Seventh-day Adventist Adult Sabbath School Lesson Commentary

Proclaiming Christ and His righteousness in the third angel's message using the weekly Sabbath School Lesson outlines.

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2020

Education - (Fourth Quarter, 2020)

Lesson Title
1 Education in the Garden of Eden Download PDF

Making Friends for God: The Joy of Sharing in His Mission - (Third Quarter, 2020)

Lesson Title
13 A Step in Faith Download PDF
12 A Message Worth Sharing Download PDF
11 Sharing the Story of Jesus Download PDF
10 An Exciting Way to Get Involved Download PDF
9 Developing a Winning Attitude Download PDF
8 Ministering Like Jesus Download PDF
7 Sharing the Word Download PDF
6 Unlimited Possibilities Download PDF
5 Spirit-Empowered Witnessing Download PDF
4 Prayer Power: Interceding for Others Download PDF
3 Seeing People Through Jesus’ Eyes Download PDF
2 Winsome Witnesses: The Power of Personal Testimony Download PDF
1 Why Witness? Download PDF

How to Interpret Scripture - (Second Quarter, 2020)

Lesson Title
13 Living by the Word of God Download PDF
12 Dealing With Difficult Passages Download PDF
11 The Bible and Prophecy Download PDF
10 The Bible as History Download PDF
9 Creation: Genesis as Foundation — Part 2 Download PDF
8 Creation: Genesis as Foundation — Part 1 Download PDF
7 Language, Text, and Context Download PDF
6 Why Is Interpretation Needed? Download PDF
5 By Scripture Alone — Sola Scriptura Download PDF
4 The Bible – the authoritative source of our theology Download PDF
3 Jesus and the Apostles’ View of the Bible Download PDF
2 The Origin and Nature of the Bible Download PDF
1 The Uniqueness of the Bible Download PDF

Daniel - (First Quarter, 2020)

Lesson Title
13 From Dust to Stars Download PDF
12 From North and South to the Beautiful Land Download PDF
11 From Battle to Victory Download PDF
10 From Confession to Consolation Download PDF
9 From Contamination to Purification Download PDF
8 From the Stormy Sea to the Clouds of Heaven Download PDF
7 From the Lions' Den to the Angel's Den Download PDF
6 From Arrogance to Destruction Download PDF
5 From Pride to Humility Download PDF
4 From Furnace to Palace Download PDF
3 From Mystery to Revelation Download PDF
2 From Jerusalem to Babylon Download PDF
1 From Reading to Understanding Download PDF

2019

Ezra and Nehemiah - (Fourth Quarter, 2019)

Lesson Title
13 Leaders in Israel Download PDF
12 Dealing With Bad Decisions Download PDF
11 Backslidden people Download PDF
10 Worshiping the Lord Download PDF
9 Trials, Tribulations, and Lists Download PDF
8 God and the Covenant Download PDF
7 Our Forgiving God Download PDF
6 The Reading of the Word Download PDF
5 Violating the Spirit of the Law Download PDF
4 Facing Opposition Download PDF
3 God's Call Download PDF
2 Nehemiah Download PDF
1 Making Sense of History: Zerubbabel and Ezra Download PDF

The Least of These: Ministering to Those in Need - (Third Quarter, 2019)

Lesson Title
13 A Community of Servants Download PDF
12 To Love Mercy Download PDF
11 Living the Advent Hope Download PDF
10 Living the Gospel Download PDF
9 Ministry in the New Testament Church Download PDF
8 "The Least of These" Download PDF
7 Jesus and Those in Need Download PDF
6 Worship the Creator Download PDF
5 The Cry of the Prophets Download PDF
4 Mercy and Justice in Psalms and Proverbs Download PDF
3 Sabbath: A Day of Freedom Download PDF
2 Blueprint for a Better World Download PDF
1 God Created Download PDF

Family Seasons - (Second Quarter, 2019)

Lesson Title
13 Turning Hearts in the End Timee Download PDF
12 What Have They Seen in Your House? Download PDF
11 Families of Faith Download PDF
10 Little Times of Trouble Download PDF
9 Times of Loss Download PDF
8 Season of Parenting Download PDF
7 Keys to Family Unity Download PDF
6 The Royal Love Song Download PDF
5 Wise Words for Families Download PDF
4 When Alone Download PDF
3 Preparing for Change Download PDF
2 The Choices We Make Download PDF
1 The Rhythms of Life Download PDF

The Book of Revelation - (First Quarter, 2019)

Lesson Title
13 "I Make All Things New" Download PDF
12 Judgment on Babylon Download PDF
11 The Seven Last Plagues Download PDF
10 God’s everlasting Gospel Download PDF
9 Satan and his Allies Download PDF
8 Satan, a Defeated Enemy Download PDF
7 The Seven Trumpets Download PDF
6 The Sealed People of God Download PDF
5 The Seven Seals Download PDF
4 Worthy is the Lamb Download PDF
3 Jesus' Messages to the Seven Churches Download PDF
2 Among the Lampstands Download PDF
1 The Gospel From Patmos Download PDF

2018

Oneness in Christ - (Fourth Quarter, 2018)

Lesson Title
13 Final Restoration of Unity Download PDF
12 Church Organization and Unity Download PDF
11 Unity in Worship Download PDF
10 Unity and Brocken Relationships Download PDF
9 The Most Convincing Proof Download PDF
8 Unity in Faith Download PDF
7 When Conflicts Arise Download PDF
6 Images of Unity Download PDF
5 The Experience of Unity in the Early Church Download PDF
4 The Key to Unity Download PDF
3 "That They All May Be One" Download PDF
2 Causes of Disunity Download PDF
1 Creation and Fall Download PDF

The Book of Acts - (Third Quarter, 2018)

Lesson Title
13 Journey to Rome Download PDF
12 Confinement in Caesarea Download PDF
11 Arrest in Jerusalem Download PDF
10 The Third Missionary Journey Download PDF
9 The Second Missionary Journey Download PDF
8 The Jerusalem Council Download PDF
7 Paul's First Missionary Journey Download PDF
6 The Ministry of Peter Download PDF
5 The Conversion of Paul Download PDF
4 The First Church Leaders Download PDF
3 Life in the early Church Download PDF
2 Pentecost Download PDF
1 You Will Be My Witnesses Download PDF

Preparing for the End Times - (Second Quarter, 2018)

Lesson Title
13 The Return of Our Lord Jesus Download PDF
12 Babylon and Armageddon Download PDF
11 God's Seal or the Beast's Mark Download PDF
10 America and Babylon Download PDF
9 End-Time Deceptions Download PDF
8 Worship the Creator Download PDF
7 Matthew 24 and 25 Download PDF
6 The "Change" of the Law Download PDF
5 Christ in the Heavenly Sanctuary Download PDF
4 Salvation and the End Time Download PDF
3 Jesus and the Book of Revelation Download PDF
2 Daniel and the End Time Download PDF
1 The Cosmic Controversy Download PDF

Stewardship: Motives of the Heart - (First Quarter, 2018)

Lesson Title
13 The Results of Stewardship Download PDF
12 The Habits of a Steward Download PDF
11 Debt - A Daily Decision Download PDF
10 The Role of Stewardship Download PDF
9 Offerings of Gratitude Download PDF
8 The Impact of Tithing Download PDF
7 Honesty with God Download PDF
6 The Marks of a Steward Download PDF
5 Stewards After Eden Download PDF
4 Escape From the World's Ways Download PDF
3 God or Mammon? Download PDF
2 I See I Want I Take Download PDF
1 The Influence of Materialism Download PDF

2017

Salvation by Faith Alone – Book of Romans - (Fourth Quarter, 2017)

Lesson Title
13 Christian Living Download PDF
12 Overcoming Evil with Good Download PDF
11 The Elect Download PDF
10 Children of the Promise Download PDF
9 No Condemnation Download PDF
8 Who is the man of Romans 7? Download PDF
7 Overcoming Sin Download PDF
6 Adam and Jesus Download PDF
5 The Faith of Abraham Download PDF
4 Justification by Faith Download PDF
3 The Human Condition Download PDF
2 The Controversy Download PDF
1 The Apostle Paul in Rome Download PDF

The Gospel in Galatians - (Third Quarter, 2017)

Lesson Title
14 Boasting in the Cross Download PDF
13 The Gospel and the Church Download PDF
12 Living by the Spirit Download PDF
11 Freedom in Christ Download PDF
10 The Two Covenants Download PDF
9 Paul's Pastoral Appeal Download PDF
8 From Slaves to Heirs Download PDF
7 The Road to Faith Download PDF
6 The Priority of the Promise Download PDF
5 Old Testament Faith Download PDF
4 Justification by Faith Alone Download PDF
3 The Unity of the Gospel Download PDF
2 Paul's Authority and Gospel Download PDF
1 Paul: Apostle to the Gentiles Download PDF

"Feed My Sheep": 1 and 2 Peter - (Second Quarter, 2017)

Lesson Title
13 Major Themes in 1 and 2 Peter Download PDF
12 The Day of the Lord Download PDF
11 False Teachers Download PDF
10 Prophecy and Scripture Download PDF
9 Be Who You Are Download PDF
8 Jesus in the Writings of Peter Download PDF
7 Servant Leadership Download PDF
6 Suffering for Christ Download PDF
5 Living for God Download PDF
4 Social Relationships Download PDF
3 A Royal Priesthood Download PDF
2 An Inheritance Incorruptible Download PDF
1 The Person of Peter Download PDF

The Holy Spirit and Spirituality - (First Quarter, 2017)

Lesson Title
12 The Work of the Holy Spirit Download PDF
11 Grieving and Resisting the Spirit Download PDF
10 The Holy Spirit, the Word, and Prayer Download PDF
9 The Holy Spirit and the Church Download PDF
8 The Holy Spirit and the Gifts of the Spirit Download PDF
7 The Holy Spirit and the Fruit of the Spirit Download PDF
6 The Holy Spirit and Living a Holy Life Download PDF
5 The Baptism and Filling of the Holy Spirit Download PDF
4 The Personality of the Holy Spirit Download PDF
3 The Divinity of the Holy Spirit Download PDF
2 The Holy Spirit: Working Behind the Scenes Download PDF
1 The Spirit and the Word Download PDF
0 Introduction Download PDF

2016

The Book of Job - (Fourth Quarter, 2016)

Lesson Title
14 Some Lessons From Job Download PDF
13 The Character of Job Download PDF
12 Job's Redeemer Download PDF
11 Out of the Whirlwind Download PDF
10 The Wrath of Elihu Download PDF
9 Intimations of Hope Download PDF
8 Innocent Blood Download PDF
7 Retributive Punishment Download PDF
6 The Curse Causeless Download PDF
5 Curse the Day Download PDF
4 God and Human Suffering Download PDF
3 Does Job Fear God for Naught? Download PDF
2 The Great Controversy Download PDF
1 The End Download PDF

Role of the Church in the Community - (Third Quarter, 2016)

Lesson Title
13 How Shall We Wait? Download PDF
12 Urban Ministry in the End Time Download PDF
11 Jesus Bade Them "Follow Me" Download PDF
10 Jesus Won Their Confidence Download PDF
9 Jesus Ministered to Their Needs Download PDF
8 Jesus Showed Sympathy Download PDF
7 Jesus Desired Their Good Download PDF
6 Jesus Mingled With People Download PDF
5 Jesus on Community Outreach Download PDF
4 Justice and Mercy in the Old Testament: Part 2 Download PDF
3 Justice and Mercy in the Old Testament: Part 1 Download PDF
2 Restoring Dominion Download PDF
1 The Restoration of All Things Download PDF

The Book of Matthew - (Second Quarter, 2016)

Lesson Title
13 Crucified and Risen Download PDF
12 Jesus' Last Days Download PDF
11 Last Day Events Download PDF
10 Jesus in Jerusalem Download PDF
9 Idols of the Soul Download PDF
8 Peter and the Rock Download PDF
7 Lord of Jews and Gentiles Download PDF
6 Resting in Christ Download PDF
5 The Seen and the Unseen War Download PDF
4 Get Up and Walk! Faith and Healing Download PDF
3 The Sermon on the Mount Download PDF
2 The Ministry Begins Download PDF
1 Son of David Download PDF

Rebellion and Redemption - (First Quarter, 2016)

Lesson Title
13 Redemption Download PDF
12 The Church Militant Download PDF
11 Peter on the Great Controversy Download PDF
10 Paul and the Rebellion Download PDF
9 The Great Controversy and the Early Church Download PDF
8 Comrades in Arms Download PDF
7 Jesus' Teachings and the Great Controversy Download PDF
6 Victory in the Wilderness Download PDF
5 The Controversy Continues Download PDF
4 Conflict and Crisis: The Judges Download PDF
3 Global Rebellion and the Patriarchs Download PDF
2 Crisis in Eden Download PDF
1 Crisis in Heaven Download PDF

2015

Jeremiah - (Fourth Quarter, 2015)

Lesson Title
13 Lessons from Jeremiah Download PDF
12 Back to Egypt Download PDF
11 The Covenant Download PDF
10 The Destruction of Jerusalem Download PDF
9 Jeremiah's Yoke Download PDF
8 Josiah's Reforms Download PDF
7 The Crisis Continues Download PDF
6 Symbolic Acts Download PDF
5 More Woes for the Prophet Download PDF
4 Rebuke and Retribution Download PDF
3 The Last Five Kings of Judah Download PDF
2 The Crisis (Within and Without) Download PDF
1 The Prophetic Calling of Jeremiah Download PDF

Biblical Missionaries - (Third Quarter, 2015)

Lesson Title
13 Must the Whole World Hear? Download PDF
12 Paul: Mission and Message Download PDF
11 Paul: Background and Call Download PDF
10 Philip as Missionary Download PDF
9 Peter and the Gentiles Download PDF
8 Cross Cultural Missions Download PDF
7 Jesus: The Master of Missions Download PDF
6 Esther and Mordecai Download PDF
5 Exiles as Missionaries Download PDF
4 The Jonah Saga Download PDF
3 The Unlikely Missionary Download PDF
2 Abraham: The First Missionary Download PDF
1 The Missionary Nature of God Download PDF

The Book of Luke - (Second Quarter, 2015)

Lesson Title
13 Crucified and Risen Download PDF
12 Jesus in Jerusalem Download PDF
11 The Kingdom of God Download PDF
10 Following Jesus in Everyday Life Download PDF
9 Jesus, the Master Teacher Download PDF
8 The Mission of Jesus Download PDF
7 Jesus, the Holy Spirit, and Prayer Download PDF
6 Women in the Ministry of Jesus Download PDF
5 Christ as the Lord of the Sabbath Download PDF
4 The Call to Discipleship Download PDF