Copyright © 2020 Juli Camarin, JCBlog.net. It ruined Balaam (2 Pet. [I will] not, [I will] not, [I will] not in any degree leave you helpless nor forsake nor let [you] down (relax My hold on you)! The participle implies a command: “Be[ing] content with what you have.” To grumble about our circumstances is to challenge the love and goodness of our heavenly Father. You pick up the paper and read that some communication giant has just bought out AT&T. Download the free lesson – free sample from the Sunday School Store. The International Bible Lesson (Uniform Sunday School Lessons Series) for Sunday, December 7, 2014, is from Hebrews 1:1-14. 10:22). For God has said, “I will never fail you. We enjoy every minute of it now that there’s no goat—only the nine of us.” (Reader’s Digest [12/81].) Paul warned (1 Tim. Hebrews 13:5 NLT Don’t love money; be satisfied with what you have. Jesus is telling us to use unrighteous money now to make friends for eternity. If you live in abundance, but don’t help the poor, you’re committing the sin of the people of Sodom (Ezek. And the love of money or things (13:5) is opposed to the love of the brethren (13:1). We use the truth of God’s unfailing love and grace to combat the desires for worldly possessions. Use your money that undoubtedly will fail to invest in something that certainly will succeed, namely, bringing people to heaven. Many people have had to learn in their private lives, and nations have had to learn in their historical experience, that perhaps the worst form of tragedy is wanting something badly, getting it, and finding it empty” (cited by Swenson, p. 196). And you leave it all behind. Clyde Johnson Good morning Welcome to Sunday school lesson this morning, December 6. Be relaxed with what you have. Two people were discussing the recent death of a wealthy man. [Assuredly not! As the children arrive, have them find their folder and take out the Old and New Testament Books of the Bible handout sheets started last week. 41:10-13). Unless otherwise noted, all Scripture Quotations are from the New American Standard Bible, Updated Edition © The Lockman Foundation, Related Topics: Spiritual Life, Temptation, Finance, Steve served as the pastor of Flagstaff Christian Fellowship from May, 1992 through his retirement in December, 2018. Do you go, “Ho hum,” and turn the page? Hebrews 13:7 says, "Remember your leaders, who spoke the word of God to you. Perhaps the author was lumping them together in summary form. Jul 15, 2019 - Hebrews 11 Bible Study for Kids:If you have a children Sunday School class, teach at a Christian school, or are currently doing a Bible study at home with your children, this is a resource for you to use. Your heart is there because you invested your treasure there. (Hebrews 13:5 Amp). Before we go farther, we should address the question that our text raises, “Is it wrong to seek to better our circumstances through hard work and a better income?” The opposite question would be, “Should we be unconcerned about material things and our financial condition?” Should we just drift through life without ambition, living from hand to mouth? The second quote is from Psalm 118:6. And make sure to spend some time each day pulling the weeds of greed. He concluded, “So is the man who stores up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God” (Luke 12:21). Meditate on it until it becomes your perspective. It goes through Hebrews chapter 11, which is … Complaining … at God’s providential disposals of our outward concerns; [2.] The beloved Psalm 23 is a picture of a contented sheep, enjoying the provision of the Good Shepherd. A Puritan sat down to his meal and found that he had only a little bread and some water. Some of them now were focused on regaining their possessions, no matter what it required. 6:6-11; 13:22; 15:6; 21:5, 20; 27:23-27). By way of contrast, in Psalm 73, the psalmist was envious of the prosperity of the wicked until he considered things in light of eternity. What can man do to me?” ( Hebrews 13:5-6 ). 6:19; 1 Tim. His response was to exclaim, “What? Testing, What's the Difference? Greed is always shortsighted, focused on this life only. David was in a barren desert, with enemies seeking his life. “Faith Over Fear” is a 5-week Sunday School 3. The Amplified Bible records it this way, “Let your character or moral disposition be free from love of money [including greed, avarice, lust, and craving for earthly possessions] and be satisfied with your present [circumstances and with what you have]; for He [God] Himself has said, I will not in any way fail you nor give you up nor leave you without support. I worked a lot and spent everything I had on clothes, shoes and purses. 6:9-10), “But those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful desires which plunge men into ruin and destruction. You can’t take it with you, but you can send it ahead to the Bank of Heaven. Contentment and greed are attitudes that start in your mind. If you assume that it’s all to spend on yourself, you may be misusing it. 411-412). (Hebrews 2:5-8), Authority and Dominion Was Transferred to Satan During the Fall (Hebrews 2:5-8), Full Authority and Dominion Was Won Back By Jesus at Calvary (Hebrews 2:5-8), Everything is Subject to Jesus (Hebrews 2:5-8), Jesus Is the Only Way to Heaven (Hebrews 2:9), Sin Does Not Send You to Hell, Rejecting Jesus Does (Hebrews 2:9), Jesus' Role As Our Faithful High Priest (Hebrews 2:10), Suffering perfectly equipped Jesus for His office as High Priest (Hebrews 2:10), Jesus' office as High Priest is guaranteed by an oath (Hebrews 2:10), Because of the Oath we have Direct Access to God (Hebrews 2:10), Jesus Calls us Brethren In the Presence of God (Hebrews 2:11-13), Jesus Shared in Humanity to Destroy the Power of Death (Hebrews 2:14-15), God Helps Mankind; Not Fallen Angels (Hebrews 2:16), God Thinks Highly of Mankind (Hebrews 2:16), Jesus Reached Out to Give Us a Helping Hand (Hebrews 2:17), Jesus is Able to Help Those Who Are Tempted (Hebrews 2:18), Jesus Helps Us When Tempted (Hebrews 2:18), Temptation Does Not Come From God (Hebrews 2:18), Temptation vs. I don’t know how they came up with that number, but it averages out to 137 per day, if you start at birth! There are nine of us living in one room. “The goat is filthy.” The rabbi said, “Go home and let the goat out, and come back in a week.” A week later the man returned, radiant, exclaiming, “Life is beautiful. 6:19-34). My passion is to share as the Word of God [ read more ], This is the MOST IMPORTANT link you'll ever click [ read more ], My mission is spreading the gospel of Jesus [ read more ], Subscribe & receive each post in your inbox [ subscribe now ]. He said, “for every good deed”! Discontent was the sin of Israel in the wilderness. c. Love of Money , 13:5-6 In this section of Hebrews we encounter a series of admonitions about living day to day as a Christian. Only God can satisfy our hearts. In the context of an appeal for giving, Paul wrote, “And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that always having all sufficiency in everything, you may have an abundance for every new toy” (2 Cor. How can a believer know when “enough is enough” with regard to our level of affluence? Pay special attention to the the fact that He says three times, “I will not, I will not, I will not!” In the passage, three negatives precede the verb, this is added so that we can understand God’s resolve in this matter. A. W. Tozer had it right when he said, “The man who has God for his treasure has all things in One” (The Pursuit of God [Christian Publications], p. 20). Sometimes I would re-evaluate whether I really needed it or just wanted it. You may read the Wall Street Journal to get their take on things, and maybe call your broker. Jesus told the parable about the unrighteous steward (Luke 16:1-8), who knew that he was going to get fired. God may be sending you more to help you get some things to make life more comfortable. Sunday School Lesson January 10Lesson 6 (KJV)Called to Follow Devotional Reading: Luke 9:57–62Background Scripture: Luke 5:1–11Luke 5:1–11 1. “Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.” So we say with confidence, “The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. Sunday, January 10, 2021 Lesson: Luke 5:1-11; Time of Action: 27 A.D.; Place of Action: By the Sea of Galilee Golden Text: “And so was also James, and John, the sons of Zebedee, which were partners with Simon. 4:4-7). Every time I opened it to purchase something I had to come face to face with this truth, “Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you” ( Hebrews 13:5 ). So, be careful so that you’re not deceived. "The Great Commission" Bible Lesson “All About Love” Sunday School Lesson from Matthew 22:34-46 Walking in Other People's Shoes Object Lesson (Mark 12:31) Lesson: Elijah Taken to Heaven Story Time with Jesus: Lesson But the author quotes Psalm 118:6 to make the point, if God is your helper, what can man do to you? As Martin Luther put it (“A Mighty Fortress is Our God”), “The body they may kill: God’s truth abideth still. In a typical year, 1874, he lived on eight percent of his income, and gave away 92 percent (A. T. Pierson, George Muller of Bristol [Revell], pp. Paul strongly states (1 Tim. Jesus applied it (16:9), “And I say to you, make friends for yourselves by means of the wealth of unrighteousness, so that when it fails, they will receive you into the eternal dwellings.” He did not say, “if it fails,” but, “when it fails.” Money will fail us at death. 112:3; Prov. Jeremy Burroughs defines it as “that sweet, inward, quiet, gracious frame of spirit, which freely submits to and delights in God’s wise and fatherly disposal in every condition” (in Swenson, p. 200). Perhaps He knows that if He entrusted more money to you, you would stop trusting Him and be spiritually ruined. Therefore. How can a Christian determine whether to take a job promotion that requires a move and more of his time? Happy New Year: Past, Present, and Future Perspectives, 4. I went through a period in life where I was obsessed with material possession. But what’s the motivation for this? To cultivate contentment, you’ve got to guard your thought life and constantly work at developing a biblical view of life, of material possessions, and of eternity. 3:7-12). The philosopher, Immanuel Kant, saw this when he observed, “Give a man everything he wants, and at that moment, everything will not be everything” (cited by Richard Swenson, Margin [NavPress], p. 190). I know that it’s painful to suffer a financial loss or to have property stolen. Hebrews 9:1-14 Hebrews 1:1-4 1 In many and various ways God spoke of old to our fathers by the prophets; 2 but in these last days he has spoken to us by [his] Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world. “Make sure that your character [or, way of life] is free from the love of money.” This is not the only place where greed is listed in the same context as sexual immorality (Rom. 106:15, NASB, margin). “He Himself has promised!” These promises are not the words of fickle men, who may mean well, but who often fail. If you’re ready to purchase this powerful 5-week study click here and use the code FAITH20 to save an extra 20% OFF — offer expires Friday 8/14/2020. 6:19-20), “Or do you not know … that you are not your own? He will not in any circumstance leave us helpless or let us down. As such, the owner entrusts us with resources that we are to use to make a profit for His purposes. 1:26-27, 29; 1 Cor. But, pursuing material things can easily cross the line into loving them. A Jewish man in Hungary went to his rabbi and complained, “Life is unbearable. Contentment is cultivated by pulling the weeds of greed and by building your life on God and His promises. 10:4-5; 24:30-34). Lesson 51: Let Love Continue (Hebrews 13:1-3) Lesson 52: The Right and Wrong Place for Sex (Hebrews 13:4) Lesson 53: Cultivating Contentment (Hebrews 13:5-6) Lesson 54: The Antidote to False Teaching (Hebrews 13:7-14) Both Jesus and Paul talked about laying up treasures in heaven (Matt. To be discontented implies that He has not provided us with what we need. The author mentions two promises: Our English translations do not bring out the Greek, which has five negatives for emphasis. Having God is all that we need for contentment! “For He Himself has said, ‘I will never desert you, nor will I ever forsake you,’ so that we confidently say, ‘The Lord is my helper, I will not be afraid. Though rare, contentment is not just nice for believers. You have to avoid comparing yourself with others, recognizing that God is sovereign and that He has different purposes for different people. My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.” Yes! He warned, “Beware, and be on your guard against every form of greed; for not even when one has an abundance does his life consist of his possessions” (Luke 12:15). In short, teach your children to respect, honor and follow the example of the leaders If you’re storing up treasures on earth, rather than in heaven, you’ll lose it all (Matt. You have to start in the right place. So, where do you begin to cultivate contentment that will never disappoint? 2. What is Christian contentment? What can man do to me?” ( Hebrews 13:6 Amp ). Desires and designs of those things which a more plentiful condition than what we are in would supply us [with]” (An Exposition of Hebrews [The National Foundation for Christian Education], pp. Lessons on Hebrews Lesson 1: Jesus and the Book of Hebrews Lesson 2: Jesus, Our King Lesson 3: Jesus, One of Us Lesson 4: Jesus, Higher and Better Lesson 5: Jesus, Our High Priest Lesson 6: Sanctuary Language in Hebrews Like a beautiful garden, contentment does not grow without deliberate aim and effort. 5:5; Col. 3:5). 3 He reflects the glory of God and bears the very stamp of his nature, upholding the universe by his word of power. As kids finish with this project, they can quiz each other as to how far they can say the books in order, or demonstrate to the teacher how far they can go towards getting stars on the Starboard. George Muller, who depended on God’s people for his support, lived simply and gave away the rest. The Hebrews were facing persecution, which is scary. 63:5). 2:14). 16:2). All this and Jesus Christ, too!” George Muller used to say that the first business of every day is to be truly at rest and happy in God (Pierson, pp. We are God’s stewards of it and through us He can use it to bless and care for others which is greater by far than any worldly possession. To pull out the weeds of greed and to get God’s perspective on money and possessions, yield it all to Him because He rightfully owns it. Copyright, Steven J. Cole, 2005, All Rights Reserved. Discussion Questions 7:1, 20-21), Elisha’s servant, Gehazi (2 Kings 5:20-27), the rich young ruler (Matt. But because he sought God, he wrote, “My soul is satisfied as with marrow and fatness, and my mouth offers praises with joyful lips” (Ps. All Rights Reserved. The lesson segments include a synopsis of the lesson and an audio link for the reference scripture. This worked for me. 257, 315). That soul, though all hell should endeavor to shake, You can pull it one day, and it comes back the next. More than ever, children need to learn how God can overcome their fears. But even among God’s people, true contentment is not common. 9:8; Eph. Should Christians have investments, savings and retirement accounts? When God gives you an abundance, if your needs are met, prayerfully consider giving the surplus to the Lord’s work. Put a man on his deathbed, and offer him a billion dollars. Henry Kissinger observed, “To Americans usually tragedy is wanting something very badly and not getting it. 16:49). Giving is God’s way to pull the weeds of greed. As with many biblical principles, there is a balance that we must maintain by holding seemingly opposite truths in tension. Sunday, December 7, 2014 L.G. 5:10-11; Eph. Outline: I. Christ’s life as our high priest (7-10) II. However, through this process I always had to acknowledge this simple truth, and it continued to make an impact. But if you drift into trusting wealth rather than the Lord for present or future security, you’re off course (Prov. Since God assured us, "I'll never let you down, … As always, please head over to the official curriculum at churchofjesuschrist.org He will not in any circumstance leave us helpless or let us down. Man can torture me or kill me or my family!” True, but no one can take the Lord or His riches in heaven from you, and that’s what matters. Muller could have been a wealthy man, living lavishly. But when we get more money, we’re all tempted to spend or keep it for ourselves. Inductive Bible study lesson plan for Hebrews 5:7-14. These are the promises of the living God, who spoke the universe into existence, who never fails! The Hebrews 11 Hall of Faith Everyone likes a good story. For you have been bought with a price; …” Jesus frequently used parables in which God is the owner and we are His managers or stewards (Matt. God sent them meat, but with it they got leanness of soul (Ps. Because your heart followed your treasure into AT&T. Death isn’t a pretty good chance—it’s a certainty! Build your life on God Himself and your soul will be satisfied. 4:19; 5:3, 5; Col. 3:5; 1 Thess. So what should our response be? He realized that God would judge the wicked, but that he would go to heaven. 17:5-6). So the author calls them to contentment and shows them how to cultivate this rare, but essential, Christian jewel. While it is not wrong to own nice things, trouble arises when our focus switches from heavenly things to materialism. On the other hand, the Bible warns us about the dangers of wealth (Prov. (For a great lesson lead in, follow the object lesson link found on site) Explore – Full Lesson Available on pages 5-13 Verses 1-4 Off to the races, and you are the star! Consider the outcome of their way of life and imitate their faith." Q. Israel in the wilderness craved intensely for meat. Someday He is going to check the books to see if we made a profit for His interests. Discuss these verses for a few minutes. And besides You, I desire nothing on earth. So greed or the love of money is a dangerous weed that keeps popping up in each of our lives. Even a fraction of that many commercials has got to affect us! He chose instead to live simply and lay up treasures in heaven. Learn the importance of Christian growth with these discussion questions and key teaching points. If you support a missionary in China and you read about a government crackdown on Christianity in China, you’ll have that missionary and country on your heart in prayer. On the one hand, the Bible condemns laziness and calls us to work hard to provide for our family’s and our own needs (Prov. 11:28; Jer. (Hebrews 6:4-6), The Conditions of Becoming Reprobate (Hebrews 6:4-6), Thorns & Thistles are Worthless and in Danger of Being Cursed (Hebrews 6:7-8), Confident of Better Things (Hebrews 6:9-10), Showing Diligence Until the Very End (Hebrews 6:11-12), Abraham Received What Was Promised (Hebrews 6:13-15), It is Impossible for God to Lie (Hebrews 6:16-18), Hope Brings Us into the Inner Sanctuary with God (Hebrews 6:19-20), Melchizedek, Priest of the Most High God (Hebrews 7:1-2), Without Beginning of Days or End of Life (Hebrews 7:3), The Greatness of Melchizedek (Hebrews 7:4-7), Our Gifts End Up with the Lord (Hebrews 7:8-10), The Need for Another Priest (Hebrews 7:11), Changing the Priesthood Means Changing The Law (Hebrews 7:12), Jesus Descended From Judah Not Levi (Hebrews 7:13-14), Jesus Became High Priest on the basis of an Indestructible Life (Hebrews 7:15-17), The Law was Weak and Useless (Hebrews 7:18-19), Jesus is the Guarantee of a Better Covenant (Hebrews 7:20-22), Jesus is Able to Save Completely Because He Has Permanent Priesthood (Hebrews 7:23-25), Jesus is the High Priest Who Meets Our Needs (Hebrews 7:26-27), Jesus Serves in the True Tabernacle Set Up By The Lord (Hebrews 8:1-2), The Gifts and Sacrifices Prescribed By the Law (Hebrews 8:3-4), A Copy and a Shadow of What is In Heaven (Hebrews 8:5), Jesus’ Covenant Is Superior, Founded On Better Promises (Hebrews 8:6), God Found Fault with the People Who Did Not Remain Faithful to His Covenant (Hebrews 8:7-9), The New Covenant Made the First One Obsolete (Hebrews 8:13), Cherubim of Glory Overshadowing the Atonement Cover (Hebrews 9:1-5), The Most Holy Place Was Not Open While the First Tabernacle Was Standing (Hebrews 9:6-8), The Sacrifices Offered Could Not Clear the Conscience (Hebrews 9:9-10), Jesus Obtained Eternal Redemption (Hebrews 9:11-12), The Blood of Christ Cleanses Our Conscience (Hebrews 9:13-14), Christ is the Mediator of a New Covenant (Hebrews 9:15), Jesus’ Death Made God’s Will and Testament Valid (Hebrews 9:16-18), Without the Shedding of Blood There is no Forgiveness (Hebrews 9:19-22), Jesus Entered Heaven Appearing Before God on Our Behalf (Hebrews 9:23-24), Christ Abolished Sin by the Sacrifice of Himself (Hebrews 9:25-26), Christ Will Appear To Bring Salvation (Hebrews 9:27-28), The Law is Was a Shadow of Christ (Hebrews 10:1-2), It’s Impossible For the Blood of Bulls and Goats To Take Away Sins (Hebrews 10:3-4), Jesus’ Body Was Prepared To Be Our Sacrifice (Hebrews 10:5-7), Made Holy Through The Sacrifice of Christ Once For All (Hebrews 10:8-10), Jesus Sat Down At the Right Hand of God (Hebrews 10:11-14), The Holy Spirit Testifies To The New Covenant (Hebrews 10:15-18), Drawing Near To God With a Sincere Heart in Full Assurance of Faith (Hebrews 10:19-23), Assembling of the Saints to Encourage One Another (Hebrews 10:24-25), No Other Sacrifice for Sin is Left Only Judgment (Hebrews 10:26-27), It is a Dreadful Thing to Fall into The Hands of the Living God (Hebrews 10:28-31), Better and Lasting Possessions (Hebrews 10:32-34), Do Not Throw Away Your Confidence - It Will Be Richly Rewarded (Hebrews 10:35-36), My Righteous Ones Will Live By Faith (Hebrews 10:37-39), Now faith is being sure of what we hope for (Hebrews 11:1-2), By Faith We Understand that the Universe was Formed at God’s Command (Hebrews 11:3), By Faith Abel Offered God a Better Sacrifice (Hebrews 11:4), By Faith Enoch Was Commended As One Who Pleased God (Hebrews 11:5), Without Faith It Is Impossible To Please God (Hebrews 11:6), Noah Became Heir of the Righteousness That Comes By Faith (Hebrews 11:7), By Faith Abraham Made His Home in the Promised Land (Hebrews 11:8-10), By Faith Abraham Considered God Faithful To His Promise (Hebrews 11:11-12), These People Were Still Living By Faith When They Died (Hebrews 11:13), God is Not Ashamed to Be Called Their God (Hebrews 11:14-16), By Faith Abraham Offered Isaac as a Sacrifice (Hebrews 11:17-19), By Faith Isaac Blessed Jacob and Esau (Hebrews 11:20), By Faith Jacob Blessed Joseph’s Sons (Hebrews 11:21), By Faith Joseph Spoke About the Exodus (Hebrews 11:22), By Faith Moses’ Parents Hid Him for Three Months (Hebrews 11:23), By Faith Moses Refused To Be Known As the Son of Pharaoh’s Daughter (Hebrews 11:24-26), By Faith Moses Kept the Passover (Hebrews 11:27-28), By Faith the People Passed Through the Red Sea On Dry Land (Hebrews 11:29), By Faith the Walls of Jericho Fell (Hebrews 11:30), By Faith The Prostitute Rahab Was Redeemed (Hebrews 11:31), The World Was Not Worthy of Them (Hebrews 11:32-38), God Had Planned Something Better For Us (Hebrews 11:39-40), Fixing Our Eyes on Jesus (Hebrews 12:1-3), Endure Hardship as Discipline; God is Treating You As Sons (Hebrews 12:4-9), Discipline Produces Holiness, Righteousness and Peace (Hebrews 12:10-13), Holiness is the Byproduct of Relationship (Hebrews 12:14), Cutting Down the Bitter Root With Grace (Hebrews 12:15), Beware of Sexual Immorality (Hebrews 12:16-17), You Have Come To God and Jesus The Mediator of a New Covenant (Hebrews 12:18-24), So That What Cannot Be Shaken May Remain (Hebrews 12:25-27), Our God is a Consuming Fire (Hebrews 12:28-29), Keep On Loving Each Other As Brothers (Hebrews 13:1-2), Remember Those Who Are Mistreated As If You Were Suffering (Hebrews 13:3), Marriage Should Be Honored By All (Hebrews 13:4), Keep Yourself Free From the Love of Money and Be Content (Hebrews 13:5-6), Remember Your Leaders and Imitate Their Faith (Hebrews 13:7), Jesus Christ is the Same Yesterday and Today and Forever (Hebrews 13:8), It is Good For Our Hearts To Be Strengthened By Grace (Hebrews 13:9-10), We Are Looking For a City That Is To Come (Hebrews 13:11-14), Let Us Continually Offer To God A Sacrifice of Praise (Hebrews 13:15-16), Obey Your Leaders and Submit to Their Authority (Hebrews 13:17), To Jesus Christ Be the Glory for Ever and Ever (Hebrews 13:20-21). 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