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The International Sunday School Lesson KJV, Outline

January 17 Lesson 7 AN UNFAITHFUL BRIDE
DEVOTIONAL READING: Psalm 89:24–29 BACKGROUND SCRIPTURE: Hosea 1–3


HOSEA 1:1–11
1 The word of the LORD that came unto Hosea, the son of Beeri, in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam the son of Joash, king of Israel.
2 The beginning of the word of the LORD by Hosea. And the LORD said to Hosea, Go, take unto thee a wife of whoredoms and children of whoredoms: for the land hath committed great whoredom, departing from the LORD.
3 So he went and took Gomer the daughter of Diblaim; which conceived, and bare him a son.
4 And the LORD said unto him, Call his name Jezreel; for yet a little while, and I will avenge the blood of Jezreel upon the house of Jehu, and will cause to cease the kingdom of the house of Israel.
5 And it shall come to pass at that day, that I will break the bow of Israel, in the valley of Jezreel.
6 And she conceived again, and bare a daughter. And God said unto him, Call her name Loruha…

The International Sunday School Lesson

Lesson for January 17, 2016
An Unfaithful Bride
Hosea 1 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 January 10 issue of The Lookout magazine, and is also available online at www.lookoutmag.com. ______ By Mark Scott  School boys used to say, “Beauty is only skin deep, but ugliness goes all the way to the bone.” When it is spiritual ugliness, it goes deeper still. The minor prophet Hosea experienced spiritual ugliness. Like many of God’s prophets, his life got intertwined with his prophecy. Last week’s lesson about a most beautiful bride contrasts with this week’s lesson about an unfaithful bride. God can work through beautiful people, but he specializes in redeeming unfaithful people. This lesson holds hope for the unfaithful. The Marriage of the Unfaithful Br…

Christian Worship Three Year Lectionary (with Supplemental Lectionary)

SUNDAY, JANUARY 17, 2016 | EPIPHANY
SECOND SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY
YEAR C

 Old Testament       Isaiah 62:1–5
 Old Testament       Exodus 7:14–24 (Supplemental)
             Psalm       Psalm 133–134
New Testament       1 Corinthians 12:1–11
New Testament       Ephesians 3:14–21 (Supplemental)
 Gospel       John 2:1–11


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

United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary

SUNDAY, JANUARY 17, 2016 | EPIPHANY
SECOND SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY
YEAR C

   Old Testament       Isaiah 62:1–5
             Psalm       Psalm 36:5–10 (UMH 771)
 New Testament       1 Corinthians 12:1–11
 Gospel       John 2:1–11


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

Catholic Lectionary

SUNDAY, JANUARY 17, 2016 | ORDINARY TIME
SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
YEAR C | ROMAN MISSAL

First Reading       Isaiah 62:1–5
Response       Psalm 96:3
              Psalm       Psalm 96:1–3, 7–10
Second Reading       1 Corinthians 12:4–11
Gospel Acclamation       2 Thessalonians 2:14
  Gospel       John 2:1–11


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

Lutheran Service Book Three Year Lectionary

SUNDAY, JANUARY 17, 2016 | EPIPHANY
SECOND SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY
YEAR C

Old Testament       Isaiah 62:1–5
             Psalm       Psalm 128
Epistle       1 Corinthians 12:1–11
     Gospel       John 2:1–11


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

The Episcopal Church

SUNDAY, JANUARY 17, 2016 | EPIPHANY
SECOND SUNDAY AFTER EPIPHANY
YEAR C

   Psalm       Psalm 96 or Psalm 96:1–10
 First Reading       Isaiah 62:1–5
     Second Reading       1 Corinthians 12:1–11
 Gospel       John 2:1–11


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