Upcoming Intersection Units

Scope and Sequence for Intersection
January–April 2024

Sermon on the Mount

Date | Session Title | Verses
January 7 | Steps of the Kingdom | Matthew 5:1-16
January 14 | Above and Beyond | Matthew 5:17-48
January 21 | Putting Faith Into Practice | Matthew 6:1-18
January 28 | First Things First | Matthew 6:19-7:12
February 4 | The God-Centered Life | Matthew 7:12-27

Pressure to Succeed

Date | Session Title | Verses
February 11 | Defining Failure and Success | 2 Timothy 4:1-8
February 18 | Does Failure Equal Sin? | Matthew 4:1-11
February 25 | Failing Successfully | Luke 22:31-34, 54-62
March 3 | The Role of Grace | Ephesians 2:1-10

Paul–From Persecutor to Apostle

Date | Session Title | Verses
March 10 | Changes, Changes | Acts 9:1-19a, 26-27
Mach 17 | Speaking Boldly | Acts 13:1-5
March 24 | Starting Churches | Acts 16:6-15
March 31 | Singing in Jail | Acts 16:16-34

Learning to Share Grace—Giving Away Your Faith

Date | Session Title | Verses
April 7 | What Am I Saying? | Luke 19:28-40
April 14 | What Do I Hear? | John 20:1-18
April 21 | What Am I Learning? | John 20:19-29
April 28 | What Am I Doing? | John 21:1-19

Scope and Sequence for Intersection
May–August 2024

Qualities of Christian Leadership

Date | Session Title | Verses
May 5 | Having Self-Discipline | Jeremiah 31:18-22
May 12 | Seeking Truth | Psalm 25:4-10
May 19 | Leading By Example | Hebrews 2:10-18
May 26 | A Person of Integrity | Psalm 26:1-12

Parables—Teaching What Jesus Taught

Date | Session Title | Verses
June 2 | A Hidden Treasure | Matthew 13:44-46, 52-58
June 9 | Seeds Growing Secretly | Mark 4:26-29
June 16 | Rock Solid | Matthew 7:24-28
June 23 | Saints and Sinners | Luke 7:36-50

First Peter

Date | Session Title | Verses
June 30 | Feeling Hopeless | 1 Peter 1:1-12
July 7 | Holy Living | 1 Peter 2:1-10
July 14 | Love Despite Evil | 1 Peter 3:8-12
July 21 | When I Suffer | 1 Peter 4:12-19
July 28 | Being Humble | 1 Peter 5:1-11

Different Beliefs

Date | Session Title | Verses
August 4 | Differences Within Christianity | Acts 11:19-26
August 11 | God and Country | Matthew 22:15-22
August 18 | The Faiths of Others | Acts 4:5-12
August 25 | Truth Isn’t What It Used to Be | Acts 10:1-35

Scope and Sequence for Intersection
September–December 2024

Letting Go and Saying Goodbye

Date | Session Title | Verses
September 1 | Beyond Loss | Genesis 12:1-9
September 8 | Saying Goodbye | Lamentations 3:1-9, 17-28, 54-58

Finding My Place in the World

Date | Session Title | Verses
September 15 | Who Am I? | Jeremiah 1:4-8
September 22 | Who Is God? | John 10:1-18
September 29 | Why Am I Here? | Exodus 33:12-23

The Future Was Then

Date | Session Title | Verses
October 6 | Gloom and Doom | Isaiah 26:20-27, 11
October 13 | Reassuring the Faithful | Zechariah 12:1-10
October 20 | Fretting Over the Future | Daniel 12:1-13
October 27 | Living in the Meantime | Matthew 24:1-14
November 3 | Giving an Account | Revelation 20:11-15

Spirituality—The Less-traveled Path

Date | Session Title | Verses
November 10 | Opening Up to God | Psalm 32:1-11
November 17 | Being Held Accountable | Psalm 27:1-14
November 24 | Seeking Wisdom | Proverbs 2:1-15
December 1 | Relating with God | Exodus 22:7-11

Advent—God’s Kingdom Come

Date | Session Title | Verses
December 8 | Prepare the Way | Isaiah 40:1-11
December 15 | A New Heaven and Earth | Isaiah 65:17-25
December 22 | Our Heritage of Faith | Matthew 1:1-17
December 29 | What’s in a Name? | Isaiah 9:1-7; Matthew 1:18-25

Scope and Sequence for Intersection
January–April 2025

David—After God’s Own Heart

Date | Session Title | Verses
January 5 | David and Bathsheba: Avoiding Costly Mistakes | 2 Samuel 11:1-27
January 12 | David and Nathan: Exposing the Truth | 2 Samuel 12:1-25
January 19 | David and Absalom: Dealing with Anger | 2 Samuel 15:2-14, 18:1-15, 33
January 26 | David and Solomon: Making Decisions for the Future | 1 Kings 1:5-31; 2:1-12

Old Testament Basics

Date | Session Title | Verses
February 2 | God Speaks Through Old Testament | Deuteronomy 5:28-33
February 9 | Finding God in Old Testament History | Nehemiah 8:1-12
February 16 | God Revealed Through Old Testament Writings | Proverbs 4:20-27
February 23 | God in Old Testament Prophecy | Jeremiah 31:31-34

Role Models of Faith

Date | Session Title | Verses
March 2 | Serving God | Acts 9:36-42
March 9 | Leading With Purpose | Judges 4:4-10
March 16 | Teaching the Way | Acts 18:24-28
March 23 | Speaking the Truth | Esther 4:4-17; 9:29-10:3

Being Changed by Jesus’ Death and Resurrection

Date | Session Title | Verses
March 30 | Going for the Glory | John 12:27-36a
April 6 | An Enthusiastic Welcome | Mark 11:1-10
April 13 | Discovering the Risen Christ | John 20:1-10
April 20 | Resurrection Changes | Acts 4:32-35
April 27 | The Evidence of Resurrection | Acts 4:1-12