FOLLOW ME AND FEED MY SHEEP
BIBLE BASIS: John 21:15-25
BIBLE TRUTH: Jesus’ followers show their love for Him by caring for His sheep.
MEMORY VERSE: “Jesus saith to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these? He saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I love thee. He saith unto him, Feed my lambs” (from John 21:15, KJV).
LESSON AIM: By the end of this lesson, we will: ANALYZE Jesus’ questions and Peter’s responses to “follow Me”; AFFIRM the restoration of Peter after his threefold denial of Jesus; and OBEY Jesus’ commands to “feed My lambs,” “tend My sheep,” and “feed My sheep.”
BACKGROUND SCRIPTURES: John 21:15-25 – Read and incorporate the insights that you gained from reading the Background Scriptures into your study of the lesson.LESSON 7 April 15