The Preaching Of The Gospel. RCCG Sunday School Teachers

preaching of the gospel

TOPIC: The Preaching Of The Gospel

OPENING PRAYER: Father, help me to be an incurable witness for Christ. 

MEMORY VERSE: “For though I preach the gospel, I have nothing to glory of: for necessity is laid upon me; yea, woe is unto me, if I preach not the gospel!” – 1 Corinthians 9:16

BIBLE PASSAGE: Mark 16:15-20 KJV (RCCG Sunday School TEACHER Manual 6 June 2021)

15 And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.

16 He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.

17 And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues;

18 They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover.

19 So than after the Lord had spoken unto them, he was received up into heaven, and sat on the right hand of God.

20 And they went forth, and preached every where, the Lord working with them, and confirming the word with signs following. Amen.

LESSON INTRODUCTION: Shortly after the baptism and wilderness experiences of Jesus Christ, His earthly ministry started with the preaching of the gospel and ended with the commissioning of the disciples for the same assignment (Mk 1:9-14; Matt 28:18-20). Without doubt, this must have been an issue topmost in the heart of the Lord Jesus Christ for all generations.

TEXT REVIEW: Mark 16:15-20.
After the Lord Jesus Christ directed believers to preach to every creature all over the world, He backed up the directive with certain authorities and consequences:

Identify any five of such authorities according to Mark 16:16-18. For instance:
i. Those who fail to believe and baptised shall be dammed. Mark 16:16
ii. ……………………………………………..
iii. ……………………………………………..
iv. ……………………………………………..
v. ………………………………………………

LESSON OUTLINES

LESSON OUTLINE 1: A MUST FOR ALL BELIEVERS

A. NECESSITY OF THE GOSPEL:
Teacher should explain the following points to the students.

i. The Lord commanded all believers to preach the gospel. Matt. 28:18-20.
ii. The gospel is the power and wisdom of God. 1 Cor. 1:24.
iii. Failure to preach the gospel attracts a curse. 1 Cor. 9:16.
iv. Preaching of the gospel is a mandatory duty to all believers. 2 Tim. 4:2; Acts 18:26.
V. The gospel is the avenue through which all human race/souls can be saved. 2Pet. 3:9, 1 Tim. 2:4.
vi. Through the gospel, sinners/weary and perishing souls can repent and obtain everlasting life. Matt. 11:28, Isaiah 61:1-3, John 3:36.
vii. The Lord is the central message of the gospel. Matt. 11:28.
viii. The Lord Jesus Christ is the one who pleads our cause with God the Father. 1 John 2:1-2.
ix. The blood of the Lord Jesus cleanses us from all sins. 1 John 1:7.
X. Believers in the Lord Jesus Christ must, therefore, preach the gospel and win souls to the kingdom of God. 1 Cor. 9:16, Rom 1:16.

B. REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ASSIGNMENT:
Teacher should explain the following requirements for the preachers of the gospel (i.e. to preach effectively).

i. Divine wisdom. James 1:5-8; Acts 17:15-34.
ii. Compassionate heart. Matt. 9:36; Matt. 23:37.
ii. The power of the Holy Spirit. Acts 1:18, 4:31; 16:16-18.

CLASS ACTIVITY 1: Why is the preaching of the gospel compulsory for all believers?

LESSON OUTLINE 2: THE MESSAGE IS SIMPLE

i. Jesus is the moral which was from the beginning. John 1:1,14.
ii. All souls belong to God. Ezekiel 18:4.
ii. All souls have sinned. Rom. 3:23.
iv. Every soul that confess and repent from there sins will obtain mercy. Prov. 28:13; 1 John 1:8-10.
v. Those who confessed and repented from there sins will obtain the gift of eternal life. Rom. 6:23.
vi. The blood of Jesus Christ alone is the means by which the sins of the whole world can be washed away. Heb. 9:14.

CLASS ACTIVITY 2: Mention the content of the message of the gospel.

SUMMARY: The message of the gospel brings salvation to the whole world.

CONCLUSION: If the Lord Jesus Christ saw the preaching of the gospel as unavoidable, then, believers, therefore, have no excuse. He has promised that we will do greater works (John 14:12) and that He will be with us always (Matthew 28:20). Pray and obey now.

EVALUATION: What are the content and power of the gospel?

CLOSING PRAYER: Father, help all the believers to preach the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ anywhere they go.

ASSIGNMENT: Identify any five enemies of the gospel.

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