Sunday, August 19, 2018
The Role of the Church in the Community (3rd Quarter 2016)

Sabbath School Lesson Quarterly Book

The Role of the Church in the Community (3rd Quarter 2016)

  • The “Restoration of All Things”

    Lesson 1

    Memory Text:
    “So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them”<br />(Genesis 1:27, NIV).

  • Restoring Dominion

    Lesson 2

    Memory Text:
    “Then God said, ‘Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over the cattle, over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth’ ”<br />(Genesis 1:26, NKJV).

  • Justice and Mercy in the Old Testament: Part 1

    Lesson 3

    Memory Text:
    “He upholds the cause of the oppressed and gives food to the hungry. The Lord sets prisoners free, the Lord gives sight to the blind, the Lord lifts up those who are bowed down, the Lord loves the righteous. The Lord watches over the foreigner and sustains the fatherless and the widow”<br />(Psalm 146:7–9, NIV).

  • Justice and Mercy in the Old Testament: Part 2

    Lesson 4

    Memory Text:
    “ ‘Swarms of living creatures will live wherever the river flows. There will be large numbers of fish, because this water flows there and makes the salt water fresh; so where the river flows everything will live’ ”<br />(Ezekiel 47:9, NIV).

  • Jesus on Community Outreach

    Lesson 5

    Memory Text:
    “Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all kinds of sickness and all kinds of disease among the people”<br />(Matthew 4:23, NKJV).

  • Jesus Mingled With People

    Lesson 6

    Memory Text:
    “Now the tax collectors and sinners were all gathering around to hear Jesus. But the Pharisees and the teachers of the law muttered, ‘This man welcomes sinners and eats with them’ ”<br />(Luke 15:1, 2, NIV).

  • Jesus Desired Their Good

    Lesson 7

    Memory Text:
    “O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets, and stonest them which are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, and ye would not!”<br />(Matthew 23:37, KJV).

  • Jesus Showed Sympathy

    Lesson 8

    Memory Text:
    “And when Jesus went out He saw a great multitude; and He was moved with compassion for them, and healed their sick”<br />(Matthew 14:14, NKJV).

  • Jesus Ministered to Their Needs

    Lesson 9

    Memory Text:
    “Jesus went through all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom and healing every disease and sickness”<br />(Matthew 9:35, NIV).

  • Jesus Won Their Confidence

    Lesson 10

    Memory Text:
    “But now even more the report about him went abroad, and great crowds gathered to hear him and to be healed of their infirmities”<br />(Luke 5:15, ESV).

  • Jesus Bade Them, "Follow Me"

    Lesson 11

    Memory Text:
    “ ‘But they [the sheep] will never follow a stranger; in fact, they will run away from him because they do not recognize a stranger’s voice’ ”<br />(John 10:5, NIV).

  • Urban Ministry in the End Time

    Lesson 12

    Memory Text:
    “ ‘Seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the Lord for it, because if it prospers, you too will prosper’ ”<br />(Jeremiah 29:7, NIV).

  • How Shall We Wait?

    Lesson 13

    Memory Text:
    “Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord. Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. Share with God’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality”<br />(Romans 12:11–13, NIV).