Online Sunday School
SUNDAY SCHOOL LESSON 12 FOR NOVEMBER 22, 2020
November 18, 2020
Dear Brothers and Sisters:
Then the LORD said to Noah, "Come into the ark, you and all your household, because I have seen that you are righteous before Me in this generation. Genesis 7:1
The children of Noah faced a significant decision. They lived in a world where everyone blatantly disregarded God. Wickedness was the norm. No one would have condemned Noah’s sons for living evil lives like the rest of society—no one except their father. In a world rampant with ungodly attitudes and every form of wicked behavior, they were fortunate to be Noah’s sons. When their father invited them to spend the next hundred years building an ark in obedience to a word from God, Noah’s sons had to choose whether to believe those around them or to trust their father. They chose to join their father. What a wonderful testimony of Noah’s godly influence in his home! How fortunate for Shem, Ham, and Japheth that their father refused to compromise his integrity, even though everyone else in his society had done so.
Your life has an influence on those around you as well. Your spouse and your children are profoundly affected by your choices. Your coworkers, your neighbors, and your friends will all be impacted by your life. As the world tries to persuade people to follow its standard, your life should stand in stark contrast as an example of a righteous person. Your life should convince those around you of the wisdom of following God. Do not underestimate the positive effect that your obedience will have upon those close to you.
In every community, there are people who have less than they need to maintain healthy lives. How can we best meet the needs of everyone in our communities? As the first believers in Jesus shared everything in common, the needs of everyone were satisfied.
I look forward to your comments on this lesson. It is our primary goal to further your Christian growth. You can only grow spiritually by studying the Word. Please submit your prayer requests and responses in a separate e-mail. Your prayer requests can be areas of the lesson where you are particularly challenged or just your general needs. Please feel free to share this lesson with a friend. Please try to join us for Sunday School on teleconference 1-312-626-6799 Access code 4118353438 at 9:00 A.M. Church service will be at 11AM on Zoom Join our Cloud HD Video Meeting Meeting ID;362 296 9704. Call in Number (312)626-6799 Access Code 3622969704. They will ask for a pass word for zoom password, 840101. PRAY ABOUT IT.
Deacon James Havis