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Men and Women of the Bible: Sarah

Lesson Ten: Sarah, A Mother of Nations Lesson Text: Genesis 17:15-18:15 Lesson Aim: Learn important lessons for life from the experiences of Sarah. Memory Verse: Hebrews 11:11 NKJV By faith Sarah herself also received strength to conceive seed, and she bore a child when she was past the age, because she judged Him faithful who had promised. Lesson Readings: Genesis 12-25 Isaiah 51:1-3 Romans 4:19 Hebrews 11:11 1 Peter 3:1-6 Fact Questions: What does Sarah mean? Why was she given…

Men and Women of the Bible: Abraham

Lesson Nine: Abraham, Father of the Faithful Lesson Text: Romans 4:1-25 Lesson Aim: Learn important lessons for life from the experiences of Abraham. Memory Verse: Romans 4:12 NKJV And the father of circumcision to those who not only are of the circumcision, but who also walk in the steps of the faith which our father Abraham had while still uncircumcised. Lesson Readings: Genesis 12-25 Joshua 24:2,3 2 Chronicles 20:7 Psalms 105:6-10 Isaiah 41:8 Acts 7:2-8 Romans 4:1-25 Galatians 3:1-29 Hebrews…

Men and Women of the Bible: Job

Lesson Eight: Job, An Example of Suffering Affliction & of Patience Lesson Text: Job 1:1-2:13 Lesson Aim: Learn important lessons for life from the experiences of Job. Memory Verse: James 5:10-11 NKJV My brethren, take the prophets, who spoke in the name of the Lord, as an example of suffering and patience. 11 Indeed we count them blessed who endure. You have heard of the perseverance of Job and seen the end intended by the Lord – that the Lord…

Men and Women of the Bible: Noah

Lesson Seven: Noah, Father of the Nations Lesson Text: Genesis 6:1-22 Lesson Aim: Learn important lessons for life from the experiences of Noah. Memory Verse: Genesis 6:22 NKJV Thus Noah did; according to all that God commanded him, so he did. Lesson Readings: Genesis 6-9 1 Chronicles 1:4 Isaiah 54:9 Ezekiel 14:12-23 Matthew 24:36-39 Luke 3:36; 17:22-27 Hebrews 11:7 1 Peter 3:18-22 2 Peter 2:4-10 Fact Questions: What does Noah mean? Why was he given this name? Genesis 5:29 NKJV…

Men and Women of the Bible: Lamech

Lesson Six: Two Men Named Lamech, A Study In Contrasts Lesson Text: Genesis 4:16-26 Lesson Aim: Learn important lessons for life from the experiences of two very different men named Lamech. Memory Verse: Luke 3:36 NKJV the son of Cainan, the son of Arphaxad, the son of Shem, the son of Noah, the son of Lamech. Lesson Readings: Genesis 4:16-26 Genesis 5:26-31 NKJV After he begot Lamech, Methuselah lived seven hundred and eighty-two years, and had sons and daughters. 27…

Men and Women of the Bible: Enoch

Lesson Five: Enoch, He Pleased God Lesson Text: Genesis 5:1-32 Lesson Aim: Learn important lessons for life from the experiences of Enoch. Memory Verse: Hebrews 11:5 Lesson Readings: Genesis 5:1-32 1 Chronicles 1:1-3 NKJV Adam, Seth, Enosh, 2 Cainan, Mahalalel, Jared, 3 Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech. Luke 3:23-38 Luke 3:36-38 NKJV the son of Cainan, the son of Arphaxad, the son of Shem, the son of Noah, the son of Lamech, 37 the son of Methuselah, the son of Enoch, the…

Men and Women of the Bible: Abel

Lesson Four: Righteous Abel Lesson Aim: Learn important lessons for life from the experiences of Abel. Lesson Text: Genesis 4:1-8 NKJV Now Adam knew Eve his wife, and she conceived and bore Cain, and said, “I have acquired a man from the LORD.” 2 Then she bore again, this time his brother Abel. Now Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground. 3 And in the process of time it came to pass that…

Men and Women of the Bible: Cain

Lesson Three: Cain, His Works Were Evil Lesson Text: Genesis 4:1-24 Lesson Aim: Learn important life lessons from the experiences of Cain Memory Verse: 1 John 3:11-12 NKJV For this is the message that you heard from the beginning, that we should love one another, 12 not as Cain who was of the wicked one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because his works were evil and his brother’s righteous. Lesson Readings: Genesis 4:1-24 Hebrews 11:4…

Men and Women of the Bible: Eve

Lesson Two: Eve, the Mother of All Living Lesson Text: Genesis 3:1-24 Lesson Aim: Learn important life lessons from the experiences of Eve Memory Verse: 2 Corinthians 11:3 NKJV But I fear, lest somehow, as the serpent deceived Eve by his craftiness, so your minds may be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ. Lesson Readings: Genesis 1-3 1 Corinthians 14:34 2 Corinthians 11:1-3 1 Timothy 2:9-15 Fact Questions: How did the creation of the woman differ from the…

Men and Women of the Bible: Adam

Lesson One: Adam, The Son of God Lesson Text: Genesis 2:8-25 Lesson Aim: Learn important life lessons from the experiences of Adam Memory Verse: Luke 3:38 Lesson Readings: Genesis 1-3, 4:1, 25, 5:1-5 Deuteronomy 32:8 1 Chronicles 1:1 Job 31:33 Luke 3:38 1 Romans 5:14 1 Corinthians 15:22, 45 1 Timothy 2:13, 14 Jude 14 Fact Questions: After What Manner & In What Order Did God Create Man? Genesis 1:26-27 What Did God Call The Man Whom He Made? Genesis…