Statement of Confession: I believe in the Trinity--Father, Son and Holy Spirit; The Three are One in the Father. I believe that Jesus is the Savior to those that accept Him in genuine repentance of their sins through faith as their Lord and Savior. I believe that baptism--immersion, burial--is an outward show to the world of their acceptance of salvation by Jesus for His dying, resurrection and His sitting at the right hand of the Father in heaven. This ministry is FREE.
Lesson for April 2, 2017: Shepherding Love (Psalm 23)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 26, 2017, issue of The Lookout magazine, and is also available online at www.lookoutmag.com.
______ By Mark Scott
David’s music comforted King Saul (1 Samuel 16:23), but the lyrics of the shepherd’s 23rd psalm comfort us all. Who hasn’t been moved by the words of this most famous passage? It has been read at more funeral services than any other psalm. It underlines God’s comfort, provision, discipline, guidance, joy, reception, and affirmation.
This month we will hear from four of the most famous voices in the Bible. One was a king (David). Two were fishermen (Peter and John), and one was a tentmaker (Paul). The voices are distinct, but the theme remains constant for this quarter of lessons, and that theme is love. Brothe…