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OH Geez! Class Outline


March 3, 2019
Facilitator: Minister Michelle Goodwine
 
TOPIC: Submit to God in Christ
BIBLE VERSES: Philippians 1:12-21
DEVOTIONAL READINGS: 1 Peter 4:12–19

 
LESSON GOALS: By the end of the lesson, we will:
  1. ANALYZE Paul’s circumstances spreading the Gospel despite others’ responses;
  2. DECIDE to be faithful and forgive others; and
  3. REJOICE in opportunities to do God’s work in the world through Jesus Christ.
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BIBLE TRUTH: Paul commends the example of Christ, who humbly emptied Himself in order to serve God and others through His sacrifice.
 
CENTRAL TEXT: “And I want you to knoaw, my dear brothers and sisters, that everything that has happened to me here has helped to spread the Good News” (Philippians 1:12, NLT)
 
BACKGROUND: Philippians is a letter written by Paul during a time of imprisonment.
 
OUTLINE 
  1. Prison Can’t Stop the Gospel (Philippians 1:12–14)
  2. People Can’t Stop the Gospel (vv. 15–18)
  3. The Gospel Goes Forth by Prayer (vv. 19–21)

DISCUSSION QUESTIONS
Describe a time when your perspective changed in a bad situation, and it made all the difference.
How can you spread the Gospel in your life now?
How does knowing “Christ is life” affect how a Christian should live?
How do you find the strength to keep working when people are against you?
How can facing challenge or opposition sometimes help us accomplish a goal?

LESSON RESOURCES
https://www.awfumc.org/files/websites/www/ABS+-+January+20%2C+2019.pdf
http://glzbc.org/wpzion1/wp-content/uploads/Sunday-School-Lesson-20190120.pdf