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The Sunday School Lesson Outline

Covenant Communities Unit 1: Leaders in the Covenant Community (Lessons 1–4)


  Gideon: Deliverer for the People September 13 Lesson 2



DEVOTIONAL READING: 1 Corinthians 1:26–31  BACKGROUND SCRIPTURE: Judges 6–8  PRINTED TEXT: Judges 6:1–3, 7–16 Judges 6:1–3, 7–16 1 And the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the LORD: and the LORD delivered them into the hand of Midian seven years. 2 And the hand of Midian prevailed against Israel: and because of the Midianites the children of Israel made them the dens which are in the mountains, and caves, and strongholds. 3 And so it was, when Israel had sown, that the Midianites came up, and the Amalekites, and the children of the east, even they came up against them. ............. 7 And it came to pass, when the children of Israel cried unto the LORD because of the Midianites, 8 That the LORD sent a prophet unto the children of Israel, which said unto them, Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, I brought you up from Egypt, and brought you forth out of t…

The International Sunday School Lesson

Lesson for September 13, 2015 Sharing with SincerityActs 4:34—5:10Dr. Mark Scott wrote this treatment of the International Sunday School Lesson. Scott teaches preaching and New Testament at Ozark Christian College, Joplin, Missouri, and has held preaching ministries in Missouri, Illinois, and Colorado. This lesson treatment is published in the September 6 issue of The Lookout magazine, and is also available online at www.lookoutmag.com. ______ By Mark Scott  In Luke’s summaries of the earliest church, we see it at its best (Acts 2:42-47; Acts 4:32-37). The gospel was being preached, people were being saved, a congregation was being planted, Communion was being celebrated, and giving was off the charts. Who would not want to be part of a church like that? What a Church | Acts 4:34, 35 There were no needy persons among them is quite a compliment to any church. Is this example of the early Jerusalem congregation a pattern for us? If the literary context of the example indicates some level of…

Christian Worship Three Year Lectionary (with Supplemental Lectionary)

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2015 | PENTECOST
SIXTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
YEAR B

 Old Testament       Isaiah 35:4–7a
             Psalm       Psalm 146
             New Testament       James 1:17–27
             New Testament       Acts 3:1–10 (Supplemental)
             Gospel       Mark 7:31–37


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

United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2015 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 19
YEAR B

proverb       Proverbs 1:20–33
             Psalm       Psalm 19 (UMH 750)
             New Testament       James 3:1–12
             Gospel       Mark 8:27–38


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

Catholic Lectionary

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2015 | ORDINARY TIME
TWENTY-FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
YEAR B | ROMAN MISSAL

              First Reading       Isaiah 50:5–9a
              Response       Psalm 116:9 or Text
              Psalm       Psalm 116:1–6, 8–9
              Second Reading       James 2:14–18
              Gospel Acclamation       Galatians 6:14
              Gospel       Mark 8:27–35


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

Lutheran Service Book Three Year Lectionary

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2015 | PENTECOST
PROPER 19
YEAR B

Old Testament       Isaiah 50:4–10
             Psalm       Psalm 116:1–9
             Epistle       James 3:1–12
             Gospel       Mark 9:14–29


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

The Episcopal Church

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2015 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 19
YEAR B

Psalm       Psalm 116 or Psalm 116:1–9
             First Reading       Isaiah 50:4–9
             Second Reading       James 2:1–5, 8–10, 14–18
             Gospel       Mark 8:27–38 or Mark 9:14–29


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