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Israel Crosses the Jordan

Answers Bible Curriculum 2nd Edition Unit 7 Lesson 65 This week in Sunday school, we take a look at another momentous event at the beginning of Israel’s conquest of Canaan: the crossing of the Jordan River. Why would the Jordan River have been such a dangerous obstacle for the people of Israel? How did God…

God Prepares the Way

Answers Bible Curriculum 2nd Edition Unit 7 Lesson 63 This week in Sunday school, we start to see circumstances turn around for Israel as God prepares the way for the second generation to inherit the promised land. God causes Israel to vanquish two entire kingdoms on the eastern side of the Jordan River and then…

Smyrna: The Church of Martyrdom

In this sermon, Pastor Babij preaches on Jesus’ message to the church at Smyrna in the book of Revelation. This church is one of two churches that receives no condemnation from Jesus, only commendation. Smyrna is commended for being spiritually rich and for standing publicly for the Lord despite intense and bitter suffering. Christ challenges…

Paul’s First Journey

Answers Bible Curriculum Year 3 Quarter 4 Lesson 1 This week in Sunday school, we look at Paul’s first missionary journey to the Gentiles. Where precisely did Paul and Barnabas go? What did they do? What were the results? And what do these happenings show us about God and our own necessary attitude toward the…

The Gospel Spreads

Answers Bible Curriculum Year 3 Quarter 3 Lesson 10 This week in Sunday school, we look at how the persecution launched after Stephen’s death resulted in the spread of the saving gospel of Christ to Judea, Samaria, and even Ethiopia. How did this happen? What do we learn about God’s sovereignty? And what can we…

The Apostles Are Persecuted

Answers Bible Curriculum Year 3 Quarter 3 Lesson 9 This week in Sunday school, we continue to look at the beginning of the New Testament church, this time focusing on the early persecution of the apostles and of Stephen. What persecution did they suffer? How did they respond to the persecution? And how should we…

Rebuilding the Walls

Answers Bible Curriculum Year 2 Quarter 4 Lesson 9 This week in Sunday school, we look at the final part of Israel’s restoration from exile under Nehemiah. Why did Nehemiah want to rebuild Jerusalem’s walls? How was this work both supported and opposed? What are we to learn from Nehemiah’s experience? We’ll consider these questions…

Solomon Builds God’s Temple

ABC Year 2 Quarter 2 Lesson 7 In this lesson, David Capoccia discusses Solomon’s temple, both its description from Kings and Chronicles as well as the preparations King David made for his son Solomon. David Capoccia also briefly examines how temple worship changed after Solomon and what the temple means for believers today.

David and Goliath

Answers Bible Curriculum Year 2, Quarter 2, Lesson 1 In this lesson, David Capoccia contrasts the faithful and courageous response of David with the fearful and distrustful response of the Israelite army when facing Goliath’s brazen challenge. David Capoccia shows from the Scriptures that God promised to grant the Israelites victory by His own strength…

The Apostle Paul’s Testimony

In this sermon, Pastor Babij examines the necessity and content of the Christian’s testimony by looking at the testimony given by the Apostle Paul before King Agrippa. Pastor Babij explains that Christians should recognize the work of God in Christ as central to their testimony and should also be able to share the their testimony with others as…