RCCG SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHER’S MANUAL 24TH OCTOBER 2021, LESSON 35.
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RCCG Sunday Faculty Trainer’s Handbook 24 October 2021 Lesson Eight – Beatitudes: The Merciful And The Pure In Coronary heart
OPENING PRAYER: Father, assist me to be pure in coronary heart and present mercy unto others.
MEMORY VERSE: “With the merciful thou wilt shew thyself merciful; with an upright man thou wilt shew thyself upright;” – Psalms 18:25
BIBLE PASSAGE: Matthew 5:7-Eight (KJV)
7 Blessed are the merciful: for they shall receive mercy.
Eight Blessed are the pure in coronary heart: for they shall see God.
LESSON INTRODUCTION: In continuation of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, the fifth Beatitude states, “Blessed are the merciful: for they shall receive mercy” (Matt.5:2). Whereas the sixth beatitude states “Blessed are the pure in coronary heart for they shall see God” (Matt. 5:Eight). 8n this lesson, we will try and reply the questions who the merciful is, who the pure in coronary heart is and why Jesus’ pronounced the corresponding blessings on them respectively.
TEXT REVIEW: Matthew 5:7-Eight
The Lord Jesus Christ additional made talked about of the sixth and seventh beatitudes and the advantages therein as follows:
A. Blessed are…………… V7a.
B. Blessed are…………… V8a.
LESSON OUTLINE 1: BLESSED ARE THE MERCIFUL
“Blessed are the merciful: for they shall receive mercy” (Matt.5:72)
Query 1: Who and what are the attributes of the merciful?
Reply: i. The merciful’ are those that are so affected by the sufferings of others, as to be disposed to alleviate them (Lk.10:30-35)
ii. To be merciful is to indicate forgiveness and compassion to an offender, one topic to at least one’s energy (Matt.18:23-27) or typically these in want.
iii. Jesus regularly spoke of this trait (Matt. 6:12: 9:13).
Query 2: Why are the merciful blessed?
Reply: i. Every day of our lives, every hour and every second, we partake in God’s undeserved mercy (Psalms 86:15; 100:5).
ii. All of the blessings we get pleasure from are proof of His mercy (Ps.68:19).
iii. If we additionally present mercy to the poor, the wretched, the responsible, it reveals that we’re like God; we’ve got His Spirit and shall not lose our reward (Luke 6:36; Matt.5:44-45).
iv. We’re blessed if we’re merciful as a result of mercy is one thing God Himself shows Deut.30:Three; Ps.28:6).
v. The merciful is blessed as a result of he shall receive mercy, when he most needs it, and most needs it (Ps.46:1,5).
CLASS ACTIVITY 1: Class ought to talk about why Believers ought to be merciful.
LESSON OUTLINE 2: BLESSED ARE THE PURE IN HEART
“Blessed are the pure in coronary heart: for they shall see God” (Matt.5:Eight).
Query 1: What does it imply to be ‘pure in coronary heart’?
Reply: i. The Greek phrase for “pure” in Matthew 5:Eight is ‘katharos’. It means to be “clear, innocent, and unstained from guilt.
ii. The Greek phrase for “coronary heart” in Matthew 5:Eight is ‘kardeeah’. This may be utilized to the bodily coronary heart. However it additionally refers back to the non secular middle of life. It’s the place ideas, needs, sense of objective, will, understanding and character reside.
ii. To be pure in coronary heart means to be innocent in who we really are (Prov.four:23).
iv. The pure in coronary heart are these free of the dominion and air pollution of sin: whose minds, motives, and rules are pure. They search not solely to have the exterior actions right, however want to be holy in coronary heart, and are so (1 Sam.16:7).
V. A pure coronary heart has no hypocrisy, no guile and no hidden motives (1 Pet.2:1).
Query 2: How can one have a pure coronary heart?
Reply: i. The one method we will be actually pure in coronary heart is to offer our lives to Jesus and ask Him to do the cleaning work (Ps.51:10).
ii. God is the one who makes our hearts pure – by the sacrifice of His Son and thru His sanctifying work in our lives (John 17:17).
Query Three: Why are the pure in coronary heart blessed?
Reply: i. The ‘pure in coronary heart’ shall see God. To ‘see God’ means to have proper views of Him, and luxuriate in His presence right here and right here after (Heb.12:14; Ps.16:11).
ii. Within the pure coronary heart the Lord will dwell and his presence can be recognised (John 14:23; 1 John Three:2-Three)
CLASS ACTIVITY 2: Class ought to talk about why believers have to be pure in coronary heart.
SUMMARY: In case you are merciful, you’ll receive mercy, in case you are pure in coronary heart you’ll get pleasure from God’s presence.
God will at all times present up for the Merciful and the pure in coronary heart.
College students ought to point out some attributes of these with pure hearts.
Father, I obtain the grace to be compassionate and pure in coronary heart.
Point out 5 (5) issues that may make the guts of a believer impure.