Lesson for December 17, 2016.

WHAT THE DEATH AND THE RESURRECTION OF JESUS MEAN TO US

Scripture Reading: 1 Corinthians 15:1-23.

Memory Verses: 1 Corinthians 15:22,23.

  1. What reason did Isaiah give for the prophesied death of Christ? Isaiah 53:8.
  2. Was the death of Christ the Son, appointed by God the Father? Isaiah 53:6,10.
  3. Did the Son of God volunteer, or was He forced to die? Matthew 26:53; John 10:17,18.
  4. Did Christ foretell His own death and resurrection? Matthew 20:18,19, 16:21-23.
  5. What did Christ then become? Hebrews 5:8,9.
  6. How must we commemorate Jesus’s death? 1 Corinthians 11:26-32.
  7. What did Jesus prophesy concerning His resurrection? John 2:19-22; Mark 9:31.
  8. Why was the life, the death and the resurrection of Christ Jesus, the Son of God, necessary? (a) To fulfil Scripture: Luke 24:44-46; (b) For forgiveness of sin: 1 Corinthians 15:17; (c) For justification: Romans 4:25; (d) To make intercession: Romans 8:34; Hebrews 9:24.
  9. What acts symbolize the death, burial, and resurrection of Christ? Romans 6:3-6.
  10. How did Christ reveal Himself unto John on the Isle of Patmos? Revelation 1:17,18.

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