Lesson 4 Review: An Everlasting Covenant

Introduction Memory Text: “ ’I[God] will establish my covenant between me and you [Abraham] and your descendants after you throughout their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be God to you and to your descendants after you’ “ (Genesis 17:7, RSV). The Lord was not going to leave the world to perish in sin and so He established a covenant with His faithful servant, Abram so that through him He…

Lesson 3 Review: “All Future Generations”

Introduction Memory Text: “But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD” (Genesis 6:8). Sin grew rapidly after the fall of man just as the microscopic bacteria multiply upon fission. Man forsook God and went after evil and iniquity of all forms. God sent a flood as a means of checking the rapid increase of sin. What is the sin principle? Sin progressively gets worse when left unchecked, the…

Lesson 2 Review: Covenant Primer

Introduction Memory Text: “Now, therefore, if you will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto me above all people: for all the earth is mine” (Exodus 19:5). The true covenant is the covenant that we enter into with Jesus, the one that was ratified at Calvary by the blood of Jesus. This week talks on the covenant starting with what it…

Lesson 1 Review: What Happened?

Introduction Memory Text: “Then God said, ‘Let us make humankind in our image, according to our likeness…’ So God created humankind in his image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them” (Genesis 1:26, 27, NRSV). Everything God created, in the beginning, was good. There was no earthquake, sickness, famine and any of the bad things we see today, it was all perfection for…

Adult Sabbath School Bible Study Guide: 2nd Quarter of 2021 Introduction

The second quarter’s theme for the 2021 Adult Sabbath School Study Guide is ‘The Promise God’s Everlasting Covenant’. God made a covenant with Israel even before they knew about it. God’s covenant is motivated by love for the fallen race unlike Hobbe’s covenant in the passage that is motivated by fear. The covenant God makes with Us is for us to surrender our sinful ways, our fears, and our twisted…

Lesson 13 Review: Rebirth of Planet Earth

Introduction Memory Text: For behold, I create a new heavens and a new earth; and the former shall not be remembered or come to mind    (Isaiah 65:17, NKJV). Our existence is not meant to end in death as the 12-year old assumed from the astronomy book He read. On a contrary, we have been offered eternal life in a new world.  What kind of restoration is promised in Isaiah 65:17-25?…

Lesson 12 Review: Desire of Nations

Introduction Memory Text: The Gentiles shall come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your rising (Isaiah 60:3, NKJV). The grace of Christ is our only hope, our own grace and efforts cannot save us. By trusting and relying on God as Isaiah professes, we will have all the help we desire. What is the effect of sin? Sin creates a barrier between the Sinner and God. Sin…

Lesson 11 Review: Waging Love

Introduction Memory Text: If you extend your soul to the hungry and satisfy the afflicted soul, then your light shall dawn in the darkness, and your darkness shall be as the noonday (Isaiah 58:10, NKJV). Our objective as Christians is to show love to everyone no matter who is involved. Prophet Isaiah’s spiritual principle was to show love to those who are oppressed and this is the same thing the…

Lesson 10 Review: Doing the Unthinkable

Introduction Memory Text: But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; the chastisement for our peace was upon Him, and by His stripes we are healed (Isaiah 53:5, NKJV). Lough Fook, a Chinese Christian did the Unthinkable when He decided to be a slave for Him to gain access to preach the hope of the gospel to the slaves in the South African Mines. Jesus…

Lesson 9 Review: To Serve and to Save

Introduction Memory Text: Behold! My Servant whom I uphold, My Elect One in whom My soul delights! I have put My Spirit upon Him; He will bring forth justice to the Gentiles (Isaiah 42:1, NKJV). Walking with Jesus does not entail going to those places where Jesus’ footprints may be found, neither does it entail resting your eyes on the places Jesus’ eyes rested rather it entails doing as Jesus…