Luke 14:15-24 ~ Continuing the narrative of Jesus dining with the Pharisees and Scribes, another opportunity arises to correct their false beliefs. Pastor Rod Bunton explains how the parable Jesus gives about invited guests to a banquet relates to the fate of these non-believing Jews and their invitation to the Kingdom of God.
Lesson 11 in the Genesis: Foundations Sunday School class. Handout (PDF)
Luke 14:1-14 ~ When Jesus was invited to dine with Pharisees on the Sabbath, they were seeking to find something of which to accuse Him of violating. Pastor Rod Bunton shows how Jesus used this opportunity to expose their false teaching and prideful lifestyles.
Lesson 10 in the Genesis: Foundations Sunday School class. Unfortunately, this recording does not include the beginning of the lesson and starts about 10 minutes late.
Mark 16:1-11, 1 Corinthians 15:1-4, 15-20 ~ The death of Jesus on the cross was an amazing sacrifice that paid the debt for sinners in the past, in the present, and in the future and yet, without the resurrection that followed, it would have accomplished nothing. Pastor Rod Bunton explains this critical part of the gospel and why we can trust that it really happened.
Lesson 9 in the Genesis: Foundations Sunday School class. Handout (PDF)
Luke 13:31-35 ~ Some Pharisees came to Jesus to urge him to flee because Herod was seeking to kill him. Pastor Rod Bunton answers the question, can anything thwart God’s plan for mercy to all sinners?
Lesson 8 in the Genesis: Foundations Sunday School class. Related videos: Do College Kids Know the Difference Between Men and Women? (heard during lesson) Exploring Gender Identity: Can a 5’9, White Guy Be a 6’5, Chinese Woman? Handout (PDF)
Luke 13:22-30 ~ After Jesus described the greatness of the coming kingdom of Heaven, some asked if those who will be saved are few. Pastor Rod Bunton takes us through the challenging answer that Jesus gave: the doorway is narrow and difficult for many to enter.
Lesson 7 in the Genesis: Foundations Sunday School class. Handout (PDF)
Luke 13:18-21 ~ Jesus addressed the crowd with two similar parables—one about the mustard seed that grows into a great tree and another about the small amount of leaven that affects a large amount of flour. Pastor Rod Bunton explains how this teaches us about the arrival of the kingdom of heaven that exists in the hearts of believers and one day will inhabit the entire world.
Lesson 6 in the Genesis: Foundations Sunday School class. Handout (PDF)