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Spiritual Teaching Plan

It is the desire of the Roanoke ministry to listen to and respond to the needs of the congregation. We would also like to encourage spiritual growth through both formal and informal teaching of biblical truths and principles applicable to our daily living. With this intent in mind, we want you to be informed of the following plan for spiritual teaching for the current year and previous year.


A Study of the Book of Proverbs: Biblical Wisdom Leads to Godly Living
January 5 Proverbs 1:1-7
The Purpose of Proverbs
Mem: “The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.”
Proverbs 1:7
January 22 Proverbs 1:8-19
Avoiding Bad Company is a Good Idea
Mem: “My son, if sinners entice thee, consent thou not.”
Proverbs 1:10
January 26 Proverbs 2
The Value of Wisdom
“For the LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding.”
Proverbs 2:6
February 12 Proverbs 3:1-20
Wisdom Enhances Every Aspect of Life
Mem: “Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.”
Proverbs 3:5-6
February 16 Proverbs 3:21-35
Wisdom and the Golden Rule
Mem: “Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine hand to do it.”
Proverbs 3:27
February 26 Proverbs 4
Wisdom is Supreme
Mem: “Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth. Forsake her not, and she shall preserve thee: love her, and she shall keep thee.”
Proverbs 4:5-6
March 1 Proverbs 6:1-19
Behaving Wisely with Your Resources and Others
Mem: “Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise:”
Proverbs 6:6
March 11 Proverbs 6:20-35
Wisdom Warns Against Sexual Immorality
Mem: “Can a man take fire in his bosom and his clothes not be burned?”
Proverbs 6:27




The Sermon on the Mount -- Matthew 5:1-7:29
January 16 Matthew 5:1-12
The Beatitudes
Mem: “Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.”
Matthew 5:6
January 23 Matthew 5:13-16
Salt and Light
Mem: “Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hid.”
Matthew 5:14
January 30 Matthew 5:17-37
True Righteousness
“For I say unto you, except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven.”
Matthew 5:20
February 13 Matthew 5:38-48
The Extra Step
Mem: “But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;”
Matthew 5:44
February 27 Matthew 6:1-6
Public vs. Private Faith
Mem: “But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth: That thine alms may be in secret: and thy Father which seeth in secret himself shall reward thee openly.”
Matthew 6:3-4
March 13 Matthew 6:7-13
Teach Us To Pray
Mem: “After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.”
Matthew 6:9-13
March 27 Matthew 6:14-18
Forgiveness and Fasting
Mem: “But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.”
Matthew 6:15
April 10 Matthew 6:19-34
Focus and Faith
Mem: “For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.”
Matthew 6:21
April 24 Matthew 7:1-5
Mem: “For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again.”
Matthew 7:2
May 8 Matthew 7:6-12
As a Father
Mem: “Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find: knock, and it shall be opened unto you:”
Matthew 7:7
May 22 Matthew 7:13-23
Known by Fruits
Mem: “Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.”
Matthew 7:20
May 29 Matthew 7:24-29
The Wise and the Foolish
Mem: “Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock:”
Matthew 7:24




Hebrews: A Study of Christ, His Work, and Our Walk
January 3 The Majesty of Christ...He is Above All
January 24 Ministry of Christ...The Priesthood
January 31 Ministry of Christ...The Covenant
February 14 Ministry of Christ...The Sanctuary and Sacrifice
February 21 Perseverance of Faith
March 14 Endurance of Faith
March 28 Exhortation to Love & Conclusion
General Topics of Interest
April 25 Baptism: A Symbol and Sacrament
May 23 Marriage...Being Selfless in a Selfish World
June 27 Justification & Sanctification
July 25 Technology Today
August 22 A Biblical Approach to Non-Resistance
Christian Apologetics: Defending the Faith
October 31 If God is Good, Why is there Hell?
November 7 If God is Good, Why is there Pain and Suffering
November 14 Christianity vs. Other Religions...How to They Compare?