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LIVING WORDS B Term 4 UNIT OUTLINE Living as King Jesus' body

LIVING WORDS B Living as King Jesus' body LESSON 1 Acts 18.1–18 + 1 Corinthians 1.1–9

The Corinthians

Paul went to many places to tell people the Very Good News about Jesus, the Promised King. When Paul visits a city called Corinth, the people who faithfully follow Jesus meet together. A little while later, Paul hears about some problems with the Corinthian church. Paul writes the Corinthians a letter to deal with these problems.

LIVING WORDS B Living as King Jesus' body LESSON 2 1 Corinthians 1.10–2.10

On the same team

In his letter, Paul tells the Corinthians that faithful followers are all on Team Jesus. But the people in the Corinthian church are arguing with each other. They are picking sides. They want to follow people who look and sound great. Paul explains that when Jesus died on the cross, he didn’t look great at all. But this was always God’s plan.

LIVING WORDS B Living as King Jesus' body LESSON 3 1 Corinthians 6.19–20

Owned

The people from the Corinthian church think they can do whatever they want with their bodies. But Paul explains that the gospel means that the bodies of the Corinthians are now owned by God. This changes how we think about our bodies and what we can do with our bodies.

LIVING WORDS B Living as King Jesus' body LESSON 4 1 Corinthians 12.12–13.13

Love in King Jesus' body

The Corinthians think that what some people do in church is more important than what other people do. Paul says that we need each other because we all do different, but important things. Paul says that the Corinthians need to love each other rather than try to be better than each other.

LIVING WORDS B Living as King Jesus' body LESSON 5 1 Corinthians 15.1–28

Resurrection Part 1

Some of the Corinthians are saying that faithful followers will not come alive again after they die. But Paul says that if faithful followers won’t come alive again, it means that Jesus didn’t come alive again. It would mean that the Very Good News isn’t true. But Paul tells the Corinthians the Jesus did come alive again and it’s a very important part of the Very Good News about Jesus.

LIVING WORDS B Living as King Jesus' body LESSON 6 1 Corinthians 15.35–58

Resurrection Part 2

The Corinthians are saying that there will be no resurrection. But Paul explains that this an essential part of the Very Good News about Jesus and what the Corinthians believed. Paul continues to explain how dead people will come alive again and what people will look like. Paul explains what will happen and that things will be the same, but different.

LIVING WORDS B Living as King Jesus' body LESSON 7 2 Corinthians 2.12–3.18

Old and new

The problems at the Corinthian church don't stop, so Paul writes another letter to help them out. Paul reminds the Corinthians of the amazing thing God has done for them through Jesus and what this means for all of God's people.

LIVING WORDS B Living as King Jesus' body LESSON 8 James 1.19–27

Hearers and doers

James was a faithful follower of Jesus who wrote a letter to God's people. James wants faithful followers of Jesus to live in a way that matches the Very Good News. James wants faithful followers of Jesus to hear God's Word and do what it says.

LIVING WORDS B Living as King Jesus' body LESSON 9 James 3.1–12

Wild tongues

The tongue is a powerful part of the body and some people are using their tongues to say words that hurt people in their hearts. James says that we need to control our tongues. Then what we say will match the Very Good News about Jesus, the Promised King.

LIVING WORDS B Living as King Jesus' body LESSON 10 James 1.2–4; 5.7–11

Tough times

The people James is writing to are going through tough times. How do faithful followers of Jesus respond? James has some surprising answers.

LIVING WORDS B Living as King Jesus’ body TERM 4

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After Jesus died, came alive again and rose up into heaven, the faithful followers of Jesus gathered together. They gathered to listen to the apostles’ teaching. They gathered to hang out together and remember Jesus’ death and resurrection. They gathered to pray. This gathering of faithful followers of Jesus was called the church. The church was also called Jesus’ body. This term, we will learn how faithful followers lived as the body of King Jesus.

LIVING WORDS B Term 4 UNIT OUTLINE Living as King Jesus' body

LIVING WORDS B Living as King Jesus' body LESSON 1 Acts 18.1–18 + 1 Corinthians 1.1–9

The Corinthians

Paul went to many places to tell people the Very Good News about Jesus, the Promised King. When Paul visits a city called Corinth, the people who faithfully follow Jesus meet together. A little while later, Paul hears about some problems with the Corinthian church. Paul writes the Corinthians a letter to deal with these problems.

LIVING WORDS B Living as King Jesus' body LESSON 2 1 Corinthians 1.10–2.10

On the same team

In his letter, Paul tells the Corinthians that faithful followers are all on Team Jesus. But the people in the Corinthian church are arguing with each other. They are picking sides. They want to follow people who look and sound great. Paul explains that when Jesus died on the cross, he didn’t look great at all. But this was always God’s plan.

LIVING WORDS B Living as King Jesus' body LESSON 3 1 Corinthians 6.19–20

Owned

The people from the Corinthian church think they can do whatever they want with their bodies. But Paul explains that the gospel means that the bodies of the Corinthians are now owned by God. This changes how we think about our bodies and what we can do with our bodies.

LIVING WORDS B Living as King Jesus' body LESSON 4 1 Corinthians 12.12–13.13

Love in King Jesus' body

The Corinthians think that what some people do in church is more important than what other people do. Paul says that we need each other because we all do different, but important things. Paul says that the Corinthians need to love each other rather than try to be better than each other.

LIVING WORDS B Living as King Jesus' body LESSON 5 1 Corinthians 15.1–28

Resurrection Part 1

Some of the Corinthians are saying that faithful followers will not come alive again after they die. But Paul says that if faithful followers won’t come alive again, it means that Jesus didn’t come alive again. It would mean that the Very Good News isn’t true. But Paul tells the Corinthians the Jesus did come alive again and it’s a very important part of the Very Good News about Jesus.

LIVING WORDS B Living as King Jesus' body LESSON 6 1 Corinthians 15.35–58

Resurrection Part 2

The Corinthians are saying that there will be no resurrection. But Paul explains that this an essential part of the Very Good News about Jesus and what the Corinthians believed. Paul continues to explain how dead people will come alive again and what people will look like. Paul explains what will happen and that things will be the same, but different.

LIVING WORDS B Living as King Jesus' body LESSON 7 2 Corinthians 2.12–3.18

Old and new

The problems at the Corinthian church don't stop, so Paul writes another letter to help them out. Paul reminds the Corinthians of the amazing thing God has done for them through Jesus and what this means for all of God's people.

LIVING WORDS B Living as King Jesus' body LESSON 8 James 1.19–27

Hearers and doers

James was a faithful follower of Jesus who wrote a letter to God's people. James wants faithful followers of Jesus to live in a way that matches the Very Good News. James wants faithful followers of Jesus to hear God's Word and do what it says.

LIVING WORDS B Living as King Jesus' body LESSON 9 James 3.1–12

Wild tongues

The tongue is a powerful part of the body and some people are using their tongues to say words that hurt people in their hearts. James says that we need to control our tongues. Then what we say will match the Very Good News about Jesus, the Promised King.

LIVING WORDS B Living as King Jesus' body LESSON 10 James 1.2–4; 5.7–11

Tough times

The people James is writing to are going through tough times. How do faithful followers of Jesus respond? James has some surprising answers.

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