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Lesson 8

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January 24, 2021

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Winter 2020-21

by RLD Editorial Team
Acts 20:22-24; 21:1-19, 27-33

upper elementary

In order to introduce the lesson topic of being willing to totally trust God, students will look at the things they trust in their daily lives as they watch/discuss a brief movie clip.

Lesson 8

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January 24, 2021

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Winter 2020-21

by RLD Editorial Team
Acts 21:10-14, 27-28, 31, 33; 23:11

middle school

Your students will learn about the religious persecution in the Christian church today as they explore the reality that being a Christian can be tough.

Lesson 8

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January 24, 2021

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Winter 2020-21

by RLD Editorial Team
Ephesians 5:6-17

high school

Students will see how artificial light competes with the true light of God’s love.

Lesson 8

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January 24, 2021

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Winter 2020-21

by RLD Editorial Team
17:14-24

adult

Show Jesus through unity and love.

Lesson 8

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January 24, 2021

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Winter 2020-21

by RLD Editorial Team
17:14-24

echoes adult

Show Jesus through unity and love.

Lesson 7

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January 17, 2021

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Winter 2020-21

by RLD Editorial Team
Acts 19; 1 John 4:1-3

upper elementary

Students will learn how to identify God’s power from false power.

Lesson 7

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January 17, 2021

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Winter 2020-21

by RLD Editorial Team
Acts 20:16-25, 36-38

middle school

Students will consider some of the ways that they can be positively and negatively influenced by friends.

Lesson 7

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January 17, 2021

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Winter 2020-21

by RLD Editorial Team
Ephesians 4:21—5:2

high school

Your students will look at rampant exposition of sexual misconduct in order to understand that there is only one person whose example we can confidently follow.

Lesson 7

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January 17, 2021

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Winter 2020-21

by RLD Editorial Team
Mark 2:1-12

adult

Trust that Jesus has the authority to make you whole.

Lesson 7

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January 17, 2021

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Winter 2020-21

by RLD Editorial Team
Mark 2:1-12

echoes adult

Trust that Jesus has the authority to make you whole.

Lesson 6

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January 10, 2021

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Winter 2020-21

by RLD Editorial Team
Luke 5:1-11

adult

Called to Follow

Lesson 6

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January 10, 2021

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Winter 2020-21

by RLD Editorial Team
Luke 5:1-11

echoes adult

Called to Follow