Wednesday, February 29, 2012

A Leap Year Feb 29th

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Monday, February 27, 2012

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Sunday, February 26, 2012


Adult SS Lesson - Feb 26, 2012



How do you spend your time?  As a servant of the Lord we really don’t have any time that is ours.  Everything we have, including time is the Lord’s.  So, we should ask ourselves how we are using the Lord’s time.

1.         According to I Corinthians 10:31 how should we spend our time?                                             


2.         What can you do to glorify God?                                                                                             


3.         What things preoccupy your time that are not glorifying to God?                                               


4.         What is the most important thing in your life?                                                                


5.         Arrange a weekly schedule for you that will please God and that will be a good investment for your spiritual development.                                                                           


6.         Time is an asset that cannot be saved or regained.  Make every day count.


I Corinthians 12:25

1.         What is our responsibility to our Brethren?                                                                               


2.         How can we be good stewards?  (I Peter 4:10)                                                            


3.         List the ways that we can care for one another (Ephesians 4:1-3)                                              


4.         What three things are we to strive for as a church? (Ephesians 4:12)                             


5.         Explain how you could apply Colossians 3:16.                                                              


6.         Describe how you intend to care for your Brethren.                                                                  



A.        Luke 8:4-11

1.         What was the seed?                                                                                                     

2.         What does a good steward do with seed?                                                                    

B.         II Corinthians 5:18-20

            1.         What have you been given?                                                                                          

            2.         What is your official title according to II Corinthians 5:20?                                            



1.         What is Paul warning us about in I Timothy 6:10?                                                                     


2.         Luke 21:1-4.  How does the Lord feel about the quantity of giving?                                          


3.         As a steward of the Lord, the money and substance in your possession is not really yours.  You are a steward of God’s money.  In what ways has God blessed you to acquire money for His use? Health,                                              ,                                    ,                                  ,                                  

4.         What do the following verses in II Corinthians 9 teach you about giving?







5.         What can be learned from Proverbs 15:27?                                                                              


            What does it mean to be greedy?                                                                                             

            What would you think of a steward who was greed with his master’s money?               


6.         How do we benefit by supporting missionaries such as Paul? (Philippians 4:15-18)        


7.         What percentage of money do you think God wants us to use for His glory and work?


8.         Why do you think Abraham tithed?                                                                                          


9.         How do you plan to use the Lord’s money that you are a steward of?

            To whom                                                                                                                                 

            How much                                                                                                                               



10.       Budgeting money is a great help to people who want to plan wisely how they use the Lord’s money.  Planning will safeguard you from debt, irregular, unwise giving and irresponsibility.


I Corinthians 6:19-20

1.         What does being a temple of the Holy Spirit mean to you?                                                        


2.         In what ways can we glorify God with our bodies?

                        Do’s                                                                                         Don’ts





3.         How and why are the following characteristics important to your testimony for Christ?

            a.         Hygiene                                                                                                                       
            b.         Appearance                                                                                                                 
            c.         Habits                                                                                                                         
            d.         Modesty                                                                                                                      

Explain how you feel about being the steward of Jesus Christ’s possessions.

Monday, February 20, 2012

Bearing Fruit

Adult SS Lesson 19/02/12

BEARING FRUIT                                                       John 15: 1 – 11

            The Lord Jesus Christ has told us how we can bear much fruit and glorify the Father. Every Christian has a desire deep inside of them to be fruitful Christians. There is a natural excitement about the thought of being used by God. The objective of this study guide is to help you find out how you can be used by God to bear much fruit.

Read John 15: 1 – 11

  1. Who is the vine?                                  

What is a husbandman?                                         

  1. Describe the two types of branches in verse 2 and what happens to them.



  1. What does it mean to be “clean through the word”?


  1. What two requirements must be fulfilled before we can bear fruit?

1.  .                                                                 


  1. What two requirements must be fulfilled before we can bear much fruit?



  1. What happens to those who do not abide in Christ? 

  1. Abiding in Christ refers to a person who has repented of his sins and has yielded to the Lordship of Jesus Christ. This is salvation. All Christians abide in Christ by virtue of being born again and receiving the gift of eternal life.
  2. “Christ abiding in us” refers to the closeness of our fellowship with Christ. For example, you have probably experienced closeness and distance in your relationship with your parents. They love you and you are still their child, but relationship is not always close; especially if they are disappointed with your behaviour.
  3. Read John 14:23.  When will God abide in us?

What is more important: 

1. Keeping God’s commands or                       

2. Loving Him?

Can you have one without the other?

  1. How would you feel if Jesus “manifested” Himself to you (John 14:21)?

  1. Given the two conditions as being fulfilled in your life, what does Jesus promise?


  1. What two result from our bearing of much fruit?



        9. Do you see an association between verse 9 and I John 5:3?


      10. How did Christ abide in the Father’s love?

            Why do you think He did this?

       11. Why has Jesus told us these things?



       12. Select two or more verses from this passage in John 15 and memorize them.