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The KJV Commentary Outline of the International Sunday School Lesson

March 20 Lesson 3 STRUGGLING FAITH
DEVOTIONAL READING: Jeremiah 3:12–18 BACKGROUND SCRIPTURE: Mark 14:26–31, 66–72

MARK 14:26–31, 66–72
26 And when they had sung an hymn, they went out into the mount of Olives.
27 And Jesus saith unto them, All ye shall be offended because of me this night: for it is written, I will smite the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered.
28 But after that I am risen, I will go before you into Galilee.
29 But Peter said unto him, Although all shall be offended, yet will not I.
30 And Jesus saith unto him, Verily I say unto thee, That this day, even in this night, before the cock crow twice, thou shalt deny me thrice.
31 But he spake the more vehemently, If I should die with thee, I will not deny thee in any wise. Likewise also said they all.

66 And as Peter was beneath in the palace, there cometh one of the maids of the high priest:
67 And when she saw Peter warming himself, she looked upon him, and said, And thou also wast with Jesus of Nazareth.
68 But he denied, sa…

The International Sunday School Lesson

Lesson for March 20, 2016
Struggling FaithMark 14:26-31, 66-72
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 March 13 issue of The Lookout magazine and is also available online at www.lookoutmag.com. ______ By Mark Scott  A common struggle we face is consistent faith. On Palm Sunday, the people shouted, “Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!” (Mark 11:9). But by Friday, they shouted, “Crucify him” (Mark 15:14). Peter (and the other disciples) had that same struggle. His life did not match his lip. He intended well, but he was overwhelmed with excessive pride. When push came to shove, he caved in. Presumptuous Promise | Mark 14:26-31 The disciples’ experience in the upper room had been intense. Jesus had washed their feet (John 13:1-20), he h…

Christian Worship Three Year Lectionary (with Supplemental Lectionary)

SUNDAY, MARCH 20, 2016 | LENT
SIXTH SUNDAY IN LENT
PALM SUNDAY
YEAR C

Old Testament  Zechariah 9:9, 10
   Old Testament Isaiah 45:22–25
                                            (Supplemental)
Psalm                     Psalm 24
 New Testament Philippians 2:5–11
New Testament Hebrews 12:1–3
                                            (Supplemental)
   Gospel Luke 19:28–40


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

United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary

SUNDAY, MARCH 20, 2016 | LENT
PASSION SUNDAY OR PALM SUNDAY
LITURGY OF THE PALMS
YEAR C
On the same date: Passion Sunday, Liturgy of the Passion

Gospel       Luke 19:28–40
             Psalm       Psalm 118:1–2, 19–29
                                               (UMH 839)


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

Catholic Lectionary

SUNDAY, MARCH 20, 2016 | HOLY WEEK
PASSION SUNDAY OR PALM SUNDAY
PROCESSION
YEAR C | ROMAN MISSAL
On the same date:Passion Sunday, Mass

Gospel Luke 19:28–40


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

Lutheran Service Book Three Year Lectionary

SUNDAY, MARCH 20, 2016 | HOLY WEEK
PALM SUNDAY
PALM SUNDAY PROCESSION
YEARS ABC
On the same date: Palm Sunday, Sunday of the Passion

 Gospel       John 12:12–19


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

The Episcopal Church

SUNDAY, MARCH 20, 2016 | HOLY WEEK
PALM SUNDAY
LITURGY OF THE PALMS
YEAR C
On the same date: Palm Sunday, Liturgy of the Word

 Psalm       Psalm 118:19–29
 Gospel       Luke 19:29–40


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