RCCG SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHER’S MANUAL 3 MARCH 2024

RCCG SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHER’S MANUAL 3 MARCH 2024

LESSON: TWENTY-SEVEN
DATE: SUNDAY

TOPIC: KINGDOM INFLUENCERS

SUNDAY SCHOOL HYMN

1. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
O how I love Thee well,
I am happy, it makes me glad
To rejoice at Thy birth.

2. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
Thy friendship suits me well,
Both young and old will sing Thy song,
We long for Sunday School.

3. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
Christ was Thy first teacher,
The Holy Spirit, great teacher,
Does manifest in thee.

4. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
This testimony is sure,
That God, the Father Almighty,
Poured His blessing on Thee

5. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
Though the sun be so bright,
Or if the clouds be black with rain,
I’ll be in Sunday School.

6. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day
I rejoice to see Thee,
Will thou pass over me today?
Without my being blest?

 

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OPENING PRAYER
Father, please make me a committed kingdom influencer in the name of Jesus.

MEMORY VERSE: “And Joanna the wife of Chuza Herod’s steward, and Susanna, and many others, which ministered unto him of their substance”. – Luke 8:3

BIBLE PASSAGE: Luke 23:49-53

49 And all his acquaintance, and the women that followed him from Galilee, stood afar off, beholding these things.

50 And, behold, there was a man named Joseph, a counsellor; and he was a good man, and a just:

51 (The same had not consented to the counsel and deed of them;) he was of Arimathaea, a city of the Jews: who also himself waited for the kingdom of God.

52 This man went unto Pilate, and begged the body of Jesus.

53 And he took it down, and wrapped it in linen, and laid it in a sepulchre that was hewn in stone, wherein never man before was laid.

INTRODUCTION
Kingdom influencers are believers who impact the world through their ministries and in the marketplaces like the media, politics, hospitality, fashion, marketing, music, education, and technology; by sharing their faith, substance, and expertise to enlarge God’s Kingdom here on earth. God needs his children to be Kingdom influences who will take over the spheres of influence here on earth for the excellent execution of His agenda. Are you willing to partner with God on this mission?

TEXT REVIEW: Luke 23:49-53

i. How would you describe the attitude of the women and the acquaintances who followed the Lord from Galilee according to Luke 23:49?
a. ……………….
b. ……………….

ii. Identify any three personalities of Joseph Arimathea according to Luke 23:50-53
a. ………………
b. ………………
c. ……………….

LESSON OUTLINES
1. ATTRIBUTES OF KINGDOM INFLUENCERS
2. BECOMING A KINGDOM INFLUENCER

ATTRIBUTES OF KINGDOM INFLUENCERS

i. Kingdom influencers are believers in Christ who contribute significantly to the economy and social well-being of their societies through their chosen careers, vacations, or divine calling (Acts 16:14-15, 40).

ii. They are full of good works and positively showcase the grace of God to the people around them (Acts 9:36-40; Luke 23:50-51).

iii. They are believers who have a good mastery of their respective industries and thus use a combination of faith and competence to influence happenings around them (Exodus 31:2-6).

iv. They are core professionals who strategically promote Jesus along with their trade e.g. football stars, athletes, scientists, etc, and give the credit for their achievements to God.

v. Kingdom influencers have specialised knowledge and authority in a specific subject and as such are irresistible forces in their domain (Judges 4:4-5; 2Samuel. 23:9-10).

vi. They are Christ ambassadors who deliberately publicise Christ anywhere they find themselves (2Corinthians 5:20).

CLASS ACTIVITY 1
Is it possible to be a kingdom influencer in your profession?

BECOMING A KINGDOM INFLUENCER

Question: How can a person become a kingdom influencer?
Answers: The person must:

i. Have confessed his/her sins to Jesus and accepted Him as personal lord and Savior(Romans 10:9),

ii. Be ready to always share the good news about him (Romans 1:16).

iii. Be filled with the Holy Spirit – the Master strategist who will help him/her as appropriate (Ephesians 5:18).

iv. Develop a ‘large heart’: friendly and accommodating (Proverbs 18:24).

v. Be ready to work hard, work Smart, work tenacoiusly and aim at becoming a known authority or experts within his/her fields of endeavours (1Kings 7:13-14).

vi. Establish a strong voice in his/her positions like the three Hebrew men (Daniel 3:16-19; 28-29).

vii. Be a Game Changers in his/her spheres of domains (1Samuel 17:32).

viii. Be good stewards with accountability in mind (Luke 19:16-17).

CLASS ACTIVITY 2
What roles can kingdom influencers play in the nation’s policy formulation?

CONCLUSION
Everyone has influence. God expects us to be good stewards of that influence for His kingdom’s sake.

CLOSING PRAYER
Father, please help me to be a kingdom influencer in the name of Jesus. Amen.

ASSIGNMENT
State five things you will do (are doing) to influence your immediate community for Christ (2×5=10 marks).

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Oyaniyi Stephen Opeyemi
Oyaniyi Stephen Opeyemi
1 month ago

Good topic,to know exactly what God wants from us as His children.

Maurice Agor Adiga
Maurice Agor Adiga
1 month ago

I almost did not come to church today but Almighty God brought me to hear this marvelous message. Incidentally the Sunday School was on what I was looking for an answer.