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Sunday School Lesson Outline

 March 2 Lesson 1 AN ETERNAL KINGDOM
DEVOTIONAL READING: Psalm 98 BACKGROUND SCRIPTURE: 2 Samuel 7

2 SAMUEL 7:4–16

KEY VERSE
"Thine house and thy kingdom shall be established for ever before thee: thy throne shall be established for ever."—2 Samuel 7:16




JESUS’ FULFILLMENT OFSCRIPTURE
Unit 1: Jesus and the Davidic Covenant LESSONS 1–4

LESSON AIMS
After participating in this lesson, each student will be able to:
1. Summarize God’s promise to David.
2. Explain how Jesus brings that promise to its ultimate fulfillment.
3. Write a prayer of self-consecration to help build the temple of the New Testament era (see 1 Corinthians 3:16, 17; 6:19; Ephesians 2:19–22; 1 Peter 2:4, 5).


LESSON OUTLINE
Introduction
      A.      The Ideal Leader
      B.      Lesson Background
  I.      Correction to David (2 SAMUEL 7:4–7)
      A.      First Question (vv. 4, 5)
      B.      Second Question (vv. 6, 7)
      Whose Idea Is This, Anyway?
II.      Promise to David (2 SAMUEL 7:8–16)
      A.      King’s Status (vv…

International Sunday School Lesson

Lesson for March 2, 2014An Eternal Kingdom 2 Samuel 7
This treatment of the International Sunday School Lesson is written by Sam E. Stone, former editor of CHRISTIANSTANDARD. ______ By Sam E. Stone God made covenants with various individuals in Old Testament times, as well as with the nation of Israel as a whole. Before Samuel died, he anointed David as king of Israel. Shortly after returning the ark of the covenant to Jerusalem, David was troubled by how things looked. While he was living in a palace of cedar, the ark remained in a tent. King David decided this was not right. As we learn in today’s text, however, God was not bothered by this. The passage begins with the message God delivered to David by the prophet Nathan. Nathan is introduced to us for the first time in this passage. He continues to be a key figure throughout David’s life (2 Samuel 12:1-14; 1 Kings 1). A Correction2 Samuel 7:4-7The Lord’s message through Nathan brought both assurance and correction. The previous verses (…

United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary

SUNDAY, MARCH 2, 2014 | EPIPHANY
TRANSFIGURATIONSUNDAY
Readings for Transfiguration are used on the Sunday prior to Ash Wednesday.
YEAR A

Old Testament Exodus 24:12–18
   PsalmPsalm 99 (UMH 819)
 New Testament  2 Peter 1:16–21
 Gospel Matthew 17:1–9


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, MARCH 2, 2014 | EPIPHANY
LAST SUNDAY AFTER EPIPHANY
YEAR A

PsalmPsalm 99
             First Reading       Exodus 24:12 (13–14) 15–18
             Second Reading       Philippians 3:7–14
GospelMatthew 17:1–9


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

Lutheran Service Book Three Year Lectionary

SUNDAY, MARCH 2, 2014 | EPIPHANY
THE TRANSFIGURATION OF OUR LORD
YEAR A

Old TestamentExodus 24:8–18
 PsalmPsalm 2:6–12
 Epistle   2 Peter 1:16–21
Gospel Matthew 17:1–9


Lutheran Service Book Three Year Lectionary. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2009. Print.

Revised Common Lectionary

SUNDAY, MARCH 2, 2014 | EPIPHANY
TRANSFIGURATION SUNDAY
Last Sunday After the Epiphany
YEAR A

Old TestamentExodus 24:12–18
     Psalm   Psalm 2 or Psalm 99
 New Testament 2 Peter 1:16–21
   Gospel   Matthew 17:1–9


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

“An Eternal Kingdom.” The KJV Standard Lesson Commentary, 2013–2014. Ed.

February 23
Lesson 13

CONTROL YOUR SPEECH
DEVOTIONAL READING: Proverbs 18:2–13 BACKGROUND SCRIPTURE: James 3:1–12

JAMES 3:1–12
KEY VERSE "Thine house and thy kingdom shall be established for ever before thee: thy throne shall be established for ever."—2 Samuel 7:16

JESUS’ FULFILLMENT OF SCRIPTURE
Unit 1: Jesus and the Davidic Covenant LESSONS 1–4

LESSON AIMS
After participating in this lesson, each student will be able to: 1. Summarize God’s promise to David. 2. Explain how Jesus brings that promise to its ultimate fulfillment. 3. Write a prayer of self-consecration to help build the temple of the New Testament era (see 1 Corinthians 3:16, 17; 6:19; Ephesians 2:19–22; 1 Peter 2:4, 5).

LESSON OUTLINE
Introduction
      A.      The Ideal Leader
      B.      Lesson Background
          I.      Correction to David (2 SAMUEL 7:4–7)
      A.      First Question (vv. 4, 5)
      B.      Second Question (vv. 6, 7)
      Whose Idea Is This, Anyway?
          II.      Promise to David (2 SAMUEL 7:8–16)

*Lesson based on International Sunday School Lesson

Lesson March 2, 2014

An Eternal Kingdom2 Samuel 7 This treatment of the International Sunday School Lesson is written by Sam E. Stone, former editor of CHRISTIANSTANDARD. ______ By Sam E. Stone God made covenants with various individuals in Old Testament times, as well as with the nation of Israel as a whole. Before Samuel died, he anointed David as king of Israel. Shortly after returning the ark of the covenant to Jerusalem, David was troubled by how things looked. While he was living in a palace of cedar, the ark remained in a tent. King David decided this was not right. As we learn in today’s text, however, God was not bothered by this. The passage begins with the message God delivered to David by the prophet Nathan. Nathan is introduced to us for the first time in this passage. He continues to be a key figure throughout David’s life (2 Samuel 12:1-14; 1 Kings 1).
A Correction2 Samuel 7:4-7The Lord’s message through Nathan brought both assurance and correction. The previous verses (2 Samu…

Christian Worship One Year Lectionary

SUNDAY, MARCH 2, 2014 | EPIPHANY
LAST SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY
THE TRANSFIGURATION OF OUR LORD

Old TestamentDeuteronomy 18:15–18
     PsalmPsalm 2
   New Testament 2 Peter 1:16–21
   Gospel  Matthew 17:1–9


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

United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary

SUNDAY, MARCH 2, 2014 | EPIPHANY
TRANSFIGURATIONSUNDAY
Readings for Transfiguration are used on the Sunday prior to Ash Wednesday.
YEAR A

Old Testament Exodus 24:12–18
Psalm       Psalm 99 (UMH 819)
 New Testament 2 Peter 1:16–21
Gospel       Matthew 17:1–9


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, MARCH 2, 2014 | EPIPHANY
LAST SUNDAY AFTER EPIPHANY
YEAR A

Psalm       Psalm 99
             First Reading       Exodus 24:12 (13–14) 15–18
             Second Reading       Philippians 3:7–14
GospelMatthew 17:1–9


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, MARCH 2, 2014 | PRE-LENT
QUINQUAGESIMA

 Old Testament 1 Samuel 16:1–13 or Isaiah 35:3–7
Psalm       Psalm 89:18–29 or Psalm 146
Epistle1 Corinthians 13:1–13
GospelLuke 18:31–43


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

Revised Common Lectionary

SUNDAY, MARCH 2, 2014 | EPIPHANY
TRANSFIGURATIONSUNDAY
Last Sunday After the Epiphany
YEAR A

 Old TestamentExodus 24:12–18
 Psalm Psalm 2 or Psalm 99
 New Testament 2 Peter 1:16–21
 Gospel  Matthew 17:1–9


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