Scope & Sequence: Recommended

With our recommended quarters, students follow the historical pattern of studying Old Testament lessons in the fall and New Testament lessons in the winter and spring, offering a complete Bible survey in three years.

 Print 3 year                            

Fall 2015

God Protects His People in Egypt and the Exodus - Old Testament 2

Lesson Suggested Date of Use Lesson Title Lesson Bible Text
1 9/6/2015 Joseph and His Brothers Genesis 37
2 9/13/2015 Joseph’s Troubles Genesis 39
3 9/20/2015 Joseph Feeds Egypt Genesis 40–41
4 9/27/2015 Joseph Forgives Genesis 42–45; 50:15–21
5 10/4/2015 The Birth of Moses Exodus 1:1–2:10
6 10/11/2015 Moses and the Burning Bush Exodus 2:11–4:31
7 10/18/2015 Moses and the Plagues Exodus 5–10
8 10/25/2015 The Passover Exodus 11–12
9 11/1/2015 Crossing the Red Sea Exodus 13:17–15:21
10 11/8/2015 God Provides Manna, Water, and Quail Exodus 16–17
11 11/15/2015 The Ten Commandments Exodus 19–20
12 11/22/2015 Worship in the Tabernacle Exodus 40
13 11/29/2015 The Bronze Serpent Numbers 21:4–9

Winter 2015

God Sends His Son to Save Us - New Testament 1

Lesson Suggested Date of Use Lesson Title Lesson Bible Text
1 12/6/2015 The Birth of John Foretold Luke 1:5–25
2 12/13/2015 The Birth of Jesus Foretold Luke 1:26–38
3 12/20/2015 Mary Visits Elizabeth Luke 1:39–56
4 12/27/2015 The Birth of John Luke 1:57–80
5 1/3/2016 An Angel Visits Joseph Matthew 1:18–25
6 1/10/2016 The Birth of Jesus Luke 2:1–20
7 1/17/2016 The Presentation of Jesus Luke 2:22–40
8 1/24/2016 The Visit of the Wise Men Matthew 2
9 1/31/2016 The Boy Jesus in the Temple Luke 2:41–52
10 2/7/2016 John Prepares the Way Matthew 3:1–12
11 2/14/2016 The Baptism of Jesus Luke 3:15–22
12 2/21/2016 The Temptation of Jesus Luke 4:1–13
13 2/28/2016 Jesus Calls Philip and Nathaniel John 1:43–51

Spring 2016

Jesus Teaches about God's Kingdom - New Testament 3

Lesson Suggested Date of Use Lesson Title Lesson Bible Text
1 3/6/2016 Jesus Preaches on the Mount Matthew 5:1–12
2 3/13/2016 Jesus Teaches Us to Trust Matthew 6:25–34
3 3/20/2016 Jesus Is Anointed Luke 7:36–50
4 3/27/2016 Jesus Feeds Five Thousand John 6:1–14
5 4/3/2016 The Transfiguration Matthew 17:1–9
6 4/10/2016 Jesus Sends the Seventy-Two Luke 10:1–24
7 4/17/2016 The Good Samaritan Luke 10:25–37
8 4/24/2016 The Good Shepherd John 10:1–18
9 5/1/2016 Jesus Teaches Us to Pray Luke 11:1–13; John 16:23–33
10 5/8/2016 Jesus Raises Lazarus John 11:1–45
11 5/15/2016 Jesus Seeks the Lost Luke 15
12 5/22/2016 Jesus Heals Ten Lepers Luke 17:11–19
13 5/29/2016 Jesus Blesses the Little Children Mark 10:13–16

Fall 2016

God Provides Judges and a King - Old Testament 3

Lesson Suggested Date of Use Lesson Title Lesson Bible Text
1 9/4/2016 The Twelve Spies in Canaan Numbers 13–14
2 9/11/2016 Entering the Promised Land Joshua 3:1–5:12
3 9/18/2016 The Fall of Jericho Joshua 6
4 9/25/2016 Deborah Judges 4–5
5 10/2/2016 Gideon Judges 6:11–7:25
6 10/9/2016 Samson Judges 16
7 10/16/2016 Ruth Book of Ruth
8 10/23/2016 God’s Servant Samuel 1 Samuel 1–3
9 10/30/2016 Saul Becomes King 1 Samuel 8–10; 11:12–15
10 11/06/2016 David and Goliath 1 Samuel 17
11 11/13/2016 David and Jonathan 1 Samuel 18:1–5; 20
12 11/20/2016 David Becomes King 1 Samuel 16:1–13; 2 Samuel 5:1–10
13 11/27/2016 God Forgives David 2 Samuel 12:1–23

Winter 2016-17

Jesus Shows He Is True God - New Testament 2

  Free Christmas lesson available.
Lesson Suggested Date of Use Lesson Title Lesson Bible Text
1 12/4/2016 Jesus Changes Water into Wine John 2:1–11
2 12/11/2016 Jesus Clears the Temple John 2:13–22
3 12/18/2016 Jesus Teaches Nicodemus John 3:1–21
4 12/25/2016 Jesus and the Samaritan Woman John 4:1–42
12/25/2016   Free Christmas lesson available.
5 1/1/2017 Jesus Is Rejected at Nazareth Luke 4:16–30
6 1/8/2017 Jesus Calls Disciples Matthew 4:12–25
7 1/15/2017 Jesus Heals Many Luke 4:31–44
8 1/22/2017 Jesus Heals a Man Who Is Paralyzed Mark 2:1–12
9 1/29/2017 Jesus Calls Matthew Mark 2:13–17
10 2/5/2017 Jesus Calms a Storm Mark 4:35–41
11 2/12/2017 Jesus Heals Jairus’s Daughter Mark 5:21–24, 35–43
12 2/19/2017 Jesus Walks on Water Matthew 14:22–33
13 2/26/2017 Jesus Heals a Blind Man John 9

Spring 2017

Jesus Dies and Rises to Save Us - New Testament 4

Lesson Suggested Date of Use Lesson Title Lesson Bible Text
1 3/5/2017 Jesus and Zacchaeus Luke 19:1–10
2 3/12/2017 The Triumphal Entry Mark 11:1–10; Luke 19:28–40
3 3/19/2017 The Widow’s Offering Mark 12: 41–44
4 3/26/2017 The Lord’s Supper Luke 22:1–23
5 4/2/2017 Peter Denies Jesus Mark 14:26–72
6 4/9/2017 The Passion of Christ Matthew 27:11–66
7 4/16/2017 The Resurrection of Jesus Matthew 28:1–10
8 4/23/2017 The Empty Tomb John 20:1–18
9 4/30/2017 Jesus Appears on the Emmaus Road Luke 24:13–35
10 5/7/2017 Jesus Appears to Thomas John 20:19–31
11 5/14/2017 Jesus Appears in Galilee John 21:1–19
12 5/21/2017 Jesus Ascends into Heaven Acts 1:1–11; Luke 24:44–53
13 5/28/2017 John’s Vision of Heaven Revelation 21–22

Fall 2017

God Works through Prophets and Kings - Old Testament 4

Lesson Suggested Date of Use Lesson Title Lesson Bible Text
1 9/3/2017 The Wisdom of Solomon 1 Kings 3
2 9/10/2017 Solomon Builds the Temple 1 Kings 5–6
3 9/17/2017 God Provides for Elijah 1 Kings 17
4 9/24/2017 Elijah and the Prophets of Baal 1 Kings 18:20–46
5 10/1/2017 Elijah Is Taken to Heaven 2 Kings 2:1–15
6 10/8/2017 Naaman and Elisha 2 Kings 5:1–14
7 10/15/2017 Jonah Book of Jonah
8 10/22/2017 Hezekiah Prays 2 Kings 18–19
9 10/29/2017 Jeremiah and God’s New Covenant Jeremiah 1:4−10; 29:1–14; 31:31–34; 33:14–16
10 11/5/2017 The Three Men in the Fiery Furnace Daniel 3
11 11/12/2017 Daniel in the Lions’ Den Daniel 6
12 11/19/2017 God’s People Go Home Ezra 1:1–2; 7:11–28; Nehemiah 2:1–8; 12:27–43
13 11/26/2017 Esther Book of Esther

Winter 2017–18

The Holy Spirit Leads the Apostles - New Testament 5

  Free Christmas lesson available.
Lesson Suggested Date of Use Lesson Title Lesson Bible Text
1 12/3/2017 God Sends the Holy Spirit Acts 2:1–21
2 12/10/2017 Peter and John Heal the Lame Man Acts 3
3 12/17/2017 God’s Servant Stephen Acts 6–7
4 12/24/2017 Philip and the Ethiopian Acts 8:26–40
12/24/2017   Free Christmas lesson available.
5 12/31/2017 The Conversion of Paul Acts 9:1–31
6 1/7/2017 Dorcas Acts 9:36–43
7 1/14/2018 Peter and Cornelius Acts 10
8 1/21/2018 Peter’s Escape from Prison Acts 12
9 1/28/2018 Paul’s First Missionary Journey Acts 13–14
10 2/4/2018 Paul and Timothy Acts 15:1–16:5
11 2/11/2018 Lydia Acts 16:11–15
12 2/18/2018 Paul and Silas in Prison Acts 16:16–40
13 2/25/2018 Paul Sails for Rome Acts 27

Spring 2018

God Creates a World and a People - Old Testament 1

  Free Palm Sunday and Easter lessons available.
Lesson Suggested Date of Use Lesson Title Lesson Bible Text
1 3/4/2018 God Creates the World Genesis 1:1–2:3
2 3/11/2018 God Creates Adam and Eve Genesis 1:26–2:25
3 3/18/2018 Sin Enters the World Genesis 3
4 3/25/2018 Cain and Abel Genesis 4:1–16
3/25/2018   Free Palm Sunday lesson available.
5 4/1/2018 Noah and the Flood Genesis 6:1–9:17
4/1/2018   Free Easter lesson available.
6 4/8/2018 God’s Covenant with Abram Genesis 12:1–9; 15:1–6; 17:1–27
7 4/15/2018 Abraham’s Visitors from Heaven Genesis 18:1–15; 21:1–7
8 4/22/2018 Abraham and Isaac Genesis 21:1–7; 22:1–19
9 4/29/2018 Isaac and Rebekah Genesis 24
10 5/6/2018 Jacob and Esau Genesis 25:19–34; 27:1–40
11 5/13/2018 Jacob’s Dream Genesis 27:41–28:22
12 5/20/2018 Jacob’s Family Genesis 29:1–30:24
13 5/27/2018 Esau Forgives Jacob Genesis 31:3; 32–33