The United House of Prayer For All People ®
of the Church on the Rock of the Apostolic Faith
Sunday School Lesson **Consult Sunday School Book for Lesson Plan and References.
The Honorable Bishop C. M. Bailey, Leader
Lesson: Filled With All The Fullness of God
Date: May 7, 2017
According to the eternal purpose which he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord: 12 In whom we have boldness and access with confidence by the faith of him. 13 Wherefore I desire that ye faint not at my tribulations for you, which is your glory. 14 For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, 15 Of whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, 16 That he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with might by his Spirit in the inner man; 17 That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith; that ye, being rooted and grounded in love, 18 May be able to comprehend with all saints what is the breadth, and length, and depth, and height; 19 And to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge, that ye might be filled with all the fulness of God. 20 Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us,
Isaiah 43:7 Even every one that is called by my name: for I have created him for my glory, I have formed him; yea, I have made him.
John 14:16 And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever;
Matthew 13:6 And when the sun was up, they were scorched; and because they had no root, they withered away.
Matthew 13:21 Yet hath he not root in himself, but dureth for a while: for when tribulation or persecution ariseth because of the word, by and by he is offended.
2 Corinthians 4:16 For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.
Philippians 4:19 But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.
Colossians 2:2–3 That their hearts might be comforted, being knit together in love, and unto all riches of the full assurance of understanding, to the acknowledgement of the mystery of God, and of the Father, and of Christ; 3 In whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.
Ephesians 1:23 Which is his body, the fulness of him that filleth all in all.
Colossians 2:9–10 For in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily. 10 And ye are complete in him, which is the head of all principality and power:
Questions To Consider:
1. Since it's the outer man that we observe doing all the complaining, frequently weak, and often in error; why isn’t our focus on the outer-man?
2. What is the difference between a spiritual experience and the indwelling of the spirit?
3. How does one obtain the evasive state of being grounded in love?
Consider: How can you resist the temptation of fighting a spiritual battle with your natural body and processes of your physical mind? Attempt to walk according to the spirit and deny any concept that suggests options that are not spiritual. What is the results of your efforts?