Sunday, February 25, 2018

Sabbath School Lesson Quarterly Book

Stewardship: Motives of the Heart (1st Quarter 2018)

  • The Influence of Materialism

    Lesson 1

    Memory Text:
    “Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God” (Romans 12:2, NKJV).

  • I See, I Want, I Take

    Lesson 2

    Memory Text:
    “ ‘Now he who received seed among the thorns is he who hears the word, and the cares of this world and the deceitfulness of riches choke the word, and he becomes unfruitful’ ” (Matthew 13:22, NKJV).

  • God or Mammon?

    Lesson 3

    Memory Text:
    “Therefore God also has highly exalted Him and given Him the name which is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of those in heaven, and of those on earth, and of those under the earth, and that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father” (Philippians 2:9–11, NKJV).

  • Escape From the World’s Ways

    Lesson 4

    Memory Text:
    “Riches do not profit in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death. . . . He who trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous will flourish like foliage” (Proverbs 11:4, 28, NKJV).

  • Stewards After Eden

    Lesson 5

    Memory Text:
    “On the contrary, we speak as those approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel. We are not trying to please people but God, who tests our hearts” (1 Thessalonians 2:4, NIV).

  • The Marks of a Steward

    Lesson 6

    Memory Text:
    “Let a man so consider us, as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God. Moreover it is required in stewards that one be found faithful” (1 Corinthians 4:1, 2, NKJV).

  • Honesty With God

    Lesson 7

    Memory Text:
    “ ‘But that on the good ground are they, which in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience’ ” (Luke 8:15).

  • The Impact of Tithing

    Lesson 8

    Memory Text:
    “Do you not know that those who minister the holy things eat of the things of the temple, and those who serve at the altar partake of the offerings of the altar? Even so the Lord has commanded that those who preach the gospel should live from the gospel” (1 Corinthians 9:13, 14, NKJV).

  • Offerings of Gratitude

    Lesson 9

    Memory Text:
    “ ‘For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life’ ” (John 3:16, NKJV).

  • The Role of Stewardship

    Lesson 10

    Memory Text:
    “For God did not call us to be impure, but to live a holy life” (1 Thessalonians 4:7, NIV).

  • Debt — A Daily Decision

    Lesson 11

    Memory Text:
    “Give to everyone what you owe them: If you owe taxes, pay taxes; if revenue, then revenue; if respect, then respect; if honor, then honor. Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for whoever loves others has fulfilled the law” (Romans 13:7, 8, NIV).

  • The Habits of a Steward

    Lesson 12

    Memory Text:
    “How can a young man cleanse his way? By taking heed according to Your word. With my whole heart I have sought You; oh, let me not wander from Your commandments! Your word I have hidden in my heart, that I might not sin against You” (Psalm 119:9–11, NKJV).

  • The Results of Stewardship

    Lesson 13

    Memory Text:
    “Having your conduct honorable among the Gentiles, that when they speak against you as evildoers, they may, by your good works which they observe, glorify God in the day of visitation” (1 Peter 2:12, NKJV).