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Sunday School Lesson, Outline of the

February 8 Lesson 10 SERVING NEIGHBORS, SERVING GOD
DEVOTIONAL READING: Matthew 22:33–40 BACKGROUND SCRIPTURE: Luke 10:25–37

LUKE 10:25–37

25 And, behold, a certain lawyer stood up, and tempted him, saying, Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?
26 He said unto him, What is written in the law? how readest thou?
27 And he answering said, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbour as thyself.
28 And he said unto him, Thou hast answered right: this do, and thou shalt live.
29 But he, willing to justify himself, said unto Jesus, And who is my neighbour?
30 And Jesus answering said, A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among thieves, which stripped him of his raiment, and wounded him, and departed, leaving him half dead.
31 And by chance there came down a certain priest that way: and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side.
32 And likewise a Levite, when he was a…

International Sunday School Lesson, The

Lesson forFebruary 8, 2015 Serving Neighbors, Serving God Luke 10:25-37This treatment of the International Sunday School Lesson is written by Sam E. Stone, former editor of CHRISTIAN STANDARD. It is published in the February 1 issue of The Lookout magazine, and is also available online at www.lookoutmag.com. ______ By Sam E. Stone  After Jesus concluded his Galilean ministry, he began to make his way to Jerusalem. En route he told one of his best-known and most widely loved parables—the parable of the Good Samaritan. It is recorded only by Luke. _______________________________________________________________________ The man who initiated the discussion is called an expert in the law. Some translations call him a “scribe” or “lawyer.” H. Lynn Gardner pointed out that “a lawyer was not an attorney, but rather a scholar, teacher, and interpreter of the law of Moses, especially the first five books of the Old Testament. . . . He did not ask out of a sense of spiritual need for information as…

Revised Common Lectionary

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2015 | EPIPHANY
FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY
YEAR B

Old Testament:       Isaiah 40:21–31
Psalm:       Psalm 147:1–11, 20c
New Testament:       1 Corinthians 9:16–23
Gospel:       Mark 1:29–39


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

United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2015 | EPIPHANY
FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY
YEAR B

Old Testament Isaiah 40:21–31
PsalmPsalm 147:1–11, 20c (UMH 859)
New Testament1 Corinthians 9:16–23
Gospel Mark 1:29–39


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

Catholic Lectionary

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2015 | ORDINARY TIME
FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
YEAR B | ROMAN MISSAL

              First Reading       Job 7:1–4, 6–7
              Response       Psalm 147:3a
Psalm Psalm 147:1–6
              Second Reading       1 Corinthians 9:16–19, 22–23
Gospel Acclamation       Matthew 8:17
GospelMark 1:29–39


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

Lutheran Service Book Historic (One Year) Lectionary

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2015 | PRE-LENT
SEXAGESIMA

Old TestamentIsaiah 55:10–13
Psalm Psalm 84
Epistle 2 Corinthians 11:19–12:9 or Hebrews 4:9–13
Gospel       Luke 8:4–15


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

The Episcopal Church. Book of Common Prayer Lectionary

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2015 | EPIPHANY
FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER EPIPHANY
YEAR 1

Psalms (Morning)       Psalm 93, 96
Psalms (Evening)       Psalm 34
Old Testament Isaiah 57:14–21
New Testament Hebrews 12:1–6
Gospel John 7:37–46


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

The Episcopal Church. Book of Common Prayer Lectionary

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2015 | EPIPHANY
FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER EPIPHANY
YEAR 1

Psalms (Morning)       Psalm 93, 96
 Psalms (Evening)       Psalm 34
Old TestamentIsaiah 57:14–21
New TestamentHebrews 12:1–6
Gospel John 7:37–46


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