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Covenant Communities Unit 2: An Open Invitation to Covenant Living (Lessons 5–8)



Recognizing Jesus October 11 Lesson 6
DEVOTIONAL READING: LUKE 7:18–23  BACKGROUND SCRIPTURE: MARK 5:1–20  PRINTED TEXT: Mark 5:1–13, 18–20 Mark 5:1–13, 18–201 And they came over unto the other side of the sea, into the country of the Gadarenes. 2 And when he was come out of the ship, immediately there met him out of the tombs a man with an unclean spirit, 3 Who had his dwelling among the tombs; and no man could bind him, no, not with chains: 4 Because that he had been often bound with fetters and chains, and the chains had been plucked asunder by him, and the fetters broken in pieces: neither could any man tame him. 5 And always, night and day, he was in the mountains, and in the tombs, crying, and cutting himself with stones. 6 But when he saw Jesus afar off, he ran and worshipped him, 7 And cried with a loud voice, and said, What have I to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of the most high God? I adjure thee by God,…

the International Sunday School Lesson

Lesson for October 11, 2015

Saul Begins to Preach Acts 9:19b-31
Dr. Mark Scott wrote this treatment of the InternationalSunday 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 October 4 issue of The Lookout magazine, and is also available online at www.lookoutmag.com. ______ By Mark Scott  It is hard not to overstate the significance of the conversion of Saul of Tarsus. His conversion story is told three times in Acts (9:1-19a; 22:6-11; 26:12-18). God used Peter to open the door of faith to Jews, Samaritans, and Gentiles. But God would need a universal man who would be very global in his thinking to take the gospel to the ends of the earth. That man was Saul of Tarsus. The Saul of the Old Testament started out good and ended up bad. The Saul of the New Testament started out bad and ended up good. Before encountering Jesus on…

Christian Worship Three Year Lectionary (with Supplemental Lectionary)

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2015 | PENTECOST
TWENTIETH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
YEAR B

 Old Testament       Genesis 2:18–24
             Psalm       Psalm 139
             New Testament       Hebrews 2:9–11
             New Testament       Ephesians 5:21–6:4 (Supplemental)
             Gospel       Mark 10:2–16


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

United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2015 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 23
YEAR B

 Old Testament       Job 23:1–9, 16–17
             Psalm       Psalm 22:1–15 (UMH 752)
             New Testament       Hebrews 4:12–16
             Gospel       Mark 10:17–31


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

Catholic Lectionary

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2015 | ORDINARY TIME
TWENTY-EIGHTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
YEAR B | ROMAN MISSAL

              First Reading       Wisdom of Solomon 7:7–11
              Response       Psalm 90:14
              Psalm       Psalm 90:12–17
              Second Reading       Hebrews 4:12–13
              Gospel Acclamation       Matthew 5:3
              Gospel       Mark 10:17–30 or Mark 10:17–27


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

Lutheran Service Book Three Year Lectionary

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2015 | PENTECOST
PROPER 23
YEAR B
On the same date: Philip the Deacon

 Old Testament       Amos 5:6–7, 10–15
             Psalm       Psalm 90:12–17
             Epistle       Hebrews 3:12–19
             Gospel       Mark 10:17–22


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

The Episcopal Church

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2015 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 23
YEAR B

Psalm       Psalm 90 or Psalm 90:2–8, 12
             First Reading       Amos 5:6–7, 10–15
             Second Reading       Hebrews 3:1–6
             Gospel       Mark 10:17–27 (28–31)


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