Finding Strength in God's Word
December 28 Lesson 1: Be Ready
Bible Account: Gideon is Ready to Serve
Text: Judges 6:1-16, 36-40
Memory Verse: 1 Peter 3:15, "Be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear."
Lesson Purpose: Students will always be ready to serve the Lord.
December 29 Lesson 2: Be Obedient
Bible Account: Ruth Follows God
Text: Ruth 1:14-17; 2:5-16; 3:10,11; 4:13-17
Memory Verse: Galatians 2:20, "I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me."
Lesson Purpose: Students will follow Christ who lives in them.
December 30 Lesson 3: Be Faithful
Bible Account: Nehemiah Builds the Wall
Text: Nehemiah 4:1-23; 6:1-9
Memory Verse: 1 Corinthians 15:58, "Be ye steadfast, moveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord."
Lesson Purpose: Students will live faithfully for Christ despite difficulties.
December 31 Lesson 4: Be Bold
Bible Account: Peter Reaches the Lost
Text: Acts 10:9-22, 34-43; 11:1,2, 12-18
Memory Verse: Romans 1:16, "For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth."
Lesson Purpose: Students will share Christ with their unsaved family and friends.
January 1 Lesson 5: Be Courageous
Bible Account: Esther Faces Danger
Text: Esther 3:38-15; 4:1-17
Memory Verse: Joshua 1:9, "Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the Lord thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest."
Lesson Purpose: Students will stand with Christ against evil and danger.