SUNDAY SCHOOL: SUCCESSFUL PARENTING Bible Reading : 1Samuel 2:12-27; 29-30 Memory verse: “And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath; but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord”. Eph. 6:4 Introduction: Parents have the duty to raise their children in love. God expects parents to bring up children who will love Him, live for Him and make positive impacts In the world. Deut. 6:5-7. While there are different styles of parenting in the world, believers should note that successful parenting is achievable. LESSON OUTLINES 1. Different parenting......
Meekness is restraining of one’s might and power. It is a display of humility and grace. It is a constraint on the power of words and actions. It is handing over of might/strength to God’s guidance. It is acceptance of God’s view on all matters including thought. Isaiah 55:9 What are the benefits of meekness? i. Through meekness, erring fellow can be corrected and restored ii. Forgiveness of others is easy. Matthew 18:23-35 iii. Competitions and sectarianism will disappear. Philippians 1 :15-18 iv. Believers will complement one another in the ministry v.......
BIBLE PASSAGE: ACTS 2:41-44. 2:42 And they continued stedfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers. 2:43 And fear came upon every soul: and many wonders and signs were done by the apostles. 2:44 And all that believed were together, and had all things common; INTRODUCTION. A close study of the daily life of the first Apostolic Church reveals certain peculiarities worthy of note. Acts 2:42 Gideon Bible says “All the believers continually and faithfully devoting themselves to the apostles’ teaching, and to fellowship, to......
Acts 1v8 illuminate my heart and understanding on why the Christiandom has become passive to evangelism and mission oriented ministry. The Holy Spirit was sent in a special way to the world at Pentecost – Acts 2:1-4. The missionary work of the apostles started with the Holy Spirit -Acts 8:29; Peter was sent by the Holy Spirit to the Gentiles -Acts 10v19-20; He sent out missionaries in Acts 13v2-4 and prevented them from going to Asia Minor or Bithynia -Acts 16v6-7, directing them to Troas where they got the Macedonia call to......