Lesson for June 6, 2020

THE GOSPEL COMMISSION

Scripture reading: 1 Cor. 1st Chapter.

Memory verse: 1 Cor. 1:1.

  1. What was the great service command given by our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ? Mark 16:15-19.
  2. Is this responsibility only to those called into the ministry? Matt. 25:14, 15.
  3. What are some of these servants doing today with their ability? Matt. 25:24-29.
  4. What admonition and reward will be given to those who assume their part and privilege of the gospel? Verse 23.
  5. What will happen to those who take no active part? Verse 30; John 15:1, 2.
  6. What does this gospel, commission include? Luke 9:1, 2;
  7. Will those who believe be able to do a great work! John 14:12.

Note: Those seeking these gifts should often read the miracles of the New Testament, and believe the promise – that they will be done again.

  1. Are we commanded to covet the gifts of the Spirit? 1 Cor. 12:31; 14:1.
  2. What are the gifts of the Spirit? 1 Cor. 12:8-10
  3. Is the Heavenly Father willing to give these good things (gifts of the Spirit) to those who seek for them earnestly? Matt. 7:7-11.
  4. How are these gifts obtained? Matt. 7:7, 8; Luke 11:9-13.
  5. If anyone will really hunger and thirst after these gifts, will they obtain them? Matt. 5:6.
  6. Will the church possess these gifts in their fullness? 1 Cor. 1:5-7.

Note: Besides the gift of prophecy, which includes preaching (1 Cor. 14:3) the ministers should covet the other gifts, earnestly seeking for them.