Sunday School


LIFE NEED FOR TODAY'S LESSON
 
Celebrations bring about unity and a new way of seeing and being in the world. How can our celebrations unify a divided community and world?  The first Christian community heard the Gospel, was inspired by the Holy Spirit to see the world differently, and united to live, worship, and evangelize together.
 
BIBLE LEARNING
 
Christians accept fellow Christians because we are all children of God.
 
 
BIBLE APPLICATION
 
Christians experience unity of the Church in gathering regularly for prayer, the Lord’s Supper, and Bible teaching.
 
 
STUDENTS' RESPONSES
 
Believers value people over possessions.
 
 

Adult Sunday School Lesson Summary
September 26, 2021
Series: CELEBRATING GOD
Unit 1: God’s People Offer Praise
Fall Quarter Lesson 4

 
 
PRAISE FOR SALVATION
 
SONG: "Sweet Holy Spirit"
 
LESSON TEXT: Acts 2:32-33, 37-47 (KJV)
 
DEVOTIONAL READING: Psalm 134 (NLT)

 
 
Psalm 134
 
1) - Oh, praise the LORD, all you servants of the LORD, you who serve at night in the house of the LORD.
 
2) - Lift your hands toward the sanctuary, and praise the LORD.
 
3) - May the LORD, who made heaven and earth, bless you from Jerusalem.
 
 

INTRODUCTION

 
By the end of this lesson, we will UNDERSTAND the role of Christ and the Holy Spirit in our lives, DISCERN how the Holy Spirit inspires believers to share a life of worship, and PLAN opportunities for people to begin a relationship with Jesus through our ministries.
 
 

FOCUS SCRIPTURE:
Acts 2:32-33, 37-47 (KJV)
 
FOCUS TEXT:
Believers Praise God

 
 
Acts 2:32-33 
 
32) - This Jesus hath God raised up, whereof we all are witnesses.
 
33) - Therefore being by the right hand of God exalted, and having received of the Father the promise of the Holy Ghost, he hath shed forth this, which ye now see and hear.
 
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Acts 2:37-47  
 
37) - Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart, and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men and brethren, what shall we do?
 
38) - Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.
 
39) - For the promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call.
 
40) - And with many other words did he testify and exhort, saying, Save yourselves from this untoward generation.
 
41) - Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls.
 
42) - And they continued stedfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.
 
43) - And fear came upon every soul: and many wonders and signs were done by the apostles.
 
44) - And all that believed were together, and had all things common;
 
45) - And sold their possessions and goods, and parted them to all men, as every man had need.
 
46) - And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their meat with gladness and singleness of heart,
 
47) - Praising God, and having favour with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily such as should be saved.
 
 

DAILY BIBLE READINGS
 

Date: Title: Scripture:
Mon 09/20 A Priestly Kingdom, a Holy Nation (Exodus 19:1–8)
Tue 09/21 Worship God Alone (Exodus 20:1–6)
Wed 09/22 When Kindred Live in Unity (Psalms 133)
Thu 09/23 Praise in the Heavenly Community (Revelation 4)
Fri 09/24 The Day of Pentecost (Acts 2:1–12)
Sat 09/25 Jesus Is Lord and Messiah (Acts 2:22–36)
Sun 09/26 A Community of Praise (Acts 2:37–47)



Key Verse:–
And they continued stedfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers. – Acts 2:42 (KJV).


ANTICIPATING THE NEXT LESSON


Next week's lesson is "PRAISE GOD WITH JOY”
Life provides us with many opportunities to praise and find delight in people and things. How do we decide what has more value and is more worthy of our praise? Psalm 100 highlights that God is the object of the earth’s praise and joy. Study Psalm 100







LIFE NEED FOR TODAY'S LESSON
 
Celebrations bring about unity and a new way of seeing and being in the world. How can our celebrations unify a divided community and world?  The first Christian community heard the Gospel, was inspired by the Holy Spirit to see the world differently, and united to live, worship, and evangelize together.
 
BIBLE LEARNING
 
Christians accept fellow Christians because we are all children of God.
 
 
BIBLE APPLICATION
 
Christians experience unity of the Church in gathering regularly for prayer, the Lord’s Supper, and Bible teaching.
 
 
STUDENTS' RESPONSES
 
Believers value people over possessions.
 
 

Adult Sunday School Lesson Summary
September 26, 2021
Series: CELEBRATING GOD
Unit 1: God’s People Offer Praise
Fall Quarter Lesson 4

 
 
PRAISE FOR SALVATION
 
SONG: "Sweet Holy Spirit"
 
LESSON TEXT: Acts 2:32-33, 37-47 (KJV)
 
DEVOTIONAL READING: Psalm 134 (NLT)

 
 
Psalm 134
 
1) - Oh, praise the LORD, all you servants of the LORD, you who serve at night in the house of the LORD.
 
2) - Lift your hands toward the sanctuary, and praise the LORD.
 
3) - May the LORD, who made heaven and earth, bless you from Jerusalem.
 
 

INTRODUCTION

 
By the end of this lesson, we will UNDERSTAND the role of Christ and the Holy Spirit in our lives, DISCERN how the Holy Spirit inspires believers to share a life of worship, and PLAN opportunities for people to begin a relationship with Jesus through our ministries.
 
 

FOCUS SCRIPTURE:
Acts 2:32-33, 37-47 (KJV)
 
FOCUS TEXT:
Believers Praise God

 
 
Acts 2:32-33 
 
32) - This Jesus hath God raised up, whereof we all are witnesses.
 
33) - Therefore being by the right hand of God exalted, and having received of the Father the promise of the Holy Ghost, he hath shed forth this, which ye now see and hear.
 
===========================================
 
Acts 2:37-47  
 
37) - Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart, and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men and brethren, what shall we do?
 
38) - Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.
 
39) - For the promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call.
 
40) - And with many other words did he testify and exhort, saying, Save yourselves from this untoward generation.
 
41) - Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls.
 
42) - And they continued stedfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.
 
43) - And fear came upon every soul: and many wonders and signs were done by the apostles.
 
44) - And all that believed were together, and had all things common;
 
45) - And sold their possessions and goods, and parted them to all men, as every man had need.
 
46) - And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their meat with gladness and singleness of heart,
 
47) - Praising God, and having favour with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily such as should be saved.
 
 

DAILY BIBLE READINGS
 

Date: Title: Scripture:
Mon 09/20 A Priestly Kingdom, a Holy Nation (Exodus 19:1–8)
Tue 09/21 Worship God Alone (Exodus 20:1–6)
Wed 09/22 When Kindred Live in Unity (Psalms 133)
Thu 09/23 Praise in the Heavenly Community (Revelation 4)
Fri 09/24 The Day of Pentecost (Acts 2:1–12)
Sat 09/25 Jesus Is Lord and Messiah (Acts 2:22–36)
Sun 09/26 A Community of Praise (Acts 2:37–47)



Key Verse:–
And they continued stedfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers. – Acts 2:42 (KJV).


ANTICIPATING THE NEXT LESSON


Next week's lesson is "PRAISE GOD WITH JOY”
Life provides us with many opportunities to praise and find delight in people and things. How do we decide what has more value and is more worthy of our praise? Psalm 100 highlights that God is the object of the earth’s praise and joy. Study Psalm 100






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