Session 2--lesson 10
The Punishment that Bought us Peace was Upon Him 带给我们平安的惩罚归到耶稣身上
English Conversation 英语对话
Mark: Hi Tim, I haven’t seen you in church lately.
Tim: I can’t go to church anymore.
Mark: What would make you say that?
Tim: I pushed my neighbor, Mike and he fell and broke his arm.
Mark: What happened after that?
Tim: I told him I was sorry, but I still feel so guilty.
Mark: What you did hurt Mike but you still have peace with God.
Tim: How can I have peace with God when he is holy and I am not?
Mark: God put the punishment for all your on Jesus!
Tim: And that gives me peace with God! Thank you Mark for telling me this wonderful truth!
Opening Prayer: Psalm 130
Memory Verse: Isaiah 53:5
What made Jesus die on the cross for you? 什么使耶稣为你钉死在十字架上？
God is just and must punish each and every sin. Ezekiel 18:20
God is love and wants all people to be spared eternal punishment. 1 Timothy 2:4
God’s love and justice met on the cross of Jesus Christ. Romans 3:25-26
Read: Acts 7:51-53 阅读使徒行传7:51-53
The Jews were proud of their outward works like circumcision and how they kept the law God gave to Moses. What is God showing them about their hearts? Are we saved by God because we keep his law?
Who is “The Righteous One” – verse 52?
God prophesied the betrayal and murder of Jesus in many places in the Old Testament. This is the clearest prophecy of what Jesus did to save us – written 700 years before Jesus came to the earth:
Read: Isaiah 52:13-53:12 阅读：以赛亚书52:13-53:12
verse 4: How is sin like a sickness?
verse 5: How does the punishment Jesus suffered give you true peace? 2 Corinthians 5:21
What does peace with God do to the fear Satan attacks you with? (1 John 4:18)
Read: Matthew 27:11-56 and see how the fulfillment of Isaiah’s prophecy. 阅读：马太福音27:11-56 明白以赛亚的预言如何应验。
God does not take away all of our problems while we are on the earth. But he does give us resolution for every problem on his cross because every problem we have is in some way caused by sin.
Think of a problem in life and look at how the cross of Jesus resolves it!
God did not prevent Stephen from being murdered. But because Jesus died to save Stephen he had something better than life on earth – he had heaven!
Read: Acts 7: 54-60 阅读：使徒行传7: 54-60
How could Stephen forgive the people killing him?
What famous person do you see participating in the murder of Stephen!?
Homework: How did sin first enter the world? How did the devil tempt Adam and Eve? What did God do about it? Genesis 1, 2, 3