading: Philippians 2:1-11  Highlighted Text –  Luke 8:26-36 Key Verse -  “They went out to see what was done; and came to Jesus, and found the man, out of whom the devils were departed, sitting at the feet of Jesus, clothed, and … Continue reading Thinking Clearly

Holding On to Principles

December 6, 2015 Sunday School Commentary Lesson Guide, FAITH Series Holding On to Principles Background Text: Exodus 16:23; 20:8-11; 31:12-18; Leviticus 23:3-8; Deuteronomy 5:12-15; Matthew 12:1-14; Acts 13:42 Highlighted Text – Exodus 20:8-11; 31:12-16 Key Verse - “Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy.” Exodus 20:8, NIV We live in a world and society … Continue reading Holding On to Principles

Speak without Fear!

November 29, 2015 Sunday School Commentary Lesson Guide, FAITH Series Speak without Fear Background Text: Acts 18 Highlighted Text – Acts 18:1-11, 18-21a Key Verse - “One night the Lord spoke to Paul in a vision: ‘Do not be afraid; keep on speaking, do not be silent. For I am with you, and no one … Continue reading Speak without Fear!

Ready, Set, Go!

November 15, 2015 Sunday School Commentary Lesson Guide, FAITH Series Ready, Set, Go! Background Text: Acts 16:1-15 Highlighted Text – Acts 16: 1-5, 8-15 Key Verse - “After he had seen the vision, immediately we endeavoured to go into Macedonia, assuredly gathering that the Lord had called us for to preach the gospel unto them … Continue reading Ready, Set, Go!

Who Will Come to the Rescue?

November 1, 2015 Sunday School Commentary Lesson Guide, FAITH Series Who Will Come to the Rescue? Background Text: Acts 12:1-24 Highlighted Text – Acts 12:1-11 Key Verse - “Peter was kept in prison, but the church was earnestly praying to God for him (Acts 12:5, NIV). Prayer works! This is why it is a relevant … Continue reading Who Will Come to the Rescue?

A Choice to Be Just

August 9, 2015 Sunday School Commentary Lesson Guide, Direction Urban Ministries A Choice to Be Just Background Text Jeremiah 7:1-15; Ezra 7:6; 21-28 Highlighted Text – Jeremiah 7:1-15 Key Verse - “Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, Amend your ways and your doings, and I will cause you to dwell in … Continue reading A Choice to Be Just