Upcoming Formations Units

Scope and Sequence for Formations
January – April 2018

Evangelism in the Old Testament

Date Session Title Verses
Jan 7 The Servant’s Calling Isaiah 49:1-6
Jan 14 Abimelech’s Integrity Genesis 20:1-14
Jan 21 Naaman’s Healing 2 Kings 5:1, 9-17
Jan 28 The Lord’s Mountain Isaiah 2:2-4; Zechariah 8:20-23

Looking to Jesus

Date Session Title Verses
Feb 4 Rely on God Hebrews 2:10-18
Feb 11 Draw Near Hebrews 4:11-16
Feb 18 Run the Race Hebrews 11:24-26, 32–12:2 (Lent 1)
Feb 25 Go to Jesus Hebrews 13:1-16

Jesus Teaches and Heals

Date Session Title Verses
March 4 Jesus Shows Commpassion Matthew 9:18-26, 35-38
March 11 Jesus Teaches about Rules Matthew 12:1-14
March 18 Jesus Teaches about Possessions Matthew 19:16-30
March 25 Jesus Teaches about Priorities Matthew 21:12-22
April 1 Jesus Sends the Disciples Matthew 28:1-20 (Easter Sunday)

The Life of Barnabas

Date Session Title Verses
April 8 The Generous Giver Acts 2:44-45; 4:32-37
April 15 The Encourager Acts 11:22-30
April 22 The Preacher Acts 13:1-3, 13-14, 44-52
April 29 The Defender of Gentiles Acts 15:1-2, 12-21

 

 

Scope and Sequence for Formations
May – August 2018

Paul and the Spirit

Date Session Title Verses
May 6 Power and Conviction 1 Thessalonians 1
May 13 One Spirit 1 Corinthians 12:1-12
May 20 The Spirit Given Romans 5:1-10
May 27 Live by the Spirit Romans 8:2-17

Lesser Known Prophets

Date Session Title Verses
June 3 Nathan Tells a Parable 2 Samuel 12:1-10
June 10 Ahijah Foresees Rebellion 1 Kings 11:29-39
June 17 Micaiah Speaks for God 1 Kings 22:6-9, 12-14, 19-23
June 24 Huldah Warns the People 2 Kings 22:14-20a; 23:2-3

Becoming God’s People

Date Session Title Verses
July 1 The LORD Is Our God Deuteronomy 6:4-16
July 8 God’s Chosen Place Deuteronomy 12:1-11, 28
July 15 A Godly King Deuteronomy 17:14-20
July 22 An Inheritance to Possess Deuteronomy 26:1-11
July 29 A Choice to Make Deuteronomy 30:11-20

Jesus’ Priorities

Date Session Title Verses
Aug 5 Work and Rest Mark 6:6b-13, 30-32
Aug 12 Saying No Mark 1:32-39; Luke 12:13-15
Aug 19 Setting Goals Luke 9:51-62
Aug 26 Striving for the Kingdom Matthew 6:25-34

 

Scope and Sequence for Formations
September – December 2018

James: Practical Faith

Date Session Title Verses
Sep 2 Endure Temptation James 1:1-18
Sep 9 Faith and Works James 2:14-26
Sep 16 Words and Wisdom James 3:1-10, 13-18
Sep 23 Faithful Conflict James 4:1-12
Sep 30 Rich and Poor James 5:1-11

Principles of Stewardship

Date Session Title Verses
Oct 7 Perspective Matthew 6:19-34
Oct 14 Accountability Luke 16:1-9
Oct 21 Responsibility Luke 16:19-34
Oct 28 Reward Matthew 25:14-30

The Book of Ruth

Date Session Title Verses
Nov 4 Ruth's Faithfulness Ruth 1:6-18
Nov 11 Boaz's Kindness Ruth 2:1-3, 8-14
Nov 18 Ruth's Boldness Ruth 3:1-13
Nov 25 Ruth and Boaz Marry Ruth 4:1, 3-6, 9-12

The Hope of Christmas

Date Session Title Verses
Dec 2 God's Deliverance Isaiah 51:1-8
Dec 9 A Righteous Branch Jeremiah 33:10-16
Dec 16 He Shall Feed His Flock Isaiah 40:1-11
Dec 23 In the Fullness of Time Galatians 4:1-7
Dec 30 God Has Spoken Hebrews 1

Scope and Sequence for Formations
January – April 2019

Jesus' Ministry to the World

Date Session Title Verses
Jan 6 Jesus Is Baptized Mark 1:1-13
Jan 13 Jesus Begins to Preach Mark 1:14-28
Jan 20 Jesus Welcomes Sinners Mark 2:13-22
Jan 27 Jesus Faces Resistance Mark 3:19b-35

The Law of the Lord

Date Session Title Verses
Feb 3 The Giving of the Law Exodus 19:1, 9-10, 16-25
Feb 10 The Ten Commandments Deuteronomy 5:6-21
Feb 17 You Shall Be Holy Leviticus 19:1-4, 9-18
Feb 24 Delight in the Law Psalm 1; 19:7-14

Striving for Holiness

Date Session Title Verses
March 3 A New Way of Life Ephesians 4:17-5:2
March 10 Buried with Christ Romans 6:1-14 (Lent 1)
March 17 Freedom from the Law Romans 7:1-13
March 24 Who Will Deliver Me? Romans 7:14-8:2
March 31 A Living Sacrifice Romans  12:1-5, 9-21

The Cross and the Resurrection

Date Session Title Verses
April 7 Sent to Serve Mark 10:32-45
April 14 The King Is Coming Matthew 21:1-11 (Palm Sunday)
April 21 The Empty Tomb Mark 16:1-8 (Easter Sunday)
April 28 Witnesses to the Resurrection Luke 24:36-53

 

Scope and Sequence for Formations
May – August 2019

Paul's Partners in Ministry

Date Session Title Verses
May 5 Barnabas Acts 9:23-31; 13:1-3
May 12 Silas Acts 17:1-10, 13-15
May 19 Priscilla and Aquila Acts 18:1-4, 18-21, 24-28
May 26 Timothy and Epaphroditus Phil 2:19-30

Jesus and the Spirit

Date Session Title Verses
June 2 The Spirit is Upon Me Luke 4:14-18
June 9 I Will Send the Spirit John 14:15-27 (Pentecost Sunday)
June 16 Not You but the Spirit Mark 13:9-13
June 23 The Kingdom Has Come Matthew 12:22-28

The Book of Joshua

Date Session Title Verses
June 30 Be Strong and Courageous Joshua 1:1-9
July 7 The Battle of Jericho Joshua 6:1-5, 20-25
July 14 The Lord Fights for Israel Joshua 10:7-14
July 21 God's Promises Joshua 23:1-10, 14-15
July 28 We Will Serve the Lord Joshua 24:6-16

Solving Problems Biblically

Date Session Title Verses
Aug 4 What Is the Problem? Nehemiah 1
Aug 11 What Can We Do? Proverbs 16:1-9
Aug 18 How Shall We Decide? Proverbs 2:1-11
Aug 25 Why Are We Waiting? Ecclesiastes 11:1-6