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The Body and Spirit

Date: June 11, 2017 ()

Bible Text: Luke 8:52-56 |


Luke 8:52–56 The Body and Spirit

Lesson 1: Upon death:

  • (Part I) The ________ dies or “sleeps” (Luke 8:52; John 11:11-14, Acts 13:36; 1 Cor 11:30, 15:51).
  • (Part II) The ____________ remains alive or “awake” (Luke 8:55; Jam 2:26; Luke 16:19-25; Rev 6:10; 2 Cor 5:8; Acts 7:58-60; Matt 27:50; John 19:30).

Lesson 2: There should be ________________ of new life (Luke 8:55).

Lesson 3: Being ____ ____________ means not having to fear “falling asleep” (1 Thes 4:13-14; 1 Cor 15:20; Luke 8:52).

Family Worship Guide

Memory Verses: Phil. 4:11-13

Day 1: Read Luke 8:40-56 and discuss: Why is “sleep” a fitting metaphor for death? What does the other group that Pastor Scott mentioned believe about this term “sleep” as it relates to death? Read a few of the cross references Pastor Scott mentioned in this section and discuss how they would be helpful responses to anyone who believed in a “soul sleep”.

Day 2: Read Luke 8:40-56 & 19:16-31 discuss: Is this a parable or an account of an actual event? Explain your answer. What does this passage reveal about “sleep” as it relates to death and to what happens after death?

Day 3: Read Luke 8:40-56 and discuss: Consider the other instances where Jesus raised someone from the dead. What were some of the evidences of new physical life? Consider yourself. What are some evidences of spiritual life? What evidence is there that God is at work in your life, reaping spiritual fruit? Avoid answers that list what you are doing and instead carefully examine your life for actual fruit that God’s Spirit has brought forth.

Pray for those who lead, feed, and care for the flock, and their families (Col. 4:3, 2 Thess. 3:1): Jim Donald and Tim Zumstein

Pray for these church members/families (1 Tim. 2:1, Eph. 6:18, Col. 1:9): John & Dyan McCamish, Eden McCamish, Alberto & Angela Merlan, Brian & Michelle Mitchell, Steve & Terri Moeller

Pray for “kings” and those in authority (1 Tim. 2:2): Local: Cowlitz Co. Sheriff Mark S. Nelson; State: State Rep. Ed Orcutt; Nation: Senator Maria Cantwell

Pray for the Gospel to Spread Among All Peoples (Matt. 9:37-38): Those we directly support: James & Christina Post (Wycliffe)

An Unreached People Group: Bhotia, Sherpa (Buddhism, in


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