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The Sunday School Lesson Outlne

August 9 Lesson 10 A CHOICE TO BE JUSTDEVOTIONAL READING: Jeremiah 26:8–15 BACKGROUND SCRIPTURE: Ezra 7:1, 6, 21–28; Jeremiah 7:1–15

JEREMIAH 7:1–15
1 The word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD, saying,
2 Stand in the gate of the LORD’S house, and proclaim there this word, and say, Hear the word of the LORD, all ye of Judah, that enter in at these gates to worship the LORD.
3 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, Amend your ways and your doings, and I will cause you to dwell in this place.
4 Trust ye not in lying words, saying, The temple of the LORD, The temple of the LORD, The temple of the LORD, are these.
5 For if ye throughly amend your ways and your doings; if ye throughly execute judgment between a man and his neighbour;
6 If ye oppress not the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow, and shed not innocent blood in this place, neither walk after other gods to your hurt:
7 Then will I cause you to dwell in this place, in the land that I gave to your fathers, for ever and ev…

International Sunday School Lesson

Lesson for August 9, 2015 A Choice to Be JustEzra 7:1, 6, 21-28; Jeremiah 7:1-15This treatment of the International Sunday School Lesson is written by Sam E. Stone, former editor of CHRISTIAN STANDARD. It is published in the August 2 issue of The Lookout magazine, and is also available online at www.lookoutmag.com. ______ By Sam E. Stone  Jeremiah is one of the best-known Old Testament prophets. He tried valiantly to save the people of Judah from falling to Babylon, but was unsuccessful. After King Josiah’s positive changes, the nation had again slipped back into sin. As Jeremiah warned, the Hebrew people were facing God’s certain judgment. Before the end of the book, events surrounding the destruction of Jerusalem in 586 BC are described (39:2). Today’s text includes a scathing indictment of the nation’s wickedness. God would hold them accountable! Prophetic Message | Jeremiah 7:1, 2 This is the word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord. This was the usual way to introduce a message from…

United Methodist

SUNDAY, AUGUST 9, 2015 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 14
YEAR B

Old Testament       2 Samuel 18:5–9, 15, 31–33
             Psalm       Psalm 130 (UMH 848)
             New Testament       Ephesians 4:25–5:2
             Gospel       John 6:35, 41–51


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

Catholic Lectionary

SUNDAY, AUGUST 9, 2015 | ORDINARY TIME
NINETEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
YEAR B | ROMAN MISSAL

First Reading       1 Kings 19:4–8
              Response       Psalm 34:9a
              Psalm       Psalm 34:2–9
              Second Reading       Ephesians 4:30–5:2
              Gospel Acclamation       John 6:51
              Gospel       John 6:41–51


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

Lutheran Service

SUNDAY, AUGUST 9, 2015 | PENTECOST
PROPER 14
YEAR B

Old Testament       1 Kings 19:1–8
             Psalm       Psalm 34:1–8
             Epistle       Ephesians 4:17–5:2
             Gospel       John 6:35–51


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

The Episcopal Church

SUNDAY, AUGUST 9, 2015 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 14
YEAR B

Psalm       Psalm 34 or Psalm 34:1–8
             First Reading       Deuteronomy 8:1–10
             Second Reading       (Ephesians 4:25–29) 30–5:2
             Gospel       John 6:37–51


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