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JUNE JULY AUGUST 2000
UNIT I: LIVING IN CHRIST
     
June 4 Living in Christ
June 11 Having the Mind of Christ
June 18 Pressing On in Christ
June 25 Rejoicing in Christ
 
UNIT II: CALLED TO BE A NEW HUMANITY
 
July 2 Called to Spiritual Blessings in Christ
July 9 Called to Oneness in Christ
July 16 Called to Use Your Spiritual Gifts
July 23 Called to Responsible Living
July 30 Called to Stand Firm
 
UNIT III: CHRIST ABOVE ALL
 
August 6 The Supremacy of Christ
August 13 A Complete Life in Christ
August 20 The Way to Righteousness
August 27 Welcoming Others in Christ
 
Editorial Staff: Bishop Roy L. H. Winbush, Editor-in-Chief & Writer
Bishop Chandler. D. Owens, Presiding Bishop
 
Lesson 1
June 4, 2000
Living in Christ

BIBLE BASIS:  Lesson Scripture:  Philippians 1:12-26.

BIBLE TRUTH:  Christ brings meaning to life.

MEMORY VERSE:  For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain

Philippians 1:21


 LESSON AIM:  That you will thank Christ for the meaning He brings.

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Lesson 2
June 11, 2000
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June 5 through June 11

MONDAY: Philippians 2:1-11
Imitate Christ's Humility in Your Lives.

TUESDAY: Philippians 2:12-18
Rejoice in One Another's Faithfulness.

WEDNESDAY: Philippians 2:19-24
Timothy Is a Faithful Servant of Christ.

THURSDAY: Philippians 2:25-30
Welcome Epaphroditus in Christ

FRIDAY: I Peter 3:8-12
Repay Evil with a Blessing.

SATURDAY: I Peter 3:13-22
You May Suffer for Doing Right.

SUNDAY: II Peter 1:1-11
You Are Participants in God's Blessings.


HAVING THE MIND OF CHRIST

BIBLE BASIS:  Lesson Scripture:  Philippians 2:1-13.

BIBLE TRUTH:  In humility, consider the interests of others as important as your own.

MEMORY VERSE:  Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.

Philippians 2:4


 LESSON AIM:  That you will pray for opportunities to humbly relate to others' interests and concerns.

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Lesson 3
June 18, 2000
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June 12 through June 18

MONDAY: Philippians 3:1-6
Don't Be Led Astray!

TUESDAY: Philippians 3:7-11
The Ultimate Riches Come from Knowing Christ Jesus.

WEDNESDAY: Philippians 3:12-16
Press On toward the Goal.

THURSDAY: Philippians 3:17 - 4:1
Our Citizenship Is in Heaven.

FRIDAY: Hebrews 10:19-25
Encourage One Another in Christ Jesus.

SATURDAY: Hebrews 10:26-39
Hold Fast to Your Confidence in Christ.

SUNDAY: Hebrews 12:1-13
Live a Disciplined Christian Life.


PRESSING ON IN CHRIST

BIBLE BASIS:  Lesson Scripture:  Philippians 3:7-21.

BIBLE TRUTH:  Leave things behind and move toward what's ahead.

MEMORY VERSE:  I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.

Philippians 3:14


 LESSON AIM:  That you will make plans to move ahead and mature as Christians.

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Lesson 4
June 25, 2000
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June 19 through June 25

MONDAY: Philippians 4:2-7
Rejoice Always, and Be Gentile with One Another.

TUESDAY: Philippians 4:8-13
Christ Is the Secret of Contentment.

WEDNESDAY: Philippians 4:14-23
Paul's Thanks for the Philippian Church.

THURSDAY: Acts 2:43-47
Life among the Early Believers.

FRIDAY: I Thessalonians 1:1-10
Paul's Thanks for the Thessalonian Church.

SATURDAY: I Thessalonians 4:1-12
Live Lives Pleasing to God.

SUNDAY: III John 1:8
Faithfulness Brings Great Joy.


REJOICING IN CHRIST

BIBLE BASIS:  Lesson Scripture:  Philippians 4:4-18.

BIBLE TRUTH:  Replace anxiety and learn contentment through prayer and thanksgiving.

MEMORY VERSE:  Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice.

Philippians 4:4


 LESSON AIM:  That you will commit to replacing anxiety with prayer and thanksgiving to God.

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Lesson 5
July 2, 2000
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June 26 through July 2

MONDAY: Ephesians 1:1-6
God Has Blessed Us in Christ.

TUESDAY: Ephesians 1:7-14
God's Grace Is Lavished on Us in Christ.

WEDNESDAY: Ephesians 1:15-23
Paul's Prayer for the Ephesians Christians.

THURSDAY: Romans 1:1-7
We Are Called to Belong to Jesus Christ.

FRIDAY: Romans 1:8-17
The Gospel Is God's Power for Salvation.

SATURDAY: Galatians 5:16-26
Bear the Fruit of the Spirit.

SUNDAY: Galatians 6:1-10
Bear One Another's Burdens.


CALLED TO SPIRITUAL BLESSINGS IN CHRIST

BIBLE BASIS:  Lesson Scripture:  Ephesians 1:1-14.

BIBLE TRUTH:  Praise God for every spiritual blessing.

MEMORY VERSE:  In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise.

Ephesians 1:13


 LESSON AIM:  That you will spend time praising God for spiritual blessings.

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Lesson 6
July 9, 2000
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July 3 through July 9

MONDAY: Ephesians 2:1-10
Saved and Made Alive by Grace.

TUESDAY: Ephesians 2:11-18
We are One in Body in Jesus Christ.

WEDNESDAY: Ephesians 2:19-22
God Dwells in You.

THURSDAY: John 17:1-5
Jesus Prays to Complete His Work.

FRIDAY: John 17:6-12
Jesus Prays for the Disciples' Protection.

SATURDAY: John 17:13-22
Jesus Prays for the Disciples' Unity.

SUNDAY: John 17:24-26
May God's Love Be in Christ's Disciples.


CALLED TO ONENESS IN CHRIST

BIBLE BASIS:  Lesson Scripture:  Ephesians 2:8-22.

BIBLE TRUTH:  God's grace breaks down the walls of prejudice.

MEMORY VERSE:  Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellow citizens with the saints, and of the household of God.

Ephesians 2:19


 LESSON AIM:  That you will break down walls of prejudice wherever they are found. 

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Lesson 7
July 16, 2000
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July 10 through July 16

MONDAY: Ephesians 3:1-6
The Gentiles Are Fellow Heirs in Christ.

TUESDAY: Ephesians 3:7-13
Gentiles Will Receive the Gospel's Riches.

WEDNESDAY: Ephesians 3:14-21
Paul Prays for the Ephesians christians.

THURSDAY: Ephesians 4:1-10
Unity in the Body of Christ.

FRIDAY: Ephesians 4:11-16
Grow to Maturity in Christ Jesus.

SATURDAY: Ephesians 4:17-24
Live in Righteousness and Holiness.

SUNDAY: Ephesians 4:25-32
Live a New Life in Christ.


CALLED TO USE YOUR SPIRITUAL GIFTS

BIBLE BASIS:  Lesson Scripture:  Ephesians 4:1-16.

BIBLE TRUTH:  We are each responsible to build up other Christians.

MEMORY VERSE:  But unto every one of us is given grace according to the measure of the gift of Christ.

Ephesians 4:7


 LESSON AIM:  That you will find ways to build up other believers on a regular basis.

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Lesson 8
July 23, 2000
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July 17 through July 23

MONDAY: Ephesians 5:1-7
Turn Your Backs on Immoral Ways.

TUESDAY: Ephesians 5:8-14
Live as Children of the Light.

WEDNESDAY: Ephesians 5:15-20
Serve and Worship with Thanks.

THURSDAY: Ephesians 5:21-27
Words for Christian Couples.

FRIDAY: Ephesians 5:28-33
Love as Christ Loved the Church.

SATURDAY: Ephesians 6:1-9
Treat Everyone with Love and Respect.

SUNDAY: Luke 6:43-49
Hear God's Word and Obey It.


CALLED TO RESPONSIBLE LIVING

BIBLE BASIS:  Lesson Scripture:  Ephesians 5:1-5, 21-29; 6:1-4.

BIBLE TRUTH:  Imitate Christ in your personal relationship.

MEMORY VERSE:  Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.

Ephesians 5:21


 LESSON AIM:  That you will plan to better imitate Christ in personal relationships. 

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Lesson 9
July 30, 2000
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July 24 through July 30

MONDAY: Ephesians 6:10-15
Be Strong in the Lord.

TUESDAY: Ephesians 6:16-20
Always Pray in the Lord's Spirit.

WEDNESDAY: Ephesians 6:21-24
Grace, Peace, and Love from God.

THURSDAY: John 14:15-27
God's Spirit Will Strengthen You.

FRIDAY: John 5:1-11
Abide in Christ and Bear Fruit.

SATURDAY: John 15:12-27
We Are Chosen By Christ.

SUNDAY: John 16:16-24
Your Pain Will Turn to Rejoicing.


CALLED TO STAND FIRM

BIBLE BASIS:  Lesson Scripture:  Ephesians 6:10-24.

BIBLE TRUTH:  God alone can equip us for spiritual warfare.

MEMORY VERSE:  Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.

Ephesians 6:10


 LESSON AIM:  That you will apply with prayer God's provisions for spiritual warfare.

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Lesson 10
August 06, 2000
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July 31 through August 6

MONDAY: Colossians 1:1-8
Paul Gives Thanks for the Colossians.

TUESDAY: Colossians 1:9-14
Paul Prays for the Colossian Christians.

WEDNESDAY: Colossians 1:15-20
The Fullness of God Dwelled in Christ.

THURSDAY: Colossians 1:21-29
God's Mystery Has Been Revealed to Believers.

FRIDAY: John 1:1-19
Jesus Christ Is God's Word and Light.

SATURDAY: John 1:10-18
God's Word Lived among Us.

SUNDAY: Hebrews 1
Christ Is Superior Even to Angels.


THE SUPREMACY OF CHRIST

BIBLE BASIS:  Lesson Scripture: Colossians 1:15-28.

BIBLE TRUTH:  Reconciliation to God is only possible through Christ's death.

MEMORY VERSE:  In the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and unblameable and unreproveable in his sight.

Colossians 1:22


 LESSON AIM:  That you will receive Christ as Savior or reaffirm a personal commitment to Him.

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Lesson 11
August 13, 2000
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August 7 through August 13

MONDAY: Colossians 2:1-5
Paul Commends the Colossian Christians.

TUESDAY: Colossians 2:6-10
God Dwells Fully in Jesus Christ.

WEDNESDAY: Colossians 2:11-15
You Were Dead in Sin, but Made Alive in Christ.

THURSDAY: Colossians 2:16-23
Hold Fast to Christ, Our Head.

FRIDAY: Hebrews 8:1-7
Jesus Is the Mediator of a New Covenant.

SATURDAY: Hebrews 9:11-15
The Blood of christ Purifies Us.

SUNDAY: Hebrews 10:11-18
Christ Perfected Those Who Are Sanctified.


A COMPLETE LIFE IN CHRIST

BIBLE BASIS:  Lesson Scripture: Colossians 2:6-19.

BIBLE TRUTH:  The truth of Christ exposes false religious ideas.

MEMORY VERSE:  Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.

Colossians 2:8


 LESSON AIM:  That you will a schedule by which to study God's Word.

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Lesson 12
August 20, 2000
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August 14 through August 20

MONDAY: Colossians 3:1-7
You Will Be Revealed with Christ in Glory.

TUESDAY: Colossians 3:8-11
Put on the New Self.

WEDNESDAY: Colossians 3:12-17
Live Faithfully and Joyfully and Give Thanks.

THURSDAY: Colossians 3:18 - 4:1
Love and Honor All People.

FRIDAY: Colossians 4:2-6
Live and Speak in Christian Love.

SATURDAY: Colossians 4:7-15
Paul's Faithful Support Community.

SUNDAY: Colossians 4:16-18
Paul's Final Greetings to the Colossians.


THE WAY TO RIGHTEOUSNESS

BIBLE BASIS:  Lesson Scripture: Colossians 3:1-3, 5-17.

BIBLE TRUTH:  Follow God's principles for holy living.

MEMORY VERSE:  And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and Father by him.

Colossians 3:17


 LESSON AIM:  That you will commit to follow God's principles for holy living.

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Lesson 13
August 27, 2000
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August 21 through August 27

MONDAY: Philemon 1-7
Paul gives Thanks for Philemon.

TUESDAY: Philemon 8-11
Paul Expresses His Love for Onesimus.

WEDNESDAY: Philemon 12-19
Paul Intercedes for Onesimus.

THURSDAY: Philemon 20-25
Paul's Challenge to Philemon.

FRIDAY: James 2:1-7
Don't Let Fine Clothes Deceive you.

SATURDAY: James 2:8-13
Show Mercy and Love to all People.

SUNDAY: James 2:14-26
Have True Faith and Do Good Works.


WELCOMING OTHERS IN CHRIST

BIBLE BASIS:  Lesson Scripture: Philemon 4-21.

BIBLE TRUTH:  Christian love has a way of equalizing people.

MEMORY VERSE:  That the communication of thy faith may become effectual by the acknowledging of every good thing which is in you in Christ Jesus.

Philemon 6


 LESSON AIM:  That you will pledge to treat other Christians as equals. 

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