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Lesson 1: Exodus 1 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction:
    • Name
    • Theme
    • Theology
    • Authorship
    • Dating
  • Outline:
    • The names of the sons of Jacob who came to Egypt (1:1-5)
    • The death of Jacob’s sons and vast increase of their descendants (1:6-7)
    • A new Pharaoh attempted to cut down Israel (1:8-11)
    • Israel became stronger (1:12-14)
    • The Pharaoh resorted to paedo-genocide (1:15-22)
  • Commentary:
    • The Lord God remembers His promises
    • God’s blessing upon His people invites opposition
    • God blesses people who fear and honour Him
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 2: Exodus 2 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • Moses was born (2:1-4)
    • Moses was adopted by Pharaoh’s daughter (2:5-10)
    • Moses tried to help his brethren but failed (2:11-14)
    • Moses fled to the land of Midian (2:15-22)
    • God remembered His covenant with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob (2:23-25)
  • Commentary:
    • Daughters of Israel played an important and useful role
    • God sees and cares for His people according to His plan
    • Does the end justify the means
    • Need for retreat and reflection
    • God remembers
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 3: Exodus 3 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • God appeared to Moses in the burning bush, which was not burnt (3:1-6)
    • God called Moses to lead Israel out of Egypt (3:7-12)
    • God revealed His name to Moses (3:13-17)
    • God assured Moses of his mission (3:18-22)
  • Commentary:
    • God calls a man to do His work
    • God is personal
    • God commissions, God enables
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 4: Exodus 4 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • God gave Moses 3-sign miracles to prove his divine commission (4:1-9)
    • Moses said that he was not eloquent (4:10-12)
    • Moses asked God to send someone else (4:13-17)
    • God told Moses what to say before Pharaoh (4:18-23)
    • God sought to kill Moses for his disobedience (4:24-26)
    • God told Aaron to meet Moses and Aaron spoke to the Israelites on behalf of Moses (4:27-31)
  • Commentary:
    • God’s open-mindedness
    • God’s anger and patience
    • God’s control over man
    • God’s servants set example
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 5: Exodus 5 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • “Thus saith the Lord” to let Israel go (5:1-3)
    • Pharaoh intensified his oppression on Israel (5:4-9)
    • “Thus saith Pharaoh” to make Israel work harder (5:10-14)
    • The Hebrew foremen complained to Pharaoh (5:15-19)
    • The Hebrew officers confronted Moses and Aaron went to God (5:20-23)
  • Commentary:
    • Who do we obey
    • The enemy’s ploy of causing conflict and confusion
    • Turn to the LORD our God
    • Living faith
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 6: Exodus 6 to 7 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • God revealed His name and character (6:1-8)
    • God renewed His call to Moses to go to Israel and to Pharaoh (6:9-27)
    • God repeated His order to Moses to speak to Pharaoh (6:28-7:7)
  • Commentary:
    • Let’s move on
    • An unbelieving heart is contagious
    • Judicial hardening of the heart
    • Living faith
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 7: Exodus 7 to 8 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The 1st plague: the pollution of the Nile (7:8-25)
    • The 2nd plague: frogs in the land (8:1-15)
    • The 3rd plague: lice covered the land of Egypt (8:16-19)
    • The 4th plague: flies swarmed the land of Egypt (8:20-32)
  • Commentary:
    • Yahweh is superior
    • The 1st plague -- the Nile
    • The 2nd plague -- frogs
    • The 3rd plague -- lice
    • The 4th plague -- flies
    • Living by faith
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 8: Exodus 9 to 10 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The 5th and 6th plagues: livestock diseased; boils on man and beasts (9:1-12)
    • The 7th plague: hail fell from heaven (9:13-26)
    • Pharaoh relented (9:27-35)
    • The 8th plague: the locusts (10:1-20)
    • The 9th plague: darkness covered the land of Egypt (10:21-29)
  • Commentary:
    • The LORD appointed a set time
    • The earth is the LORD’s
    • Know that He is the LORD
    • Living by faith
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 9: Exodus 11 to 12 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The 10th plague: the death of the firstborn (11:1-10)
    • The Lord’s Passover (12:1-13)
    • The observance of the Passover (12:14-28)
    • The children of Israel left Egypt (12:29-39)
    • The observation of the Passover by others (12:40-51)
  • Commentary:
    • Yahweh is the only true God
    • Christ, our Passover
    • Obey and be saved
    • Living a life of consecration
    • The LORD God is true to His word
    • Keeping the Passover feast
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 10: Exodus 13 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The sanctification of the firstborn (13:1-2)
    • The commemoration of the Feast of the Passover and unleavened bread (13:3-10)
    • The sanctification of the firstborn explained (13:11-16)
    • The exodus from Egypt (13:17-22)
  • Commentary:
    • Consecrating our first fruits
    • Commemorating the divine deliverance
    • Parents teach your children
    • God’s guiding and sustaining presence
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 11: Exodus 14 to 15 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • Pharaoh pursued the Israelites (14:1-12)
    • The LORD’s response to the enemy’s evil intent (14:13-22)
    • The LORD delivered Israel and destroyed the enemy (14:23-31)
    • Moses sang a song of praise to the LORD (15:1-19)
    • Miriam responded to the praises of Moses (15:20-21)
  • Commentary:
    • Know that the LORD is God
    • Know the LORD God
    • Always praise and thank the LORD
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 12: Exodus 15 to 16 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The LORD promised to bless the children of Israel if they obeyed God (15:22-27)
    • The children of Israel complained of bread and meat (16:1-9)
    • The glory of the LORD appeared to the children of Israel (16:10-15)
    • The LORD imposed conditions for collecting the manna and quails (16:16-31)
    • Remembrance of the provision of GOD in the wilderness (16:32-36)
  • Commentary:
    • The testing at Marah
    • Manna from Heaven
    • Sanctify the Sabbath
    • A remembrance
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 13: Exodus 17 to 18 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The tempting of the LORD (17:1-6)
    • The prayer of the righteous prevails (17:8-16)
    • The family of Moses (18:1-6)
    • The reunion of Moses and his family (18:7-12)
    • Jethro advised Moses about his administrative skill (18:13-27)
  • Commentary:
    • Rephidim
    • Israel’s first battle
    • Family reunion
    • One man show
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 14: Exodus 19 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The LORD reminded the Israelites to keep His commandments (19:1-9)
    • The LORD spoke to Moses on the top of Mount Sinai (19:10-15)
    • The LORD appeared and spoke to Moses before the people (19:16-25)
  • Commentary:
    • God’s covenant at Sinai
    • Know the LORD our God
    • God chose His spokesmen
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 15: Exodus 20 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • God gave the 10-commandments to Israel (20:1-2)
    • The first part of the 10-commandments (20:3-9)
    • The middle part of the 10-commandments (20:12)
    • The final part of the 10-commandments (20:13-17)
    • God’s purpose for His awesome appearance before Israel (20:18-21)
    • God’s final instructions concerning worshipping Him (20:22-26)
  • Commentary:
    • The LORD our God is one LORD
    • Worship no carved image
    • Honour the name of God
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 16: Exodus 20 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • The 4th word: remember the Sabbath day to keep it holy
    • The 5th word: honour thy father and thy mother
    • The 6th word: thou shalt not kill
    • The 7th word: thou shalt not commit adultery
    • The 8th word: thou shalt not steal
    • The 9th word: thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour
    • The 10th word: thou shalt not covet
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 17: Exodus 21 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The book of the covenant: the civil law (21:1-11)
    • The book of the covenant: the criminal law (21:12-36)
  • Commentary:
    • Slavery
    • Acts of homicide
    • Violence to parents
    • Kidnapping
    • Personal injuries
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 18: Exodus 22 to 23 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • Judgements on theft (22:1-4)
    • Judgements on property (22:5-6)
    • Judgements on breach of trust (22:7-15)
    • Judgements on sexual immorality (22:16-17, 19)
    • Judgements on civil and religious obligations (22:18-23:9)
    • Ceremonial laws on Sabbaths and sacred feasts (23:10-19)
  • Commentary:
    • Responsibility and carelessness
    • Obligations to man and God
    • Sabbaths and sacred feasts
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 19: Exodus 23 to 24 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • Laws relating to settling in the Promised Land (23:20-33)
    • The reaffirmation of the covenant (24:1-8)
    • The glory of the LORD covered Mount Sinai (24:9-18)
  • Commentary:
    • The angel of the LORD
    • God’s promises are sure
    • Ratification of the covenant
    • They saw God
    • The glory of God
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 20: Exodus 25 to 27 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The Lord instructed Moses to build a sanctuary so that He might dwell among His people (25:1-9)
    • The ark and the mercy seat (25:10-22)
    • The table of bread (25:22-30)
    • The lampstand (25:31-40)
    • The tabernacle and its coverings (26:1-14)
    • The frames of the tabernacle (26:15-30)
    • The veil and the positions of the furniture (26:31-37)
    • The brazen altar (27:1-8)
    • The courtyard of the tabernacle (27:9-19)
    • Summary and service (27:17-21)
  • Commentary:
    • The purpose of the tabernacle
    • The furniture of the tabernacle
    • The tent
    • The brazen altar
    • The courtyard
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 21: Exodus 28 to 29 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The appointment of the priesthood (28:1)
    • The sacred garments for Aaron (28:2-43)
    • The consecration of the priests (29:1-46)
  • Commentary:
    • The priesthood
    • The ephod
    • The other garments
    • The consecration
    • The sin offering
    • Daily offerings
    • The promise
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 22: Exodus 30 to 31 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The altar of incense (30:1-10)
    • The atonement money (30:11-16)
    • The laver (30:17-21)
    • The sacred anointing oil (30:22-33)
    • The sacred incense (30:34-38)
    • The appointment of Bezaleel and Aholiab (31:1-11)
    • The Sabbath (31:12-17)
  • Commentary:
    • The altar of incense
    • The ransom money
    • The laver
    • The anointing oil
    • The fragrant oil
    • Appointment of craftsmen
    • Remembering the Sabbath
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 23: Exodus 32 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The Israelites sinned against the LORD God by making a golden calf and worshipping it (32:1-6)
    • The LORD’s anger was kindled against Israel, but Moses interceded for them (32:7-14)
    • Moses broke the 2-tables of the testimony (32:15-18)
    • Moses was angry and broke the 2-tables (32:19-29)
  • Commentary:
    • The lack of faith
    • God’s response
    • Intercessory prayer
    • Righteous indignation
    • Who is on the Lord’s side
    • Making personal sacrifice
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 1: Leviticus 1 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction:
  • Overview
  • Outline:
    • The LORD prescribed the way that the children of Israel might bring an offering to Him (1:1-2)
    • If the offering was a burnt sacrifice of the herd (1:3-9)
    • If the offering was a burnt sacrifice of the flock (1:10-13)
    • If the offering was a burnt sacrifice of the fowls (1:14-17)
  • Commentary:
    • Fellowship with God
    • The way prescribed: the burnt offering
    • The offering of the bullock
    • The offering of the sheep or goat
    • The offering of turtledove or pigeon
    • A sweet aroma offering
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 2: Leviticus 2 to 3 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The grain offering (2:1-17)
    • The peace offering (3:1-17)
  • Commentary:
    • The grain offering
    • The peace offering
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 3: Leviticus 4 to 5 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The LORD spoke to Moses concerning the commitment of anyone who sinned (4:1-2)
    • If the priest sinned, he must offer a young bullock for a sin offering (4:3-12)
    • If the whole congregation sinned, it must offer a young bullock for a sin offering (4:13-21)
    • If a ruller sinned, he must offer a he-goat for a sin offering (4:22-26)
    • If an ordinary person sinned, he must offer a she-goat or a lamb for a sin offering (4:27-35)
    • If a soul sinned in omission, he must offer a trespass offering (5:1-13)
  • Commentary:
    • The sin offering
    • When a priest sins
    • The congregation sin
    • A leader sins
    • An ordinary person sins
    • The trespass offering
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 4: Leviticus 5 to 7 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • If a person sinned by misusing the LORD’s holy things, he must offer a trespass offering (5:14-16)
    • If a person sinned inadvertently concerning the LORD’s holy things but did not realise it (5:17-19)
    • If a person intentionally lied by swearing falsely, he must bring a tresspass offering (6:1-7)
    • Further instructions to the priests concerning the sacrificial offerings (6:8-7:38)
  • Commentary:
    • The trespass offering
    • The duties and provisions of the priest
      • Burnt offering
      • Grain offering
      • Sin offering
      • Trespass offering
      • Peace offering
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 5: Leviticus 8 to 10 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The public ordination of Aaron and his sons to the high priesthood (8:1-36)
    • Aaron performed his first duty as high priest by offering sacrifices on behalf of the people (9:2-24)
    • The judgement of Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron (10:1-7)
    • The LORD commanded Aaron regarding some prohibitions and duties (10:8-11)
  • Commentary:
    • The consecration of Aaron and his sons
    • The consecration of the congregation
    • The judgement on those who disobey
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions
  • Teaching lesson

Lesson 6: Leviticus 11 to 12 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The laws governing the eating of animals (11:1-8)
    • The laws governing the eating of fish (11:9-12)
    • The laws governing the eating of fowls and birds (11:13-23)
    • The laws governing pollution by animals and their treatment (11:24-40)
    • The concluding word (11:41-47)
    • The laws governing childbirth (12:1-8)
  • Commentary:
    • The dietary laws
    • Uncleanness in contact with animal carcass
    • What do all these mean to New Testament saints
    • The laws on childbirth
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions
  • Teaching lesson
  • Conclusion

Lesson 7: Leviticus 13 to 14 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • Skin diseases:
      • The initial symptoms of a skin disease (13:1-8)
      • Case of a man suffering from a skin disease (13:9-17)
      • Diagnosis of two specific cases (13:18-28)
      • Skin diseases on the scalp or chin (13:29-37)
      • Diagnosis of two more specific cases (13:38-44)
      • Treatment of those diagnosed unclean (13:45-46)
    • Clothing infected by diseases:
      • Garments of wool, linen and leather infected with the plague (13:47-59)
      • Cleansing from infectious diseases (14:1-32)
    • Dwelling places infected by disease:
      • Houses infected with diseases (14:33-57)
  • Commentary:
    • Tests for skin diseases
    • Treatment of the unclean
    • Unclean clothing
    • Cleansing from skin diseases
    • Unclean house
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 8: Leviticus 15 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The law concerning an abnormal emission from the sexual organ of man (15:1-15)
    • The law concerning the normal emission of semen (15:16-18)
    • The law concerning a woman having her menstrual period (15:19-24)
    • The law concerning an abnormal issue of blood beyond her normal period of menstruation (15:25-30)
    • The purpose of the law (15:31-33)
  • Commentary:
    • Uncleanness of discharges
    • The message to us
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 9: Leviticus 16 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • Atonement for Aaron himself and the people (16:1-10)
    • The sin offering for Aaron and his family (16:11-14)
    • The sin offering for the people (16:15-28)
    • The annual day of atonement (16:29-34)
  • Commentary:
    • The preparation
    • The ceremony
    • The scapegoat
    • Its observance
  • Practical value
  • The Jewish calendar
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 10: Leviticus 17 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The slaughter of cattle, sheep and goats for personal consumption and for peace offerings (17:1-9)
    • The eating of blood was forbidden (17:10-14)
    • The eating of animals that died naturally and animals torn by beasts (17:15-16)
  • Commentary:
    • Slaughter of domestic animals
    • No eating of blood
    • Rules about hunting wild animals
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 11: Leviticus 18 to 20 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The laws pertaining to marriages (18:1-18)
    • Other instances of chastity and warning (18:19-30)
    • To be holy as God is holy (19:1-37)
    • The penal code (20:1-27)
  • Commentary:
    • Being different
    • Sexual relations within the family
    • Other perversions
    • Loving God and our neighbours
    • The penal code
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 12: Leviticus 21 to 22 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • Restrictions on mourning and marriage of the priests (21:1-24)
    • Impediments to Aaron and his sons from eating the sacrificial offerings to God (22:1-33)
  • Commentary:
    • Mourning and marriage
    • High priest and family
    • Physical wholeness
    • The holy things
    • Family members of the priests
    • Eating unintentionally
    • Animals for the offerings
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 13: Leviticus 23 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The holy Sabbath (23:1-3)
    • The Feast of the Passover (23:4-5)
    • The Feast of Unleavened Bread (23:6-8)
    • The Feast of the Firstfruits (23:9-14)
    • The Feast of Weeks (Pentecost) (23:15-22)
    • The Feast of Trumpets (23:23-25)
    • The Day of Atonement (23:26-32)
    • The Feast of the Tabernacles (23:33-44)
  • Commentary:
    • The Sabbath rest
    • The Feast of the Passover
    • The Feast of the Unleavened Bread
    • The Feast of the Firstfruits
    • The Feast of Weeks
    • The Feast of Trumpets
    • The Day of Atonement
    • The Feast of Tabernacles
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 14: Leviticus 24 to 25 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The laws concerning the light and the bread in the Tabernacle must be faithfully kept (24:1-9)
    • The blasphemer of the name of the LORD and his punishment (24:10-16)
    • Some of the cardinal principles of Biblical law applied to the native Israelites and the resident foreigners (24:17-23)
    • The Sabbatical Year of the land (25:1-7)
    • The Year of Jubilee (25:8-22)
    • The laws governing the relationships between the Israelites (25:23-38)
  • Commentary:
    • The light and the bread
    • The case of a blasphemer
    • An eye for an eye
    • The Sabbatical Year
    • The Year of Jubilee
    • Slavery and the poor
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions
  • Teaching lesson

Lesson 15: Leviticus 26 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • God reminded Israel of the fundamental requirements of worship and conduct (26:1-2)
    • God’s promises of blessings to the children of Israel (26:3-13)
    • God’s warning of curses upon the children of Israel (26:14-39)
    • God remembered His covenantal promises and would restore the children of Israel (26:40-46)
  • Commentary:
    • The fundamental requirements of worship
    • The blessings of obedience
    • The curses of disobedience
    • God’s unchanging covenantal promises
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions
  • Teaching lesson

Lesson 16: Leviticus 27 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The dedication vow of a person unto the LORD (27:1-8)
    • The dedication vow of an animal unto the LORD (27:9-13)
    • The dedication vow of the house or land unto the LORD (27:14-25)
    • Other rulings regarding the dedication of animals (27:26-29)
    • Rules concerning tithing (27:30-33)
    • These were the commandments of the LORD to the children of Israel (27:34)
  • Commentary:
    • Personal dedication
    • Dedicating an animal
    • Dedicating a house or land
    • The devoted thing
    • Tithing
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions
  • Teaching lesson
  • Conclusion

Lesson 1: Numbers 1-4 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction:
  • Outline:
    • The numbering of the twelve tribes (1:1-54)
    • The organization of the encampment and the march forward (2:1-34).
    • The organization of the priests and Levites (3:1-51)
    • The ministry of the Levites (4:1-49)
  • Commentary:
    • The census
    • Organization of the camp
    • The priests
    • The Levites
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions
  • Life application:
    • The theology of war
    • Work as a team to do the will of the Lord
    • The God of order and discipline
    • God Must be in the centre of Israel's national life
    • Difference in duties between the priests and Levites

Lesson 2: Numbers 5-6 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction:
  • Outline:
    • Sin must be put away in the camp wherein God dwelt (5:1-10)
    • The law of jealousy (5:11-31)
    • The law of the Nazarite vow (6:1-21)
    • The Aaronic blessing upon the children of Israel (6:22-27)
  • Commentary:
    • God’s holiness & separation
    • The law of jealousy
    • A consecration to the Lord
    • The blessings of the Lord
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions
  • Lesson application:
    • God's people must separate themselves from defilement or ungodliness
    • Individuals who separate themselves to serve God wholeheartedly and completely
    • God's people are a blessed people

Lesson 3: Numbers 7-8 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction:
  • Outline:
    • The offerings to the Lord by the leaders of Israel (7:1-9)
    • Another offering by the leaders of Israel for the dedication of the altar (7:10-89)
    • The lighting of the candlestick by Aaron (8:1-4)
    • The dedication of the Levites (8:5-22)
  • Commentary:
    • Giving meaningfully
    • Light
    • The Lord’s special possessions
    • A time to serve and a time to step down
  • Daily readings & discussion questions
  • Life in the Word:
    • The work of God prospers because His people give generously
    • An important element of worship is praising God
    • God has no favourites
    • God deals with us individually according to His will
    • Light is a symbol of God's truth
    • Our conduct and character must correspond
    • We should give our very best to Him
    • Obedience is better than sacrifice

 Lesson 4: Numbers 9-10 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction:
  • Outline:
    • God reminded the children of Israel to keep the passover (9:1-14)
    • The Lord’s guidance and leading through the pillar of cloud and fire (9:15-23)
    • The Lord commanded the making of two silver trumpets (10:1-
    • 10)
    • The journey out of Mount Sinai (10:11-36)
  • Commentary:
    • In remembrance
    • Guidance & protection
    • Order & discipline
    • Move on
    • Seeking the help of man
    • Moses’ prayer
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions
  • Life in the Word

 Lesson 5: Numbers 11-12 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction:
  • Outline:
    • The Lord’s anger and chastisement upon the complaining Israelites (11:1-3)
    • The Israelites and others murmur for food they once had in Egypt (11:4-9)
    • Moses was displeased, disappointed and depressed (11:10-15)
    • The LORD encouraged Moses and promised to provide meat (11:16-30)
    • The LORD provided the meat (11:31-35)
    • Miriam and Aaron opposed Moses (12:1-16)
  • Commentary:
    • A complaining spirit
    • The people you mix with
    • The people you discourage
    • Not by might
    • Speaking against the Lord’s servant
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 6: Numbers 13 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction:
  • Outline:
    • The appointment of the twelve spies (13:1-16)
    • The mission of the twelve spies (13:17-20)
    • The journey of the twelve (13:21-25)
    • The twelve reported to Moses (13:26-33)
  • Commentary:
    • The command to scout the land
    • The twelve leaders
    • The mission’s objectives
    • The report
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions
  • Life application:
    • Beware of complaining, murmuring and a dissatisfied spirit in life
    • Trust and obey the LORD
    • There are some mistakes we cannot afford to make

Lesson 7: Numbers 14 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction:
  • Outline:
    • The Israelites despaired and rebelled against God (14:1-4)
    • The response of Moses, Aaron, Caleb, and Joshua to the complaints of the people (14:5-10a)
    • The response of the LORD to the rebellion of the Israelites (14:10b-25)
    • The Lord revealed to Moses and Aaron His Judgement upon the people (14:26-35)
    • The punishment upon the spies and the defeat of the people (14:36-45)
  • Commentary:
    • Defying God & accusing His servants
    • Stoning the encouragers
    • Appealing to God’s goodness and greatness
    • Deserving God’s judgement
    • Presumptuous sin
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions
  • Life application:
    • Guard against complaining and murmuring
    • Do not unreasonably and falsely accuse the Lord's anointed or chosen servant/leader
    • Be strong and courageous in obeying God even if it is against the majority
    • Pray in accordance to the will of God
    • Don't be presumptuous but know the will of God

Lesson 8: Numbers 15 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction:
  • Outline:
    • God gave further instructions on the many kinds of burnt offerings made by the Israelites (15:1-16)
    • God assured productivity in the land and atonement for sins committed unintentionally (15:17-36)
    • The Lord commanded the Israelites to make tassels on the corners of their garments (15:37-41)
  • Commentary:
    • The faithfulness & grace of God
    • Receiving & thanking God
    • Inadvertent & presumptuous Sins
    • Prevention Is better than cure
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions
  • Lesson application

Lesson 9: Numbers 16 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction:
  • Outline:
    • Rebellion against Moses and Aaron (16:1-11)
    • Moses summoned Dathan and Abiram (16:12-19)
    • The Lord judged the rebels (16:20-40)
    • All the children of Israel rebelled against Moses and Aaron (16:41-50)
  • Commentary:
    • The Ecclesiastical challenge
    • The attacked leader’s response
    • The political challenge
    • The judgement of the rebels
    • The lack of spiritual discernment
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 10: Numbers 17-18 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction:
  • Outline:
    • The Lord gave another sign to establish Aaron’s position as high priest (17:1-13)
    • The Lord reaffirmed the appointment and duties of Aaron and his sons as the priests (18:1-19)
    • The Lord was the inheritance of the priests and the Levites (18:20-24)
    • The Lord required the Levites to give tithes and offering to the Lord (18:25-32)
  • Commentary:
    • The sign of Aaron’s rod
    • God’s ministers & ministry
    • The support of the ministry
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions
  • Life applications:
    • The knowledge of God
    • Obedience is better than sacrifice
    • Abiding principles of God's ministry

Lesson 11: Numbers 19-20 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction:
  • Outline:
    • The ordinance of the law of the red heifer ritual (19:1-10)
    • The purification of the people from uncleanness by the ritual of the water of separation (19:11-22)
  • Commentary:
    • The red heifer ordinance
    • Not again!
    • The sin of pride
    • The Lord took Aaron
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 12: Numbers 21 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction:
  • Outline:
    • The Israelites defeated a Cananite attack against them (21:1-3)
    • Israelites must look upon the bronze snake to Live (21:4-9)
    • The children of Israel journeyed to Moab (21:10-20)
    • Israel defeated Sihon, the King of the Amorites (21:21-32)
    • The Israelites Defeated Og,King of Bashan (21:33-22:1)
  • Commentary:
    • Victory at Hormah
    • By-passing Edom
    • At Beer
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 13: Numbers 22 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction:
  • Outline:
    • Balak, the King of Moab, sent for Balaam (22:2-6)
    • Balaam refused to go to the first meeting (22:7-14)
    • Balaam went on the second meeting (22:15-21)
    • The Lord opened the mouth of Balaam’s ass (22:22-35)
    • Balak welcomed Balaam (22:36-41)
  • Commentary:
    • Call Balaam, the diviner
    • God says, “No”
    • God says, “Go”
    • The donkey speaks
    • God’s will or my will
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 14: Numbers 23-24 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction:
  • Outline:
    • Balaam’s first attempt to curse Israel failed (23:1-13)
    • Balaam’s second attempt to curse Israel also failed (23:14-26)
    • Balaam’s third attempt to curse Israel again failed (23:27-24:9)
    • Balak decided to send Balaam off (24:11-14)
    • Balaam fourth attempt to curse Israel failed (24:15-19)
    • Balaam prophesied concerning other nations (24:20-25)
  • Commentary:
    • God blessed His people
    • God is true to His People
    • God provides and protects His People
    • God shall raise a star out of Israel
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 15: Numbers 25 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction:
  • Outline:
    • Israel sinned In sexual immorality and idolatry (25:1-3)
    • The Lord punished Israel (25:4-5)
    • Phinehas killed an Israelite and a Midianite woman because they sinned (25:6-9)
    • The Lord commended Phinehas and rewarded him (25:10-15)
    • The Lord instructed Moses concerning the Midianites (25:16-18)
  • Commentary:
    • The Lord is angry
    • The Lord chastises
    • The Lord rewards
    • God remembers the Midianites
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 16: Numbers 26-27 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction:
  • Outline:
    • The Lord instructed Moses and Eleazar, the priests, to take a census (26:1-51)
    • The allocation of the promised land (26:52-62)
    • These were the new generation of Israelites (26: 63-65)
    • The inheritance of the daughters of Zelophehad (27:1-11)
    • Moses’ last days and the choosing of Joshua as his successor (27:12-23)
  • Commentary:
    • Forty years later
    • Results of the census
    • The distribution of the promised land
    • The women’s right to inheritance
    • Moses’ last act
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 17: Numbers 28-30 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction:
  • Outline:
    • Worship is God-centered (28:1-2)
    • The daily offering (28:3-8)
    • The Sabbath offering (28:9-10)
    • The monthly offering (28:11-15)
    • The annual feast of the passover and the unleavened Bread (28:16-25)
    • The annual feast of the firstfruits (Weeks) (28:26-31)
    • The annual feast of trumpets (29:1—6)
    • The annual day of atonement (29:7-11)
    • The annual feast of tabernacles (29:12-34)
    • The sacred assembly on the eighth day following the feast of tabernacles (29:35-38)
    • The individual freewill offerings (29:39-40)
    • Making a vow unto the Lord (30:1-16)
  • Commentary:
    • God-centered worship
    • Daily, weekly, monthly offerings
    • Special day offerings
    • Vows of women
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 18: Numbers 31 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction:
  • Outline:
    • The Lord commanded Moses to destroy the Midianites (31:1-12)
    • Moses rebuked the military leaders for Midianite women (31:13-24)
    • The booty of the war was shared among the whole nation (31:25-47)
    • The warriors made a freewill thanksgiving offering to the Lord (31:48-54)
  • Commentary:
    • A holy war
    • The sharing of the booty
    • Freewill offering
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 19: Numbers 32 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction:
  • Outline:
    • The tribes of Reuben and Gad requested to settle on the east of Jordan (32:1-5)
    • Moses’ initial response to the request of the Reubenites and Gadites (32:6-15)
    • The Reubenites and Gadites explained their proposal and gave an undertaking (32:16-19)
    • Moses consented to let them settle on the east of Jordan (32:20-27)
    • The ratification of the agreement (32:28-42)
  • Commentary:
    • The request
    • The rebuke
    • The alternate request
    • The ratification
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 20: Numbers 33-34 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction:
  • Outline:
    • The journeys of the Israelites from Egypt to plains of Moab (33:1-49)
    • The Lord instructed the children of Israel regarding the occupation of the promised land (33:50-56)
    • The boundaries of the promised land (34:1-12)
    • The allotment of the land and the appointed leaders (34:13-29)
  • Commentary:
    • The journeying
    • The commission
    • The promised land
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 21: Numbers 35-36 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction:
  • Outline:
    • The inheritance of the Levites (35:1-8)
    • The reason and the provision of the cities of refuge (35:9-34)
    • The permanency of the inheritance of the Land to the tribes (36:1-12)
    • Thus the Lord commanded the children of Israel (36:13)
  • Commentary:
    • The Levitical cities
    • The land inheritance
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 1: Deuteronomy 1 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • Moses Prepared All Israel to Possess the Promised Land (1:1-8)
    • Moses Recounted the Need to Share His Duties and Responsibilities (1:9-18)
    • Moses Recounted the Events at Kadesh-barnea (1:19-25)
    • Moses Recounted the Outcome of the Negative Response and of the Israelites (1:26-40)
    • Moses Recounted their Reaction to the Judgement of the LORD (1:41- 46)
  • Commentary:
    • Missed Opportunity
    • Need for a Just and Fair Administration
    • Learning From Mistakes of Others
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 2: Deuteronomy 2 to 3 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The LORD Commanded Israel Not To Contend With the Edomites (2:1- 8)
    • The LORD Commanded Israel Not To Contend With The Children of Lot (2:9-23)
    • Israel To Take The Land Of The Amorites (2:24-3:11)
    • The Land That Israel Possessed On the East of Jordan Was Allotted to Reuben, Gad And The Half Tribe of Manasseh (3:12-20)
    • Moses Commissions Joshua (3:21-29)
  • Commentary:
    • Edom
    • Moab & Ammon
    • King Sihon
    • King Og
    • Reuben, Gad, Manasseh
    • Joshua
    • Moses’ Prayer
    • Commision of Joshua
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 3: Deuteronomy 4 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • Moses Called on All Israel to Fear and Obey the LORD their God (4:1-13)
    • Moses Commanded Them To Worship Only The LORD God And Not Graven Images (4:14- 24)
    • Moses Warned Them Of the Dire Consequences of Disobeying God (4:25-31)
    • Moses Stressed the Importance of Israel’s Understanding of the LORD (4:32-40)
    • Moses Selected Three Refuge Cities on the Eastside of Jordan (4:41-43)
    • Introduction to Moses’ Second Sermon (4:44-49)
  • Commentary:
    • The Laws of God
    • God is Without Physical Form
    • The LORD Alone is God
    • Three Cities of Refuge
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 4: Deuteronomy 5 to 6 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • Moses Emphasised the Present Application of the Covenant Made at Sinai (5:1-5)
    • God’s Way of Life for Israel Expressed in the Ten Commandments (5:6-21)
    • Moses’ Role as a Mediator was Established (5:22-33)
    • The Crowning Commandment and Israel’s Primary Duty (6:1- 9)
    • The Need to Remember and Respond Appropriately to God’s Goodness and Greatness (6:10-25)
  • Commentary:
    • God’s Commandments
    • Honour God
    • Love God
    • Declare God
    • Remember God
    • Serve God
    • Trust God
    • Witness God
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 5: Deuteronomy 7 to 8 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The Instructions of the LORD to Israel Upon Possessing the Promised Land (7:1-11)
    • The Assurances of Victory and Blessings (7: 12-26)
    • The LORD Called On Israel to Remember Their Experience in the Wilderness (8:1-10)
    • The LORD Cautioned Israel against Forgetting Him (8:11- 17)
    • The Consequences of Forgetting the LORD (8:18-20)
  • Commentary:
    • Israel Among Other Nations
    • Israel’s Blessings from God
    • The Danger of Blessings
    • Remember
    • Forgetfulness
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 6: Deuteronomy 9 to 10 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The LORD Saw That Israel Were A Stiff-Necked People (9:1-29)
    • The LORD Replaced the Two Tables of Stone Containing the Ten Commandments (10:1-5)
    • The LORD Separated the Tribe of Levi to Serve Him (10:6-11)
    • The LORD’s Requirements of Israel (10:12-22)
  • Commentary:
    • Pride of Self-righteousness
    • A Stiff-Necked People
    • Prayer That Moves God
    • Relationship Restored
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 7: Deuteronomy 11 to 12 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The Call to Love and Obey God (11:1-7)
    • God’s Promises of Power, Peace and Prosperity in the Land was Contingent on Israel’s Obedience to God (8- 17)
    • God Would Bless the Children of the Israelites If Israel Obeyed (11:18-21)
    • God Would Make Israel an Invincible Nation (11:22-25)
    • A Blessing and Curse Were Set Before Israel (11:26-32)
    • Commands that Determined Israel’s Proper Worship of God (12:1-32)
    • Israel Being Cautioned to Keep the Laws of God (11:29- 32)
  • Commentary:
    • Inseparability of Love & Obedience
    • Choice & Rewards
    • Worship God Only
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 8: Deuteronomy 13 to 14 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The Israelites were Warned Against Enticement to Apostasy (13:1-18)
    • The Israelites Were Called to Live a Distinctive Lifestyle (14:1-29)
  • Commentary:
    • Putting the Evil Away in Our Midst
    • Being Unique & Different
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 9: Deuteronomy 15 to 16 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The Humanitarian Aspect Of The Lord’s Release (15:1-6)
    • The Caring Of The Poor And Needy (15:7-11)
    • The Releasing of a Fellow Israelite Servant (15:12-18)
    • The Bringing of the Sacrificial Offering (15:19- 23)
    • The Keeping Of The Passover Lamb (16:1-8)
    • The Keeping of the Feast of Weeks (16:9-12)
    • The Keeping of the Feast of Tabernacle (15:13-15)
    • The Keeping of the Three Feasts (16:16-17)
    • The Appointment of Judges (16:18-22)
  • Commentary:
    • Releasing the Debtor
    • Releasing the Poor
    • Releasing the Servant
    • Give the Best to the LORD
    • Feast of the Passover
    • Feast of Weeks
    • Feast of Tabernacles
    • Judges & Leaders
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 10: Deuteronomy 17 to 18 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The Local Judge to Conduct a Test Case (17:1-7)
    • The Priests Would Deal With More Difficult Cases (17:8-13)
    • The King Established (17:14- 20)
    • The Status and Ministry of the Priests the Levites (18:1-8)
    • The Israelites were Warned Against the Occult (18:9-14)
    • The LORD would Provide Israel with a Chosen Prophet (18:15- 22)
  • Commentary:
    • A Test Case For the Judges
    • Choosing a King
    • The Priests & the Levites
    • Occultism
    • A Prophet Like Moses
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 11: Deuteronomy 19 to 20 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The Protection of the Manslayer (19:1-13)
    • The Protection of the Landowner (19:14)
    • The Accused was to be Protected from False Witnesses (19:15-21)
    • Guidelines on Going to War Against the Enemies (20:1-9)
    • The Treatment Against The Cities And The Inhabitants (20:10-20)
  • Commentary:
    • Protecting the Defenceless
    • Principles of War
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 12: Deuteronomy 21 to 22 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • A Man Slain by an Unknown Assailant (21:1-9)
    • Holiness Within the Family Must be Upheld (21:10-21)
    • Social Laws (22:1-12)
    • Sexual Laws (2213-30)
  • Commentary:
    • Dealing with Unsolved Murder
    • Holiness in the Family
    • Social Laws
    • Sexual Laws
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 13: Deuteronomy 23 to 24 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The People Who Were Not Admitted into the Congregation of the LORD (23:1-8)
    • The Soldiers Must Keep the Purity of the Camp (23:9-14)
    • Miscellaneous Laws Relating to the Life of the Covenant Community (23:15-24:22)
  • Commentary:
    • Admission into the Assembly of the LORD
    • Personal Cleanliness
    • Runaway Slaves & Prostitutes
    • Lending a Brother
    • Making a Vow
    • Neighbourly Generosity
    • Divorce & the Newly Wed
    • Protecting the Poor
    • Justice for the Defenceless
    • The Poor, Orphans & Widows
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 14: Deuteronomy 25 to 26 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • Two Feuding People (25:1-3)
    • The Ox which Threshed the Corn (25:4)
    • The Duty of a Man to His Dead Brother (25:5-10)
    • Two Fighting Men and Their Wives (25:11-12)
    • Honest Weights and Measures (25:13-16)
    • The Amalekites (25:17-19)
    • Firstfruits and Tithes (26:1- 15)
    • The Endorsement of the Mosaic Covenant (26:16-19)
  • Commentary:
    • Corporeal Punishment
    • Muzzling an Ox
    • Levirate Law
    • Indecency Forbidden
    • Honest Dealings
    • The Amalekites
    • Showing Gratitude
    • Good Stewardship
    • Renewal of the Covenant
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 15: Deuteronomy 27 to 28 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The Permanency of God’s Word to the Israelites (27:1- 13)
    • The Twelve Curses (27:14- 26)
    • Blessings Attached to Obedience to God (28:1-14)
    • Curses Applied to Disobedience to God (28:15- 68)
  • Commentary:
    • The Permanency of the Word of God
    • The Blessings & Curses
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 16: Deuteronomy 29 to 30 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • Israel is Called to Keep the Words of the Covenant Because of What the LORD their God Had Done for Them (29:1-13)
    • Israel was Warned of Dire Consequences When They Breached the Covenant (29:14-20)
    • The Purpose of Chastisement is that Others Might Know that Israel Had Sinned and that Israel Might Repent and Return to the LORD their God (29:21-29)
    • The LORD their God would Re-Gather the Children of Israel when They Repented and Returned to Him (30:1- 10)
    • The Words of the Covenant was Given to Israel for Them to Choose Between Blessings and Curses (30:11- 20)
  • Commentary:
    • The Historical Basis
    • The Covenant Community
    • The Essential Stipulation
    • Repentance & Restoration
    • The Word of the LORD
    • The Ultimate Choice
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 17: Deuteronomy 31 to 32 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • Moses’ Successor, Joshua (31:1-8)
    • Moses Instructed The Priests Concerning The Law (31:9- 13)
    • The Lord Spoke To Moses And Joshua (31:14-22)
    • The Charge Of The Lord And His Word (31:23-30)
    • The Song Of Moses (32:1-44)
    • The Last Days Of Moses (32:45-52)
  • Commentary:
    • Passing On The Baton
    • Promoting The Word
    • Remembering In A Song
    • Preparing To Die
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 18: Deuteronomy 33 to 34 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The Introduction to Moses’ Blessing of the Children of Israel (33:1-5)
    • Moses Blessed the Tribes (33:6-25)
    • Moses Gave Glory and Honour to the LORD (33:26- 29)
    • Moses Passed Away (34:1-9)
    • Moses is Honoured (34:10- 12)
  • Commentary:
    • The Lord Our God Be Praised
    • Blessing The Tribes
    • The Praise Of God
    • The Death Of Moses
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 1: Joshua 1 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • The Lord Calls Joshua (1:1-9)
    • Joshua Prepares Israel (1:10-15)
    • The Children of Two and One Half Tribes Accept Joshua’s Leadership (1:16-18)
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 2: Joshua 2 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Rahab Hid the 2 Spies (2:1-7)
    • Rahab Believed the LORD God of Israel (2:8-13)
    • Rahab Promises to Obey (2:14-21)
    • The LORD God Is Faithful (2:22-24)
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 3: Joshua 3 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • The Final Preparation (3:1-6)
    • The Promised Exaltation (3:7-8)
    • The Final Briefing (3:9-13)
    • The Actual Crossing (3:14-17)
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 4: Joshua 4 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Twelve Stones (4:1-9)
    • The Crossing Over (4:10-13)
    • Joshua magnified (4:14-18)
    • What mean ye these stones? (4:19-24)
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 5: Joshua 5 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • The Impact (5:1)
    • The Circumcision (5:2-9)
    • The Celebration (5:10-11)
    • Manna Ceased (5:12)
    • The Encounter (5:13-15)
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 6: Joshua 6 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)  

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • The LORD Instructs Joshua (6:1-5)
    • Joshua Obeys the LORD (6:6-11)
    • Jericho Is Dedicated to the LORD (6:12-21)
    • Rahab and Family Are Saved (6:22-25)
    • The LORD was with Joshua (6:26-27)
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 7: Joshua 7 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • The Anger of the LORD (7:1)
    • A Humiliating Defeat (7:2-5)
    • Wrong Prayer (7:6-9)
    • Sanctification is the Key (7:10-15)
    • Sanctification Exercised (7:16-23)
    • Punished for Sin (7:24-26)
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 8: Joshua 8 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Victory Assured (8:1-2)
    • Strategy of Warfare (8:3-8)
    • Ai Captured (8:9-26)
    • Division of the Spoils (8:27-29)
    • An Altar Built unto the LORD (8:30-35)
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 9: Joshua 9 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Forming an Alliance (9:1-2)
    • To Deceive and to be Deceived (9:3-15)
    • Keeping your Word (9:16-21)
    • Slavery or Death (9:22-27)
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 10: Joshua 10 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • The Alliance (10:1-5)
    • The Rescue (10:6-14)
    • The Execution (10:15-28)
    • The Conquests (10:40-43)
    • The Completion (10:29-39)
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 11: Joshua 11 to 12 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • The Alliance (11:1-9)
    • The Total Defeat (11:10-20)
    • The Anakims Destroyed (11: 21-23)
    • A Review of Moses’ Conquests (12:1-6)
    • A Review of Joshua’s Conquest (12:7-24)
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 12: Joshua 13 to 14 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Dividing the Land (13:1-7)
    • The Allotment of the Land (TransJordan) (13:8-33)
    • The Allotment of the Land (CisJordan) (14:1-5)
    • The Example of Caleb (14:6-15)
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 13: Joshua 15 to 19 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Allotment Given to Judah (15:1-63)
    • Allotment Given to Joseph (16:1-17:18)
    • Allotment Given to the Remaining Seven Tribes (18:1-19:51)
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 14: Joshua 20 to 21 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • The Setting Up of the Cities of Refuge (20:1-9)
    • The Provision of Cities and Suburbs to the Levites (21:1-42)
    • God’s Faithfulness to His Covenant-Promise (21:43-45)
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 15: Joshua 22 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)  

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • The Send-Off (22:1-8)
    • The Altar of Witness (22:9-34)
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 16: Joshua 23 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Formula for Victorious Living (23:1-10)
    • Motivation for Victorious Living (23:11-16)
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 17: Joshua 24 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Rehearsing the Past (24:1-13)
    • Challenging the Present (24:14-28)
    • Death of God’s Servant (24:29-33)
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 1: Judges 1 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Judah Subdues the Canaanites in Bezek (1:1-8)
    • Judah Subdues the Canaanites in Hebron (1:9-15)
    • Judah subdues the Canaanites in Gaza (1:16-21)
    • The Central Tribes Fail to Drive Out the Canaanites (1:22-29)
    • The Northern Tribes Fail to Drive Out the Canaanites (1:30-36)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 2: Judges 2 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The LORD’s Visit And Rebuke (2:1-5)
    • A New Generation Arose (2:6-10)
    • Covenant Broken (2:11- 13)
    • The LORD Expresses His Wrath (2:14-15)
    • The LORD Keeps His Covenant (2:16-18)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 3: Judges 3 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Nations Left Unconquered (3:1-7)
    • Othniel Delivers Israel (3:8-11)
    • Ehud Delivers Israel (3:12-30)
    • Shamgar Delivers Israel (3:31)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 4: Judges 4 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Sin Again (4:1-3)
    • Deborah Calls to Arms (4:4-9)
    • Barak Defeats Sisera (4:10-17)
    • Jael Kills Sisera (4:18-24)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 5: Judges 5 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Praise ye the LORD (5:1-5)
    • Time of adversity (5:6-9)
    • Time of deliverance (5:10-13)
    • Tribal Involvement (5:14-18)
    • Enemies routed (5:19-23)
    • Sisera nailed by a mountain goat (5:24-30)
    • Praise ye the LORD (5:31)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 6: Judges 6 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The Midianites Oppressed Israel (6:1-6)
    • The LORD Sends a Prophet (6:7-10)
    • The Angel of the LORD Calls Gideon (6:11-18)
    • Gideon Discovers the Identity of the Angel of the LORD (6:19-24)
    • Gideon Brings Down the Altar of Baal (6:25-32)
    • Gideon Seeks Further Assurance (6:33-40)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 7: Judges 7 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The LORD Reduces the Number (7:1-8)
    • The LORD Assures Gideon (7:9-14)
    • Gideon Prepares His Men (7:15-18)
    • The Miraculous Defeat of the Midianites (7:19-23)
    • Gideon Appeals to His Fellow Israelites (7:24-25)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 8: Judges 8 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Gideon Criticized by Ephraim (8:1-3)
    • Gideon is Denied Cooperation (8:4-9)
    • Gideon Finishes Off the Midianites (8:10-21)
    • Gideon Invited to Rule (8:22-23)
    • Gideon Makes an Ephod (8:24-27)
    • Gideon dies (8:28-35)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 9: Judges 9 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Abimelech Makes His Move (9:1-6)
    • Jotham’s Parable (9:7-21)
    • God Avenges (9:22-29)
    • Abimelech Defeats Gaal and His Mercenaries (9:30-45)
    • Abimelech Meets His Death (9:46-55)
    • God’s Retribution and Judgement (9:56-57)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 10: Judges 10 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Tola & Jair (10:1-5)
    • Punishment for Sins (10:6-9)
    • History of Deliverance and Rebuke (10:10-14)
    • Compassion of the LORD (10:15-16)
    • Offer of Leadership (10:17-18)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 11: Judges 11-12 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Jephthah Recalled (11:1-11)
    • Jephthah’s Justification (11:12-28)
    • Jephthah Keeps His Vow (11:29-40)
    • The Enemy Within (12:1-7)
    • Other Judges (12:8-15)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 12: Judges 13 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The Promise (13:1-14)
    • The Birth (13:15-25)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 13: Judges 14 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Samson Desires to Marry (14:1-9)
    • Samson Loses the Wager (14:10-20)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 14: Judges 15 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Samson’s Revenge (15:1-8)
    • Samson is Betrayed (15:9-13)
    • Samson Kills (15:14-20)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 15: Judges 16 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Samson lusts a harlot (16:1-3)
    • Samson lusts Delilah (16:4-17)
    • Samson lost His sight (16:18-20)
    • Samson Prays to the LORD (16:21-31)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 16: Judges 17 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Micah the Idolater (17:1-6)
    • The Levitical Compromiser (17:7-13)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 17: Judges 18 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The Danite Migration (18:1-6)
    • The Dan Idolatrous Cache (18:7-21)
    • The Danite “Conquest” (18:22-31)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 18: Judges 19 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The Levite Takes a Concubine (19:1-15)
    • Boarding in Gibeah (19:16-21)
    • The Heinous sin of the Men of Gibeah (19:22-30)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 19: Judges 20 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The Storyline (20:1-7)
    • The Oath (20:8-11)
    • The Choice (20:12-17)
    • Israelites died (20:18-25)
    • Benjamites Died (20:26-48)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 20: Judges 21 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • A sorry state of affairs (21:1-4)
    • A carnal solution (21:5-15)
    • Another carnal solution (21:16-25)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 1: Ruth 1 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The Departure (1:1-5)
    • The Return (1:6-10)
    • Loyalties Revealed (1:11-18)
    • Bitter Sweet (1:19-22)
  • Commentary
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 2: Ruth 2 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • Ruth Gleans in Boaz’s field (2:1-3)
    • Boaz Notices Ruth (2:4-7)
    • Boaz Meets Ruth (2:8-15a)
    • Boaz Favours Ruth (2:15b-16)
    • Ruth Returns Home (2:17-22)
  • Commentary
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 3: Ruth 3 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • Naomi initiates marriage (3:1-5)
    • Ruth claims right of kinsman redeemer (3:6-10)
    • Boaz acknowledges duty of kinsman redeemer (3:11-15)
    • Naomi evaluates encounter (3:16-18)
  • Commentary
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 4: Ruth 4 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • Transfering the rights of a kinsman-redeemer (4:1-6)
    • Ratification of the transfer (4:7-10)
    • Blessing from the Witnesses (4:11-12)
    • A son is born (4:13-17)
    • The Ancestry of David (4:18- 22)
  • Commentary
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 1: 1 Samuel 1 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • 1 Samuel 1:1-8
    • 1 Samuel 1:9-18
    • 1 Samuel 1:19-28
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 2: 1 Samuel 2 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Hannah Praised and Rejoiced in the LORD
    • Eli Failed as a Priest and Parent
    • Samuel Grew Up in the House of the LORD
    • Eli Failed as a Priest
    • A Man of God Predicted the Fall of Eli’s Ministry and Family
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 3: 1 Samuel 3 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • The Call of Samuel 
    • The Judgment on the House of Eli
    • Samuel Reported the Whole Truth
    • Samuel Recognized as God’s Prophet
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 4: 1 Samuel 4 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Israel Fought With the Philistines (4:1-2)
    • Israelites Used the Ark of the Covenant of God Superstitiously (4:3-5)
    • The Philistines’ Reaction (4:6-9)
    • Israel was Defeated a Second Time (4:10-11)
    • The Effect of Israel’s Defeat at Shiloh (4:12-18)
    • Ichabod: the Glory of God has Departed (4:19-22)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 5: 1 Samuel 4-6 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • The LORD Defends Himself (5:1-5)
    • The LORD Defeats His Enemies (5:6-12)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 6: 1 Samuel 6 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • How The Ark of God should go Home (6:1-9)
    • The Philistines Returned the Ark (6:10-12, 16-18)
    • The Folly of the Bethshemites (6:13-15, 19-21)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 7: 1 Samuel 7 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Clean House! (7:1-6)
    • When Spiritual, Attack Follows! (7:7-12)
    • Samuel’s Ministry (7:13-17)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 8: 1 Samuel 8 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • No Faithful Men (8:1-3)
    • The Israelites Asked for a King (8:4-6)
    • They have actually Rejected God (8:7-8)
    • The Consequences of Kingship (8:9-18)
    • The Israelites Insisted on a King (8:19-22)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 9: 1 Samuel 9 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Saul, the Benjamite (9:1-2)
    • Saul Looks for His Father’s Asses (9:3-5)
    • Saul Meets Samuel (9:6-10)
    • God prepared the Meeting (9:11-17)
    • The Momentous Meeting  (9:18-27)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 10: 1 Samuel 10 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Three Signs were Given (10:1-8)
    • Saul was Given a New Heart (10:9-16)
    • Saul Chosen as the king of Israel (10:17-27)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 11: 1 Samuel 11 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Adversities are God’s Opportunities (11:1-4)
    • The Newly Installed king begins His Rescue! (11:5-11)
    • The Public Affirmation of Saul’s kingship (11:12-15)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 12: 1 Samuel 12 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Samuel’s Farewell Speech  (12:1-5)
    • Samuel Rehearsed God’s Goodness towards Israel  (12:6-15)
    • Need to Heed Samuel’s Words  (12:16-19)
    • Sins Forgiven, Blessings Returned (12:20-25)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 13: 1 Samuel 13 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • The Result of Disobeying God  (13:1- 4)
    • Saul’s Men Fled Like Grasshoppers  (13:5-7)
    • Saul’s Impatience and sin (13:8-14)
    • Samuel’s Departure & Saul’s Preparation (13:15-23)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 14: 1 Samuel 14 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Jonathan Had Faith in God  (14:1-15)
    • The Rest of the Enemies Melted Away (14:16-23)
    • Saul’s Impulsive & Foolish Ban (14:24-35)
    • Looking for a scapegoat  (14:36-46)
    • Saul’s Reign As king of Israel  (14:47-52)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 15: 1 Samuel 15 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • A Fearful Thing to Fall Under a Living & Holy God (15:1-3)
    • Carrying Out God’s Command in half measure (15:4-9)
    • Judgment cannot be avoided  (15:10-23)
    • Confession & Consequences  (15:24-31)
    • Dare to Say, Dare to Perform  (15:32-35)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 16: 1 Samuel 16 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Choosing Another king (16:1-5)
    • The Spirit of the LORD Came upon David (16:6-13)
    • The Preparation of David to be the New king (16:14-23)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 17: 1 Samuel 17 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Goliath Defies the Israelites  (17:1-11)
    • David Takes Up the Challenge  (17:12-30)
    • David Slays Goliath (17:31-54)
    • David was Introduced to Saul a Second Time (17:55-58)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 18: 1 Samuel 18 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Marks of a True Friend (18:1-5)
    • Saul Was Jealous of David (18:6-9)
    • Saul Feared David and Attempted to Kill Him (18:10-11)
    • Saul Schemed Again (18:12-27)
    • Saul Was Unrepentant (18:28-30)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 19: 1 Samuel 19 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Saul’s Desire to Kill David was Stayed for a While (19:1-7)
    • Saul Renewed His Attempts to Kill David (19:8-10)
    • David fled for the last time (19:11-17)
    • David the Fugitive (19:18-24)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 20: 1 Samuel 20 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Saul’s Wickedness Exposed (20: 1-8)
    • Jonathan’s difficult choice (20: 9-23)
    • A painful dialogue between father and son (20: 24-34)
    • David & Jonathan Bid Each Other Farewell (20: 35-42)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 21: 1 Samuel 21 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • David Sought Help in Nob (21:1-9)
    • In Dangerous Gath (21:10-15)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 22: 1 Samuel 22 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • David Sought Refuge in Moab for his Parents’ sake (22:1-5)
    • Saul Massacred the Priests of Nob (22:6-19)
    • God’s Providence (22:20-23)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 23: 1 Samuel 23 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • David and the Keilah Deliverance (23:1-6)
    • David betrayed in Keilah (23:7-18)
    • The Ziphites Betrays David (23:19-29)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 24: 1 Samuel 24 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • David Could Have Killed Saul (24:1-8)
    • David Defends His Innocence (24:9-15)
    • Saul’s Response (24:16-22)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 25: 1 Samuel 25 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Samuel Died—25:1
    • Nabal’s foolish arrogance —25:2-13
    • A Young Man’s Courageous Duty—25:14-17
    • Abigail’s Timely and Wise Intervention—25:18-31
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 26: 1 Samuel 26 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • David Spared Saul’s Life a Second Time (26:1-5)
    • Into the Lion’s Mouth (26:6-12)
    • David Defended Himself before Saul (26:13-20)
    • Saul Acknowledged his Sins  (26:21-25)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 27: 1 Samuel 27 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • David Decides to Hide in Philistine Territory (27:1)
    • David Meets king Achish (27:2-7)
    • David Played a Double Game (27:8-12)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 28: 1 Samuel 28 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • David’s Dilemma (28:1-2)
    • Saul’s Prayer Door was closed (28:3-6)
    • Saul’s Desperate Search for God’s Direction (28:7-14)
    • Rejection and Death for Disobedience (28:15-20)
    • Self Preservation First (28:21-25)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 29: 1 Samuel 29 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • God’s Deliverance of David (29:1-5)
    • A Deliverance from on High (29:6-11)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 30: 1 Samuel 30 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • David Encouraged Himself in the LORD (30:1-6)
    • David Recovered All (30:7-20)
    • David’s Principle of Sharing (30:21-31)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 31: 1 Samuel 31 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • The Death of Saul and His Sons  (31:1-7)
    • Humiliation after Death  (31:8-13)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 1: 2 Samuel 1 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • David’s Response to the Death of Saul—1:10
    • Death of a Liar—1:12-16  
    • David’s Lament—1:17-27
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 2: 2 Samuel 2 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • David Anointed king in Hebron— 2:1-7
    • Opposition to David’s kingship —2:8-17
    • Abner Killed Asahel in battle --2:18-32
  • Practical  Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 3: 2 Samuel 3 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • The House of David Prevailed —3:1-6
    • Abner Split from Ishbosheth — 3:7-11
    • The Defection of Abner—3:12-21
    • Joab “Warned” David—3:22-27  
    • David Washed His Hands — 3:28- 39
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 4: 2 Samuel 4 to 5 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Political Instability in Israel-4:1-4
    • Ishbosheth Brutally Murdered — 4:5-8
    • David’s Reaction—4:9-12
    • David Anointed king—5:1-5
    • David Took Jerusalem—5:6-9
    • The LORD Was With David — 5:10-16
    • David Defeated the Philistines — 5:17-25
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 5: 2 Samuel 6 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • The Worship of God Central to the Nation Israel—6:1-2
    • David’s First Attempt to Move the Ark to Jerusalem—6:3-5
    • Tragedy Strikes—6:6-10
    • David’s Second Attempt to Move the Ark to Jerusalem—6:11-19
    • A Cloud over the Celebration — 6:20-23
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 6: 2 Samuel 7 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • David’s Desire to Build a House for the Ark of God-7:1-3
    • The LORD’S Word to David through Nathan—7:4-17
    • David’s Response—7:18-29
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 7: 2 Samuel 8 to 10 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • David Expands & Secures Israel —8:1-18
    • David Remembers Jonathan —9:1-13
    • David’s Kindness Misconstrued —10:1-19
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 8: 2 Samuel 11 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • David with Bathsheba—11:1-5
    • David with Uriah—11:6-13
    • David with Joab—11:14-27  
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 9: 2 Samuel 12 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • David rebuked by Nathan—12:1-12
    • David’s Repentance and Chastisement—12:13-25
    • David Honoured By Joab — 12:26-31
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 10: 2 Samuel 13 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Amnon Loves Tamar—13:1-20
    • David’s Reaction—13:21-22
    • Absalom Kills Amnon—13:23-39
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 11: 2 Samuel 14 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Joab Gets Absalom Back—14:1-20
    • Absalom was brought to Jerusalem--14:21-27
    • Absalom Gets David’s Favour— 14:28-33
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 12: 2 Samuel 15 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Absalom Steals the Hearts of the People—15:1-6
    • Absalom Revolts against David —15:7-12
    • David Runs for His Life — 15:13-18
    • Ittai a Loyal Friend—15:19-23
    • Zadok and the Levites Loyal to David—15:24-30
    • Ahithophel the Back-Stabber — 15:31-37
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 13: 2 Samuel 15 to 16 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Hushai the Wise Old Man —15:30-37
    • Ziba, Servant of Mephibosheth —16:1-4
    • Shimei Curses David—16:5-14
    • Absalom Confronts Hushai— 16:15-19
    • Absalom’s Public Announcement—16:20-23
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 14: 2 Samuel 17 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • The Counsel of Hushai and Ahithophel—17:1-14a
    • The Unseen Hand of God —17:14b
    • David Crosses Jordan to Safety— 17:15-21
    • The Supporters of David and Absalom—17:22-29
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 15: 2 Samuel 18 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Instruction from David before Battle—18:1-8
    • Absalom was Killed in Battle —18:9-18
    • The Tactical Telling of Absalom’s Demise—18:19-33
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 16: 2 Samuel 19 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Joab Rebuked David—19:1-8
    • Calling the king Back—19:9-15
    • David and Shimei—19:16-23
    • David and Mephibosheth —19:24-30
    • David and Barzillai—19:31-39
    • Strife between the rest of Israel and Judah—19:40-42
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 17: 2 Samuel 20 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Sheba Revolted—20:1-2
    • The Concubines Incarcerated --20:3
    • Amasa Murdered—20:4-13
    • Sheba Executed—20:14-22
    • The Kingdom Intact —20:23-26
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 18: 2 Samuel 21 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • A Sad Legacy from the Past —21:1-9
    • Love of a Mother—21:10-14
    • An Old Enemy—22:15-22
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 19: 2 Samuel 22 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • The Names of God – 22:2-3
    • The Deliverance of the LORD – 22:4-20
    • The Basis For the LORD’s Deliverance – 22:21-28
    • The Steps of a Good Man are Ordered by the LORD – 22:29-44
    • The Victory from the LORD – 22:45-51
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 20: 2 Samuel 23 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • David’s Last Words—23:1-7
    • David Honours His Mighty Men— 23:8-39
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 21: 2 Samuel 24 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • David Sinned by numbering the people – 24:1-9
    • God’s punishment upon David and Israel – 24:10-17
    • David purchased the Threshing Floor – 24:18-25
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 1: 1 Kings 1 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • David’s Old Age (1:1-4)
    • Adonijah’s Attempt to Seize the Throne (1:5-10)
    • Nathan’s and Bathsheba’s Intervention (1:11-27)
    • David’s Confirmation of Solomon as His Successor (1:28-40)
    • Adonijah’s Failure (1:41-53)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 2: 1 Kings 2 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • A Personal Charge to Solomon (2:1-4)
    • An Administrative Charge (2:5-11)
    • Adonijah’s Foolish Act (2:12-25)
    • Abiathar Exiled (2:26-27)
    • Joab Executed (2:28-34)
    • Shimei Punished (2:35-46)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 3: 1 Kings 3 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The Political and Religious Situation (3:1-4)
    • God Appears to Solomon (3:5-15)
    • The Wisdom of Solomon (3:16-28)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 4: 1 Kings 4 & 5 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Solomon sets up his Government (4:1-19)
    • God fulfilling his promises (4:20-28)
    • Solomon’s fame & wisdom (4:29-34)
    • Solomon requests material to build God’s house (5:1-9)
    • Hiram Supplied Material Most Willingly (5:10-18)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 5: 1 Kings 6 & 7 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Solomon builds the temple (6:1-10)
    • The word of the Lord came to Solomon (6:11-13)
    • The internal and external description of the temple (6:14- 38; 7:13-51)
    • The construction of Solomon’s Palace (7:1-12)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 6: 1 Kings 8 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Moving of the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD (8:1-9)
    • The Shekinah Glory (8:10-21)
    • Solomon’s Dedicatory Prayer (8:22-53)
    • Solomon Blesses the People (8:54-61)
    • Solomon Celebrates with a Feast (8:62-66)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 7: 1 Kings 9 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • God appears to Solomon again (9:1-2)
    • The Conditions for Blessings (9:3-5)
    • The Conditions for Punishment (9:6-9)
    • Solomon Strengthen Israel (9:10-24)
    • Solomon’s Religious Commitment (9:25-28)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 8: 1 Kings 10 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The Queen of Sheba visits King Solomon (10:1-13)
    • More of Solomon’s wisdom wealth and works (10:14-23)
    • Solomon Ruined by Fame and Fortune (10:24-29) 
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 9: 1 Kings 11 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Solomon Followed Not the LORD Completely (11:1-8)
    • The LORD Was Angry With Solomon (11:9-13)
    • The LORD Is Sovereign (11:14-25)
    • The LORD Gives to Jeroboam Ten Northern Tribes (11:26-40)
    • Solomon’s Last Days (11:41-43)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 10: 1 Kings 12 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The appeal to Rehoboam for reforms (12:1-5)
    • The consultations with the advisors (12:6-15)
    •  The aftermath of Rehoboam’s decision (12:16-24)
    • Jeroboam the 1st King of Israel (12:25-33)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 11: 1 Kings 13 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The LORD’S judgement was upon Jeroboam (13:1-10)
    • Keep God’s Word and Deviate Not (13:11-32)
    • Jeroboam Unrepentant (13:33-34)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 12: 1 Kings 14 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Seeking God only when in trouble (14:1-20)
    • Rehoboam’s Reign in Judah (14:21-31)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 13: 1 Kings 15 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Rehoboam’s successor Abijam (15:1-8)
    • Asa, a Lamp in Jerusalem (15:9-24)
    • Nadab King of Israel (15:25-26)
    • Baasha King of Israel (15:27-34)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 14: 1 Kings 16 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Baasha, Elah & Zimri (16:1-22)
    • Omri the Achiever (16:23-28)
    •  Ahab -Like Father Like Son (16:29-34)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 15: 1 Kings 17 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Elijah Fled and Hid Himself (17:1-7)
    • Elijah and the Widow of Zarephath (17:8-16)
    • Elijah Raised the Widow’s Son From the Dead (17:17-24)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 16: 1 Kings 18 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Israel in Bad Shape (18:1-6)
    • Obadiah Met Elijah (18:7-16)
    • The Spiritual Warfare on Mount Carmel (18:17-40)
    • The Effectual Prayer of a Righteous Man (18:41-46)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 17: 1 Kings 19 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Elijah’s Despondence (19:1-3)
    • Elijah Sustained by the Angel of the LORD (19:4-8)
    • Elijah Interviewed by (19:9-14)
    • Elijah Re-commissioned (19:15-18)
    • Elijah called Elisha (19:19-21)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 18: 1 Kings 20 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Ben-Hadad Invaded Israel (20:1-11)
    • God’s Prophets Helped Ahab, the King of Israel to Defeat Syria (20:12-30)
    • Ahab Spared Ben-hadad (20:31-34)
    • Ahab Was Condemned (20:35-43)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 19: 1 Kings 21 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Ahab Coveted Naboth’s Land (21:1-4)
    • Jezebel Plotted the Murder of Naboth (21:5-14)
    • God Pronounced His Judgement on Ahab (21:15-29)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 20: 1 Kings 22 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • War with Syria (22:1-6)
    • Seeking the Will of God (22:7-14)
    • Micaiah’s Counsel to the Kings (22:15-28)
    • Ahab Mortally Wounded (22:29-40)
    • Jehoshaphat the King of Judah (22:41-50)
    • Ahaziah Succeeds Ahab (22:51-53)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 1: 2 Kings 1 & 2 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Ahaziah Consults Baal-Zebub (1:1-8)
    • Ahaziah Meets Elijah (1:9-18)
    • Elijah’s Last Journey (2:1-18)
    • The Spring of Elisha (2:19-22)
    • Punishment of the Boys (2:23-25)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 2: 2 Kings 3 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Jehoram Rules Israel (3:1-3)
    • Jehoram Subdues Mesha (3:4-10)
    • Elisha was Consulted (3:11-19)
    • Faith in Action (3:20-27)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 3: 2 Kings 4 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Elisha Helps a Widow (4:1)
    • Living Faith (4:2-7)
    • Hospitality Reaps Joy (4:8-17)
    • In Times of Sorrow (4:18-31)
    • The Lad Is Raised (4:32-37)
    • The Pottage Healed (4:38-41)
    • Feeding the One Hundred (4:42-44)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 4: 2 Kings 5 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Naaman (5:1)
    • Naaman’s Maid (5:2-6)
    • King of Israel’s Response (5:7-8)
    • Elisha Saved the Day (5:9-10)
    • Naaman Humbled (5:11-14)
    • Naaman a Changed Man (5:15-19)
    • Gehazi Sinned (5:20-27)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 5: 2 Kings 6 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Retrieving of the Axe-Head (6:1-7)
    • Syrian Raids Frustrated (6:8-12)
    • Chariots of Fire (6:13-17)
    • The Syrians Blinded (6:18-23)
    • Famine (6:24-33)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 6: 2 Kings 7 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The Miracle (7:1-2)
    • The Four Lepers (7:3-8)
    • To Tell or Not to Tell (7:9-11)
    • Faithless to the End (7:12-15)
    • Mad Rush for Food (7:16-20)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 7: 2 Kings 8 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The Shunammite’s Property Restored (8:1-6)
    • Hazael Becomes King of Syria (8:7-15)
    • Judah Follows Israel (8:16-24)
    • Rebellion in Judah (8:25-29)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 8: 2 Kings 9 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • God Always Keeps His Word (9:1-10)
    • Judgement upon the House of Ahab (9:11-29)
    • The Death of Jezebel (9:30-37)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 9: 2 Kings 10 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Massacre #1 of Ahab’s Seventy Sons (10:1-7)
    • Massacre #2 of the Rest of the House of Ahab (10:8-11)
    • Massacre #3 of Ahaziah’s Brothers (10:12-14)
    • Jehonadab the Rechabite (10:15-17)
    • Massacre #4 of The Prophets of Baal (10:18-28)
    • Jehu’s Failure (10:29-31)
    • Jehu Reigned in Israel (10:32-36)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 10: 2 Kings 11 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Athaliah Became Queen (11:1-3)
    • Joash Proclaimed King (11:4-12)
    • The Death of Athaliah (11:13-16)
    • A National Revival (11:17-21)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 11: 2 Kings 12 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Joash King of Judah (12:1-3)
    • Restoration of the Temple(12:4-16)
    • Apostasy & Discipline of Joash (12:17-21)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 12: 2 Kings 13 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Jehoahaz Reigned in Israel (814-798 B.C.) (13:1-9)
    • Jehoash Reigned in Israel (13:10-13)
    • Elisha Performed His Last Deed (13:14-25)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 13: 2 Kings 14 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Amaziah Reigned over Judah (14:1-4)
    • Amaziah’s Deeds as King (14:5-14)
    • Summary of the End of Jehoash & Amaziah (14:15-22)
    • Jeroboam II Reigned in Israel (14:23-29)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 14: 2 Kings 15 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Azariah Reigns in Judah (15:1-7)
    • The Five Kings of Israel (15:8-32)
    • Jotham Reigns in Judah ( 15:33-38)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 15: 2 Kings 16 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Ahaz Reigned in Judah (16:1-4)
    • Help from the North and not from God (16:5-9)
    • Copy of the Pagan God for Worship (16:10-16)
    • Acts of Mutilation (16:17-20)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 16: 2 Kings 17 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Hoshea’s Wicked Reign & the Assyrian Captivity (17:1-6)
    • The Causes of Israel’s Downfall (17:7-17)
    • The Wrath of the Lord against Israel (17:18-23)
    • The Assyrian Occupation of Israel (17:24-33)
    • No Compromise in the Worship of the Lord –17:34-41)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 17: 2 Kings 18 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Hezekiah Reformed Judah (18:1-12)
    • Sennacherib Besieged Jerusalem (18:13-37)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 18: 2 Kings 19 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Hezekiah Sought The LORD (19:1-13)
    • Hezekiah Prayed to the LORD (19:14-19)
    • God Answered Hezekiah (19:20-34)
    • The Fulfilment (19:35-37)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 19: 2 Kings 20 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Hezekiah’s Illness unto Death (20:1-11)
    • Visit of the Babylonians (20:12-19)
    • Summary of Hezekiah’s Accomplishments (20:20-21)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 20: 2 Kings 21 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Manasseh’s Wicked Reign (21:1-9)
    • The LORD’S Judgement upon Manasseh and Judah (21:10-18)
    • Amon’s Wicked Reign (21:19-26)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 21: 2 Kings 22 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Josiah Orders the Repair of the Temple (22:1-7)
    • The Discovery of the Book of the Law and the Effect of its Contents on Josiah (22:8-13)
    • Huldah’s Prophesies Concerning Judah (22:14-20)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 22: 2 Kings 23 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Josiah’s Nation-Wide Religious Reforms (23:1-20)
    • The Celebration of the Passover (23:21-25)
    • The LORD’S Judgement on Judah and the Death of Josiah (23:26-30)
    • The Reign of Josiah’s Sons (23:31-37)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 23: 2 Kings 24 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • The Reign of King Jehoiakim (24:1-7)
    • The Reign of King Jehoiachin (24:8-16)
    • The Reign of King Zedekiah (24:17-20)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 24: 2 Kings 25 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • The Third and Final Babylonian Captivity (25:1-21)
    • Judah under Governor Gedaliah(25:22-26)
    • Jehoiachin Released (25:27-30)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 1: Esther 1 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • The Seemingly Inconsequential Banquet (1:1-9)
    • Reason for a New Queen (1:10-12)
    • The Exile of the Queen (1:13-20)
    • Man is Head of His House (1:21-22)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 2: Esther 2 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • A Bridal Proposal (2:1-4)
    • Introducing Mordecai and Esther (2:5-7)
    • Preparing Esther (2:8-11)
    • Esther Chosen (2:12-20)
    • Mordecai’s Deed (2:21-23)
  • Commentary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 3: Esther 3 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Mordecai Refusal (3:1-3)
    • Haman’s Destructive Desire (3:4-7)
    • Haman’s Deadly Petition (3:8-11)
    • The King’s Deadly Decree (3:12-25)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 4: Esther 4 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Mourning and Lamenting Everywhere (4:1-3)
    • Reason for mourning and lamenting (4:4-9)
    • Reasons for disobedience (4:10-12)
    • For such a time as this (4:13-14)
    • If I perish, I perish (4:15-17)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 5: Esther 5 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The King Received Esther (5:1-3)
    • Banquet Invitation from Esther (5:4-8)
    • Mixed Emotions from Haman (5:9-13)
    • Haman Constructed Gallows (5:14)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 6: Esther 6 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • The Kingly Insomnia (6:1-3)
    • Haughty Presumption (6:4-6)
    • Honourable Promotion (6:7-9)
    • No Laughing Matter (6:10-11)
    • Fall from Grace (6:12-13)
    • The Second Banquet (6:14)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 7: Esther 7 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Esther’s Petition (7:1-4)
    • Esther’s accusation (7:5-6)
    • Haman’s Plea (7:7-9)
    • The King’s Judgement (7:10)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 8: Esther 8 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The Promotions (8:1-2)
    • Reversing the Decree (8:3-6)
    • Issuing the New Decree (8:7-14)
    • The Rejoicing (8:15-17)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 9: Esther 9-10 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Self-defence (9:1-11)
    • Self-defense in Shushan (9:12-19)
    • The Origin of the Feast of Purim (9:20-32)
    • Peace and prosperity (10:1-3)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 1: Isaiah 1 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • A parental rebuke (1:1-4)
    • If not for God’s mercy (1:5-9)
    • Mocking the Lord(1:10-15)
    • Sanctification before sacrifice (1:16-24)
    • Separation of the righteous and the wicked (1:25-31)
  • Practical value:
    • The patience and longsuffering of the Lord
    • The justice of the Lord
    • Mocking the Lord
    • God did not ask Judah not to bring their offerings
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 2: Isaiah 2 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • A glimpse of the millennial rule (2:1-5)
    • Sins of Judah listed (2:6-9)
    • The day of the Lord upon the lofty (2:10-16)
    • The loftiness of man bows down (2:17-22)
  • Practical value:
    • Sin of pride
    • Wealth equals success
    • Hiding from God
    • Are you longing for the millennium?
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 3: Isaiah 3 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Protection and provision removed (3:1-8)
    • Righteous and wicked rewarded (3:9-11)
    • Leaders led many into sin (3:12-15)
    • Haughtiness rewarded (3:16-26)
  • Practical value:
    • The sovereignty of God
    • Judgement of the Lord is always fair
    • Husband and wife, man and woman 
    • Beauty of women must be internal
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 4: Isaiah 4 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Taking away shame (4:1)
    • Holiness for all Jews (4:2-3)
    • Reason for holiness (4:4)
    • Creating safety and refuge (4:5-6)
  • Practical value:
    • Hardness of man’s heart
    • Hope always follows punishment
    • Complete safety and refuge
  • Daily readings & discussion questions 

Lesson 5: Isaiah 5 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The vineyard analogical song (5:1-7)
    • First woe – Landlords beware (5:8-10)
    • Second woe – Merrymakers beware! (5:11-17)
    • Third woe – Sinners beware! (5:18-19)
    • Fourth woe – Moral perverts beware! (5:20)
    • Fifth woe – Proud men beware! (5:21)
    • Sixth woe – Powerful men beware! (5:22-25)
    • Darkening of the light in heaven! (5:26-30)
  • Practical value:
    • The justice of the LORD
    • The Lord expects good fruit from His people
    • All sins will be condemned
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 6: Isaiah 6 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Throne room scene (6:1-4)
    • “Unworthy” reaction (6:5)
    • Sanctification before service (6:6-8)
    • Ministry defined (6:9-13)
  • Practical value:
    • The call of God
    • Woe is me!
    • The cleansing power
    • The word of God is like a hammer
  • Daily readings & discussion questions 

Lesson 7: Isaiah 7 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Victory in trial assured (7:1-9)
    • A sign rejected (7:10-16)
    • An unusual “day” shall come (7:17-25)
  • Practical value:
    • The difficult ministry
    • Fear is a strong weapon used by Satan
    • The prophetic hope
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 8: Isaiah 8 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Against the Syrians (8:1-4)
    • Against both Israel and Judah (8:5-8)
    • Against the unlawful alliance (8:9-10)
    • Safety in the Lord (8:11-18)
    • Against the idolaters (8:19-22)
  • Practical value:
    • Sovereignty of the Lord
    • God uses all to do His will
    • Majority is not the basis for right and wrong
    • God places a limit on His grace and mercy
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 9: Isaiah 9 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The hands of pain and pleasure (9:1-7)
    • The Lord did not give up (9:8-12)
    • The Lord did not give up again (9:13-17)
    • The Lord did not give up again and again (9:18-21)
  • Practical value:
    • Light continues to shine in darkness
    • The names and titles of God
    • In the midst of wrath there is always mercy
    • Chastisement is to restore
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 10: Isaiah 10 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • All tyrants will be dealt with (10:1-4)
    • The Lord’s heritage destroyed (10:5-19)
    • A remnant will return (10:20-23)
    • God’s people must be courageous (10:24-34)
  • Practical value:
    • Powerful men are powerless men
    • The twin doctrines of human responsibility and God’s sovereignty
    • God’s plan cannot be thwarted
    • Hope and courage are Siamese twins
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 11: Isaiah 11 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The Messiah and His kingdom (11:1-9)
    • The restoration (11:10-16)
  • Practical value:
    • Prophetic hope
    • The millennium environment
    • Israel stands alone for eternity
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 12: Isaiah 12 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The praise accepted (12:1)
    • The reasons for praise (12:2-3)
    • The focus of praise (12:4-6)
  • Practical value:
    • True Praises today?
    • Christ the only focus!
    • Israel will surely be restored
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 13: Isaiah 13 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The Lord called His armies (13:1-5)
    • The day of the Lord is at hand (13:6-18)
    • The total destruction (13:19-22)
  • Practical value:
    • Superpowers today?
    • The sovereignty of God is over the whole heaven and earth!
    • The just retribution of God
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 14: Isaiah 14 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Israel shall rise (14:1-3)
    • A Proverb against Babylon (14:4-23)
    • The Assyrians shall be broken (14:24-27)
    • The Philistines shall not rejoice! (14:28-32)
  • Practical value:
    • Rest for God’s people
    • Despots of the world will end in hell!
    • The sin of pride
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 15: Isaiah 15 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The destruction (15:1)
    • The mourning (15:2-5)
    • The deaths (15:6-9)
  • Practical value:
    • Helplessness?
    • Loss of all things!
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 16: Isaiah 16 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Will Moab help God’s people? (16:1-5)
    • Moab is warned (16:6-8)
    • Crying for Moab (16:9-11)
    • Moab is condemned (16:12-14)
  • Practical value:
    • Help from unbelievers
    • The pride of unbelievers
    • Balance justice with compassion
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 17: Isaiah 17 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The burden of Damascus (17:1-5)
    • A remnant is preserved (17:6-11)
    • Woe to the multitudes (17:12-14)
  • Practical value:
    • Joint ventures
    • The just punishment of God
    • The death of the powers of nations
  • Daily readings & discussion questions 

Lesson 18: Isaiah 18 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • A mighty nation is warned (18:1-3)
    • A mighty nation brought low (18:4-6)
    • A humbled people turn to God (18:7)
  • Practical value:
    • All Gentile nations will be judged
    • Seek not to enlarge earthly wealth
    • The Lord waits calmly and patiently in heaven
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 19: Isaiah 19 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Egypt will be given over (19:1-10)
    • Bad counsel, speedy destruction (19:11-17)
    • Gracious salvation upon Egypt (19:18-25)
  • Practical value:
    • God’s sovereignty and man’s responsibility in tandem
    • Sinful man is helpless to stop the Lord
    • The Lord saves all to the uttermost
  • Daily readings & discussion questions 

Lesson 20: Isaiah 20 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The Assyrians come (20:1)
    • Isaiah’s naked revelation (20:2)
    • Egypt and Ethiopia will be naked (20:3-6)
  • Practical value:
    • The prophet is a man belonging to God
    • The Lord renders His disobedient people helpless
    • Turning to heathens for help Instead of God is a sin
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 21: Isaiah 21 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • A response to a grievous vision (21:1-5)
    • The grievous vision revealed (21:6-10)
    • A call to Edom (21:11-12)
    • A burden upon Arabia (21:13-17)
  • Practical value:
    • All super powers will fail
    • Justice is based upon the sovereignty of God
    • Every believer is a watchman
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 22: Isaiah 22 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Judgement against Judah is sure (22:1-7)
    • Unrepentant Judah will surely be chastised (22:8-14)
    • Shebna will die (22:15-19)
    • Hope in the midst of death and destruction (22:20-25)
  • Practical value:
    • Godly with godly duties
    • Uphill climb against pride
    • Seek eternal things!
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 23: Isaiah 23 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The glory of a city Is not glory! (23:1-8)
    • The Lord is in absolute control (23:9-12)
    • New superpowers replace the old (23:13-16)
    • Tyre will be given to God’s people (23:17-18)
  • Practical value:
    • There is no superpower on Earth that lasts forever
    • Why can’t sinful man see that it is the Lord?
    • Salvation soon comes!
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 24: Isaiah 24 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Emptying the Earth! (24:1-5)
    • Devouring the Earth! (24:6-12)
    • Glorifying the Lord! (24:13-15)
    • The end of the Earth is the beginning of God’s reign on Earth (24:16-23)
  • Practical value:
    • Judgement begins at home
    • Restoration comes after judgement
    • The end of world is certain!
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 25: Isaiah 25 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The greatness of God! (25:1-5)
    • The deliverance of God! (25:6-8)
    • The salvation of God! (25:9-12)
  • Practical value:
    • God is great!
    • Where your home is must be where your heart is!
    • The glory is the Lord’s!
  • Daily readings & discussion questions 

Lesson 26: Isaiah 26 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Trust in God and not in walls! (26:1-4)
    • The way of the Lord is righteous! (26:5-11)
    • The Lord will ordain peace! (26:12-19)
    • Patiently wait (26:20-21)
  • Practical value:
    • Praises based upon obedience!
    • Praises based upon the enemies demise!
    • Praise must come from the heart!
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 27: Isaiah 27 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Israel is forever protected! (27:1-6)
    • Unique and special chastisement! (27:7-11)
    • Gathered one by one! (27:12-13)
  • Practical value:
    • The enemies of God punished!
    • Tempered chastisement for God’s people!
    • Hope always extended in midst of chastisement!
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 28: Isaiah 28 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The pride Of Ephraim exposed (28:1-6)
    • Hope in a new generation only! (28:7-13)
    • Death is in God’s hands! (28:14-21)
    • Life is in God’s hands! (28:22-29)
  • Practical value:
    • Pride is a deadly sin!
    • Out with the old and in with the new!
    • Life and death in God’s loving hand!
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 29: Isaiah 29 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • God will humble Ariel (29:1-8)
    • The deep sleep! (29:9-12)
    • Hypocrisy exposed and condemned! (29:13-17)
    • Ariel will return! (29:18-24)
  • Practical value:
    • Why would God chastise?
    • Eyes blinded and ears deafened!
    • What the Lord wants!
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 30: Isaiah 30 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Egyptians will help in vain (30:1-7)
    • Costly price of rebellion! (30:8-17)
    • Condition of return! (30:18-26)
    • Assyria will be beaten down! (30:27-33)
  • Practical value:
    • Help from heathens!
    • The arm of the flesh can never help!
    • No heathen will ever escape God’s justice!
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 31: Isaiah 31 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Who is like unto God? (31:1-5)
    • How shall Israel turn from her sins? (31:6-7)
    • Can Israel’s enemies stand? (31:8-9)
  • Practical value:
    • The Lord is the only God!
    • Hurt those who help!
    • Repentance before help
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 32: Isaiah 32 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Impact of the Lord’s kingdom when it comes (32:1-8)
    • Grievous desolation is coming! (32:9-14)
    • Blessed restoration follows! (32:15-20)
  • Practical value:
    • Godly Impact!
    • No man can escape!
    • Glorious restoration!
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 33: Isaiah 33 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline: None
  • Commentary (33:1-24)
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 34: Isaiah 34 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The judgment against nations (34:1-10)
    • The desolation of the nations! (34:11-15)
    • These prophecies will not fail! (34:16-17)
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 35: Isaiah 35 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Nature rejoices (35:1-2)
    • Strengthening the fearful! (35:3-7)
    • The way of holiness! (35:8-10)
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 36: Isaiah 36 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Setting the stage (36:1-3)
    • The first taunt (36:4-10)
    • The second taunt (36:11-21)
    • Setting the stage again (36:22)
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 37: Isaiah 37 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Kingly and godly response (37:1-5)
    • Godly reply! (37:6-7)
    • The blasphemous letter! (37:8-13)
    • Kingly prayer (37:14-20)
    • Godly reply again! (37:21-35)
    • Prophecy fulfilled (37:36-38)
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 38: Isaiah 38 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The sickness (38:1)
    • The prayer (38:2-3)
    • The reply (38:4-8)
    • The praise (38:9-22)
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 39: Isaiah 39 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The visit (39:1-2)
    • The consequence (39:3-8)
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 40: Isaiah 40 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Comforting his people (40:1-2)
    • Crying for comfort (40:3-8)
    • Crying to God (40:9-11)
    • The omniscient and omnipotent God (40:12-17)
    • The sovereignty of God (40:18-26)
    • The omnipresent God (40:27-31)
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 41: Isaiah 41 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Islands, be quiet! (41:1-9)
    • Fear not Israel! (41:10-20)
    • Idols be gone! (41:21-29)
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 42: Isaiah 42 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • God's servant shall not fail (42:1-4)
    • Blind eyes opened (42:5-9)
    • Singing a new song (42:10-17)
    • The Lord rebukes idolaters (42:18-25)
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 43: Isaiah 43 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Fear not, the Lord is with thee (43:1-7)
    • Fear not, I am the Lord! (43:8-13)
    • Fear not, the Lord controls all! (43:14-17)
    • Fear not, the Lord will do a new thing! (43:18-21)
    • Fear not, Israel must turn back! (43:22-28)
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 44: Isaiah 44 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The Lord will succor Israel (44:1-8)
    • The vanity of idol worship (44:9-20)
    • The mercy of the Lord endureth forever! (44:21-28)
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 45: Isaiah 45 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The Lord's anointed announced! (45:1-4)
    • The promotion of the Lord's anointed (45:5-19)
    • Look unto the Lord and be ye saved! (45:20-25)
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 46: Isaiah 46 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The Lord reigns and not kings! (46:1-4)
    • The limitations of idols (46:5-7)
    • Remember what the Lord has done! (46:8-13)
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 47: Isaiah 47 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The price for showing no mercy! (47:1-6)
    • The price for haughtiness (47:7-10)
    • None shall save Babylon! (47:11-15)
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 48: Isaiah 48 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The Lord's charges! (48:1-8)
    • The Lord's long-suffering (48:9-11)
    • The Lord's call to obey! (48:12-19)
    • The Lord's deliverance (48:20-22)
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 49: Isaiah 49 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Christ laboured in vain In Israel! (49:1-6)
    • Christ will raise up Gentiles (49:7-12)
    • Christ will comfort Israel! (49:13-17)
    • Christ will deliver Israel (49:18-26)
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 50: Isaiah 50 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Israel deserved to be punished! (50:1-3)
    • From Isaiah to Christ (50:4-9)
    • Return and trust in the Lord (50:10-11)
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 51: Isaiah 51 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Hearken – Turn to the Lord! (51:1-3)
    • Hearken – God's salvation is forever (51:4-6)
    • Hearken – Do not be afraid of man (51:7-8)
    • Awake – Israel shall return in victory (51:9-16)
    • Awake – Jerusalem in desolation! (51:17-23)
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 52: Isaiah 52 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Awake – Fulfill your destiny! (52:1-6)
    • The beauty of God in Israel (52:7-10)
    • Depart from all uncleanness (52:11-12)
    • Christ's persecution prophesied (52:13-15)
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 53: Isaiah 53 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Rejected of men (53:1-3)
    • Borne our sorrows (53:4-9)
    • Made an offering for sin (53:10-12)
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 54: Isaiah 54 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Blessed hope of a global spread (54:1-3)
    • Certainty of God's deliverance (54:4-10)
    • In righteousness shall Israel stand (54:10-17)
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 55: Isaiah 55 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • A call to believe (55:1-5)
    • The time to believe (55:6-7)
    • The agent of belief (55:8-13)
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 56: Isaiah 56 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Obedience at all costs! (56:1-2)
    • The Lord will honour in His time (56:3-8)
    • Blind watchmen chastised (56:9-12)
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 57: Isaiah 57 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Good to die righteous! (57:1-2)
    • Pandemic idolatry rebuked! (57:3-12)
    • Repent and be restored (57:13-21)
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 58: Isaiah 58 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Spiritual delusion exposed! (58:1-2)
    • Two kinds of fasts! (58:3-7)
    • The fast that brings blessings (58:8-14)
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 59: Isaiah 59 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Iniquities can separate! (59:1-2)
    • Iniquities exposed (59:3-8)
    • No help in iniquities (59:9-15)
    • God will never fail (59:16-21)
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 60: Isaiah 60 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Jerusalem: the beloved centre of the world (60:1-10)
    • Jerusalem: the centre of righteous judgement (60:11-17)
    • Jerusalem: the centre of all praises (60:18-22)
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 61: Isaiah 61 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The ministry of Christ revealed (61:1-6)
    • The blessing of Christ upon the faithful (61:7-11)
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 62: Isaiah 62 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Jerusalem shall shine as light again! (62:1-4)
    • Jerusalem shall be loved by all (62:5-9)
    • Jerusalem shall be the salvation to all (62:10-12)
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 63: Isaiah 63 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The enemies of God punished! (63:1-6)
    • The great goodness of The Lord upon Israel (63:7-14)
    • The Lord is the Father of Israel (63:15-19)
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 64: Isaiah 64 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • The dealings of God! (64:1-5)
    • Be merciful O God! (64:6-12)
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 65: Isaiah 65 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • Replacement not destruction! (65:1-10)
    • God is no respecter of persons (65:11-16)
    • The new Heaven and new Earth (65:17-25)
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 66: Isaiah 66 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline
  • Commentary:
    • In sincerity and always in truth (66:1-4)
    • Encouraging the faithful (66:5-14)
    • Punishing the faithless (66:15-24)
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 1: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • The Deity and Pre-eminence of Jesus Christ
    • Introduction
    • Understanding
      • The Deity of Christ
      • The Pre-Incarnate Existence of Christ
    • Meaning
    • Reflecting and applying
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 2: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Understanding:
    • Genealogy of Christ 
    • Announcement of Jesus’ Birth
    • Birth of Jesus the Messiah 
    • Infancy and Childhood Days of Jesus
  • Meaning
  • Reflection
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 3: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Understanding:
    • The Ministry of Jesus Christ Heralded by John 
    • The Baptism of Jesus by John
    • The Temptation of Jesus Christ by Satan
  • Meaning
  • Reflection
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 4: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • The Disciples of John Followed Jesus (John 1:35-51)
    • The First Miracle in Cana (John 2:1-12)
    • First Passover & First Cleansing of the Temple (John 2:13-22)
    • Sermon on the Spiritual Birth to Nicodemus (John 2:23-3:21) 
  • Summary
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 5: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • The Judaean Ministry of Jesus Christ (John 3:22-24)
    • The Humility & Imprisonment of John the Baptist (John 3:25-36; Luke 3:18-20)
    • The Samaritan Ministry of Jesus Christ (John 4:1-42)
  • Summary
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 6: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Arrival in Galilee (John 4:43- 45, Matthew 4:17, Mark 1:14- 15, Luke 4:14-15)
    • Second Miracle in Cana (John 4:46-54)
    • First Rejection at Nazareth (Luke 4:16-30)
    • Departure to Capernaum (Matthew 4:13-16, Luke 4:31)
  • Summary
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 7: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Understanding:
    • Calling of the Galilean Disciples (Luke 5:1-11, Matthew 4:18-22, Mark 1:16-20)
    • Deliverance of the Demoniac in the Synagogue (Mark 1:21-28, Luke 4:31-37)
    • Healing of Peter’s Mother-in-Law (Mark 1:29-34, Matthew 8:14-17, Luke 4:38-41)
    • Jesus Preaches Throughout Galilee the First Time (Mark 1:35-39, Matthew 4:23-25. Luke 4:42-44)
    • Healing of the Leper (Mark 1:40-45, Matthew 8:2-4, Luke 5:12-16)
  • Summary and reflection
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 8: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Understanding:
    • Healing of the Paralytic (Mark 2:1-12, Matthew 9:1-8, Luke 5:17-26) 
    • The Call of Matthew (Mark 2:13-20, Matthew 9:9-15, Luke 5:27-35)
    • Brief Visit to Jerusalem (John 5:1-18)
    • Jesus’ Equality with God (John 5:19-47)
  • Summary
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 9: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Understanding:
    • Plucking of Grain on the Sabbath (Matthew 12:1-8; Mark 2:23-28; Luke 6:1-5)
    • Healing of Handicapped man on the Sabbath (Luke 6:6-11; Matthew 12:9-14; Mark 3:1-6)
    • Widespread Fame of Jesus (Matthew 12:15-21; Mark 3:7-12)
    • Naming of the Twelve (Luke 6:12-16; Matthew 10:2-4; Mark 3:13-19)
  • Summary
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 10: Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Life Characteristics of the Citizens of the Kingdom from Matthew
    • Introduction
      • The Spiritual Character of Kingdom Citizens (5:1-16)
      • The Higher Requirements Expected of Kingdom Citizens (5:17-48)
      • The Godly Motives of Practising Righteousness by the Citizen (6:1-18)
      • The Priorities in the Life of Kingdom Citizens (6:19-7:12)
      • The Self-Test of the Faith of Kingdom Citizens (7:13-27)
    • Summary
    • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 11: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Understanding:
    • Faith of the Centurion (Luke 7: 1-10, Matthew 8:5-13)
    • Compassion for the Widow of Nain (Luke 7:11-17)
    • Commendation of John the Baptizer (Matthew 11: 2-19; Luke 7: 18-35)
    • Denunciation of the Cities of Galilee (Matthew 11:20-30)
    • Love of the Sinful Woman in the House of Simon the Pharisee (Luke 7:36-50)
  • Summary
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 12: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Understanding:
    • Jesus Preaches Throughout Galilee the Second time (Luke 8:1-3)
    • Teaching of the Unpardonable Sin (Matthew 12:22-37, Mark 3:22-30)
    • Teaching on the Sign of Jonah (Matthew 12:38-42)
    • Teaching on Spiritual Relationships (Matthew 12:46-50, Mark 3:31, Luke 8:19-21)
  • Summary
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 13: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Understanding:
    • Parable of the Sower (Matthew 13:1-23, Mark 4:1-25, Luke 8:4-18)
    • Parable of the Tares (Matthew 13:24-30)
    • Parable of the Harvest (Mark 4:26-29)
    • Parable of the Mustard Seed (Matthew 13:31-32, Mark 4:30-32)
    • Parable of the Leaven (Matthew 13:33-43, Mark 4:33-34)
    • Parable of the Hidden Treasure (Matthew 13:44)
    • Parable of the Pearl of Great Price (Matthew 13:45-46)
    • Parable of the Good and Bad Fishes (Matthew 13:47-50)
    • Understanding the Parables (Matthew 13:51-53)
  • Summary
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 14: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Understanding:
    • The Calming of the Storm (Mark 4:35, Matthew 8:18, 23- 27, Luke 8:22-25)
    •  Deliverance of the Gadarene Demoniacs (Mark 5:1-21, Matthew 8:28-34, 9:1, Luke 8:26-40)
    • The Raising of Jairus Daughter (Mark 5:22-43, Matthew 9:18-26, Luke 8:41- 56)
    • Healing of the Blind Man (Matthew 9:27-31)
    • Deliverance of the Dumb Demoniac (Matthew 9:32-34)
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 15: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Understanding:
    • Second Rejection at Nazareth (Mark 6:1-6a, Matthew 13:54-58)
    • Jesus Preaches throughout Galilee the Third Time (Matthew 9:35-38, Mark 6:6b)
    • Evangelistic Ministry of the Twelve (Matthew 10:1, 5-11:1, Mark 6:7-13, Luke 9:1-6)
    • Martyrdom of John the Heralder (Mark 6:14-29, Matthew 14:1-12, Luke 9:7-9)
    • Return of the Twelve from Evangelism (Mark 6:30-34, Matthew 14:13-14, Luke 9:10- 11, John 6:1-2)
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 16: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Understanding:
    • Jesus Feeds the Five Thousand (Mark 6:35-44, Matthew 14:15- 21, Luke 9:12-17, John 6:3-14)
    • Jesus Walks on Water (Matthew 14:22-33, Mark 6:45- 52, John 6:15-21)
    • Jesus Heals the Sick at Gennesaret (Mark 6:53-56, Matthew 14:34- 36)
    • Jesus Preaches on the Bread of Life (John 6:22-59)
    • Jesus is Christ, the Son of the Living God (John 6:60-71)
  • Summary
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 17: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • Hypocritical Pharisaism Rebuked (Mark 7:1-23, Matthew 15:1-20)
    • Faith of the Syro-Phoenician Woman (Mark 7:24-30, Matthew15:21-28)
    • Healing of the Deaf and Dumb Man (Mark 7:31-37, Matthew 15:29)
    • Feeding of the Four Thousand (Mark 8:1-9, Matthew 15:30-38)
    • Second Demand for a Sign (Matthew 15:39-16:4,Mark 8:10- 13)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 18: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Understanding:
    • Warning Against the Leaven of the Pharisees (Matthew 16:5-12, Mark 8:13-21)
    • Healing of the Blind Man at Bethsaida (Mark 8:22-26)
    • Peter’s Second Confession of Christ (Matthew 16:13-20, Mark 8:27-30, Luke 9:18-21)
    • Christ’s First Prediction of His Passion and Resurrection (Mark 8:31-9:1, Matthew 16:21-28, Luke 9:22-27)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 19: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The Transfiguration of Jesus (Matthew 17:1-13; Mark 9:2-13; Luke 9:28-36) 
    • Deliverance of the Demonised Boy (Mark 9:14-29; Matthew 17:14-21; Luke 9:37-43)
    • Christ’s Second Prediction of His Passion and Resurrection (Mark 9:30-33; Matthew 17:22- 23; Luke 9:43-45)
    • Return to Capernaum: Money in the Fish’s Mouth (Matthew 17:24-27)
    • Teaching on Humility (Mark 9:33-50; Matthew 18:1-9; Luke 9:46-50)
  • Commentary
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 20: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • Teaching on Forgiveness (Matthew 18:10-35) 
    • Prolonged Sojourn in Galilee (John 7:1-10) 
    • Departure from Galilee (Matthew 19:1-2; Mark 10:1) 
    • Journey Through Samaria (Luke 9:51-56) 
    • Cost of Discipleship (Luke 9:57- 62; Matthew 8:19-22) 
    • Feast of Tabernacles (John 7:11-52)
  • Commentary
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 21: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The Woman Taken in Adultery (John 7:53-8:11) 
    • The Light of the World Discourse (John 8:12-59) 
    • Healing of the Man Born Blind (John 9:1-41) 
    • The Good Shepherd Discourse (John 10:1-21) 
  • Commentary
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 22: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • Around Jerusalem – Evangelistic Ministry of the Seventy (Luke 10:1-16)
    • Return of the Seventy from Evangelism (Luke 10:17-24)
    • Parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37) 
    • Jesus Visits Mary and Martha (Luke 10:38-42) 
    • Teaching on Prayer (Luke 11:1- 13)
  • Commentary
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 23: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • A House Divided Will Fall (Luke 11:14-28, Matthew 12:43-45) 
    • An Evil Generation Seeks a Sign (Luke 11:20-32)
    • Parable of the Lighted Candle (Luke 11:33-36) 
    • Condemnation of the Pharisees (Luke 11:37-44) 
    • Warning Against Hypocrisy (Luke 11:45-12:12) 
    • Warning Against Covetousness (Luke 12:13-34)
  • Commentary
  • Practical Value
  • Can you face the music
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 24: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Understanding:
    • The Immanency of Christ’s Return (Luke 12:35-59)
    • Sin, Punishment, and Repentance (Luke 13:1-9)
    • Healing of the Hunchbacked Woman on the Sabbath (Luke 13:10-17)
    • More Parables of the Kingdom of God (Luke 13:18-21)
    • The Feast of Dedication (John 10:22-39)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 25: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Understanding:
    • From Jerusalem to Peraea (John 10:40-42)
    • The Narrow Way to Heaven (Luke 13:22-30)
    • Christ’s Third Prediction of His Passion and Resurrection (Luke 13:31-35)
    • The Distortion of Values (Luke 14:1-24)
    • The Cost of Discipleship (Luke 14: 25-35)
    • The Lost and Found Parables (Luke 15:1-32)
    • Parable of the Lost Stewardship (Luke 16:1-13)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 26: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Understanding:
    •  God Knows the Hearts of Men (Luke 16:14-18) 
    • The Rich Man and Lazarus (Luke 16:19-31)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 27: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Understanding:
    • On Forgiving and Serving (Luke 17:1-10)
    • Return to Judaea: Raising of Lazarus of Bethany (John 11:1-44)
    • Conversion of the Friends of Mary of Bethany (John 11:45-46)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 28: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Understanding:
    • Withdrawal of Jesus from the Public, Because of the Murderous Plot of the Pharisees (John 11:47-54) 
    • Return to Jerusalem — The Return of the Leper (Luke 17:11-19)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 29: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The Kingdom of God and the Coming of Its King (Luke 17:20- 37) 
    • Parable on Prayer — The Persistent Widow (Luke 18:1-8) 
    • Parable on Prayer – The Pharisee and the Publican (Luke 18:9-14)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 30: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • Arrival in Perea: Marriage and Divorce (Matthew 19:3-12; Mark 10:1-12)
    • Jesus and the Little Children (Mark 10:13-16; Matthew 19:13- 15; Luke 18:15-17)
  • Commentary
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 31: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The Rich Young Ruler (Matthew 19:16-20:16; Mark 10:17-31; Luke 18:18-30)
    • Christ’s Fourth Prediction of His Passion and Resurrection (Mark 10:32-34; Matthew 20:17-19; Luke 18:31-34)
    • Selfish Ambition of James and John (Mark 10:35-45; Matthew 20:20-28)
  • Commentary
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 32: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Understanding:
    • Jesus Heals Blind Bartimaeus (Mark 10:46-52; Matthew 20:29-34; Luke 18:35- 43)
    • Jesus Visits Zaccheus, the Chief Publican (Luke 19:1-10)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 33: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Understanding:
    • The Parable of the Pounds (Luke 19:11-28)
    • Jesus Arrives at Bethany In Judea (John 11:55-12:1, 9-11)
    • Jesus Enters Jerusalem Riding on the Colt of an Ass (Mark 11:1-10; Matthew 21:1-9; Luke 19:22-40; John 12:12-19)
  • Practical Value
  • Humble Commitment
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 34: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Understanding:
    • Lament Over Jerusalem (Luke 19:41-44)
    • Visit to the Temple (Matthew 21:10-11; Mark 11:11)
    • Cursing of the Fig Tree (Mark 11:12-14; Matthew 21:18-19)
    • Second Cleansing of the Temple (Mark 11:15-18; Matthew 21:12-13; Luke 19:45- 48)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 35: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • Healing in the Temple (Matthew 21:14-17; Mark 11:19) 
    • Death of the Fig Tree (Mark 11:20-26; Matthew 21:20-22)
    • The Authority of Christ Challenged (Matthew 21:23-27; Mark 11:27-33; Luke 20:1-8)
  • Commentary
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 36: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Understanding:
    • Parable of the Two Sons (Matthew 21:28-32)
    • Parable of the Wicked Farmers (Matthew 21:33-46; Mark 12:1-12; Luke 20:9-19)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 37: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • Parable of the Wedding Dinner (Matthew 22:1-14) 
    • Jesus Questioned Concerning Caesar’s Taxes (Matthew 22:15- 22; Mark 12:13-17; Luke 20:20-26) 
    • Jesus Questioned Concerning the Resurrection (Luke 20:27-40; Matthew 22:23-33; Mark 12:18-27)
  • Commentary
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 38: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Understanding:
    • From Jerusalem to Perea (John 10:40-42)
    • The Narrow Way to Heaven (Luke 13:22-30)
    • Christ’s Third Prediction of His Passion and Resurrection (Luke 13:31-35)
    • Healing of the Man with Dropsy (Luke 14:1-6)
    • The “Supper” Parables (Luke 14:7-24)
    • The Cost of Discipleship (Luke 14:25-35)
    • The Lost Parables (Luke 15:1-32)
    • Parable of the Lost Stewardship (Luke 16:1-13)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 39: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The Gospel Preached to the world and the Abomination of Desolation (Matthew 24:14-15) 
    • There Shall Be Great Tribulation (Matthew 24:16-22) 
    • False Christs and False Prophets will arise (Matthew 24:23-28) 
    • The Appearance of the Sign of Man (Matthew 24:19-35)
  • Commentary
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 40: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Understanding:
    • The Jews Reject Jesus (John 12:37-50)
    • The Beginning of Sorrows Before the End (Matthew 24:1-13)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 41: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Contents
  • Understanding:
    • The Day and the Hour of the Second Coming of Christ (Matthew 24:36-51; Mark 13:32-37; Luke 21:34-38)
    • The Necessity to be Vigilant and Faithful Before Christ’s Second Coming (Matthew 25:1-30)
    • The Judgement at the Second Coming of Christ (Matthew 25:31-46)
    • Christ’s Fifth Prediction of His Passion (Matthew 26:1-5; Mark 14:1-2; Luke 22:1-2)
    • Mary of Bethany and Judas Iscariot (Matthew 26:6-16; Mark 14:3-11; Luke 22:3-6; John 12:2-8)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 42: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • Jesus Commemorates the Final Passover with His Disciples (Luke 22:7-18, Matthew 26:17-20, Mark 14:12-17) 
    • Jesus Washes His Disciples’ Feet (John 13:1-20) 
    • Jesus Identifies His Betrayer (John 13:21-35, Matthew 26:21- 25, Mark 14:18-21, Luke 22:21- 23) 
    • Jesus Institutes the Lord’s Supper (Matthew 26:26-29, Mark 14:22-25, Luke 22:19-20, 1 Corinthians 11:23-25) 
    • Jesus Rebukes the Selfish Ambition of His Disciples (Luke 22:24-30)
  • Commentary
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 43: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Understanding:
    • Jesus Predicts Peter’s Denial (Matthew 26:31-35, Mark 14:27-31, Luke 22:31-38, John 13:36-38)
    • Jesus Comforts His Disciples in the Upper Room (John 14:1-31)
    • Jesus Exhorts His Disciples (John 15:1-27)
      • a. Jesus Exhorts His Disciples to Remain Faithful to Him (15:1-8) 
      • b. Jesus Commands His Disciples to Love One Another (15:9-17) 
      • c. Jesus Warns Them of Persecutions for His Name’s Sake (15:18-27)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 44: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Outline
  • Introduction
  • Understanding:
    • Jesus Promises to Send the Holy Spirit When He Departs From Them (John 16:1-33)
    • Jesus Intercedes for the Believers Whom the Father Has Given to Him (John 17:1- 26)
    • Jesus Agonizes in the Garden of Gethsemane (Luke 22:39-46, Matthew 26:30, 36- 46, Mark 14:26, 32-42, John 18:1)
    • Jesus Is Betrayed by Judas and Arrested by the Religious Leaders (Matthew 26:47-56, Mark 14:43-52, Luke 22:47-53, John 18:2-12)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 45: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • Jesus Was Brought Before Annas (John 18:12-14, 19-24) 
    • Jesus Was Brought Before Caiaphas (Peter’s Denials of Jesus) (Matthew 26:57-58, 69-75; Mark 14:53-54, 66-72; Luke 22:54-62; John 18:15-18, 25-27) 
    • Jesus Was Brought Before the Sanhedrin (Matthew 26:59-68; Mark 14:55-65; Luke 22:63-71) 
    • Judas Iscariot Was Remorseful and Committed Suicide (Matthew 27:3-10; Acts 1:18-20)
  • Commentary
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 46: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Understanding:
    • The Trial of Jesus before Pilate (John 18:28-38, Matthew 27:1-2, 11-14. Mark 15:1-5, Luke 23:1-5)
    • The Trial of Jesus before Herod Antipas (Luke 23:6-12)
    • The Trial of Jesus before Pilate Again (Matthew 27:15-26, Mark 15:6-15, Luke 23:13-25, John 18:39-40)
    • Jesus Tortured by the Roman Soldiers (Matthew 27:26-30, Mark 15:15-19, John 19:1-3) 
    • The Cowardice of Pilate (John 19:4-16)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 47: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Understanding:
    • Jesus Bearing the Cross Via Dolorosa (Luke 23-33, Matthew 27:31-34, Mark 15:20-23, John 19:16-17)
    • Jesus Was Crucified Between Two Malefactors (Matthew 27:35- 44, Mark 15:24-32, Luke 23:33-43, John 19:18-27)
    • All Things Fulfilled, Jesus Commended His Spirit to the Father (Mark 15:33-37, Matthew 27:45-50, Luke 23:44-46, John 19:28-30)
    • Immediately After His Death, the Temple Veil Rent in Two (Matthew 27:51-56, Mark 15:38-41, Luke 23:45, 47-49)
    • Jesus Was Buried in a New Garden Tomb (John 19:31-42, Matthew 27:57-66, Mark 15:42-47, Luke 23:50-56)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 48: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The Lord Jesus Christ Rose From the Dead (Matthew 28:1-4, Mark 16:1, John 20:1) 
    • The Women Visited the Tomb Where Jesus Was Laid (Luke 24:1-3, Mark 16:2-4, John 20:2) 
    • The Angels Announced That Jesus Is Risen (Matthew 28:5-7, Mark 16:5-7, Luke 24:4-8) 
    • The Lord Jesus Appeared to the Women on Their Way Home From the Empty Tomb (Matthew 28:8-10, Mark 16:8) 
    • The Women Reported to the Eleven and to All the Rest (Luke 24:9-11) 
    • Peter and John Visited the Tomb (John 20:3-10, Luke 24:12) 
    • The Lord Jesus Appeared to Mary Magdalene at the Garden Tomb (John 20:11-18, Mark 16:9- 11)
  • Commentary
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 49: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The Chief Priests Bribed the Roman Guards to Make a False Report about the Resurrection of the Lord Jesus (Matthew 28:11- 15) 
    • The Lord Jesus Appeared to the Emmaus Disciples (Luke 24:13- 21, Mark 16:12) 
    • The Lord Jesus Appeared to Peter (Luke 24:33-35, Mark 16:13,1 Corinthians 15:5) 
    • The Lord Jesus Appeared to the Eleven without Thomas in Jerusalem (Luke 24:36-49) 
    • Jesus Christ Appeared to the Eleven Unbelieving Disciples (Mark 16:14-18) 
    • The Lord Jesus Appeared to the Eleven with Thomas Present (John 20:26-29)
  • Commentary
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 50: The Life of Christ (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Understanding:
    • The Lord Jesus Appeared to the Seven Who Were Fishing in Galilee (John 21:1-24, Matthew 28:16)
    • The Lord Jesus Appeared to the Eleven and Five Hundred on the Mountain in Galilee (Matthew 28:16-20, 1 Corinthians 15:6)
    • The Lord Jesus Appeared to James His Brother (1 Corinthians 15:7)
    • The Lord Jesus Appeared to the Eleven on the Mount of Olives (Acts 1:3-8. Luke 24:50)
    • The Lord Jesus Appeared to Paul on the Damascus Road (Acts 9:1-6, 1 Corinthians 15:8)
    • The Ascension of the Lord Jesus Christ (Acts 1:9-12, Mark 16:19- 20, Luke 24:51-53)
    • The Lord Jesus Promised to Return (John 14:3, 1 Thessalonians 4:16-17; Revelation 22:7, 12-13, 20)
  • Practical Value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 1: Acts 1 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Jesus’ Final Instructions to His Disciples
    • Jesus’ Ascension & Promise of His Return
    • Being in One Accord in Prayer & Supplication
    • Choosing the Twelfth Disciple
  • Practical Value
  • Daily Readings & Discussion Questions

Lesson 2: Acts 2A (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • The Gift of the Holy Spirit
    • Tongues Speaking
    • Peter’s Sermon
  • Practical Value
  • Daily Readings & Discussion Questions

Lesson 3: Acts 2B (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Jesus of Nazareth
    • Response of The People
    • The Resultant Effect
  • Practical Value
  • Daily Readings & Discussion Questions

Lesson 4: Acts 3 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Peter and John
    • Healing of the Cripple
    • Peter’s Sermon
  • Practical Value
  • Daily Readings & Discussion Questions

Lesson 5: Acts 4 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • The Arrest of the Disciples
    • The Stone which became the Head Stone
    • The Effect on the Christian Community
    • Christian Attitudes & Actions
  • Practical Value
  • Daily Readings & Discussion Questions

Lesson 6: Acts 5 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Pretending & Lying
    • The Effect on The Church
    • Apostles Imprisoned & Released
    • Suffer for Christ
  • Practical Value
  • Daily Readings & Discussion Questions

Lesson 7: Acts 6 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • The Grecian Jews Complained to the Apostles
    • The Problem Solved & the Word of God Increased
    • Stephen Disputing with the Greek-speaking Jews
  • Practical Value
  • Daily Readings & Discussion Questions

Lesson 8: Acts 7 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • God’s Working with Abraham and the Patriarchs
    • God Came to Moses in the Desert of Midian
    • God’s Dwelling Is Not Confined to the Temple
    • Stephen Charged the Sanhedrin for being the Guilty Ones
  • Practical Value
  • Daily Readings & Discussion Questions

Lesson 9: Acts 8 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • The Great Dispersion
    • Philip Visits Samaria
    • Simon the Sorcerer
    • Peter & John Visit Samaria
    • Peter Rebukes Simon
    • Conversion of the Ethiopian Official
  • Practical Value
  • Daily Readings & Discussion Questions

Lesson 10: Acts 9A (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Saul’s Pre-Conversion State of Mind and Heart
    • Saul’s Conversion on the Road to Damascus
    • Ananias Sent to Heal Saul
    • Saul, the Disciple & Preacher
  • Practical Value
  • Daily Readings & Discussion Questions

Lesson 11: Acts 9B & 10 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Peter Healed Aeneas
    • Peter Raised Dorcas From the Dead
    • Cornelius Called for Peter
    • Peter Saw A Vision from Heaven
    • Peter Visited Cornelius
    • Peter’s Sermon
    • Peter Witnessed the Conversion of Cornelius
  • Practical Value
  • Daily Readings & Discussion Questions

Lesson 12: Acts 11 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Peter Explained to the Jewish Christians
    • The Church at Antioch
    • Barnabas Seeks Saul
    • The Christians in Antioch Helped Their Brethren
  • Practical Value
  • Daily Readings & Discussion Questions

Lesson 13: Acts 12 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Persecution of The Apostles Intensified
    • Peter was Set Free
    • Praying for Peter
    • God’s Judgement against His Enemy
    • The Church Continued to Grow
  • Practical Value
  • Daily Readings & Discussion Questions

Lesson 14: Acts 13 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Call of Paul & Barnabas
    • Paul’s First Missionary Trip
    • Paul’s Preaching in Antioch Pisidia
    • Mixed Response to Paul’s Preaching
    • Paul & Barnabas’s Departure to Iconium
  • Practical Value
  • Daily Readings & Discussion Questions

Lesson 15: Acts 14 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Success & Opposition in Iconium
    • Miracle in Lystra
    • Confirming & Strengthening the Churches
  • Practical Value
  • Daily Readings & Discussion Questions

Lesson 16: Acts 15 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • The Nature of the Controversy
    • The Resolution of the Controversy in Jerusalem
    • Peter’s Speech
    • James’ Speech
    • The Letter
    • The Declaration of the Decision to the Churches
    • The Contention between Paul & Barnabas
  • Practical Value
  • Daily Readings & Discussion Questions

Lesson 17: Acts 16 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Call to Macedonia Revisiting the Churches
    • The Macedonian Call
    • Ministry in Philippi
    • Lydia the Business Woman
    • The Demon-Possessed Slave Girl
    • The Jailer at Philippi
    • The Church Strengthened
  • Practical Value
  • Daily Readings & Discussion Questions

Lesson 18: Acts 17 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Paul in Thessalonica
    • Paul in Berea
    • Paul in Athens
    • Sermon on Mars Hill
  • Practical Value
  • Daily Readings & Discussion Questions

Lesson 19: Acts 18 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Paul in Corinth
    • Paul Reasoned with the Jews
    • Paul Went to Justus’ Home
    • Rebellion by the Jews
    • Paul’s Third Missionary Journey
    • A Certain Jew Named Apollos
  • Practical Value
  • Daily Readings & Discussion Questions

Lesson 20: Acts 19 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Paul’s Strengthening of the Disciples in Ephesus
    • Power of The Lord Jesus Christ Demonstrated
    • The Exaltation of the Name of Jesus Christ
    • The Vindication of Believers in Ephesus
    • The Town Clerk Intervened
  • Practical Value
  • Daily Readings & Discussion Questions

Lesson 21: Acts 20 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Paul’s Tour of Macedonia
    • Paul’s Ministry in Troas
    • Paul’s Farewell Address to the Elders of Ephesus
    • Paul’s Departure for Jerusalem
  • Practical Value
  • Daily Readings & Discussion Questions
  • Questions For Further Personal Study

Lesson 22: Acts 21 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Paul’s Journey from Miletus to Jerusalem
    • Paul in Tyre
    • Paul in Caesarea
    • Paul’s Meeting with the Jerusalem Elders
    • Paul’s Peril and Protection
  • Practical Value
  • Daily Readings & Discussion Questions
  • Questions For Further Personal Study

Lesson 23: Acts 22 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Paul’s Pre-Conversion Years
    • Paul’s Conversion Day
    • Paul Chosen to Witness to All Men
    • Paul Specially Called to Witness to Gentiles
    • Paul Rescued by the Roman Chief Captain
  • Practical Value
  • Daily Readings & Discussion Questions
  • Questions For Further Personal Study

Lesson 24: Acts 23 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Paul’s Defence before the Sanhedrin
    • Paul was Slapped
    • Dissension Arose
    • The Lord Jesus Appeared to Paul
    • The Conspiracy to Murder Paul
    • The Conspiracy Exposed
    • Claudius Lysias Sent Paul to Felix
  • Practical Value
  • Daily Readings & Discussion Questions

Lesson 25: Acts 24 & 25A (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Paul’s Trial Before Felix
    • Paul’s Defence of Himself
    • Felix’s Foolish Attitude
    • Paul’s Trials Before Festus
  • Practical Value
  • Daily Readings & Discussion Questions
  • Questions For Further Personal Study

Lesson 26: Acts 25B & 26 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • Festus Briefs Agrippa
    • Paul Presented to Agrippa
    • Paul’s Testimony & Defence
      • Paul as the Strict Pharisee
      • Paul the Fanatical Persecutor Turned Preacher
      • Paul the Commissioned Apostle
    • Festus’ & Agrippa’s Response to Paul’s Challenge
    • Paul was Innocent
  • Practical Value
  • Daily Readings & Discussion Questions

Lesson 27: Acts 27 & 28 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • The Storm at Sea Threatened the Lives of the Seafarers
    • Paul Warned the People
    • The Action of Paul Saved the Lives of the Seafarers
    • The Reception and Recuperation in Malta
    • The Final Stretch and Arrival in Rome
    • The Ministry of Paul in Rome
  • Practical Value
  • Daily Readings & Discussion Questions
  • Questions For Further Personal Study
All Notes
Exodus
Leviticus
Numbers
Deuteronomy
Joshua
Judges
Ruth
1 Samuel
2 Samuel
1 Kings
2 Kings
Esther
Isaiah
Life of Christ
Acts
Exodus
Leviticus
Numbers
Deuteronomy
Joshua
Judges
Ruth
1 Samuel
2 Samuel
1 Kings
2 Kings
Esther
Isaiah
Life of Christ
Acts