The Prophetic Gift

Lesson 2

January 10, 2009


 

Key Thought :  Throughout history, God has used ordinary people to speak for Him. These people have strengthened, corrected, guided, and encouraged God’s people.

1.       Have a volunteer read Numbers 12:6.

A.      Ask class members to share a short thought on what the main idea of this text is.

B.     What’s the difference between a vision and a dream?

C.      Personal Application :  Have you ever had a dream that seemed to have personal spiritual implications in your life? Share.

D.     Case Study :  One of your relatives states, “I had a dream that was really vivid and seemed to be about mass destruction. Do you think God was speaking to me?” How would you respond to your relative?

2.        Have a volunteer read Deuteronomy 18:15.

A.      Ask class members to share a short thought on what the main idea of this text is.

B.     Why is it important that God’s prophets are from among His people and not strangers?

C.      Personal Application :  How easily would it be for you to believe a member of the church if God spoke through them to the church?

D.     Case Study :  One of your friends states, “God doesn’t speak through prophets anymore. Jesus was the last prophet God spoke through. The Bible is the only way God speaks to us now.” How would you respond to your friend?

3.         Have a volunteer read Matthew 11:11.

A.      Ask class members to share a short thought on what the main idea of this text is.

B    Why did Jesus call John the Baptist the greatest prophet born of women?

C.      Personal Application :  What characteristics do you see in the prophets God has used?   Can you see modern day prophets having these same characteristics?

D.     Case Study :  One of your neighbors asks, “Who is Jesus speaking of when saying John is the least in the kingdom compared to them? Is He speaking of the saints or of the angels?” How would you respond to your neighbor?

4.           Have a volunteer read Judges 4:1-8.

A.      Ask class members to share a short thought on what the main idea of this text is.

B    Why couldn’t he trust Deborah’s word as a prophetess without asking her to be there to prove her truthfulness?

C.      Personal Application :  How trusting are you of prophets and the gift of prophecy telling us what’s going to happen in the future to the church and to us?

D.     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.

(Note: “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.”  MH p. 149)

 

 Michael Fracker

 


 

Michael Fracker ha autorizado al Doctor Martínez a traducir y ha publicar sus comentarios semanales de la escuela sabática, en el centro internacional para el estudio de la Escuela Sabática de Ministerios PM

 

 

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