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Lesson 11

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August 16, 2020

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Summer 2020

by RLD Editorial Team
Galatians 5:13, 16, 19-21; Ephesians 4:17-24; 1 Peter 4:1-5

high school

Students will discuss living in the Spirit as opposed to living for pleasure.

Lesson 11

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August 16, 2020

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Summer 2020

by RLD Editorial Team
Luke 6:31-38; Matthew 7:1-5

middle school

Students will discuss living by the Golden Rule.

Lesson 11

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August 16, 2020

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Summer 2020

by RLD Editorial Team
James 2:26

adult

The actions of the wise flow out of a living faith.

Lesson 11

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August 16, 2020

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Summer 2020

by RLD Editorial Team
James 2:26

echoes adult

The actions of the wise flow out of a living faith.

Lesson 11

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August 16, 2020

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Summer 2020

by RLD Editorial Team
Mark 10:35-45

upper elementary

Students will discuss the importance of people who serve others and watch a video about an oil worker who saved some kittens’ lives.

Lesson 10

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August 09, 2020

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Summer 2020

by RLD Editorial Team
Matthew 22:15-22

upper elementary

Students will use what Jesus taught about respecting authority and relate it to their own lives as they strive to show respect to those in authority over them.

Lesson 10

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August 09, 2020

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Summer 2020

by RLD Editorial Team
Romans 14:1-6, 13-15, 19

middle school

Students will discuss how people can get along even when they disagree.

Lesson 10

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August 09, 2020

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Summer 2020

by RLD Editorial Team
1 John 3:8; Ephesians 2:2; 2 Corinthians 4:4; 11:14; 1 Peter 5:8; Ephesians 6:11-12

high school

Students will watch and discuss a nature video of a predator’s attack on a victim as they explore the subtle schemes of our enemy.

Lesson 10

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August 09, 2020

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Summer 2020

by RLD Editorial Team
James 1:19-27

adult

Wisdom requires acting on the Word.

Lesson 10

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August 09, 2020

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Summer 2020

by RLD Editorial Team
James 1:19-27

echoes adult

Wisdom requires acting on the Word.

Lesson 9

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August 02, 2020

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Summer 2020

by RLD Editorial Team
Acts 16:1-3; 17:13-15; 1 and 2 Timothy

upper elementary

Students will consider the effort put into strengthening the body and will realize similar effort needs to be invested in exercising their faith.

Lesson 9

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August 02, 2020

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Summer 2020

by RLD Editorial Team
Luke 19:1-10

middle school

Your students will talk about big changes as they explore how Jesus can transform lives.