Lesson for November 30, 2019
THE NECESSITY OF THE GIFT OF MIRACLES
Scripture reading: Acts 8:5-25
Memory verse: Joshua 3:5
- What is one of the primary purposes of miracles? Ex. 4:5; Num. 16:28 ; Ex. 19:3-4; John 2:23.
- What was the purpose of the plagues in Egypt? Ex. 7:5; 9:29
- When the manna and the quails fell among Israel, was the Lord magnified? Ex. 16:6, 12-15.
- Elijah used a miracle to show to the children of Israel that the Father in Heaven was the true God. — 1 Kings 18:23-24, 37-39.
- For what purpose was Jesus’ greatest miracles performed? John 11:41-43.
Note. A miracle is a wonderful thing; an event or effect contrary to the established laws or constitution of nature. God is the Creator of nature and its laws; therefore God also is able to create miracles which are contrary to these laws. By the above questions we have learned that miracles are wrought to edify the creator.
- What did Jesus tell the nobleman who came to Him for the healing of his son? John 4:48.
- Why did Jesus refer to Lot’s wife when telling of His second coming? Luke 17:26-32.
- After the ascension of Christ, was the gift of miracle still prevalent? Acts 3:1-11, 4:9, 10.
- Should we continue to praise the Lord and hope for miracles? James 5:15, 16; John 14:12, 13; Mark 16:17, 18.