Abrahamic Covenant . Confess/Confession . Repent/Repentance . Abram/Abraham . Ur . Mesopotamia . Sunday School Lesson
I plan to share the previous three Sunday School Lessons next week or week after. I am behind on my writing online due to being under the doctor and "Me Time." I fine though all my test came back normal for Overactive Thyroid.
Nehemiah 9 ... A Solemn Fast & Confession.
The Sunday School Lesson for 8/11/2013 is shared from Nehemiah 9:2, 6-7, 9-10, 30-36 (Background Scripture Nehemiah 9:1-37; Devotional Reading Luke 15:1-10).
Abrahamic Covenant (Genesis 12:1-3; 15; 17:1-22; Exodus 6:4,8; Psalm/Tehillim 105:8-11; Romans 9:7-13; Galatians 3)
Confess/Confession ... denotes confession by acknowledgment of truth. Of a public acknowledgment or confession of sins.
Repent/Repentance ... change. A change for the better, and of repentance of sin. Repentance from evil or sin.
Abram/Abraham .. father of many or exalted father. Canaan given to. Relocates in Egypt because of a famine. Father of Ishmael & Issac. Blessed by Melchizedek. God's convenant with. Children of (Genesis 16:15; 21:2,3; 25:1-4; I Chronicles 32:34)
Ur ... or Urfa (light) an ancient city of Mesopotamia
Mesopotamia ... (between the rivers) Greek name of country between Euphrates & Tigris.
Nehemiah 9:2 ... A solemn fast, & repentance of the people. Duties To God; Confession; Examples of Confession, National Confession... The Hebrews; The Hebrew Polity; Separate
Polity .. a nation as a political entity
(Nehemiah 9:3; Ezra 10 ... Reference Scripture in Sunday School Book
Nehemiah 9:6,7,9,10 ... The Levites make a religious confession of God's goodness, & their wickedness
Verse 6 ... Works Of God; Preservation; God the Preserver of All Things ... A Solemn Fast & Confession
Verse 7 ... The Hebrews; God's Chosen People; References to the Promise
Verse 9 ... The Hebrews; Israel in Egypt; God Remembers HIS Covenant ... A Solemn Fast & Confession
Verse 10 ... Miracles; Miracles Considered; References to the Mosiac Miracles
(Genesis 15:13-16; Exodus 12:40; Exodus 15:19; Exodus 7:3; Exodus 7:14)
Nehemiah 9:30-32 ... The Levites make a religious confession of God's goodness, & their wickedness
Verse 30 ... Mediums & Methods of Revelation; The Prophet's Reception By The People; Disbelieved, Penalty of Disbelief ... A Solemn Fast & Confession
Verse 31 ... God; Attributes Of God As Person; Mercy & Compassion ... A Solemn Fast & Confession
Verse 32 ... Duties To God; Pleading In Prayer; By God's Promises ... A Solemn Fast & Confession
Nehemiah 9:33-36 ... The Levites make a religious confession of God's goodness, & their wickedness.
Verses 33,34,35 ... Duties To God; Confession; Examples of Confession, National Confession ... A Solemn Fast & Confession
Verse 36 ... Trials & Persecutions; Persecution Overruled & Avenged; Persecutors Punished
Luke 15:1-10 ... the journeyings toward Jerusalem (Luke 9:51-19:48)Luke was a physician, companion of the Apostle Paul... The parable of the lost sheep; of the piece of silver. (Verse 6 ... Pardcn for Sins & Iniquities Promised)
Monday - August 5, 2013 - Repent & Turn to God - Acts 3:17-26
The Name Of The Lord Jesus/Yeshua In Jerusalem (Acts 3:1-5:42) ... Peter (Simon Peter) 2ns speech (Acts 3:11-26)
Tuesday - August 6, 2013 - A Changed Mind - Matthew 21:28-32
The Way to Jerusalem (Matthew 19:1-23:39)
Wednesday - August 7, 2013 - I Repent in Dust & Ashes - Job 42:1-6
Job's second reply (Job 42:1-6)... The Yahweh Speeches (Job 38:1-42:6 ... Dialogue (Job 3:1-4:2)
Thursday - August 8, 2013 - First Be Reconciled - Matthew 5:21-26
Teaching: The Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5:1-7:29)
Friday - August 9, 2013 - God Be Merciful to Me - Luke 18:9-14
The parable of the tax-collector & the Pharisee (Luke 18:9-14) ... Ministry in Samaria & Galilee (Luke 17:11 - 18:14)
Saturday - August 10, 2013 - Joy in Heaven - Luke 15:1-10
Teaching publicans & sinners (Luke 15:1-32)
Sunday - August 11, 2013 - The Community Confesses Together - Nehemiah 9:2,6-7, 9-10, 30-36
The Renewal Of The Covenant (Nehemiah 9:1-10:39)
Scripture reference used/taken from: The International Teacher's Handy Bible Encyclopedia/Concordance KJV Precious Promise Bible, KJV Topical Reference Bible, Vine's Expository Dictionary Of Old & New Testament Words, The Strongest Strong's Exhaustive Concordance Of The Bible, Zondervan Commentary & Reader's Digest Oxford Complete WordFinder