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The Sunday School Lesson Outline

December 13 Lesson 2 ACCEPTABLE OFFERINGSDEVOTIONAL READING: Hebrews 11:4–16BACKGROUND SCRIPTURE: Leviticus 22:17–33; Lev. 23:9–14, Lev. 23:31–33; Deuteronomy 22:6, Deut. 22:7; Micah 6:6–8; Isaiah 1:10–20; Romans 12:1, Romans 12:2; 1 Corinthians 10:14–22

LEVITICUS 22:17–25, LEVITICUS 22:31–33
17 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
18 Speak unto Aaron, and to his sons, and unto all the children of Israel, and say unto them, Whatsoever he be of the house of Israel, or of the strangers in Israel, that will offer his oblation for all his vows, and for all his freewill offerings, which they will offer unto the LORD for a burnt offering;
19 Ye shall offer at your own will a male without blemish, of the beeves, of the sheep, or of the goats.
20 But whatsoever hath a blemish, that shall ye not offer: for it shall not be acceptable for you.
21 And whosoever offereth a sacrifice of peace offerings unto the LORD to accomplish his vow, or a freewill offering in beeves or sheep, it shall be perfect to …

the International Sunday School Lesson

Lesson for December 13, 2015 . Acceptable OfferingsLeviticus 22:17–25, 31–33Dr. 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 December 6 issue of The Lookout magazine, and is also available online at www.lookoutmag.com. ______ By Mark Scott  Someone rightly said, “Exodus is about getting God’s people out of Egypt while Leviticus is about getting the Egypt out of God’s people.” How were God’s people supposed to act once they left Egypt? Leviticus held the answer, and it was “in holiness.” The third book of the Bible may not rate high on a Christian’s favorite Bible books list, but it was off the charts for our Jewish forefathers. Many Jewish boys had Leviticus memorized by age 12. There was no sacred/secular polarization. Every commandment mattered and was intended…

Christian Worship Three Year Lectionary (with Supplemental Lectionary)

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2015 | ADVENT
THIRD SUNDAY IN ADVENT
YEAR C

   Old Testament       Zephaniah 3:14–17
 Old Testament       Nehemiah 8:9–18 (Supplemental)
             Psalm       Psalm 130
             Psalm       Psalm 14 (Supplemental)
 New Testament       Philippians 4:4–7
     Gospel       Luke 3:7–18


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

United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2015 | ADVENT
THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT
YEAR C

             Old Testament       Zephaniah 3:14–20
             Psalm       Isaiah 12:2–6
             New Testament       Philippians 4:4–7
             Gospel       Luke 3:7–18


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

Catholic Lectionary

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2015 | ADVENT
THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT
YEAR C | ROMAN MISSAL

              First Reading       Zephaniah 3:14–18a
      Response       Isaiah 12:6
              Psalm       Isaiah 12:2–6
Second Reading       Philippians 4:4–7
Gospel Acclamation       Isaiah 61:1 (cited in Luke 4:18)
  Gospel       Luke 3:10–18


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

Lutheran Service Book Three Year Lectionary

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2015 | ADVENT
THIRD SUNDAY IN ADVENT
YEAR C

   Old Testament       Zephaniah 3:14–20
             Psalm       Psalm 85
     Epistle       Philippians 4:4–7
 Gospel       Luke 7:18–28 (29–35)


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

The Episcopal Church

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2015 | ADVENT
THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT
YEAR C

 Psalm       Psalm 85 or Psalm 85:7–13 or Isaiah 12:2–6
First Reading       Zephaniah 3:14–20
 Second Reading       Philippians 4:4–7 (8–9)
   Gospel       Luke 3:7–18


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