4: Jesus, Our Faithful Brother – Sabbath School Teaching Plan


Posted on  by Michael Frackeravatar

Key Thought: In Hebrews 1, Jesus is the Divine Lord, Creator, Sustainer, and Sovereign. In Hebrews 2, Jesus is the human High Priest, merciful and faithful.
January 22, 2022

1. Have a volunteer read Hebrews 2:14-16Leviticus 25:25-27.

  1. Ask class members to share a short thought on what the most important point is in this passage.
  2. Who could redeem a person who had lost his property or his liberty because of poverty?
  3. Personal Application: What are some ways you can learn to experience more deeply the reality of how close Christ can be to you? Share your thoughts.
  4. Case Study: One of your relatives states, “Why is it so important to believe Jesus came in human flesh like us to redeem us? Why can’t people believe Jesus came as God to be like us in the same nature? How would you respond to your relative?

2. Have a volunteer read Hebrews 11:24-26..

  1. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
  2. In what ways do Moses’ decisions exemplify what Jesus did for us?
  3. Personal Application: What comfort and hope does it give you to know that Jesus has endured all that we are called to endure? Share your thoughts
  4. Case Study: One of your friends states, “Why couldn’t Moses have had it all? Couldn’t he become Pharoah and let everyone in Egypt know and worship the true God? Shouldn’t Christians today try to get in positions of power in education, business, and politics to influence society in all aspects?” How would you respond to your friend?

3. Have a volunteer read Hebrews 2:10,17,185:8,9.

  1. Ask class members to share a short thought on what the main idea of this text is.
  2. What was the functioning of suffering in Jesus life?
  3. Personal Application: How can we learn to endure the tragedies of life while drawing hope and assurance from the Lord? Share your thoughts.
  4. Case Study: One of your relatives states: “Are we supposed to think of suffering as something good? Are we supposed to believe that even if we suffer, something good will come out of it? I can’t see any reason to be happy in any kind of suffering: mental, economic, physical, social, or spiritual.” How would you respond to your relative?

4. Have a volunteer read Hebrews 12:1-4.

  1. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
  2. According to Paul, how should we run the race of the Christian life?
  3. Personal Application: What is the most important choice you ned to make, and how can you be sure it does reveal trust in God? Share your thoughts.
    (Note: This is not a statement of the nature of Christ, but a statement of His role in the plan of salvation. John 3:16)
  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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