1: The Letter to the Hebrews-Sabbath School Teaching Plan


Posted on  by Michael Frackeravatar

Key Thought: Paul challenged the Hebrews and us to persevere in faith in Jesus and fix their eyes upon Him in the heavenly sanctuary.
January 1, 2022

1. Have a volunteer read Hebrews 10:32-34

  1. Ask class members to share a short thought on what the most important point is in this passage.
  2. What was the experience of the audience of Hebrews after their conversion?
  3. Personal Application: What is your story of conversion? In what ways have you been confirmed in your faith in Jesus as your Savior and Lord? Share your thoughts.
  4. Case Study: One of your relatives states, “How much suffering do we experience for the sake of Christ, and how much do we bring upon ourselves by our wrong choices?” How would you respond to your friend?

2. Have a volunteer read Hebrews 13:1-9.

  1. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
  2. What were some of the challenges the believers were facing?
  3. Personal Application: How do you keep a positive attitude in the face of being weary and tired and oppressed? Share your thoughts
  4. Case Study: One of your friends states, “Is it possible to be different because of our Christian commitment; and yet not be accused of separation from and disregard for others?” How would you respond to your friend?

3. Have a volunteer read Hebrews 5:11-6:3.

  1. Ask class members to share a short thought on what the main idea of this text is.
  2. What did Paul suggest believers do?
  3. Personal Application: What things are we doing to encourage, lift up, and support one another in the tough times we face today? Share your thoughts.
  4. Case Study: One of your relatives states: “I see a lot of people get discouraged and leave church because of suffering and maybe a perception that nobody cares. How do we keep ourselves and other from drifting away? ” How would you respond to your relative?

4. Have a volunteer read Hebrews 9:26-28.

  1. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
  2. Why is it important that we believe and live like we are living in the last days?
  3. Personal Application: In what way can we say all people have lived in the last days? Share your thoughts.
  4. Case Study: Think of one person who needs to hear a message from this week’s lesson. Tell the class what you plan to do this week to share with them.

(Truth that is not lived, that is not imparted, loses its life-giving power, its healing virtue. Its blessings can be retained only as it is shared.”Ministry of Healing, p. 148).

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