Week 17 Application | When Heaven Breaks Loose

A friend of mine who owns a thriving business faced an unexpected crisis when a key employee resigned suddenly without warning, leaving his fellow employees holding the bag. Thankfully the staff team stepped up, everyone worked together to fill the gap, and things turned out well after all. Relieved and grateful, my friend explained, “I […]


Week 17 Study Questions

Use one or both of these questions to introduce the lesson: 1. If you were to start a career today, what would be your dream job? What education, training, and experience would you need to be qualified for it? 2. Have you ever used a company like Home Advisor or Angie’s List to find a […]

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Week 17 Mission | My Lord and My God

John wrote in his Gospel that after the resurrection, Jesus appeared first to Mary Magdalene and then to the rest of the disciples, except for Thomas. A week later Thomas was with the twelve when Jesus appeared again. This time Jesus spoke directly to Thomas: “Put your finger here; see my hands. Reach out your […]

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Week 17 Character | Everyday Submission

In an age of permissiveness, submission sounds like an antiquated idea that even many Christians want to avoid. But submission is not the four-letter word some seem to think it is. Submission is God’s loving plan for reestablishing relationship with him. In Matthew 12:50, Jesus marked obedience to the Father as a condition of our […]