Session 2--lesson 6
God made several covenants with his people.
This is God’s covenant of the law he gave through Moses. 这是神通过摩西所颁发的律法之约。
######Conversation in English 英语对话
Daughter: I am sorry Mom, I broke your vase.
Mother: Oh no! I forgive you and I love you.
Daughter : Thank you for treating me with love, Mom.
Mother: I can forgive you because Jesus has forgiven me.
Daughter: You are reminding me to forgive my friend who hurt me last week.
Mother: Yes, God has made all of us a kingdom of priests.
Daughter: What does that mean?
Mother: We have the opportunity to share the forgiveness of Jesus with other people!
Daughter: So that they can know Jesus is their Savior also!
Mother: Yes! Let’s thank God together for making us his royal children and his priests!
Opening prayer: Psalm 98 开始的祷告：诗篇98
Memory verse: 1 Peter 2:9 记忆经句：彼得前书2:9
Read Acts 7:38 Stephen talks about the covenant to Moses.
Read Exodus 19-20:21 阅读出埃及记19-20:21
What is God’s covenant with the people? Exodus 19:5-6
verses 16-22 What did God make happen on the mountain before he came to it? What would happen if the people touched the mountain?
verses 23 What did God say was the reason for the limits he put around the mountain?
Read Exodus 24 This is the day that God and his people agreed to their covenant.
verses 5-6 what are the three offerings God had the people make?
These sacrifices were made to show how special this day was to God and his people
The burnt offering and the blood sprinkled on the people symbolized the forgiveness God has for us and the people’s commitment to keep the laws
the fellowship offering symbolizes the wonder of God coming down with his people to be with them.
verses 9-11 God had the leaders come up the mountain with him. What did it look like? What did the men do while they were there? What does this remind you of that is still to come?
verses 15-18 How long did Moses stay with God on the mountain?
Do you think the Israelites kept all of the laws? Next week we will look at how they disobeyed God and a new covenant that he gave them.
Read Exodus 19:5-6 the identity of the people depended on if they kept the law God gave them.
Read 1 Peter2:9-10 ; Revelation 1: 5b-6 Who does God tell you that you are!?? Do you have to keep his laws to have these identities? NO, Jesus in his great mercy paid the price for our sin. Our identity here is a gift of God!
阅读彼得前书2:9-10 ;启示录1: 5b-6 神说你是谁？你必须遵守他的律法来获得这些身份吗？不，耶稣以他极大的恩慈为我们的罪付上了赎价。我们的身份是神的礼物！
Homework: Study how the people disobeyed God and then look at the new covenant he made with them! Acts 7: 37-43; Exodus 32; Jeremiah 31:31-33; Matthew 26:27-29
家庭作业：学习明白神的子民怎样不顺服神，然后查看神与他们立的新约！使徒行传7: 37-43;出埃及记32；耶利米书31:31-33; 马太福音26:27-29