Showing posts with label Christian duties. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Christian duties. Show all posts

21 March 2018

Family First




Theme: Household of faith

Scriptures: Galatians 6:1-10

Objectives: (From the D6 Fusion Sunday School Lesson book)
Know: Believers help one another and keep doing what is good and right.
Think: Always be mindful that I will reap what I sow.
Do: Keep doing what is good, helping other believers.

B1 Outline of Galatians 6:1-10
C1 Christian duties towards the brethren Galatians 6:1-5
C2 Christian duties towards the pastor-teacher Galatians 6:6
C3 Christian duties towards ourselves Galatians 6:7-8
C4 Christian duties towards all Galatians 6:9-10
B2 Christian duties towards the brethren Galatians 6:1-5,
C1 The word overtaken, caught, is προλαμβάνω prolambanō. It has the idea of anticipate or surprise. When it refers to surprise, it shows that by the time we realize it, it is too late to respond.
C2 Please give an example of this kind of sin.
C3 What is the obligation of the church family towards this person?
C4 Name some things that the church family must do.
D1 Love: John 13:34 NKJV A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another.
D2 Unity: Ephesians 4:3 NKJV endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
D3 Warn: 1 Thessalonians 5:14 NKJV Now we exhort you, brethren, warn those who are unruly, comfort the fainthearted, uphold the weak, be patient with all.
D4 Pray: James 5:16 NKJV Confess [your] trespasses to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.
D5 Meet needs: Romans 12:13 CSB Share with the saints in their needs; pursue hospitality.
D6 Support, encourage, listen: Hebrews 12:12 NKJV Therefore strengthen the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees.
D7 Material support of pastors and staff: 1 Timothy 17-18 MEV Let the elders who rule well be counted worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in the word and doctrine. 18 For the Scripture says, “You shall not muzzle the ox that treads out the grain,” and, “The laborer is worthy of his reward.”
D8 Forgive: Colossians 3:13-14 MEV Bear with one another and forgive one another. If anyone has a quarrel against anyone, even as Christ forgave you, so you must do. 14 And above all these things, embrace love, which is the bond of perfection.
D9 Support the Christians under persecution: Hebrews 12:12-13 NKJV Therefore strengthen the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees. Remember the prisoners as if chained with them—those who are mistreated—since you yourselves are in the body also.
D10 Romans 12:13-21 CSB - Share with the saints in their needs; pursue hospitality. Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse. Rejoice with those who rejoice; weep with those who weep. Live in harmony with one another. Do not be proud; instead, associate with the humble. Do not be wise in your own estimation. Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Give careful thought to do what is honorable in everyone's eyes. If possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone. Friends, do not avenge yourselves; instead, leave room for God's wrath, because it is written, Vengeance belongs to me; I will repay, says the Lord. But If your enemy is hungry, feed him. If he is thirsty, give him something to drink. For in so doing you will be heaping fiery coals on his head. Do not be conquered by evil, but conquer evil with good.
D11 There are other responsibilities and verses.
C5 The word for trespass is παράπτωμα paraptōma. It means a lapse or deviation from truth and uprightness; a sin, misdeed (Thayers).
C6 How do we restore this person?
C7 How is Matthew 7:1?
D1 Matthew 7:1 NLT - Do not judge others, and you will not be judged.
D2 Read the context: Matthew 7:1-5 NLT - Do not judge others, and you will not be judged. For you will be treated as you treat others. The standard you use in judging is the standard by which you will be judged. "And why worry about a speck in your friend's eye when you have a log in your own? How can you think of saying to your friend, 'Let me help you get rid of that speck in your eye,' when you can't see past the log in your own eye? Hypocrite! First get rid of the log in your own eye; then you will see well enough to deal with the speck in your friend's eye.
D3 What standard do we use to judge ourselves and others?
D4 How do the nonbelievers, in general, dismiss their sins?
C8 How do we watch out for ourselves so that we don’t fall into the sin of thinking we are someone important?
C9 How do we carry each other’s burdens?
C10 What is the standard to examine ourselves?
C11 Why do we examine ourselves by the teachings of the New Testament and not by comparing ourselves with another person?
C12 What is a gentle spirit?
C13 Let us be careful of ourselves. We must not do the same with our sins. Let us be truthful and confront ourselves.
B2 Christian duties towards the pastor-teacher Galatians 6:6,
C1 Not only are we to help all our brothers and sisters with physical, spiritual, emotional, or financial needs, we are to ensure those who work in the ministry are also helped. We are to do what we are able. Some may not have money or muscle, but we can all pray.
C2 Name some other ways we can help.
B3 Christian duties towards ourselves Galatians 6:7-8,
C1 How are we deceived?
C2 How do we avoid being deceived?
C3 Why must we be alert, not in spiritual mysticism?
D1 1 Peter 5:8 CSB Be sober! Be on the alert! Your adversary the Devil is prowling around like a roaring lion, looking for anyone he can devour.
D2 Ephesians 4:27 NASB - and do not give the devil an opportunity. (Don’t forget to read the context, which is Ephesians 4:25-32.
C4 Discuss sowing to the Spirit and sowing to the flesh.
B4 Christian duties towards all. Galatians 6:9-10,
C1 What is doing good? How do we know what is good?
C2 Why do we get discouraged in doing good?
C3 What can we do to assist ourselves when we are discouraged?
C4 What are some priorities in doing good?
B5 Give some applications for living a Christian life from these passages.
C1 Ephesians 5:15-20 NLT - So be careful how you live. Don't live like fools, but like those who are wise. Make the most of every opportunity in these evil days. Don't act thoughtlessly, but understand what the Lord wants you to do. Don't be drunk with wine, because that will ruin your life. Instead, be filled with the Holy Spirit, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs among yourselves, and making music to the Lord in your hearts. And give thanks for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.
C2 Colossians 4:2-4 NLT - Devote yourselves to prayer with an alert mind and a thankful heart. Pray for us, too, that God will give us many opportunities to speak about his mysterious plan concerning Christ. That is why I am here in chains. Pray that I will proclaim this message as clearly as I should.
B6 Next week:
C1 Praising Him in pain
C2 Theme: A song for suffering
C3 Scriptures: Psalm 22