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Sunday School Outline, FROM SUFFERING TO GLORY

April 27 Lesson 9 FROM SUFFERING TO GLORY
DEVOTIONAL READING: John 1:10–18BACKGROUND SCRIPTURE: Isaiah 52:13–53:12; Luke 24:25–27, 44–50

ISAIAH 53:3–8
3 He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief: and we hid as it were our faces from him; he was despised, and we esteemed him not.
4 Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted.
5 But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed.
6 All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and the LORD hath laid on him the iniquity of us all.
7 He was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet he opened not his mouth: he is brought as a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before her shearers is dumb, so he openeth not his mouth.
8 He was taken from prison and from judgment: and who shall declare his generatio…

Sunday School Lesson, From Suffering to Glory

Lesson for April 27, 2014 From Suffering to GloryIsaiah 52:13–53:12; Luke 24:25-27, 44-50This treatment of the International Sunday School Lesson is written by Sam E. Stone, former editor of CHRISTIAN STANDARD. ______ By Sam E. Stone Chapters 42–53 of Isaiah contain what are called the “Servant Songs.” Isaiah 53 (perhaps the most familiar of them) is quoted six times in the New Testament. It describes not only the ministry of Jesus but his death and burial as well. The fulfillment of these very prophecies is noted in our lesson text taken from Luke 24.
The PictureIsaiah 53:3-8J. A. Alexander wrote, “Notwithstanding these and other prophecies of the Messiah, he is not recognized when he appears (Isaiah 53:1) . . . His low condition, and especially his sufferings, make him rather an object of contempt (vv. 4-6) . . . . Even they for whom he suffers may mistake his person and his office (v. 8). Isaiah describes vividly the pain and suffering that the Messiah would endure. Jesus underwent not…

United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary

SUNDAY, APRIL 27, 2014 | EASTER
SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER
YEAR A

             First Reading       Acts 2:14a, 22–32
 Psalm       Psalm 16 (UMH 748)
New Testament 1 Peter 1:3–9
Gospel John 20:19–31


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

Lutheran Service Book Historic (One Year) Lectionary

SUNDAY, APRIL 27, 2014 | EASTER
SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER

             Old Testament  Ezekiel 37:1–14
 Psalm   Psalm 33
 Epistle 1 John 5:4–10
Gospel  John 20:19–31


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

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

SUNDAY, APRIL 27, 2014 | EASTER
SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER
YEAR A

Psalm       Psalm 111 or Psalm 118:19–24
             First Reading       Acts 2:14a, 22–32 or Genesis 8:6–16, 9:8–16
             Second Reading       1 Peter 1:3–9 or Acts 2:14a, 22–32
Gospel       John 20:19–31


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

Revised Common Lectionary Daily Readings

SUNDAY, APRIL 27, 2014 | EASTER
SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER
YEAR A

             First Reading       Acts 2:14a, 22–32
Psalm  Psalm 16
 New Testament       1 Peter 1:3–9
Gospel       John 20:19–31


Consultation on Common Texts. Revised Common Lectionary Daily Readings. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2011. Print.