Lesson for September 21, 2019.

THE BUILDING OF GOD

Scripture Reading: 1 Cor. 3.

Memory Verse: 1 Cor. 3:9.

  1. Unto what does the Apostle Paul liken the people of God? 1 Cor. 3:9.
  2. Of what does the foundation of this building consist? Eph, 2:19, 20.
  3. What important place does Jesus occupy in this building? Eph. 2:20, last part; Isa. 28:16.
  4. Upon what does this foundation rest? Matthew 16:13-18.
  5. Who is this solid Rock? Deut. 32:1-4; Psa. 92:15; 94:22.
  6. Can we be sure that this foundation will stand? 2 Tim. 2:19.

Note. — In all buildings there must of necessity be a foundation and a place upon which it rests. In this building of God we have Jesus, the Apostles, and the prophets for the foundation, who are laid upon God, the solid Rock.

  1. What place do the followers of Messiah occupy in this building? 1 Peter 2:5; Eph. 2:22.
  2. When this building is finished what is it then called? Eph. 2:21.

Note. — This building which represents the Church is the place where God through His Holy Spirit dwells, John 17:21-23.

  1. In order for God to dwell in this building in what condition must it be? 11 Cor. 6:14-18.
  2. What is the condition of each true stone in this building? 1 Peter 2:5.
  3. How can we remain part of this building? Heb. 3:5, 6.