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Lesson 13

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November 29, 2020

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Fall 2020

by RLD Editorial Team
Malachi 1:1, 5, 11; 2:8; 3:1-4

middle school

As they consider the hope that God gives us, students will look at the true story of an animal who brings hope to a teenager with epilepsy.

Lesson 13

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November 29, 2020

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Fall 2020

by RLD Editorial Team
James 4:6-10; 5:7-11; Psalm 24:3-5

high school

Students will consider the importance of putting in the time to attain something valuable as they explore building a close relationship with God.

Lesson 13

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November 29, 2020

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Fall 2020

by RLD Editorial Team
James 2:1-13

echoes adult

Show love by honoring people, not positions.

Lesson 13

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November 29, 2020

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Fall 2020

by RLD Editorial Team
James 2:1-13

adult

Show love by honoring people, not positions.

Lesson 13

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November 29, 2020

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Fall 2020

by RLD Editorial Team
I Kings 11—12

upper elementary

Students will be reminded that unwise choices in friendships can influence them in negative ways.

Lesson 12

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November 22, 2020

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Fall 2020

by RLD Editorial Team
Acts 4:32–5:11

adult

Test your own motives before you test God.

Lesson 12

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November 22, 2020

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Fall 2020

by RLD Editorial Team
Acts 4:32–5:11

echoes adult

Test your own motives before you test God.

Lesson 12

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November 22, 2020

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Fall 2020

by RLD Editorial Team
2 Chronicles 5—7; 1 Kings 8:54-61

upper elementary

Students will talk about giving thanks to God as they explore all the things God has done for us that are worthy of thanks.

Lesson 12

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November 22, 2020

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Fall 2020

by RLD Editorial Team
Nehemiah 8:1-12

middle school

Students will learn that the Bible can provide joy and comfort that lasts longer than any counterfeit source of happiness.

Lesson 12

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November 22, 2020

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Fall 2020

by RLD Editorial Team
Proverbs 3:13, 17-18; James 3:13—4:4

high school

In order to understand what motivates us to be selfish, your teens will look at the stark dichotomy of wealth in the world today by observing what money can buy in different countries.

Lesson 11

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November 15, 2020

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Fall 2020

by RLD Editorial Team
1 John 3:11–24

echoes adult

Trusting Jesus transforms us from haters into lovers.

Lesson 11

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November 15, 2020

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Fall 2020

by RLD Editorial Team
1 John 3:11–24

adult

Trusting Jesus transforms us from haters into lovers.