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Lesson 1

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June 07, 2020

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Summer 2020

by Lea Vaverchak
Exodus 20:3; Matthew 19:16-30

upper elementary

Students will discuss the sacrifice required in putting God first in their lives.

Lesson 1

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June 07, 2020

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Summer 2020

by Sandra Higley
Exodus 19:3-5; 20:1-5a, 7; Acts 19:13-17

middle school

Students will explore the significance of names and discover that God’s name is worthy of our respect.

Lesson 1

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June 07, 2020

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Summer 2020

by George Halitzka
Exodus 20:1-3; Psalm 99:2-5; Malachi 3:6

high school

Students will be reminded that while many things in their lives and in society  change over time, God always remains the same.

Lesson 1

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June 07, 2020

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Summer 2020

by RLD Editorial Team
Proverbs 1:1-4, 7, 8, 10, 20-22, 32, 33

adult

Listen to God’s Wisdom

Lesson 1

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June 07, 2020

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Summer 2020

by RLD Editorial Team
Proverbs 1:1-4, 7, 8, 10, 20-22, 32, 33

echoes adult

Listen to God’s Wisdom

Lesson 14

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May 31, 2020

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Spring 2020

by RLD Editorial Team
Hosea 11:1, 2, 7-10; 12:1, 2, 6-14

echoes adult

Pursue Love and Justice

Lesson 14

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May 31, 2020

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Spring 2020

by RLD Editorial Team
Hosea 11:1, 2, 7-10; 12:1, 2, 6-14

adult

Pursue Love and Justice

Lesson 14

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May 31, 2020

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Spring 2020

by Frieda Nossaman
John 9:1-41

high school

Students will think about why we worship God and why it is important to come before Him together, joyfully.

Lesson 14

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May 31, 2020

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Spring 2020

by Frieda Nossaman
John 9:1-41

middle school

Students will watch a funny video about people going to church on Easter and discuss why God is worthy of worship.

Lesson 14

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May 31, 2020

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Spring 2020

by Suzanne Gosselin
John 9:1-41

upper elementary

To introduce a lesson about a blind man receiving his sight, students will watch a video about a young girl who was legally blind until genetic therapy gave her back her sight.

Lesson 11

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May 24, 2020

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Spring 2020

by RLD Editorial Team
Jeremiah 22:1-10

adult

Repent of Injustice

Lesson 11

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May 24, 2020

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Spring 2020

by RLD Editorial Team
Jeremiah 22:1-10

echoes adult

Repent of Injustice