Lesson 13 Review: The Ultimate Rest

Introduction Memory Text: “But as it is written: ‘Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, nor have entered into the heart of man the things which God has prepared for those who love Him’” (1 Cor. 2:9, NKJV). The great controversy between Christ (good) and Satan (the bad) is taking place on a global scale. We may lose focus on where we are going if we do not seek God’s…

Lesson 12 Review: The Restless Prophet

Introduction Memory Text: “ ‘And should I not pity Nineveh, that great city, in which are more than one hundred and twenty thousand persons who cannot discern between their right hand and their left – and much livestock?’ “ (Jonah 4:11, NKJV). Jonah is the restless prophet; he was sent to Nineveh to preach the gospel of repentance but because He did not want them to repent he ran away.…

Lesson 11 Review: Longing for More

Introduction Memory text: “Now these things took place as examples for us, that we might not desire evil as they did” (1 Cor. 10:6, ESV). The Model in the Queens Museum of Art in New York depicts all of the buildings in New York. It is a very intricate and detailed copy of the original city. The scripture itself is a full miniature model of activities and institutions that all…

Lesson 10 Review: Sabbath Rest

Introduction Memory Text: “Six days shall work be done, but the seventh day is a Sabbath of solemn rest, a holy convocation. You shall do no work on it; it is the Sabbath of the Lord in all your dwellings” (Lev. 23:3, NKJV). Non-Seventh day Adventists Christians give reasons why they keep Sunday as the Sabbath day, some of those reasons include; Jesus changed the Sabbath to Sunday, Jesus abolished…

Lesson 9 Review: The Rhythms of Rest

Introduction Memory Text: “Then God blessed the seventh day and sanctified it, because in it He rested from all His work which God had created and made” (Genesis 2:3, NKJV). God made the seventh day from the beginning, this day seems to take a different form from the rest of the days because they were no new creatures. The seventh day is a very spectacular day, and it was created…

Lesson 8 Review: Free to Rest

Introduction Memory Text: “The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life, of whom shall I be afraid?” (Psalm 27:1, NKJV). Healing for our sickness brings rest for the one who suffered it, Jesus in His earthly ministry encountered many people who were sick and they all received healing and rest from their sickness. However, we may pray for…

Lesson 7 Review: Rest, Relationships, and Healing

Introduction Memory Text: “ ‘But now, do not therefore be grieved or angry with yourselves because you sold me here; for God sent me before you to preserve life’ “ (Gen 45:5, NKJV). Forgiveness gives us rest as we can tell from the story of the woman that was forgiven for accusing Johnny of sexual assault that led him to rot in prison for 14 years. Forgiveness knows no bounds,…

Lesson 6 Review: Finding Rest in Family Ties

Introduction Memory Text: “You therefore, beloved, since you know this before-hand, beware lest you also fall from your own steadfastness, being led away with the error of the wicked; but grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him be the glory both now and forever. Amen” (2Pet 3:17-18, NKJV). Most of our families go through a certain dysfunction that leads us to restlessness…

Lesson 5 Review: “Come to Me…”

Introduction Memory Text: “ ‘Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest’” (Matt. 11:28, NKJV). Jesus offers us rest by asking us to come to Him all we who are weary and heavy-laden. Jesus also offers us a yoke that is easier than the one we bear, for His yoke is easy and His burden light. However, the only condition is…

Lesson 4 Review: The Cost of Rest

Introduction Memory Text: “Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me” (Psalm 51:10, NKJV). People pay to just be in places like an internet-free room or a very quiet place just to have rest of mind. However, what is really the cost of finding rest in God, because it is only when we find rest in God that we can be assured of…