Bible Reading Index

Bible Reading Index

For daily family devotions and small group discussions

            Bible readings are arranged under duties that God requires of His followers, on three levels: (1) Beginning, (2) Growing, and (3) Maturing.

            Asterisks * indicate stories to recount or act out. Some important stories are listed more than once, since many folk, especially children, learn better by repetition.

            Before reading a text or telling a story, tell hearers what to listen for. For example, see
                      *Find in Matthew 26:36-46, how to submit to the will of God while praying.

            Before reading Matthew 26:36-46, ask hearers to listen for how they could submit to the will of God while praying. After reading, ask the given questions to stimulate discussion.

            Refer to this index as a menu to select readings that fit concerns of your group or family.

Bible Reading Index
Beginning Level 1 — Beginning

Seek God’s will and plan accordingly (Level 1)

*Find in Matthew 26:36-46, how to submit in prayer, to the will of God.
*Find in 2 Chronicles 1:6-12, and discuss, what a leader of God’s people asked in prayer.

Triumph through Prayer (Level 1)

*Find in Genesis 18:16-33, how Abraham triumphed in prayer.
*Find in Luke 18:1-8, how a widow triumphed with her pleas.

Original Sin (Level 1)

Genesis chapters 1-4 relate how Adam caused all mankind to fall, its early results.
            *Find in chapter 3, how Satan tempted Adam and Eve.
            *Find in Genesis 4 why Cain got mad, and the result
*Find in Matthew 4:1-11 how Jesus differed from Adam in his response to temptation.

Mark chapters 14-15 tell events related to Jesus’ death. Find:
            *In 14:1-9, how we should feel about Jesus when we think of how and why He died
            *In 14:10-31, what Jesus said and did when He showed how to celebrate Communion
            *In 14:26-31, 66-72, how Peter broke his promise to God after Jesus’ arrest
            *In 14:32-42, Jesus’ supreme act of obedience to His Father
            *In 14:43-52, how they arrested and tried Jesus, why they sentenced Him to die
            *In 15:1-20, what they did to Jesus before they killed Him
            *In 15:21-41, things that happened when Jesus died

Baptize (Level 1)

*Acts 16:19-40, several things that happened that started the new church in Philippi. Find in verses 19-34, who received baptism, when, and why.

Find in Rom. 5:12 through 6:14, how baptism in Jesus leaves us changed.
Peter compared baptism to Noah’s family being saved in the ark. Genesis chapters 5-9 relate why the Holy God gets angry with people, and what He did about it.
*Find in 6:11-14; 7:1-4; 8:14-17 why God saved some folk and what else was in the boat.
Exodus chapters 14-15 relate how the Israelites escaped from slavery.
*Find in chapter 14, what God did to save His people from Pharaoh, the angry king.

Pray for the Sick and Demonized (Level 1)

*Find in 2 Kings 4:17-37, how Elijah dealt with a dead child.
*Find in Acts 16:16-18, What Paul did to cast out the demon.
Find in Ephesians 6:10-20, the purposes of the different pieces of the armor of God.

Tell Others About Jesus (Level 1)

Find in Luke 10:1-24, what Jesus orders us to do as we announce His kingdom.
Luke chapters 23-24 relate the basic story of the good news of the gospel. Find:
            *In 23:1-25, why the king and governor let the religious leaders turn Jesus over to be killed
            *In 23:26-43, what Jesus said when He was hanging from the cross
            *In 23:44-56, what the Roman Captain thought about Jesus, where Jesus was buried
            *In 24:1-12, how they first knew that Jesus had risen from the dead
            *In 24:13-35, how two disciples recognized the risen Christ
            *In 24:36-44, how the risen Lord proved to His disciples that He was not a ghost
            *In 24:45-53, what we should explain to others about Jesus, and where He is now
*Find in Matthew 13:24-43 what will happen to people who reject God.
Find in Rev. 20:11-15 what God’s final judgment will be like for those who rebel against God.

Live the Christian Life Victoriously, by Faith (Level 1)

*Find in Joshua 1:1-11, a healthy mentality if you want to conquer for Jesus.
Genesis chapters 12-19 show important things that Abraham did. Find:
            *In 12:1-3 & 7-9, God’s promise to Abraham
            *In 12:10-20, Abraham’s foolish lie
            *In 13:1-18, how Abraham avoided a quarrel with his nephew
            *In 14:1-24, how Abraham freed his nephew
            *In 15:1-21, what Abraham did, that God considered him to be just, and also what God promised
            *In 18:1-15, why Sarah laughed and what the angel said about it
            *In 18:16-33, how Abraham saved his nephew again
            *In 19:1-29, what happened to some very bad people
*Find in Matthew 28:16-20, what a new disciple of Jesus is to do.
Find in 1 Tim. 3:16-17, the value of all Bible teaching and, in the second verse, its final aim.

*Book study: The book of Mark relates major events in Jesus’ life. Find in each chapter things of importance that Jesus did. Nearly every chapter has stories that are excellent for children.

Love God and Neighbor in Practical Ways (Level 1)

*Find in 1 Samuel 24, how David showed his love for his enemy.
*Find in Luke 10:25-37, how we show true Christian love for our neighbor.

Apply the Bible to One’s Life (Level 1)

*Find in Nehemiah 8:1-6 what helped people apply the Bible to their lives.
*Find in Matthew 7:24-26, what happens if we learn the Bible without practicing it.
*Find in Matthew 15:1-20, how we corrupt ourselves, if we use the Bible incorrectly.
Find in 1 Peter 1:22 through 2:3, what the Word of God does for us.
Find in Rev. 22:18-19, a warning against changing Word of God.

Get along with Our Brothers in Christ (Level 1)

Genesis chapters 20-36 show good attitudes toward God, for worship. Find:
            *In 21:22-34, what Abraham and Abimelech did, to live together in peace
            *In 22:1-18, how God tested Abraham’s faith
            *In 24:1-67, how God provided a wife for Isaac
            *In 25:27-34, how Jacob tricked Esau into giving him the rights to the first-born’s inheritance
            *In 27:1-40, how Jacob tricked his dying father into giving him his brother’s blessing
            *In 32:22-32, how Jacob and his descendants received the name “Israel”
            *In 33:1-20, what Jacob did so that his brother Esau would forgive him
Exodus chapters 16-17 show the right attitude upon receiving what God provides. Find:
            *In 16:1-35, how God provided food for His people in the desert
            *In 17:1-7, how God provided water for His people in the desert
            *In 17:8-16, what happened when Moses’ arms fell, what they did about it
*Find in John 6:1-15, how Jesus provided food for the people in the desert.
*Find in John 6:22-69, the food and drink that lets us live forever
*Find in Acts 2:36-47, what they did in the worship services of the first church.
Find in 1 Cor. 11 and Hebrews 10:25, guidelines for attending and celebrating worship.

Have Family Devotions (Level 1)

*Find in Joshua 24:15 what he did with his children.
Find in Job 1:5, what Job did with his children.
*Find in Luke 18:15-17 and Ephesians 6:4, what we should do with the children.

*Book study. The book of John has many stories of Jesus, to tell to one’s family.

Organize the Church (Level 1)

*Find in Exodus 18:13-27, how they shared pastoral work.
Find in Nehemiah chapters 3-4, how Nehemiah divided hard work among many.
Find in 1 Corinthians chapters 12-13, how work in the Body of Christ should be coordinated.

*Book study. Acts chapters 1-12 has examples of how God disciplined and governed His new church. Nearly every chapter has stories that are excellent for children .

Develop Loving Fellowship (Level 1)

*Find in Matthew 26:17-30, what Jesus orders us to do in worship.
Find guidelines for fellowship in John 13:34-35.

*Book study. Genesis chapters 37-50 show Joseph’s love for his family. Select portions of interest to children.

Visit and Encourage Brothers in Christ (Level 1)

*Find in Genesis 18:1-15, what the visiting angel promised Abraham and Sarah.
*Find in Acts 9:36-43, why Peter visited Dorcas.

Develop Serious Stewardship (Level 1)

*Find in Genesis 14:17-24 what Abraham gave to the priest Melchizedek.
Find in Exodus chapters 35-36, why Moses prohibited that the people give more offerings.
*Find in Luke 21:1-4, how God calculates the amount that we give to Him.
*Find in Acts 8:4-25, the correct attitude for giving.

Prepare to Serve Christ (Level 1)

Exodus chapters 1-5 shows how God prepared, called and worked through Moses. Find:
            *In 1:1-22, why Pharaoh wanted to kill the children
            *In 2:1-10, how the baby Moses was saved from Pharaoh
            *In 2:11-25, why the man Moses ran away from Egypt and how he found friends
            *In 3:1 through 4:17, how God called Moses and what He sent Him to do
            *In 5:1 through 6:1, how Pharaoh hardened his heart against God

*Exodus chapters 6-11 show how different plagues affected Pharaoh and his people. Find in chapter 11 what the last of ten plagues was and the results.

Mobilize New Leaders (Level 1)

EXODUS chapters 12-20 show how Moses mobilized others to lead. Find:
            *In 12:1-36, how the death angel knew when to pass over a house, sparing the firstborn son
            *In 12:37-51, what the original Passover feast celebrated
            *In 13:17 through 14:31, how God rescued His people from the Egyptian army
            *In 18:13-27, what Jethro told Moses to do, to shepherd all the people
            *In 19:1-25, how God prepared the new elders and His people, to receive His law
            *In 20:1-21, the main commands of God for His people of the Old Testament

Train Those Who Have the Apostolic (Missionary) Gift (Level 1)

*Find in Genesis 12:1-3, the promise to bless all nations.
*Find in Acts 10, guidelines for missionary work.

Bible Reading Index
Growth Level 2 — Growing

Encourage Faithful Prayer (Level 2)

The book of Daniel has examples of the faith and courage.
            *Find in 1:1-21, how Daniel and his companions stayed in good health
            *Find in 2:1-49, what the king’s dream meant, what happened when Daniel explained it
            *Find in 3:1-30, what God did for the three boys who prayed to the one true God
            *Find in 6:1-28, how Daniel showed faith and courage.
Find in chapter 9, what the leader asks for his people.
Find in John 17, what Jesus asked for Himself and for His followers.
Find in 1 John 1:8-10 through 2:2, guidelines for the confession of sins.

Take the Good News to New Places (Level 2)

*Find in Joshua 10, the example of obedience when Joshua conquered the idolaters.
Find in Isaiah 52:13 – 53:12 ancient prophesies of the redemptive work of Jesus.
*Find in Matthew 13 examples from God’s natural creation of how churches grow and multiply.
*Find in John 4, the vision Jesus wants us to have, for harvesting peoples in other places.
*Find in Acts 8:26-40, an example of how to use the Bible to witness for Jesus.

* Acts chapters 13-14 have guidelines for a missionary team sent by a church, and stories that are good for children.

*Book Study. The book of Luke relates important events in the life of Jesus. Nearly every chapter has stories that children will enjoy.

Strengthen and Plant Churches (Level 2)

*Find in Joshua 1, how Joshua was commissioned to command, and how he prepared the troops.
Matthew chapters 26-28 tell how Jesus saved us from our sins and establish His church. Find:
            *In 26:1-13, what a woman did to prepare Jesus for His death and burial
            *In 26:14-29, how Holy Communion was established
            *In 26:36-46, what Jesus did not want to do
            *In 26:14-16 & 47-56, why they found it easy to arrest Jesus and what He did
            *In 26:57-68, what happened at Jesus’ trial, and why the High Priest got angry
            *In 26:30-35 & 69-75 and 27:1-2, what Peter did, that he regretted later
            *In 27:3-10, what happened to Judas
            *In 27:11-31, what Pilate did to defend Jesus, and the result
            *In 27:32-44, what Jesus’ enemies said to mock Him as he hung nailed to the cross
            *In 27:45-61, things that happened when Jesus died
            *In 27:62 through 28:10, what the greatest miracle of all time was
            *In 28:16-20, what Jesus commands His church to do
*Find in Acts 2, what the Holy Spirit enabled believers to do to form the first church.

Obey God (Level 2)

*Exodus chapters 21-40 have rules for governing ancient Israel. Find in 31:18 through 32:35, why God wanted to destroy the people and what Moses did to change God’s mind.

*Find in Mark 3:13-19, reasons why Jesus named the twelve Apostles.

Develop Holy Lives (Level 2)

Genesis chapters 37-45 show ways in which the lives of Joseph and Jesus were similar. Joseph was a “type” of Jesus; his life contained many parallels with that of Jesus.

*Find in 37:1-36, why Joseph’s brothers envied him and what they did to him
*Find in 39:1-23, why Joseph was put in prison
*Find in 41:1-55, how Joseph came to be governor
*Find in Exodus 20, the basis of the old covenant, which the people did not heed.
Find in 1 Thessalonians, examples of counsel to encourage our brothers in Christ.

Detect False Teaching and Bad Church Practices (Level 2)

*Find in Acts 5:1-11, how God punished liars in the New Testament.
Find in 1 Peter 1:1-12, how to think about problems and persecution
Find in 1 Peter 1:13-25, results of following God’s Word

Face Opposition and Persecution (Level 2)

*1 Samuel chapters 16-22 show several ways in which David dealt with unjust opposition. Find in 16:1-13, how God chose David to lead His people.

The book of Joshua depicts examples of how God’s people dealt with their enemies. Find:
            *In 1:1-18, how God prepared Joshua to lead His people.
            *In 2:1-24, what Rahab did to help God’s people, and what they promised her.
            *In 3:1-4:9, the order in which they crossed the river, to conquer the promised land.
            *In 6:1-27, their tactics for attacking Jericho.
            *In 7:1-26, the cause of their defeat at Ai, and what they had to do to correct it.
            *In 8:1-29, what happened the second time they attacked Ai.
*Find in Mark 14:53-65, how Jesus bore persecution, and why men sentenced Him to death.
Find in Matthew 5:11-12; 10:17-20, what to do when we are persecuted.
*Find in Acts 7:1 through 8:1, why they killed Stephen, and who stood there approving of it.
*Find in Acts 9:1-35 what Ananias did for Saul, and what Saul did as soon as He could see.

Mobilize to Make Disciples and Serve (Level 2)

*Find in Deuteronomy 1:19-46, why God made His people wander 40 years in the desert.
*Find in Deuteronomy 6:4-9, what the Israelites were to teach their children, and how often.
Find in Acts 2:46-47, where the believers taught the Word, and with what results.

Gather for Worship and Special Celebrations (Level 2)

*Find in Exodus chapters 12-13, how they celebrated the Passover the first time.
*Find in Leviticus 10:1-20 and 16:1-7, 15-19, why Aaron’s sons had to die.
Find in Numbers 6:22-27, a blessing for ministers to give God’s people
*Find in 2 Chronicles 5:2-14, how people worshipped God, and how He responded.
*Find in Matthew 17:1-13, how God glorified Jesus.
*Find in Mark 14:1-31 the importance of the Last Supper.

Book Study. Find in Leviticus chapters 1-22, Old Testament worship forms.

Appreciate God’s Presence (Level 2)

*Matthew chapters 1-2 have events involving Jesus’ birth. Find:
            *In 1:18-25, what the angel told Joseph to do.
            *In 2:1-23, what the wise men gave Jesus, why Joseph took him and Mary to Egypt.
*Luke chapters 1-2 relates more events related to Jesus’ birth. Find:
            *In 1:26-38, what the angel told Mary, and what she answered.
            *In 2:1-20, what the angels told the shepherds and what they did.
            *In 2:21-35, what Simeon said about baby Jesus and what would happen to His mother Mary.
            *In 2:39-52, what happened when the holy family visited Jerusalem.
*Find in 2 Kings 4:8-37, blessings for both Elisha and the Shunamite, due to his visit.
Find in Matthew 10:5-15, guidelines for visiting and evangelizing.
Matthew chapters 21-28 relates events of Holy Week, the week before Jesus died. Find:
            *In Matthew 21:1-11, what happened when Jesus came to Jerusalem.
            *In Matthew 21:12, what Jesus did that made the religious leaders mad.
            *In Matthew 25:31-47, how Jesus said the nations would be judged.
            *In Matthew 26:1-5, what the religious leaders planned during Holy Week.
            *In Matthew 26:17-29, what happened during Jesus’ last supper before His death
            *In Matthew 27:15-31, why the authorities agreed to have the Roman soldiers kill Jesus.
            *In Matthew 27:32-61, unusual things that happened when Jesus was put to death.
John chapters 12-21 relates more events that occurred during Holy Week. Find:
            *In 13:1-20, what Jesus did that surprised His disciples, and why He did it.
            *In 18:25-19:16, what Pilate did to get the people to stop accusing Jesus, and why he failed.
            *In 19:17-37, more things that happened when Jesus was put to death.
            *In 19:28-42, more things that happened after Jesus was put to death.
            *In 20:1-18, who saw Jesus first after He rose from the dead, and what He said.
            *In 20:19-29, how Jesus removed Thomas’ doubts.
            *In 21:1-14, what Jesus did the third time He met with His disciples after He rose from the Dead.
            *In 21:15-25, how Jesus let John know He had forgiven him for denying Him.
Find in 1 Corinthians 14, guidelines to worship in an orderly way.
Find in 1 Timothy 2, more guidelines to worship in an orderly way.

Shepherd God’ People (Level 2)

*Find in Numbers 20:1-13, how Moses and Aaron misused their authority.
Find in 1 Samuel 16:1-13, how David was chosen, as a leader of God’s people
Find in 1 Tim. 3 qualifications for church elders shepherds, pastors or co-pastors of a church.
Find in 1 Tim. 3 qualifications for deacons who take care of physical needs of a church.

Plan Well One’s Time (Level 2)

Find in Ephesians 5:15-17, guidelines to evaluate how we use the time God gives us.

Conduct Business in Orderly Meetings (Level 2)

*Find in 1 Kings 12:1-24, what happened in a business meeting that divided the people.
Find in Acts 15, examples of guidelines to lead a meeting to resolve a conflict.

Have Fellowship and Fun (Level 2)

Find in Leviticus chapters 23-27, the nature of the old festivals.
Find in Philippians 2:1-12, what is true humility, and what is the greatest example of it.

Resolve Disputes(Level 2)

Numbers chapters 11-21 relate cases of rebellion and how God dealt with them. Find:
            *In 11:1-23 & 31-33, what God did for those who demanded meat to eat.
            *In 12:1-16, what God did to Miriam when she complained about Moses’ black wife.
            *In 16:1-50, how God punished those who rebelled with Korah.
            *In 21:4-9, how God punished the complainers, and how He also healed them.
Find in Philemon 1, how Paul got two brothers in Christ to be reconciled.

Strengthen Family Life (Level 2)

*Find in Genesis 1:27-28 and 2:18-25, the origin of the family and its purposes.
The book of 1 Samuel shows how God prepared as leaders both Samuel and David. Find:
            *In 1:1-28, Ana’s prayer and how God answered it.
            *In 3:1-20, how God called Samuel to serve Him.
            *In 17:1-58, how God used the boy David to save Israel from the Philistines.
            *In 18:1 through 19:17, why David had to flee from King Saul and how he got away.
            *In 24:1-22, how David spared Saul’s life and how Saul responded.
Find in Ephesians 5:21 through 6:4, guidelines for keeping peace and order in the home.

Strengthen One Another Lovingly (Level 2)

Find in Romans 12, guidelines to cultivate love between brothers in Christ.
2 Samuel relates good and bad examples of leadership. Find:
            *In 6:1 23, what happened when David took the Ark of the Covenant to Jerusalem.
            *In 7:1-29, what God promised King David.
            *In 9:1-13, what David did for Saul’s lame son, and why.
            *In 11:1 through 12:23, David’s two-fold sin and punishment.
Find in Matthew 10:5-15, guidelines for visiting and evangelizing.

Apply Biblical Discipline (Level 2)

Find in Numbers chapters 21-26, how God protected His people from idolatry.
*Find in 4:1-24, what two women did to rescue Israel.
*Find in chapters 6-7, how Gideon delivered Israel.
*Find in 1 Kings 18, how God used Elijah for remove idolatry from Israel.
Find in Hebrews 12, why we should appreciate the God’s punishment.

Counsel Persons with Personal and Family Problems (Level 2)

*Find in 1 Kings 19, physical, emotional, social and spiritual causes of Elijah’s discouragement. Look for the things he did and said, that would have caused him to be depressed.

Book study. Find in Galatians, the kind of faith that keeps us firm in our liberty in Christ.

Train Care Givers (Level 2)

Book study. Find in 1 and 2 Corinthians how Paul corrected grave errors.

Encourage and Pray for the Sick (Level 2)

*Find in Job chapters 1-2, 42:7-17, what God let Satan do to Job, and the outcome.
*Find in John 9, why the man was born blind, and why they expelled him from the synagogue.
Find in James 5:13-18, guidelines for dealing with the sick.

Freedom those Who Are Oppressed by Demons (Level 2)

*Find in Mark 5:1-20, the authority of Jesus over demons.

Help the Needy (Level 2)

*Book study. Find in Ruth the results of the Boaz’ kindness.
*Find in Acts 6:1-7, how we organize to deal with the needy.

Support Christian Workers (Level 2)

Find in 2 Corinthians chapters 8-9 guidelines for giving and supporting ministers.

Develop Gifts and Ministries (Level 2)

Find in Ephesians 4, guidelines for using our spiritual gifts in an edifying way.

Use Teamwork to Edify Others (Level 2)

Find in 1 Chronicles 11 how David’s companions worked in loving harmony.
*Find in Acts 13:1-5, how a church formed a missionary team.

Evangelize and Instruct Children (Level 2)

Find in Deuteronomy 6 guidelines for instructing children.

The Young People Serve and Make Disciples (Level 2)

Find in Ephesians 6:1-3 guidelines for young people for a holy life.

Fulfill Christian Social Duties (Level 2)

Book Study. Find in Habakkuk duties and warnings of the leaders and people for a just society.

Select and Train New Pastoral Students (Level 2)

*Book Study. Find in 1 Kings good and bad examples of governing, and stories for children.

Book Study. Find in Paul’s brief letters to Timothy and Titus guidelines for shepherds.

Let Pastoral Students Be Pastoral Trainers (Level 2)

*Book study. Find in 1 Sam. 16, the basis for choosing a future leader of the people of God.

*Book study. Find in 2 Kings, good and bad examples of leadership for the people of God. Many of the chapters have stories that are good for children.

Complete the Missionary Task, Focus on the World (Level 2)

Genesis 10.1 – 12.3 shows how nations began and how they will be blessed. Find:
            *In 11:1-9 how God separated people into different nations.
            * In 12:1-3, through whom God would bless all nations.
*Find in Genesis 24, an illustration of going far away to bring people to Christ.
*Find in Acts chapters 13-14 key events in Paul’s first mission trip. Select portions for children.

Train Missionaries (Level 2)

*Book Study. Find in Jonah how God prepared the first foreign missionary to go to a pagan people. Select portions for children.

*Book Study. Find in Acts chapters 15-28 the main events related to the apostolic team’s missionary work. Select portions for children.

Bible Reading Index
Mature Level 3 — Maturing

Pray with Power (Level 3)

Find in Eph. 3:14-21, what a Christian leader asks for his people.
Find in 1 Tim. 2:1-5, what the people ask, for the authorities.

Disciple People in New Areas (Level 3)

*Find in Joshua 6 an example of faith and courage, for conquering new land for Jesus.
Find in Acts 1:8 the different places where we are to witness for Jesus.

Coordinate Training and Pastoral Work (Level 3)

*Find in Exodus 18 an example of how to coordinate many new ministries.
*Find in Acts 10 guidelines to help a new congregation to be born.

Keep Multiplying (Level 3)

*Find in Acts 2:46-47 and 5:42, where the believers met for worship.

Strengthen Bible Study and Application (Level 3)

Book Study. Find in James practical guidelines for living the Christian life.

Organize United Celebrations between Churches (Level 3)

*Find in 2 Chronicles 35:1-19 the benefits of gathering people from different places.

Improve Music (Level 3)

*Find in 1 Chronicles 5:12-14, the effect of sacred music, with God.
Find in Eph. 5:17-20 important purposes of music.

Improve Preaching (Level 3)

Book Study. Find in Revelation prophecies of events leading up to the final coming of Jesus, and His eternal reign.

Establish Discipling Networks among Leaders (Level 3)

*Find in 1 Kings 12, the cause of the division of the ancient kingdom.
*Find in Acts 20:17-38, examples of how a supervisor relates with other leaders.

Develop Fellowship between Churches (Level 3)

Find in John 17:20-23, what Jesus asked for His churches.

Strengthen Fellowship between New and Old Believers (Level 3)

*Find in Matthew 20:1-16, the duty of the old members of the church with the new.

Prepare Capable Caregivers (Level 3)

Find in Ephesians chapters 1-2, what a person is and has in Christ.
Find in Ephesians chapters 4-5, guidelines to forgive and get along with people and family.

Develop Fellowship between Churches (Level 3)

Find in John 17:20-23, what Jesus asked His Father to do for the people in His churches.

Cultivate Fellowship between Older and Newer Brothers (Level 3)

*Find in Matthew 20:1-16, the duty of older members of the church with newer ones.

Help Those with Very Difficult Problems (Level 3)

Book Study. Find in Ephesians what a person has and is in Christ, guidelines for getting along with each other and family members, and duties of husbands, wives, children and employees.

Evaluate, Reorganize and Extend Ministries (Level 3)

Find in Eph. 4:11-16, guidelines for harmonizing different ministries for edification of the body.

Form Discipling Chains to Train Leaders (Level 3)

*Find in 2 Chronicles 17:3-6, an example of extension education.

Send Workers to Neglected Peoples, Near and Afar (Level 3)

Find in Psalm 67, the plan of God for the nations of the world.
*Find in Isaiah 6:1-8, how Isaiah responded to God’s call.
*Book Study. Find in Acts 13-28, guidelines for mission outreach to other cultures. Select portions that children will appreciate.

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