Church School Lesson – October 18
Peter Preaches to Gentiles (Obeying Christ Cures Prejudice)
Devotional Reading: Romans 8:31-39
Background Scripture: Acts 10:1-44
Focal Verses: Acts 10:24-38
Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons: but in every nation he that feareth him, and worketh righteousness, is accepted with him. —Acts 10:34, 35
After participating in this lesson, each learner will be able to:
1. State why Peter was hesitant to share the gospel with Gentiles.
2. Explain why Peter changed his viewpoint regarding sharing the gospel with Gentiles.
3. Identify a cultural assumption that hinders the spread of the gospel and make a plan to overcome it in his or her life.
Thought to Remember:
“Problems are the price you pay for progress.”
Superintendents Question of the week:
What do you feel hinders Christians from viewing people as God does? What steps can we take to make progress?