Saturday, March 23, 2013

2 of 2 .. The Privilege of Serving ... 3/24/13

Sunday School Lesson for 3/24/2013. Unit II. Resurrection Hope. The Privilege of Serving. Luke 22:14-30 (Devotional Reading with Sunday School Lesson I Corinthians 10:14-22).

The Last Hours (Luke 22:14-23:56)

The Last Supper (Luke 22:14-38)

Verses 14-20... Sacred Rites and Forms; Sacraments, Worship, & Church-Fellowship; The Lord's Supper, The Supper Itself

(Matthew 26; Mark 14; I Corinthians 11 - Reference Scripture in Sunday School Book)

Focus on the meaning and observance of The Lord's Supper.

Verses 21-23 ... Jesus Christ; Christ's Ministry; His Denial by Peter, Betrayal, & Suffering

(John 12:4-6)

Jesus informed His disciples while they were at the table that the one who was at the table with Him would betray Him. The betrayer was Judas Iscariot, who served as the treasurer for the group.

Jesus chose Judas, knowing that Judas would betray Him. Judas is an example of what sin can do to anyone whether saved or unsaved.

Have you ever noticed that when you are betrayed it is often someone closest to you?

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Verse 24 ... Fallen Man; Sin Of the Spirit, & Against Ourselves; Ambition Rebuked

Verses 25,26 ... Man Redeemed; Duties & Graces Of The New Life; Humility, Required

Verse 27 ... Sacred Persons & Offices; Of Spiritual Ministry In General; Ministerial Graces, Meekness & Humility

Verses 28,29 ... Man Redeemed; Blessedness Of The New Life; Temporal & Eternal Rewards

Verse 30 ... Eschatology (Last Things); Heaven; The Blessedness of Heaven, But Eating of the Tree of Life

(John 13)

A dispute rose among Jesus' disciples concerning who would be the greatest. Jesus told His disciples that this type of action - thinking should not be among them.

As Christians/Saints of God/Believers we must resist the attitude and temptation of striving for greatness: but strive to be servants.

I Corinthians 10:14-22 ... Dangers of indulgence

Sharing a Little History on 1 of 2 - The Privilege of Serving 3/24/2013 Sunday School Bible Daily Reading for week of 3/24/2013

Monday - 3/18/2013 ... Deuteronomy 16:1-8 - Keeping the Passover to the Lord ... The Convenant Laws (Deuteronomy 12:1-26:19) ... The Three Annual Pilgrimages (Deuteronomy 16:1-17)

Feast of the Passover ... was the convenant feast of Israel, kept on the 14th Abib, or Nisan, followed by the Feast of Unleavened Bread, which lasted seven days (Leviticus 23:6)

Abib ... Hebrew Passover month (March-April).

Nisan ... April (Nehemiah 2:1; Esther 3:7)

Tuesday - 3/19/2013 - Exodus 12:21-27 ... What Does This Observance Mean? ... From Egypt to Sinai (Exodus 12:1-18:27). The Passover Instituted (Exodus 12:1-28).

Exodus Chapters 1 -18 ... the oppression of the Israelites in Egypt, the history of Moses and his dealings with Pharoh, the plagues, the exodus, the overthrow of the Egyptians, and the arrival at Sinai.

Friday - 3/22/2013 - I Corinthians 11:17-22 - Showing Contempt for the Church ... Disorders in Public Worship (I Corinthians 11:2-34). The Lord's Supper (I Corinthians 11:17-34).

Scripture reference taken/used from: KJV Precious Promise Bible, KJV Topical Reference Bible & Zondervan Commentary