JUNE 2017 - OUR MONTH OF "Supernatural Abundance". Psalm 34:10, 2 Corinthians 8:9, 2 Corinthians 9:8, Haggai 2:6-8, Jeremiah 17:8, Mark 10:30.

Sunday School Review: DEDICATION

Lesson 27 – Dedication
Text: 1 Corinthians 11:18-28
Memory verse: John 4:34

Lesson Outline

  1. What is dedication?
    According to our bible text, we defined dedication as the yearning desire in a christian which makes him/her pay the full price to get the work of God done completely. It involves dieing daily for christ (I cor 15:31). Paul in our bible text gave account of what he endured in the process of living a dedicated life for christ sake. 1 cor 11:18-28
  2. The call for self-discipline
    The most important attribute of a dedicated christian is self-discipline. Self-discipline provides the inner strength for christians to endure in the race until victory is won (Rom. 8:37-39). The power of self disciple brings every christian under subjection and helps in controlling our temperament, passion, tongue and flesh. James 3:2, Rom 6:12.

Highlight of the lesson

  • How we endure the period of trials and temptations is a good measure of the level of our dedication
  • The work of God is not a one-time assignment but a continuous one. I cor 9:24-27
  • Self-discipline is a basic requirement for dedication. 1 cor 9:27

Prayer point:

  • ¬†Father help me to renew my commitment to you daily.
  • Help me to imbibe the culture of self-discipline.

Practice questions

  1. Identify the common features of an uncommitted christian
  2. State five (5) major effect of self discipline in the church and society
  3. List 10 common traits of a self-disciplined believer.

Stay blessed

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