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Prayer

Prayer

Bless this the Lord's Day and all that dwell herein; bless those that are unable to do for themselves; bless those that are riddled with infirmities; bless those that are in mental institutions; bless those incarcerated and those serving in the Armed Forces. In the name of Jesus. Amen.

The International Sunday School Lesson, Outline

November 29 Lesson 13 TEACHING GOD’S WORD
DEVOTIONAL READING: Matthew 28:16–20 BACKGROUND SCRIPTURE: Acts 18

ACTS 18:1–11, 18–21A
1 After these things Paul departed from Athens, and came to Corinth;
2 And found a certain Jew named Aquila, born in Pontus, lately come from Italy, with his wife Priscilla; (because that Claudius had commanded all Jews to depart from Rome:) and came unto them.
3 And because he was of the same craft, he abode with them, and wrought: for by their occupation they were tent-makers.
4 And he reasoned in the synagogue every sabbath, and persuaded the Jews and the Greeks.
5 And when Silas and Timotheus were come from Macedonia, Paul was pressed in the spirit, and testified to the Jews that Jesus was Christ.
6 And when they opposed themselves, and blasphemed, he shook his raiment, and said unto them, Your blood be upon your own heads; I am clean: from henceforth I will go unto the Gentiles.
7 And he departed thence, and entered into a certain man’s house, named Justus, one th…

The International Sunday School Lesson

Lesson for November 29, 2015
Teaching God’s WordActs 18:1–11, 18–21 Dr. 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 November 22 issue of The Lookout magazine, and is also available online at www.lookoutmag.com. ______ By Mark Scott  Our lesson title is taken from verse 11 of our text: So Paul stayed in Corinth for a year and a half, teaching them the word of God. The content was not Bible exposition as much as gospel announcement. Could teaching the gospel reverse an immoral city like Corinth? Paul thought so. Bi-Vocational Teaching | Acts 18:1-4 Paul left Athens and went to Corinth. This is like going from the frying pan into the fire. If Athens had philosophical objections to the gospel message, then Corinth had moral objections. Paul teamed with a dynamic cou…

Christian Worship Three Year Lectionary (with Supplemental Lectionary)

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2015 | EPIPHANY
LAST SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY
THE TRANSFIGURATION OF OUR LORD
YEAR B

 Old Testament       2 Kings 2:1–12a
             Psalm       Psalm 148
New Testament       2 Corinthians 3:12–4:2
New Testament       2 Corinthians 4:3–6 (Supplemental)
Gospel       Mark 9:2–9


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

United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2015 | EPIPHANY
TRANSFIGURATION SUNDAY
Readings for Transfiguration are used on the Sunday prior to Ash Wednesday.
YEAR B

 Old Testament       2 Kings 2:1–12
             Psalm       Psalm 50:1–6 (UMH 783)
New Testament       2 Corinthians 4:3–6
Gospel       Mark 9:2–9


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

Catholic Lectionary

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2015 | ORDINARY TIME
SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
YEAR B | ROMAN MISSAL

              First Reading       Leviticus 13:1–2, 44–46
Response       Psalm 32:7
              Psalm       Psalm 32:1–2, 5, 11
Second Reading       1 Corinthians 10:31–11:1
Gospel Acclamation       Luke 7:16
Gospel       Mark 1:40–45


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

Lutheran Service Book Three Year Lectionary

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2015 | EPIPHANY
THE TRANSFIGURATION OF OUR LORD
YEAR B

Old Testament       2 Kings 2:1–12 or Exodus 34:29–35
             Psalm       Psalm 50:1–6
Epistle       2 Corinthians 3:12–13 (14–18) 4:1–6
Gospel       Mark 9:2–9


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

The Episcopal Church

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2015 | EPIPHANY
LAST SUNDAY AFTER EPIPHANY
YEAR B

 Psalm       Psalm 27 or Psalm 27:4–8
First Reading     1 Kings 19:9–18
 Second Reading       2 Peter 1:16–19 (20–21)
 Gospel       Mark 9:2–9


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