Upcoming Formations Units

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