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Lesson based on International Sunday School Lesson

Lesson for March 12, 2017: Great Love (Ephesians 2:1-10)             
Dr. Mark Scott wrote this treatment of the International Sunday School Lesson. Scott teaches preaching and New Testament at Ozark Christian College, Joplin, Missouri. This lesson treatment is published in the March 5, 2017, issue of The Lookout magazine, and is also available online at ______ By Mark Scott  The Bible is not flat. While all Bible verses are inspired by God, not all verses are created equal. Some verses point more strongly than others toward the big story. God has his own way of highlighting the big things of the book. What is it that makes a Bible passage stand out so? Is it drama such as David and Goliath (1 Samuel 17)? Tension such Daniel and lions (Daniel 6)? Endearing moments such as Ruth not wanting to leave Naomi (Ruth 1)? Mystery such as God passing by Moses (Exodus 33)? Or is it because the passage is just so telling of the large story of the Bible? That is the case with our t…

Catholic Daily Readings

Sunday, March 12, 2017 | Lent Second Sunday of Lent Year A | Roman Missal | Lectionary

First Reading Genesis 12:1–4a Response Psalm 33:22 Psalm Psalm 33:4–5, 18–20, 22 Second Reading 2 Timothy 1:8b–10 Gospel AcclamationMatthew 17:5 Gospel Matthew 17:1–9

Catholic Daily Readings. Bellingham, WA: Faithlife, 2009. Print.