The Call of Wisdom

Sunday, June 7, 2020, lesson title “The Call of Wisdom”. Bible Background Proverbs 1. Printed Text Proverbs 1:1-4, 7-8, 10, 20-22, 32-33. Devotional Reading Psalm 34:11-18. Keep in Mind: “The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction” (Proverbs 1:7, KJV).

AIM FOR CHANGE
By the end of this lesson,we will: RECOGNIZE the value of godly wisdom and direction, VALUE godly wisdom in our choices, and APPLY the standards of wisdom to a specific choice that needs to be made.

DAILY BIBLE READINGS FOR June 1, 2020 – June 7, 2020

DAILY BIBLE READINGS FOR June 1, 2020 – June 7, 2020

MONDAY
Faith Community Discerns Path of Wisdom – Acts 6:1-7
TUESDAY
Parents Joyfully Pass on the Faith – 2 Timothy 1:3-9
WEDNESDAY
Learning the Fear of the Lord – Psalm 34:11-18
THURSDAY
Violence Not a Wise Choice – Matthew 26:47-52
FRIDAY
Vast Scope of Solomon’s Wisdom – 1 Kings 4:29-34
SATURDAY
Prize Wisdom and Insight – Proverbs 4:1-9
SUNDAY
Godly Wisdom for Life’s Decisions – Proverbs 1:1-4 7-8 10, 20-22, 32-33

DAILY BIBLE READINGS FOR May 25, 2020 – May 31, 2020

DAILY BIBLE READINGS FOR May 25, 2020 – May 31, 2020

MONDAY
Receiving a New Vision of God – Genesis 28:10-17
TUESDAY
Justice for Gentile Believers – Acts 15:10-17
WEDNESDAY
The Up or Down Choice – Deuteronomy 28:1-6, 15-10
THURSDAY
Jesus, a Migrant from Egypt – Matthew 2:13-15
FRIDAY
Ephraim Spurns God’s Love and Suffers – Hose 11:3-6
SATURDAY
One a Slave; Now a Brother – Philemon 8-21
SUNDAY
Respond with Love and Justice Daily – Hosea 11:1-2, 7-10, 12:1-2, 6-14.

Return to Love and Justice

Sunday, May 31, 2020, lesson title “Return to Love and Justice”. Bible Background Hosea 11-12. Printed Text Hosea 11:1-2, 7-10; 12:1-2, 6-14. Devotional Reading Deuteronomy 8:11-20. Keep in Mind: “Therefore turn thou to thy God: keep mercy and judgment and wait on thy God continually” (Hosea 12:6, KJV).

AIM FOR CHANGE
By the end of this lesson,we will: COMPARE prosperity as a worldly goal with the godly virtues of love and justice; REGRET the occasions where we have made material prosperity a greedy, covetous goal; and PRACTICE love and justice as key virtues.

Repent of Injustice

Sunday, May 24, 2020, lesson title “Repent of Injustice”. Bible Background Jeremiah 22. Printed Text Jeremiah 22:1 -10. Devotional Reading Psalm 72:1-17. Keep in Mind: “This saith the LORD; Execute ye judgment and righteousness, and deliver the spoiled out of the hand of the oppressor: and do no wrong, do no violence to the stranger, the fatherless, nor the widow, neither shed innocent blood in this place” (Jeremiah 22:3, KJV).

AIM FOR CHANGE
By the end of this lesson,we will: RECOGNIZE that the covenant relationship between God and His people requires justice, REPENT for injustice and seek to deliver the oppressed, and BECOME active agents of deliverance for the oppressed.

DAILY BIBLE READINGS FOR May 18, 2020 – May 24, 2020

MONDAY
Justice for Aliens, Orphans, and Widows – Deuteronomy 24:17-22
TUESDAY
God Requires Godly Rule by Kings – Deuteronomy 17:18-20
WEDNESDAY
Who May Enter God’s Holy Presence? – Psalm 15
THURSDAY
God’s Justice for he Unjust King – Jeremiah 22:11-19
FRIDAY
The City Suffers for ts Disobedience – Jeremiah 22:20-23
SATURDAY
Injustice Ends the Line of David – Jeremiah 22:24-30
SUNDAY
Repent of Misdeeds and Unjust Actions – Jeremiah 22:1-10

DAILY BIBLE READINGS FOR May 11, 2020 – May 17, 2020

DAILY BIBLE READINGS FOR May 11, 2020 – May 17, 2020

MONDAY
Seeking Divine Help in Troubled Times -Psalm 86:1-13
TUESDAY
Land Now Belongs to Babylon – Jeremiah 27:1-11
WEDNESDAY
Choose to Love and Obey the Lord – Deuteronomy 30:15-20
THURSDAY
Surrender and the people Will Live – Jeremiah 38:14-18
FRIDAY
Jerusalem Will Fall – Jeremiah 21:1-7
SATURDAY
Jerusalem Defeated and Zedekiah Exiled – 2 Kings 24:20-25:7
SUNDAY
Choose the Life of Justice – Jeremiah 21:8-14

Practice Justice

Sunday, May 17, 2020, lesson title “Practice Justice”. Bible Background Jeremiah 21. Printed Text Jeremiah 21:8-14. Devotional Reading Psalm 86:1-13. Keep in Mind: “O house of David, thus saith the LORD: Execute judgment in the morning, and deliver him that is spoiled out of the hand of the oppressor, lest my fury go out like fire, and burn that none can quench it, because of the evil of your doings” (Jeremiah 21:12, KJV).

AIM FOR CHANGE
By the end of this lesson,we will: DISCOVER divine justice described by Jeremiah, EXPRESS gratitude that God is a God of Justice, and ENDEAVOR to be just and advocate for justice.

Peace and Justice Reign

Sunday, May 10, 2020, lesson title “Peace and Justice Reign”. Bible Background Zephaniah 8. Printed Text Zephaniah 8:1-8, 11-17. Devotional Reading Zechariah 8:18-23. Keep in Mind: “So again have I thought in these days to do well unto Jerusalem and to the house of Judah: fear ye not” (Zephaniah 8:15, KJV).

AIM FOR CHANGE
By the end of this lesson,we will: COMPREHEND the impact of God’s presence in a community, YEARN for God’s perpetual presence and the promise of justice it brings, and PRAY for God’s presence to result in a communal sense of justice, prosperity, and unity.

DAILY BIBLE READINGS FOR May 4, 2020 – May 10, 2020

MONDAY
God’s Worldwide Covenant with Abraham – Genesis 12:1-8
TUESDAY
A New Covenant f the Heart – Jeremiah 31:31-34
WEDNESDAY
Divided Peoples to Become One – Ezekiel 37:15-23
THURSDAY
Just Living in Church and World – Roans 12:9-21
FRIDAY
Cultivate Peaceful and Just Relations – 1 Thessalonians 5:12-22
SATURDAY
Joyful Feasts Draw Newcomers – Zechariah 8:18-23
SUNDAY
Enjoy Fruits of Peace and Justice – Zechariah 8:1-8, 11-17