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Lesson 13: The Ultimate Rest

Christ entered upon His mission of mercy, and from the manger to the cross was beset by the enemy. Satan contested every inch of ground, exerting his utmost power to overcome Him. Like a tempest temptation after temptation beat upon Him. But the more mercilessly they fell, the more firmly [...]

By |2021-09-18T11:51:53-07:00September 18th, 2021|Sabbath School Notes|Comments Off on Lesson 13: The Ultimate Rest

Lesson 12: The Restless Prophet

Among the cities of the ancient world in the days of divided Israel one of the greatest was Nineveh, the capital of the Assyrian realm. Founded on the fertile bank of the Tigris, soon after the dispersion from the tower of Babel, it had flourished through the centuries until it [...]

By |2021-09-11T16:38:22-07:00September 11th, 2021|Sabbath School Notes|Comments Off on Lesson 12: The Restless Prophet

Lesson 11: Longing for More

For hundreds of years the Scriptures had been translated into the Greek language, then widely spoken throughout the Roman Empire. The Jews were scattered everywhere, and their expectation of the Messiah's coming was to some extent shared by the Gentiles. Among those whom the Jews styled heathen were men who [...]

By |2021-09-04T22:06:22-07:00September 4th, 2021|Sabbath School Notes|Comments Off on Lesson 11: Longing for More

Lesson 9: The Rhythms of Rest

Christ has linked His teaching, not only with the day of rest, but with the week of toil. He has wisdom for him who drives the plow and sows the seed. In the plowing and sowing, the tilling and reaping, He teaches us to see an illustration of His work [...]

By |2021-08-21T20:07:27-07:00August 21st, 2021|Sabbath School Notes|Comments Off on Lesson 9: The Rhythms of Rest

Lesson 7: Rest, Relationships, and Healing

For those who are convicted of sin and weighed down with a sense of their unworthiness, there are lessons of faith and encouragement in this record. The Bible faithfully presents the result of Israel's apostasy; but it portrays also the deep humiliation and repentance, the earnest devotion and generous sacrifice, [...]

By |2021-08-07T12:26:20-07:00August 7th, 2021|Sabbath School Notes|Comments Off on Lesson 7: Rest, Relationships, and Healing

Lesson 6: Finding Rest in Family Ties

When the truth of God is an abiding principle in the heart, it will be like a living spring. Attempts may be made to repress it, but it will gush forth in another place; it is there and cannot be repressed. The truth in the heart is a wellspring of [...]

By |2021-07-31T08:27:43-07:00July 31st, 2021|Sabbath School Notes|Comments Off on Lesson 6: Finding Rest in Family Ties

Lesson 5: “‘Come Unto Me…'”

“Come unto Me, all ye that labor and are heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.” These words of comfort were spoken to the multitude that followed Jesus. The Saviour had said that only through Himself could men receive a knowledge of God. He had spoken of His disciples as [...]

By |2021-07-24T20:38:49-07:00July 24th, 2021|Sabbath School Notes|Comments Off on Lesson 5: “‘Come Unto Me…'”

Lesson 4: The Cost of Rest

Those who take Christ at His word, and surrender their souls to His keeping, their lives to His ordering, will find peace and quietude. Nothing of the world can make them sad when Jesus makes them glad by His presence. In perfect acquiescence there is perfect rest. The Lord says, [...]

By |2021-07-17T12:14:18-07:00July 17th, 2021|Sabbath School Notes|Comments Off on Lesson 4: The Cost of Rest