2022 Q4 | On Death, Dying, and the Future Hope


PROGRAM 1 (SSP220040)

(September 24 – September 30)

Lesson 1: Rebellion in a Perfect Universe

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Reading: 1 John 4:8,16 | 1 John 4:7-16 | Ezek. 28:12-19 | Isa. 14:12-15 | Rev. 12:1-17

Memory Text: “ ‘How you have fallen from heaven, you star of the morning, son of the dawn! You have been cut down to the earth, you who defeated the nations!’ ” (Isa. 14:12, NASB).


Sunday (James Rafferty) - “Creation, an Expression of Love
Monday (Shelley Quinn) - “Free Will, the Basis for Love
Tuesday (John Dinzey) - “Mysterious Ingratitude
Wednesday (Jill Morikone) - “The Price of Pride
Thursday (Ryan Day) - “The Spread of Unbelief


PROGRAM 2 (SSP220041)

(October 1 – October 7)

Lesson 2: Death in a Sinful World

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Reading: Gen. 2:16,17 | Gen. 3:1-7 | Ps. 115:17 | John 5:28,29 | Rom. 5:12 | 2 Cor. 5:21

Memory Text: “Therefore, just as though one man sin entered the world, and death through sin, and thus death spread to all men, because all sinned. ” (Romans 5:12 NKJV).


Sunday (Ryan Day) - “Statements in Tension
Monday (John Dinzey) - “Deceived by the Serpent
Tuesday (Jill Morikone) - “You Will Not Die
Wednesday (James Rafferty) - “Consequences of Sin
Thursday (Shelley Quinn) - “The First Gospel Promise


PROGRAM 3 (SSP220042)

(October 8 – October 14)

Lesson 3: Understanding Human Nature

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Reading: Gen. 1:24-27 | Gen. 2:7,19 | Matt. 10:28 | Ec. 12:1-7 | 1 Kings 2:10 | 1 Kings 22:40

Memory Text: “And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.” (Genesis 2:7 NKJV).


Sunday (Jill Morikone) - “A Living Being
Monday (Ryan Day) - “The Soul Who Sins Shall Die
Tuesday (James Rafferty) - “The Spirit Returns to God
Wednesday (Shelley Quinn) - “The Dead Know Nothing
Thursday (John Dinzey) - “Resting With the Forefathers


PROGRAM 4 (SSP220043)

(October 15 – October 21)

Lesson 4: The Old Testament Hope

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Reading: Job 19:25-27 | 1 Tim. 6:16 | Psalm 49:1-20 | Psalm 71:1-24 | Isa. 26:14,19 | Daniel 12:1-13

Memory Text: “By faith Abraham, when put to the test, offered up Isaac. He who had received the promises was ready to offer up his only son….He considered the fact that God is able even to raise someone from the dead—and figuratively speaking, he did receive him back” (Hebrews 11:17, 19, NRSV).


Sunday (John Dinzey) - “I Shall See God
Monday (Jill Morikone) - “From the Power of the Grave
Tuesday (Ryan Day) - “From the Depths of the Earth
Wednesday (James Rafferty) - “Your Dead Shall Live
Thursday (Shelley Quinn) - “Those Who Sleep in the Dust


PROGRAM 5 (SSP220044)

(October 22 – October 28)

Lesson 5: Resurrections Before the Cross

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Reading: Jude 1:1-25 | Luke 9:28-36 | 1 Kings 17:8-24 | Luke 7:11-17 | Mark 5:35-43 | John 11:1-44

Memory Text: “Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me, even if he dies, will live, and everyone who lives and believes in me will never die forever. Do you believe this?” (John 11:25, 26, LEB).


Sunday (James Rafferty) - “The Resurrection of Moses
Monday (Ryan Day) - “Two Old Testament Cases
Tuesday (Shelley Quinn) - “The Son of the Widow of Nain
Wednesday (John Dinzey) - “Jairus's Daughter
Thursday (Jill Morikone) - “Lazarus