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RCCG House Fellowship Leader’s Manual 3 November 2019

 

SUGGESTED TIME SCHEDULE

10 minutes for Opening Prayer, Praise and Worship
10 minutes for Testimonies
15 minutes for Bible Discussion
15 minutes for General Prayers
10 minutes for Questions & Answers
5 minutes for Welcoming New Members
10 minutes for Announcements, Offering, House Fellowship Anthem & Closing Prayers.
Total – 60 Minutes (1 Hour)

RCCG House Fellowship Leader’s Manual 3 November 2019, Lesson 10 – There Is A Goshen Land For You

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TOPIC: There Is A Goshen Land For You (scroll down for RCCG House Fellowship 3 November 2019 Anthem)

PRAYER POINT: Father, please take me to the Goshen you have prepared for me. (RCCG House Fellowship 3 November 2019)

BIBLE PASSAGE: Genesis 47:1-6; 47:27

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1 Then Joseph came and told Pharaoh, and said, My father and my brethren, and their flocks, and their herds, and all that they have, are come out of the land of Canaan; and, behold, they are in the land of Goshen.

2 And he took some of his brethren, even five men, and presented them unto Pharaoh.

3 And Pharaoh said unto his brethren, What is your occupation? And they said unto Pharaoh, Thy servants are shepherds, both we, and also our fathers.

4 They said moreover unto Pharaoh, For to sojourn in the land are we come; for thy servants have no pasture for their flocks; for the famine is sore in the land of Canaan: now therefore, we pray thee, let thy servants dwell in the land of Goshen.

5 And Pharaoh spake unto Joseph, saying, Thy father and thy brethren are come unto thee:

6 The land of Egypt is before thee; in the best of the land make thy father and brethren to dwell; in the land of Goshen let them dwell: and if thou knowest any men of activity among them, then make them rulers over my cattle.

Genesis 47:27 – And Israel dwelt in the land of Egypt, in the country of Goshen; and they had possessions therein, and grew, and multiplied exceedingly.

Exodus 8:22 – And I will sever in that day the land of Goshen, in which My people dwell, that no swarms of flies shall be there; to the end thou mayest know that I am the LORD in the midst of the earth.

Exodus 9:26 – Only in the land of Goshen, where the children of Israel were, was there no hail.

Exodus 10:23 – They saw not one another, neither rose any from his place for three days: but all the children of Israel had light in their dwellings.

MEMORY VERSE: “And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.” – 1 John 2:17

TEXT REVIEW: Genesis 47:1-6, 27; Exodus 8:22; 9:26, 10:23

i. You need to make a personal decision beforehand you can enter into your Goshen.

ii. When you get into your Goshen, your growth becomes Exponential.

iii. In Goshen, you are preserved from terror that is by day or noon.

iv. In Goshen is your future is secure.

LESSON OUTLINES:

From our text, seven (7) things happened that can be compared with the sojourn of a Christian here on earth, (Spiritual Egypt).

1 God Himself separates His beloved (John 15:16) as stated in Genesis 8:22. No swarm is experienced in Goshen.

2 The cattle (properties) of the Egypt is separated from those of Israel. God knows, keeps and protects the properties of His people – Genesis 9:4-6

3 Hail and fire with thunder (destruction) fell on Egypt but not on the children of God. – Exodus 9:24-26

4 Darkness was in Egypt but was not in Goshen. – Exodus 10:21-23

5 A great cry in Egypt was not experienced in Goshen. – Exodus 11:6-7

6 Destruction of their first born in Egypt, as an execution of judgement, but the blood of the Covenant saved the children of Israel. – Exodus 12:12-14

7 The Egyptians favoured the Israelites and gave them jewels. – Exodus 12:35-36

SUMMARY: God has a secured place for everyone in trouble that is in need of rest, and that is in Goshen.

CONCLUSION: “Goshen” is the called out for believers of today. Are you in Goshen or do you want to remain in Egypt? Remember, all these destructions are still in the world, why don’t you escape to the Lord’s side today?

ASSIGNMENT: In your own understanding, what do you understand by Goshen?

PRAYER POINTS:

  1. Lord, please uproot my feet from every Egyptian ground and plant them in Goshen land.
  2. Father, every trace of Egyptian spirit still remaining in my life, by Your power uproot them today.
  3. Please turn Nigeria to Goshen land for all believers children.

GOLDEN DIET FOR THE WEEK

MONDAY: John 3:3-8; Galatians 6:15 – Receive Him today to get the power to be sons and daughters of God.

TUESDAY: 1 Timothy 6:8-10 – Be contented and committed to your Goshen land.

WEDNESDAY: Isaiah 40:22 – Egypt has the Pharaoh, but Goshen has the Lord, God Almighty.

THURSDAY: Exodus 8:22; 9:26 –Egypt is always in trouble, Goshen is always at peace.

FRIDAY: Exodus 14:25-28 – Pharaoh and Egyptian ended in the Red Sea. Moses and the Israelites headed for the promised land.

SATURDAY: Exodus 12:36 – Every Egyptian wealth is for you. If you know how to move the hand of God, ask of Him today.

SUNDAY: Luke 1:37;Philippians 4:6 – Turn your home and House Fellowship Centre to Goshen in your environment today.

House Fellowship Anthem (RCCG House Fellowship 3 November 2019)

  1. I love this family Of God,
    So closely knitted into one,
    They have taken me into their arms
    And ‘am so glad to be
    A part of this great family
  2. I bless this family of God,
    So greatly prospered by the Lord,
    They have taken me into their arms
    And ‘am so glad to be
    A part of this great family
  3. I know this family of God,
    So deeply rooted in the word,
    They have taken me into their arms
    And ‘am so glad to be
    A part of this great family
  4. I see this family of God,
    So highly lifted above all,
    They have taken me into their arms
    And ‘am so glad to be
    A part of this great family
  5. Come and join this family of God,
    So highly favoured by the Lord,
    They have taken me into their arms
    And ‘am so glad to be
    A part of this great family

 

RCCG Teens Teacher’s Manual 3 November 2019

RCCG Sunday School Teens Teacher’s Manual 3 November 2019 – The Glory Of The Latter End (Lesson 10)

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TOPIC: The Glory Of The Latter End

BIBLE TEXT: Job 42:12-17

12 So the LORD blessed the latter end of Job more than his beginning: for he had fourteen thousand sheep, and six thousand camels, and a thousand yoke of oxen, and a thousand she asses.

13 He had also seven sons and three daughters.

14 And he called the name of the first, Jemima; and the name of the second, Kezia; and the name of the third, Kerenhappuch.

15 And in all the land were no women found so fair as the daughters of Job: and their father gave them inheritance among their brethren.

16 After this lived Job an hundred and forty years, and saw his sons, and his sons’ sons, even four generations.

17 So Job died, being old and full of days.

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MEMORY VERSE: “The glory of this latter house shall be greater than of the former, saith the LORD of hosts: and in this place will I give peace, saith the LORD of hosts.” – Haggai 2:9

LESSON AIM: To teach the teens that the glory of the latter end is better than the beginning.

CENTRAL TRUTH: Do not give up, your miracle is just around the corner.

INTRODUCTION: The bible says in the look of Ecclesiastes 3:1 that there is a time of r everything under the sun, a time to be born and a time to die. This indicates that in life of man, there is a beginning and an end. Today, we want to look at “The glory of the latter end.”

What does “latter” mean? It means near to the end of a thing. So, the glory of the latter end simply means the honour or beauty that comes towards the end of a thing.

STUDY GUIDE:

In thus study we look at the glory of the latter end in 2 parts

  1. The glory on earth
  2. The glory in heaven

A. The Glory on Earth:

  1. Job Job 42:12-17
  2. Joseph From the pit to the prison and then to the palace
  3. Pastor E.A. Adeboye from a poor life in ifewara to high places in the world.
  4. David tending to his father’s sheep in the bush to the throne of the King of Israel.
  5. Jesus Christ Phil. 2:8-11

Let’s ask ourselves this question. What made these men to have glorious ends?

  1. Absolute trust in God. Job 13:15; Job 14:14
  2. Fear of God. Gen. 39:9
  3. Love of God. 1 Sam. 13:14; Acts 13:22.
  4. Passion for soul winning
  5. Obedience

Dearly beloved, if you will do all that has been highlighted above, the glory of your latter end shall surely be greater than the beginning.

B. The Glory in Heaven:

If our hope is limited to this world alone, then we are of all men most miserable. 1 Cor. 15:9. Beloved, there is a glory awaiting us in heaven. It is specially prepared by our heavenly father for those who will run their race successfully on earth and make it to heaven. 1 Cor. 2:9. For we shall reign with Him forever and ever. Let us be like Jesus, who for the joy that was set before Him, endured the cross, despising the shame and is now sitting at the right hand of the throne of God. Heb. 12:2

DISCUSSION: Discuss Rev. 21:9-22

INVITATION/APPLICATION: It is only For that can make the end of a man to be glorious, not by power or might. Start a relationship with Him today.

CONCLUSION: In conclusion, this glory we have been talking about has timing. It is not gotten from the beginning but comes at the latter end. This means that we must patiently work towards it. If there to be a glory, there must be first be a story. Never attempt to take shortcuts in anything you do. Many want to make it quick; they want to enter into their glory earlier than God has in plan for them and such people have ruined their lives. Let us be very careful. Our ultimate goal is to make heaven.

DEVOTION FOR THE WEEK

SUNDAY: Ecclesiastes 1:1-10 Vanity of Life

MONDAY: Ecclesiastes 12:1-8 – Seek God Early in Life

TUESDAY: Psalm 17:1-5 – Pray with Confidence

WEDNESDAY: Proverbs 3:1-6 – Guidance for the young

THURSDAY: 2 Thessalonians 3:6-15 – Don’t be idle

FRIDAY: 1 Timothy 2:1-7 – Pray For All

SATURDAY: Philemon 1:17-25 – Be Obedient

Sunday School Hymn

  1. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    O how I love Thee well,
    I am happy, it makes me glad
    To rejoice at Thy birth.
  2. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    Thy friend friendship suits me well,
    Both young and old will sing Thy song,
    We long for Sunday School.
  3. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    Christ was Thy first teacher,
    The Holy Spirit, great teacher,
    Does manifest in thee.
  4. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    This testimony is sure,
    That God, the Father Almighty,
    Poured His blessing on Thee.
  5. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    Though the sun be so bright,
    Or if the clouds be black with rain,
    I’ll be in Sunday School.
  6. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    I rejoice to see Thee,
    Will thou pass over me today?
    Without my being blest?

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TOPIC: Forgiving One Another [RCCG Sunday School STUDENT Manual 3 November 2019]

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MEMORY VERSE: “And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.” – Ephesians 4:32 (scroll down for RCCG Sunday School 3 November 2019 HYMN)

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BIBLE PASSAGE: Colossians 3:12-13 KJV (RCCG Sunday School STUDENT Manual 3 November 2019)

12 Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;

13 Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye.

LESSON INTRODUCTION: Forgiveness is a deliberate act of love, mercy, and grace. It is also a decision to not hold grudge (feeling of resentment) against another person, despite what he/she has done (Matt. 18:25-27). Therefore, forgiveness, is an essential part of the life of believers. We are to forgive others as God has forgiven us (Eph. 4:32; Col. 3:13).

LESSON OUTLINES

  1. REASONS FOR AND BENEFITS OF FORGIVENESS
  2. THE DANGERS OF REFUSING TO FORGIVE

REASONS FOR AND BENEFITS OF FORGIVENESS.

In human relationships, there is a tendency to offend one another (often times due to conflicts it interest), but in all we must learn to forgive one another even as God has forgiven us (Mk. 11:25-26). It is expedient that we forgive one another for the following additional reasons, among others:

  1. Forgiveness is a command from God (Lk. 17:3-4; Col. 3:13).
  2. It is a precondition to receive forgiveness from God (Matt. 6:14).
  3. If you want to reign with Christ you must forgive (2 Tim. 2:12).
  4. In order to have a clear conscience and peace of mind, you should learn to forgive (Acts 24:16).
  5. So that your prayers will not be hindered (Matt. 5:23-24).
  6. Jesus, our ultimate example, practiced forgiveness (John 8:7,11).

Forgiving one another comes benefits, some of which are: Peace (Isaiah 40:2), joy (Lk. 15:20-24), Answers to prayers and good success (Mk. 11:25-26). It leads to healing (Prov. 17:22; Matt. 9:6), Fosters good relationship among brethren and the community at large (Gen. 50:15-21). It gives a conscience void of guild and offence (Prov. 20:22) and helps to win souls (Matt. 18:15).

THE DANGERS OF REFUSING TO FORGIVE

The following are some of the imminent dangers of refusing to forgive those who trespass against us:

i. Hindered prayers (Matt. 6:15; Mk. 11:25-26).
ii. Bitterness, which results to ill health (Prov. 17:22).
iii. Opening to demonic attacks (Eccl. 10:8).
iv. Destruction of relationships (Matt. 18:23-24).
v. Eternity in hell (Matt. 7:12, 21).

CONCLUSION: What a beautiful place the world would be if we all forgive ourselves of offenses. As beloved children of God, we should show good examples especially as our God has commanded us (1 Tim. 4:12).

QUESTIONS:

  1. What are the reasons and benefits of forgiveness
  2. State three dangers of refusing to forgive known to us.

FOR FURTHER READING:

Monday – Genesis 50:17

Tuesday – Proverbs 20:22

Wednesday -Isaiah 40:2

Thursday – Hosea 6:1

Friday – Matthew 5:24, 44-45

Saturday – Matthew 6:12, 14, 15.

Sunday – Matthew 12:31

ASSIGNMENT: Think of those who have offended you that you have not forgiven and take practical steps to forgive them.

RCCG Sunday School 3 November 2019 HYMN

  1. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    O how I love Thee well,
    I am happy, it makes me glad
    To rejoice at Thy birth.
  2. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day, Thy friendship suits me well,
    Both young and old will sing Thy song,
    We long for Sunday School.
  3. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    Christ was Thy first teacher,
    The Holy Spirit, great teacher,
    Does manifest in thee.
  4. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    This testimony is sure,
    That God, the Father Almighty,
    Poured His blessing on Thee.
  5. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    Though the sun be so bright,
    Or if the clouds black with rain,
    I’ll be in Sunday School.
  6. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    I rejoice to see Thee,
    Will thou pass over me today?
    Without my being blest?

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RCCG Sunday School TEACHER’s Manual 3 November 2019 Lesson 10 – Forgiving One Another

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TOPIC: Forgiving One Another

OPENING PRAYER: Father, help me to learn how to forgive those who trespass against me. (Scroll down for RCCG Sunday School 3 November 2019 HYMN)

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BIBLE PASSAGE: Colossians 3:12-13 KJV (RCCG Sunday School TEACHER’s Manual 3 November 2019)

12 Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;

13 Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye.

MEMORY VERSE: “And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.” – Ephesians 4:32 (scroll down for RCCG Sunday School 3 November 2019 HYMN)

LESSON INTRODUCTION: Forgiveness is a deliberate act of love, mercy, and grace. It is also a decision to not hold grudge (feeling of resentment) against another person, despite what he/she has done (Matt. 18:25-27). Therefore, forgiveness, is an essential part of the life of believers. We are to forgive others as God has forgiven us (Eph. 4:32; Col. 3:13).

TEXT REVIEW: Colossians 3:12-13.

Apostle Paul refers to believers as:

a. The elect of God, holy and beloved. v.12.

b. He, therefore, admonishes believers to imbibe some godly attributes. They are to put
i. Bowels of mercies
ii. …………………………………..
iii. …………………………………..
iv. …………………………………..
v. …………………………………..v.12.

c. In addition, believers are expected to:
i. ………………………………………….v.13a
ii. ………………………………………….v.13b

d. The basis for forgiveness as stated by Paul is that
i. ……………………………………….. v.13c

2 LESSON OUTLINES

LESSON OUTLINE 1: REASONS FOR AND BENEFITS OF FORGIVENESS

Question 1: Why is it important to forgive one another?

A. In human relationships, there is a tendency to offend one another (often times due to conflicts it interest), but in all we must learn to forgive one another even as God has forgiven us (Mk. 11:25-26).

B. It is expedient that we forgive one another for the following additional reasons, among others:

  1. Forgiveness is a command from God (Lk. 17:3-4; Col. 3:13).
  2. It is a precondition to receive forgiveness from God (Matt. 6:14).
  3. If you want to reign with Christ you must forgive (2 Tim. 2:12).
  4. In order to have a clear conscience and peace of mind, you should learn to forgive (Acts 24:16).
  5. So that your prayers will not be hindered (Matt. 5:23-24).
  6. Jesus, our ultimate example, practiced forgiveness (John 8:7,11).

Question 2: What are the benefits derivable from forgiving one another?

Answer: Forgiving one another comes with benefits, some of which are:

  1. Peace of mind (Isaiah 40:2).
  2. Overwhelming joy (Lk. 15:20-24).
  3. Answers to prayers (Matt. 5:23-24, 1 Peter 3:7).
  4. Good success (Mk. 11:25-26).
  5. Divine healing (Prov. 17:22; Matt. 9:6).
  6. Fostering good relationship among brethren and the community at large (Gen. 50:15-21).
  7. Conscience void of guilt and offence (Prov. 20:22).
  8. Winning of souls (Matt. 18:15).

CLASS ACTIVITY 1: Class should discuss why it seems difficult for people to forgive those who offend them.

LESSON OUTLINE 2: THE DANGERS OF REFUSING TO FORGIVE

Question 1: What are the imminent dangers of refusing to forgive?

Answer: The following are some of the imminent dangers of refusing to forgive those who trespass against us:

i. Hindered prayers (Matt. 6:15; Mk. 11:25-26).

ii. Bitterness, which results to ill health (Prov. 17:22).

iii. Opening t demonic attacks (Eccl. 10:8).

iv. Destruction of relationships (Matt. 18:23-24).

v. Eternity in hell (Matt. 7:12, 21).

CLASS ACTIVITY 2: Students should share their experience of what they suffered for refusing to forgive their offenders.

SUMMARY: We offend people as much as they offend us. We should be willing to forgive one another.

CONCLUSION: What a beautiful place the world would be if we all forgive ourselves of offenses. As beloved children of God, we should show good examples especially as our God has commanded us (1 Tim. 4:12).

EVALUATION: Teachers should ask the students to highlight the reasons for forgiveness and the benefits.

CLOSING PRAYER: Lord, give me the grace to obey You in forgiving others.

ASSIGNMENT: Think of those who have offended you that you have not forgiven and take practical steps to forgive them.

 

RCCG Sunday School 3 November 2019 HYMN

  1. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    O how I love Thee well,
    I am happy, it makes me glad
    To rejoice at Thy birth.
  2. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day, Thy friendship suits me well,
    Both young and old will sing Thy song,
    We long for Sunday School.
  3. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    Christ was Thy first teacher,
    The Holy Spirit, great teacher,
    Does manifest in thee.
  4. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    This testimony is sure,
    That God, the Father Almighty,
    Poured His blessing on Thee.
  5. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    Though the sun be so bright,
    Or if the clouds black with rain,
    I’ll be in Sunday School.
  6. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    I rejoice to see Thee,
    Will thou pass over me today?
    Without my being blest?

RCCG Sunday School STUDENT Manual 20 October 2019 – Lesson 08

TOPIC: Dynamics of Grace [RCCG Sunday School STUDENT Manual 20 October 2019]

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MEMORY VERSE: “For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men,” – Titus 2:11 (scroll down for RCCG Sunday School 20 October 2019 HYMN)

TOPIC: Dynamics of Grace [RCCG Sunday School STUDENT Manual 20 October 2019]

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BIBLE PASSAGE: Ephesians 2:4-10 KJV (RCCG Sunday School STUDENT Manual 20 October 2019)

4 But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us,

5 Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;)

6 And hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus:

7 That in the ages to come he might shew the exceeding riches of his grace in his kindness toward us through Christ Jesus.

8 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:

9 Not of works, lest any man should boast.

10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.

LESSON INTRODUCTION: The word ‘Grace’ translated in Hebrew is ‘Chen’ which means to bend or stoop in kindness to another as a superior to an inferior (Gen. 6:8). The Greek word for Grace is “charis” and has the idea of ‘graciousness’ in manner, action or words (Luke 4:22). It connotes something beyond the ordinary course of what can be expected and therefore commendable (1 Cor. 15:10). When used in reference to God, it is the benevolent action of Him stooping down to us in kindness to reach us in our needs and convey upon is a benefit. His grace has been termed ‘unmerited favour’ but it is more than an attitude of mercy.

LESSON OUTLINES

  1. UNDERSTANDING GRACE
  2. HOW TO RECEIVE GRACE

UNDERSTANDING GRACE.

‘Grace’ connotes many things. It is often described as God’s favour towards the unworthy or His benevolence on the undeserving (Rom. 5:8-10) translated into action that releases the enabling power into our lives (1 Cor. 15:10). Grace signifies the gift bestowed upon man for salvation (Eph. 2:8; Tit. 2:11) and for service (Eph. 3:7-8; 4:7). It is also a virtue to be manifested (2 Cor. 8:7) and a benediction to be enjoyed by believers in Christ (Eph. 6:24). Grace helps in time need (Phil. 4:19; Heb. 4:16) and enables us to do exploits (Dan. 11:32; Phil. 4:13).

The covenant of grace differs considerably from Old Testament covenants under law. While the law blessed ‘the good’, grace saves ‘the bad’. The law accuses and convicts, ‘Grace’ cancels bonds and relieves the debtor (Rom. 6:14).

Paul describes ‘Grace’ as the appearance of the kindness and love of God our Saviour towards man (Tit. 2:11; 3:4). God shows both mercy and grace but they are not exactly the same. Mercy withholds a punishment we deserve; grace gives a blessing we do not deserve.

HOW TO RECEIVE GRACE

Teacher should explain some of the ways the grace of God can be received.

1 By accepting God’s love towards all men (John 3:16; Rom. 5:8).

2 By believing in the Lord Jesus Christ (Rom. 10:9-10), through God’s mercy and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit (1 Tim. 1:13; Heb. 4:16; Matt. 9:13).

3 By exercising our faith, no matter how little, at all times (Matt. 17:20; Rom. 1:17).

4 By being humble before God (James 4:6; 1 Peter 5:5).

5 By loving the Lord Jesus with all of our hearts (Eph. 6:24).

6 Through sufferings and trials arranged for us by God (Rom. 8:28; 1 Peter 5:10; 2 Cor. 12:9).

7 Through the prophetic words of prayer contained in the Bible or spoken to us by our spiritual heads and fellow believers in Christ (Ps. 107:20; Acts 20:32; 2 Tim. 4:22; 1 Thess. 1:1).

CONCLUSION:
Grace is the spring and source of all benefits received from God (Rom. 11:6). God’s grace should not be taken for granted(Rom. 6:1-2; Gal. 2:21).

QUESTIONS:

  1. Explain your understanding of grace
  2. Mention five ways grace can be received.

FOR FURTHER READING:

Monday: Romans 5:3

Tuesday: 1 Thess. 3:7

Wednesday: Psalm 45:2

Thursday: Psalm 84:11

Friday: John 1:17

Saturday: Proverbs 3:34

Sunday: Proverbs 11:16

ASSIGNMENT:
Mention five (5) Biblical examples of those who found grace before God, with scriptural references.

RCCG Sunday School 20 October 2019 HYMN

  1. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    O how I love Thee well,
    I am happy, it makes me glad
    To rejoice at Thy birth.
  2. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day, Thy friendship suits me well,
    Both young and old will sing Thy song,
    We long for Sunday School.
  3. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    Christ was Thy first teacher,
    The Holy Spirit, great teacher,
    Does manifest in thee.
  4. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    This testimony is sure,
    That God, the Father Almighty,
    Poured His blessing on Thee.
  5. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    Though the sun be so bright,
    Or if the clouds black with rain,
    I’ll be in Sunday School.
  6. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    I rejoice to see Thee,
    Will thou pass over me today?
    Without my being blest?

RCCG Sunday School TEACHER’s Manual 20 October 2019 – Dynamics of Grace

RCCG Sunday School TEACHER’s Manual 20 October 2019 Lesson 8 – Dynamics of Grace

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TOPIC: Dynamics of Grace

OPENING PRAYER: Father, give me the understanding of your grace. (Scroll down for RCCG Sunday School 20 October 2019 HYMN)

BIBLE PASSAGE: Ephesians 2:4-10 KJV (RCCG Sunday School TEACHER’s Manual 20 October 2019)

4 But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us,

5 Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;)

6 And hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus:

7 That in the ages to come he might shew the exceeding riches of his grace in his kindness toward us through Christ Jesus.

8 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:

9 Not of works, lest any man should boast.

10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.

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MEMORY VERSE: “For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men,” – Titus 2:11 (scroll down for RCCG Sunday School 20 October 2019 HYMN)

LESSON INTRODUCTION: The word ‘Grace’ translated in Hebrew is ‘Chen’ which means to bend or stoop in kindness to another as a superior to an inferior (Gen. 6:8). The Greek word for Grace is “charis” and has the idea of ‘graciousness’ in manner, action or words (Luke 4:22). It connotes something beyond the ordinary course of what can be expected and therefore commendable (1 Cor. 15:10). When used in reference to God, it is the benevolent action of Him stooping down to us in kindness to reach us in our needs and convey upon is a benefit. His grace has been termed ‘unmerited favour’ but it is more than an attitude of mercy.

TEXT REVIEW: Ephesians 2:4-10

i. Apostle John outlines the remedy for sin.

a. Mercy is a show of God’s love towards us. v4

b. When we were dead in sin, grace saved us. v5.

c. Grace gave us a new and a position in Heaven with Christ. v.6.

d. We have hope for the exceeding riches of God’s grace which is to be reaveled in us. v.7.

e. ………………………………………….v.8a

f. ………………………………………….v.8b

g. ………………………………………….v.9

h. ………………………………………….v.10a

i. ………………………………………….v.10b

2 LESSON OUTLINES

LESSON OUTLINE 1:UNDERSTANDING GRACE

I. ‘Grace’ connotes many things.

a. It is often described as God’s favour towards the unworthy or His benevolence on the undeserving (Rom. 5:8-10) translated into action that releases the enabling power into our lives (1 Cor. 15:10).

b. Grace signifies the gift bestowed upon man for salvation (Eph. 2:8; Tit. 2:11) and for service (Eph. 3:7-8; 4:7).

c. It is also a virtue to be manifested (2 Cor. 8:7).

d. It is a benediction to be enjoyed by believers in Christ (Eph. 6:24).

e. Grace helps in time need (Phil. 4:19; Heb. 4:16).

f. It enables us to do exploits (Dan. 11:32; Phil. 4:13).

II. Difference between Law and Grace

The covenant of grace differs considerably from Old Testament covenants under law.

a. While the law blessed ‘the good’, grace saves ‘the bad’.

b. The law accuses and convicts, ‘Grace’ cancels bonds and relieves the debtor (Rom. 6:14).

III. Connection between Grace and Mercy

Paul describes ‘Grace’ as the appearance of the kindness and love of God our Saviour towards man (Tit. 2:11; 3:4). God shows both mercy and grace but they are not exactly the same. Mercy withholds a punishment we deserve; grace gives a blessing we do not deserve.

CLASS ACTIVITY 1: Class should discuss which is more important, grace or mercy?

LESSON OUTLINE 2: HOW TO RECEIVE GRACE

Teacher should explain some of the ways the grace of God can be received.

1 By accepting God’s love towards all men (John 3:16; Rom. 5:8).

2 By believing in the Lord Jesus Christ (Rom. 10:9-10), through God’s mercy and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit (1 Tim. 1:13; Heb. 4:16; Matt. 9:13).

3 By exercising our faith, no matter how little, at all times (Matt. 17:20; Rom. 1:17).

4 By being humble before God (James 4:6; 1 Peter 5:5).

5 By loving the Lord Jesus with all of our hearts (Eph. 6:24).

6 Through sufferings and trials arranged for us by God (Rom. 8:28; 1 Peter 5:10; 2 Cor. 12:9).

7 Through the prophetic words of prayer contained in the Bible or spoken to us by our spiritual heads and fellow believers in Christ (Ps. 107:20; Acts 20:32; 2 Tim. 4:22; 1 Thess. 1:1).

CLASS ACTIVITY 2: Students should do mention the ways the grace of God can be received.

SUMMARY: The understanding of what grace is will enable the believers to seek for it earnestly.

CONCLUSION: Grace is the spring and source of all benefits received from God (Rom. 11:6). God’s grace should not be taken for granted (Rom. 6:1-2; Gal. 2:21).

EVALUATION: Teachers should ask students to give their understanding of grace.

CLOSING PRAYER: Father, please let Your grace never cease in my life.

ASSIGNMENT: Mention five (5) Biblical examples of those who found grace before God, with scriptural references.

 

RCCG Sunday School 20 October 2019 HYMN

  1. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    O how I love Thee well,
    I am happy, it makes me glad
    To rejoice at Thy birth.
  2. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day, Thy friendship suits me well,
    Both young and old will sing Thy song,
    We long for Sunday School.
  3. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    Christ was Thy first teacher,
    The Holy Spirit, great teacher,
    Does manifest in thee.
  4. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    This testimony is sure,
    That God, the Father Almighty,
    Poured His blessing on Thee.
  5. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    Though the sun be so bright,
    Or if the clouds black with rain,
    I’ll be in Sunday School.
  6. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    I rejoice to see Thee,
    Will thou pass over me today?
    Without my being blest?

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TOPIC – Shine In Glory (Lesson 7)

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TOPIC: Shine In Glory

BIBLE TEXT: Daniel 1:15-20

15 And at the end of ten days their countenances appeared fairer and fatter in flesh than all the children which did eat the portion of the king’s meat.

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16 Thus Melzar took away the portion of their meat, and the wine that they should drink; and gave them pulse.

17 As for these four children, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom: and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.

18 Now at the end of the days that the king had said he should bring them in, then the prince of the eunuchs brought them in before Nebuchadnezzar.

19 And the king communed with them; and among them all was found none like Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah: therefore stood they before the king.

20 And in all matters of wisdom and understanding, that the king enquired of them, he found them ten times better than all the magicians and astrologers that were in all his realm.

 

MEMORY VERSE: “Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.” – Matthew 5:16

LESSON AIM: Let them know that God wants them to shine

CENTRAL TRUTH: You too can shine for God.

INTRODUCTION: One of the reasons God created us is to shine in his glory. And if God our Father is glorious, then we, His children must be glorious too. Gen 1:26 We are to bring glory to His name continually. This is a form of worship and service unto the Lord. Rom. 12:1.

STUDY GUIDE:

Let us look at our text for today:

1 Daniel was taken as a slave into the palace of Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon. Daniel himself was a Prince. Dan. 1:3.

2 Daniel was well brought up, he was skillful in all wisdom and very brilliant. This means that he came from a wealthy background. Dan. 1:4

3 Daniel also had understanding of the God of Israel. He had a good relationship with God. That was why he made up his mind that he wasn’t going to defile himself with the portion of the portion of the kings meat.

Question: What is wrong with eating and drinking with unbelievers?

4 God was with Daniel and he obtained favour before the eunuchs when he requested for only pulse to eat and water to drink.

5 After ten days, Daniel and his friends appeared fairer and fatter than all the children which did eat the portion of the king’s meat.

6 The king found them ten times better than all the magicians and astrologers in his kingdom.

For you to shine in glory:

1 You must mind your association. 1 Cor. 15:33; Rom. 16:17

2 Flee all appearances of evil. 1 Thess. 5:22.

3 Have a good understanding of the God you serve. Dan. 11:32.

4 Be very prayerful like Daniel.

5 Psalm 24:3-4 – You must be holy

6 Joshua 1:8 – Read, study and meditate on the Word of God.

DISCUSSION: Discuss the attributes or characteristics and give examples of someone that shines in God’s glory.

INVITATION/APPLICATION: You too can shine in glory for God. Take the step of Daniel today and God will give you the grace and power to shine for Him.

CONCLUSION: A great lesson to learn from our study today is that, for God to shine His glory through you, you will be tried and tested. A man that is shining in God’s glory will be preferred above others.

PRAYER: Father, Let me shine for you.

DEVOTION FOR THE WEEK

SUNDAY: 2 Cor. 6:11-17 – Be Ye Holy

MONDAY: 2 Timothy 2:1-10 – Be strong in Grace.

TUESDAY: 1 Peter 1:3-10 – Heavenly Inheritance

WEDNESDAY: Matthew 10:32-33 – Confess Christ

THURSDAY: Mark 4:33-38 – Follow Christ.

FRIDAY: James 3:16-18 – Grieve not the Spirit

SATURDAY: Matthew 22:37-40 – Great Commandments

Sunday School Hymn

  1. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    O how I love Thee well,
    I am happy, it makes me glad
    To rejoice at Thy birth.
  2. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    Thy friend friendship suits me well,
    Both young and old will sing Thy song,
    We long for Sunday School.
  3. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    Christ was Thy first teacher,
    The Holy Spirit, great teacher,
    Does manifest in thee.
  4. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    This testimony is sure,
    That God, the Father Almighty,
    Poured His blessing on Thee.
  5. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    Though the sun be so bright,
    Or if the clouds be black with rain,
    I’ll be in Sunday School.
  6. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    I rejoice to see Thee,
    Will thou pass over me today?
    Without my being blest?

RCCG Sunday School STUDENT Manual 13 October 2019 – Lesson 07

TOPIC: Dimensions Of Sin [RCCG Sunday School STUDENT Manual 13 October 2019]

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MEMORY VERSE: “All unrighteousness is sin: and there is a sin not unto death.” – 1 John 5:17 (scroll down for RCCG Sunday School 13 October 2019 HYMN)

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BIBLE PASSAGE: 1 John 1:7-9 KJV (RCCG Sunday School STUDENT Manual 13 October 2019)

7 But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.

8 If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

LESSON INTRODUCTION: Sin connotes evil and lawlessness (1 John 3:4). It is derived from the Greek word “hamartia” which means to “miss the mark”. It can also refer to doing something against God and a person (Exo. 10:16). It is also failing to do something you know is right (James 4:17). Since the Bible says all unrighteousness is sin, we shall attempt to unravel some of the forms sin takes as well as it’s consequences

LESSON OUTLINES

  1. FORMS OF SIN
  2. CONSEQUENCES AND REMEDY FOR SIN

FORMS OF SIN

The Bible talks of various forms of unrighteousness and lawlessness man engages in. These include:

1 Trespass: is a form of sin that occurs when we cross a line we ought not to and do that which annoys or inconveniences one another. It could be intentional or unintentional. It occurs as a result of our sinful nature and tendencies of self (Gen. 50:17). We all cross the line in thought, words or attitude many times a day and we should be quick to forgive others who do the same (Matt. 6:15).

2 Transgression: refers to presumptuous sin (Deut. 1:43; 2 Peter 2:10). It means to intentionally choose to disobey. It can be called wilful trespass. Samson intentionally broke the Nazarite’s vow (Num. 6:1-5; Judges. 14:8-9; 16:17). When we deliberately disobey public laws, tell a lie, or blatantly disregard an authority, we are transgressing (Ps. 19:14).

3 Iniquity: is a sin that becomes so consuming that a person can be identified by that lifestyle. It means guilt worthy of punishment. It is sin at its worst because it is premeditated, continuing and escalating. David was found with iniquity. (2 Sam. 11:3-4; 2 Sam. 12:9; Ps. 51:2).

4 Reprobacy: When a man continues in his abominations until repentance becomes difficult, he is reprobate (Titus 1:16). In other words, it is the progression of sin in which the sinner no longer has the desire or ability to repent. It is to be “thoroughly depraved, given over to evil until the conscience is seared” and given to unnatural affections (Rom. 1:28-32; 1 Sam. 3:13-14; 2 Tim. 3:8).

5 Apostacy: derived from the Greek word “apostasia” means a defiance of an established system or authority. It is an abandonment or breach of faith. It is expressed as either a falling away from key and true doctrines of the Bible into heretical teaching or a complete renunciation of the Christian faith which results in full abandonment of Christ (Heb. 6:4-6; 1 John 2:19).

CONSEQUENCES OF AND REMEDY FOR SIN

Apostle Paul makes it clear that there are consequences for what a man does and sin is no exception (Gal. 6:7).

1 The ultimate and severest consequence of sin is death both physical and spiritual (Rom. 6:23; Ezek. 18:4).

2 Sin leads to regression. (Prov. 14:34).

3 It leads to broken fellowship and eventual lack of spiritual growth (Isaiah 59:2a; Gal. 5:19-21), which further brings about shame, confusion, loneliness and sense of guilt (Gen. 3:6-7).

4 It is harmful to others. (Matt. 2:16; Rom. 5:12).

5 It can bring about severe discipline which can sometimes lead to death when a heart is hardened to a point of no return (1 Cor. 11:30; 1 John 5:16).

6 It can enslave a man, that is, it brings about more sin if not checked on time (1 Cor. 2:14; John 8:;34).

God’s remedy for sin is the blood of Jesus (1 John 1:7). The death of Jesus on the cross is sufficient to pardon all sins (John 1:29; Rom. 5:18). Whenever we accept the divine substitution He made on the cross, by confessing all our sins, repenting and believing the sacrifice He made on our behalf (2 Cor. 5:21), God sees us as righteous. Our sins are pardoned and we are no longer considered guilty and deserving of punishment (Rom. 3:21-26). The only sin that God cannot forgive is blasphemy against the Holy Spirit as well as the final rejection of His drawing to repentance (Matt. 12:32; Luke 12:10).October 2, 2019 Our Daily Bread – Catching Foxes

CONCLUSION: Sin, in whatever dimension, is destructive. No matter how far you have gone down the lane of sin, when you genuinely repent (Acts 2:37-38), and confess (1 John 1:19), the blood of Jesus is enough to cleanse you from all sins.

QUESTIONS:

  1. Identify five forms of sin known to you
  2. How can sins be remedied?

FOR FURTHER READING:

Monday – Mark 1:15

Tuesday – John 3:16

Wednesday – Romans 6:1-23

Thursday – Ecclesiastes 7:29

Friday – Isaiah 1:18

Saturday – Isaiah 59:2

Sunday – Jeremiah 14:10

ASSIGNMENT: Mention five (5) reasons some believers still fall into sin.

RCCG Sunday School 13 October 2019 HYMN

  1. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    O how I love Thee well,
    I am happy, it makes me glad
    To rejoice at Thy birth.
  2. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day, Thy friendship suits me well,
    Both young and old will sing Thy song,
    We long for Sunday School.
  3. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    Christ was Thy first teacher,
    The Holy Spirit, great teacher,
    Does manifest in thee.
  4. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    This testimony is sure,
    That God, the Father Almighty,
    Poured His blessing on Thee.
  5. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    Though the sun be so bright,
    Or if the clouds black with rain,
    I’ll be in Sunday School.
  6. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    I rejoice to see Thee,
    Will thou pass over me today?
    Without my being blest?

RCCG Sunday School TEACHER’s Manual 13 October 2019 – Dimensions Of Sin

RCCG Sunday School TEACHER’s Manual 13 October 2019 Lesson 7 – Dimensions Of Sin

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TOPIC: Dimensions Of Sin

OPENING PRAYER: Father, open my eyes to see myself in the mirror of your word. (Scroll down for RCCG Sunday School 13 October 2019 HYMN)

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BIBLE PASSAGE: 1 John 1:7-9 KJV (RCCG Sunday School TEACHER’s Manual 13 October 2019)

7 But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.

8 If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

MEMORY VERSE: “All unrighteousness is sin: and there is a sin not unto death.” – 1 John 5:17 (scroll down for RCCG Sunday School 13 October 2019 HYMN)

LESSON INTRODUCTION: Sin connotes evil and lawlessness (1 John 3:4). It is derived from the Greek word “hamartia” which means to “miss the mark”. It can also refer to doing something against God and a person (Exo. 10:16). It is also failing to do something you know is right (James 4:17). Since the Bible says all unrighteousness is sin, we shall attempt to unravel some of the forms sin takes as well as it’s consequences

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TEXT REVIEW: 1 John 1:7-9

i. Apostle John outlines the remedy for sin.

a. Walking in the light of God and having fellowship with one another prevents us from sinning. v.7a

b. The blood of Jesus cleanses us from all sins. v.7b

c. Believer should avoid self-deceit. v.8

d. ………………………………………….v.9a

e. ………………………………………….v.9b

f. ………………………………………….v.9c

2 LESSON OUTLINES

LESSON OUTLINE 1: FORMS OF SIN

The teacher should identify the various forms of unrighteousness and lawlessness man engages in as established in the Bible.

1 Trespass: is a form of sin that occurs when we cross a line we ought not to and do that which annoys or inconveniences one another. It could be intentional or unintentional. It occurs as a result of our sinful nature and tendencies of self (Gen. 50:17). We all cross the line in thought, words or attitude many times a day and we should be quick to forgive others who do the same (Matt. 6:15).

2 Transgression: refers to presumptuous sin (Deut. 1:43; 2 Peter 2:10). It means to intentionally choose to disobey. It can be called wilful trespass. Samson intentionally broke the Nazarite’s vow (Num. 6:1-5; Judges. 14:8-9; 16:17). Hen we deliberately disobey public laws, tell a lie, or blatantly disregard an authority, we are transgressing (Ps. 19:14).

3 Iniquity: is a sin that becomes so consuming that a person can be identified by that lifestyle. It means guilt worthy of punishment. It is sin at its worst because it is premeditated, continuing and escalating. David was found with iniquity. (2 Sam. 11:3-4; 2 Sam. 12:9; Ps. 51:2).

4 Reprobacy: When a man continues in his abominations until repentance becomes difficult, he is reprobate (Titus 1:16). In other words, it is the progression of sin in which the sinner no longer has the desire or ability to repent. It is to be “thoroughly depraved, given over to evil until the conscience is seared” and given to unnatural affections (Rom. 1:28-32; 1 Sam. 3:13-14; 2 Tim. 3:8).

5 Apostacy: derived from the Greek word “apostasia” means a defiance of an established system or authority. It is an abandonment or breach of faith. It is expressed as either a falling away from key and true doctrines of the Bible into heretical teaching or a complete renunciation of the Christian faith which results in full abandonment of Christ (Heb. 6:4-6; 1 John 2:19).

CLASS ACTIVITY 1: Discuss the differences between reprobacy and apostacy.

LESSON OUTLINE 2: CONSEQUENCES OF AND REMEDY FOR SIN

I. CONSEQUENCES OF SIN

The teacher should explain there are consequences for what a man does and sin is no exception (Gal. 6:7). Below are some of the consequences of sin:RCCG Sunday School TEACHER’s Manual 8 September 2019 – The Names of God

1 The ultimate and severest consequence of sin is death both physical and spiritual (Rom. 6:23; Ezek. 18:4).

2 Sin leads to regression. (Prov. 14:34).

3 It leads to broken fellowship and eventual lack of spiritual growth (Isaiah 59:2a; Gal. 5:19-21), which further brings about shame, confusion, loneliness and sense of guilt (Gen. 3:6-7).

4 It is harmful to others. (Matt. 2:16; Rom. 5:12).

5 It can bring about severe discipline which can sometimes lead to death when a heart is hardened to a point of no return (1 Cor. 11:30; 1 John 5:16).

6 It can enslave a man, that is, it brings about more sin if not checked on time (1 Cor. 2:14; John 8:;34).

II. REMEDY FOR SIN

God’s remedy for sin is the blood of Jesus (1 John 1:7). The death of Jesus on the cross is sufficient to pardon all sins (John 1:29; Rom. 5:18).

a. Whenever we accept the divine substitution He made on the cross, by confessing all our sins, repenting and believing the sacrifice He made on our behalf (2 Cor. 5:21), God sees us as righteous. Our sins are pardoned and we are no longer considered guilty and deserving of punishment (Rom. 3:21-26).

b. The only sin that God cannot forgive is blasphemy against the Holy Spirit as well as the final rejection of His drawing to repentance (Matt. 12:32; Luke 12:10).

CLASS ACTIVITY 2: The teacher and students should discuss their experience on the consequences of sin.

SUMMARY: Every sinner should embrace God’s provision for salvation in order to escape the consequences of sin.

CONCLUSION: Sin, in whatever dimension, is destructive. No matter how far you have gone down the lane of sin, when you genuinely repent (Acts 2:37-38), and confess (1 John 1:19), the blood of Jesus is enough to cleanse you from all sins.

EVALUATION: What are the forms of sin known to you?

CLOSING PRAYER: Father, give me the grace to overcome sin.

ASSIGNMENT: Mention five (5) reasons some believers still fall into sin

 

RCCG Sunday School 13 October 2019 HYMN

  1. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    O how I love Thee well,
    I am happy, it makes me glad
    To rejoice at Thy birth.
  2. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day, Thy friendship suits me well,
    Both young and old will sing Thy song,
    We long for Sunday School.
  3. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    Christ was Thy first teacher,
    The Holy Spirit, great teacher,
    Does manifest in thee.
  4. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    This testimony is sure,
    That God, the Father Almighty,
    Poured His blessing on Thee.
  5. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    Though the sun be so bright,
    Or if the clouds black with rain,
    I’ll be in Sunday School.
  6. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    I rejoice to see Thee,
    Will thou pass over me today?
    Without my being blest?

RCCG Sunday School STUDENT Manual 6 October 2019 – Lesson 06

TOPIC: Call To Consecration [RCCG Sunday School STUDENT Manual 6 October 2019]

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MEMORY VERSE: “For Moses had said, Consecrate yourselves to day to the LORD, even every man upon his son, and upon his brother; that he may bestow upon you a blessing this day.” – Exodus 32:29 (scroll down for RCCG Sunday School 6 October 2019 HYMN)

BIBLE PASSAGE: Romans 12:1-2 KJV (RCCG Sunday School STUDENT Manual 6 October 2019)

1 I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.

2 And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

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LESSON INTRODUCTION: Consecration is a process or practice of making something or someone sacred, dedicated and set apart for the Lord. Consecration also carries the connotation of sanctification, holiness or purity. Being consecrated is a critical component in our relationship to God and to those in the world (Rom. 12:1-2). Consecration is also a devotion to the worship or service of God which can occur through God (Num. 3:12), a higher spiritual authority (Exo. 28:41) or self (Exo. 32:29). Consecration involves three ideas; separation from evil, devotion to God and ceaseless pursuit of holiness in heart and life.

LESSON OUTLINES

  1. INSTANCES OF CONSECRATION
  2. BENEFITS OF CONSECRATION

INSTANCES OF CONSECRATION

There are instances of those called to consecration in the Bible. God asked Moses to consecrate Aaron and his sons to His service as priests (Exo. 28:41). In Numbers 3:12, God consecrated the Levites to Himself. He did the same for Jeremiah even before he was born (Jer. 1:5). Samuel was consecrated (1 Sam. 1:27-28). Prophet Samuel also consecrated Jesse and his sons (1 Sam. 6:15).

The Levites were instructed to consecrate themselves to the Lord and be blessed (Exo. 32:29). Jesus Christ ordained and sent forth twelve disciples (Mk. 3:14). Paul and Barnabas were consecrated for a special assignment (Acts 13:2-3). The consecration of John the Baptist was declared by an angel (Lk. 1:13-16).

The call to personal consecration demands that one presents himself wholly to God (Rom. 12:1; 2 Chron. 17:16) and be willing to purge himself of all filthiness of the flesh and the spirit (2 Tim. 2:21; 2 Cor. 7:1). This is made possible through absolute compliance with divine instructions given by God in His word (John 17:17; Ps. 119:9; Eph. 5:26). The act of “putting-off” the old man and “putting-on” the new man illustrates the consecration expected of believers (Col. 3:5-14).

BENEFITS OF CONSECRATION

A clear benefit of being consecrated or pure in our relationship with God as illustrated in Joshua 3:5. Sin is defilement (Ps. 51:2,7), and we have to be cleansed before we can truly follow God (Lev. 20:7). Other benefits include: overflowing blessing (Exo. 32:29), overflowing anointing (Heb. 1:9; Acts 10:38), becoming a chosen vessel of God (2 Tim. 2:21; Acts 9:15), outstanding victory without a fight (Prov. 16:17; 2 Chron. 20:15-19), ever abiding presence of God (Ps. 91:1-2; Joshua 3:1-5), freedom from condemnation (Rom. 8:1-2), confidence in prayer (1 John 3:21-22), spiritual power (Rom. 1:1-4), father-child relationship (2 Cor. 6:14-18), a walk with God unto all pleasing (Colossians 1:10).

CONCLUSION: Every believer that will genuinely walk with God and reign with Him eternally must yield to the call to consecration (Isa. 52:11).

QUESTIONS:

  1. Identify four instances of consecration in the Bible.
  2. State four benefits of being consecration.

FOR FURTHER READING:

Monday – Judges 14:1-3

Tuesday – Judges 8-9

Wednesday – Psalms 51:2, 7

Thursday – Psalms 77:13-14

Friday – Hebrews 7:28

Saturday – Hebrews 10:20

Sunday – 1 John 3:16

ASSIGNMENT: Mention five (5) reasons some believers find it difficult to stay consecrated.

RCCG Sunday School 6 October 2019 HYMN

  1. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    O how I love Thee well,
    I am happy, it makes me glad
    To rejoice at Thy birth.
  2. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day, Thy friendship suits me well,
    Both young and old will sing Thy song,
    We long for Sunday School.
  3. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    Christ was Thy first teacher,
    The Holy Spirit, great teacher,
    Does manifest in thee.
  4. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    This testimony is sure,
    That God, the Father Almighty,
    Poured His blessing on Thee.
  5. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    Though the sun be so bright,
    Or if the clouds black with rain,
    I’ll be in Sunday School.
  6. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
    I rejoice to see Thee,
    Will thou pass over me today?
    Without my being blest?