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The Sunday School Outline

July 19 Lesson 7

WHAT THE LORD REQUIRESDEVOTIONAL READING: Deuteronomy 10:12–22
BACKGROUND SCRIPTURE: Micah 6

MICAH 6:3–8
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3 O my people, what have I done unto thee? and wherein have I wearied thee? testify against me. 4 For I brought thee up out of the land of Egypt, and redeemed thee out of the house of servants; and I sent before thee Moses, Aaron, and Miriam. 5 O my people, remember now what Balak king of Moab consulted, and what Balaam the son of Beor answered him from Shittim unto Gilgal; that ye may know the righteousness of the LORD. 6 Wherewith shall I come before the LORD, and bow myself before the high God? shall I come before him with burnt offerings, with calves of a year old? 7 Will the LORD be pleased with thousands of rams, or with ten thousands of rivers of oil? shall I give my firstborn for my transgression, the fruit of my body for the sin of my soul? 8 He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the LORD require of thee, but to d…

The International Sunday School Lesson

Lesson for July 19, 2015 What the Lord RequiresMicah 6This treatment of the International Sunday SchoolLesson is written by Sam E. Stone, former editor of CHRISTIAN STANDARD. It is published in the July 12 issue of The Lookout magazine, and is also available online at www.lookoutmag.com. ______ By Sam E. Stone  During the first two weeks of our study of Micah, we have considered chapters 2 and 3. Micah soundly condemned those prophets who were leading the people astray (3:5-7). They were much like the nation’s leaders whom he also condemned. The prophets would say to the people, “Is not the Lord among us? No disaster will come upon us.” C. F. Keil pictured the scene as a judicial contest between the Lord and his people. “The prophet holds up before the Israelites their ingratitude for the great blessings which they have received from God (Micah 6:1-5), and teaches them that the Lord does not require outward sacrifices to appease his wrath, but righteousness, love, and humble walk with Go…

Christian Worship

SUNDAY, JULY 19, 2015 | PENTECOST
EIGHTH SUNDAY AFTER
PENTECOST
YEAR B

Old Testament       Amos 7:10–15
             Psalm       Psalm 78
             New Testament       Ephesians 1:3–14
             New Testament       1 Timothy 3:1–7 (Supplemental)
             Gospel       Mark 6:7–13


Christian Worship Three Year Lectionary (with Supplemental Lectionary). Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2009. Print.

United Methodist

SUNDAY, JULY 19, 2015 | AFTER PENTECOST PROPER 11 YEAR B
             Old Testament       2 Samuel 7:1–14a              Psalm       Psalm 89:20–37 (UMH 807)              New Testament       Ephesians 2:11–22              Gospel       Mark 6:30–34, 53–56

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

Catholic Lectionary

SUNDAY, JULY 19, 2015 | ORDINARY TIME
SIXTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
YEAR B | ROMAN MISSAL

              First Reading       Jeremiah 23:1–6
              Response       Psalm 23:1
              Psalm       Psalm 23:1–6
              Second Reading       Ephesians 2:13–18
              Gospel Acclamation       John 10:27
              Gospel       Mark 6:30–34


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

Lutheran Service Book

SUNDAY, JULY 19, 2015 | PENTECOST
PROPER 11
YEAR B

Old Testament       Jeremiah 23:1–6
             Psalm       Psalm 23
             Epistle       Ephesians 2:11–22
             Gospel       Mark 6:30–44


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

The Episcopal Church

SUNDAY, JULY 19, 2015 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 11, SUNDAY
YEAR 1

 Psalms (Morning)       Psalm 63:1–8 (9–11) 98
             Psalms (Evening)       Psalm 103
             Old Testament       1 Samuel 23:7–18
             New Testament       Romans 11:33–12:2
             Gospel       Matthew 25:14–30


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