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October 6, 2013 Lesson   The Promise of a Future  (Genesis 12:1-7; 13; 15; 17:8)By Sam E. Stone For the past four weeks we have noted highlights from the opening chapters of Genesis, considering the creation, the fall, the flood, and the Tower of Babel. Today our focus centers on Abraham as we see God’s plan for man’s redemption begin to unfold. His initial call from God came while he was still in Mesopotamia (Genesis 12:1-3; seeActs 7:2). After moving to Canaan he and his family then had a sojourn in Egypt, and later separated from Lot. In Genesis 15 Abram (as he was then known) asked God if his servant Eliezer would inherit his estate, since he remained childless (15:1-4). The Lord told him Eliezer would not, but instead “a son coming from your own body will be your heir” (v. 4) A People in the FutureGenesis 15:5, 6God took Abram outside and told him, Look up at the sky and count the stars—if indeed you can count them . . . So shall your offspring be.” Imagine looking into the sky on…

The KJV Standard Lesson Commentary, 2013–2014. Ed.

October 6 Lesson 6 THE PROMISE OF A FUTURE
DEVOTIONAL READING: Hebrews 11:8–16 BACKGROUND SCRIPTURE: Genesis 12:1–7; 13; 15; 17:8
GENESIS 15:5–21
KEY VERSE
In the same day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, Unto thy seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Euphrates.—Genesis 15:18

LESSON OUTLINE
Introduction
      A.      Unbelievable!
      B.      Lesson Background
I.      A People in the Future (GENESIS 15:5, 6)
      A.      Declaration (v. 5)
      You, the Star
      B.      Decisions (v. 6)
  II.      A Possession in the Future (GENESIS 15:7–11)
      A.      Purpose and Question (vv. 7, 8)
      B.      Command and Response (vv. 9–11)
      C.      Situations and Outcomes (vv. 12–16)
      Surprising Turnarounds
III.      A Promise to Abram (GENESIS 15:17–21)
      A.      Covenant Confirmed (v. 17)
      B.      Covenant Stated (vv. 18–21)
Conclusion
      A.      Standing on the Promises
      B.      Prayer
      C.      Thought to…

United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2013 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 22
YEAR C

 Old TestamentLamentations 1:1–6
 Psalm Psalm 137 (UMH 852)
   New Testament 2 Timothy 1:1–14
 Gospel     Luke 17:5–10

Vanderbilt Divinity Library. United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2009. Print.

The Episcopal Church. Book of Common Prayer (1979) Sunday Lectionary

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2013 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 22
YEAR C

Psalm       Psalm 37:1–17 or Psalm 37:3–9
             First Reading       Habakkuk 1:1–6 (7–11) 12–13, 2:1–4
             Second Reading       (2 Timothy 1:1–5) 6–14
 Gospel Luke 17:5–10

The Episcopal Church. Book of Common Prayer (1979) Sunday Lectionary. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2010. Print.

Lutheran Service Book Historic (One Year) Lectionary

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2013 | TRINITY
NINETEENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

Old TestamentGenesis 28:10–17
 Psalm Psalm 84
 Epistle Ephesians 4:22–28
Gospel Matthew 9:1–8

Lutheran Service Book Historic (One Year) Lectionary. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2009. Print.

Christian Worship One Year Lectionary

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2013 | PENTECOST
TWENTIETH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

 Old Testament Exodus 15:22–26
     Psalm   Psalm 139
New TestamentEphesians 4:22–28
Gospel Matthew 9:1–8

Christian Worship One Year Lectionary. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2009. Print.

Revised Common Lectionary

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2013 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 22
YEAR C


Old Testament & Psalm, Option I
Old Testament Lamentations 1:1–6
PsalmLamentations 3:19–26 or Psalm 137
  or
Old Testament & Psalm, Option II
Old Testament Habakkuk 1:1–4, 2:1–4
   PsalmPsalm 37:1–9

   New Testament   2 Timothy 1:1–14
 GospelLuke 17:5–10

Revised Common Lectionary. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2009. Print.

Catholic Lectionary

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2013 | ORDINARY TIME
TWENTY-SEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
YEAR C | ROMAN MISSAL

              First Reading       Habakkuk 1:2–3, 2:2–4
              Response       Psalm 95:8
    Psalm Psalm 95:1–2, 6–9
              Second Reading       2 Timothy 1:6–8, 13–14
Gospel Acclamation       1 Peter 1:25
Gospel       Luke 17:5–10


Catholic Lectionary. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2009. Print.