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Week 50 Study | Faith in Jesus

In this Advent month, our lesson today celebrates the coming of the gospel to the nations. The tidings of great joy would come to the island of Cyprus. A proconsul would receive the Christ of Christmas and a sorcerer would cry, “Bah, humbug!” In both cases great discernment would be necessary to understand the victory […]


Week 49 Study Questions

These questions coordinate with Engage Your Faith and This Week with the Word. Sunday School Lesson Text: Acts 3:11-21 Use one or both of these questions to introduce the lesson: 1.What TV reality shows do you watch? In your opinion, how “real” are reality shows? 2. In the well-known story, Pinocchio wanted to be a […]


Week 49 Study | Faith in Jesus

Jesus said to his disciples, “Have faith in God” (Mark 11:22). The disciples said to Jesus, “Increase our faith” (Luke 17:5). Few things in the Bible are as important as faith in Jesus. Our lessons for this quarter focus on faith—the faith proclaimed by the early church, the example of faith evident in the life […]

A Church that Changed the World

A Church that Changed the World

by Dr. Bill Patterson Jesus told his disciples, “You will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth” (Acts 1:8). The book of Acts follows the outline of Jesus’ command. As the believers obeyed the directions of Jesus, they witnessed for him in Jerusalem (1-8); […]