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RCCG SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHER’S MANUAL LESSON THIRTY-EIGHT SUNDAY 23RD MAY 2021

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RCCG SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHER’S MANUAL LESSON THIRTY-EIGHT SUNDAY 23RD MAY 2021

TOPIC: PSALMS, HYMNS AND SPIRITUAL SONGS

SUNDAY SCHOOL HYMN
1. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
O how I love Thee well,
I am happy, it makes me glad
To rejoice at Thy birth.
2. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
Thy friend friendship suits me well,
Both young and will sing Thy song,
We long for Sunday School.
3. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
Christ was Thy first teacher,
The Holy Spirit, great teacher,
Does manifest in thee.
4. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
This testimony is sure,
That God, the Father Almighty,
Poured His blessing on Thee
5. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
Though the sun be so bright,
Or if the clouds be black with rain,
I’ll be in Sunday School.
6. O Sunday School, on the Lord’s day,
I rejoice to see Thee,
Will thou pass over me today?
Without my being blest?

RCCG SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHER'S MANUAL LESSON THIRTY-EIGHT SUNDAY 23RD MAY 2021
RCCG Sunday School TEACHER’s Manual

OPENING PRAYER

Father, help me to give you a quality service throughout my life.
MEMORY VERSE: “Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in Psalms and Hymns the spiritual songs, singing with grace in your heart to the Lord”. — Colossians 3:16
BIBLE PASSAGE: PSALM 33:1-8
Psalm:33.1
Rejoice in the LORD, O you righteous! [For] praise from the upright is beautiful.
Psalm:33.2
Praise the LORD with the harp; Make melody to Him with an instrument of ten strings.
Psalm:33.3
Sing to Him a new song; Play skillfully with a shout of joy.
Psalm:33.4
For the word of the LORD [is] right, And all His work [is done] in truth.
Psalm:33.5
He loves righteousness and justice; The earth is full of the goodness of the LORD.
Psalm:33.6
By the word of the LORD the heavens were made, And all the host of them by the breath of His mouth.
Psalm:33.7
He gathers the waters of the sea together as a heap; He lays up the deep in storehouses.
Psalm:33.8
Let all the earth fear the LORD; Let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of Him.

RCCG THIS WEEK

INTRODUCTION

Our study today focuses on the use of Psalms, Hymns and spiritual songs. The psalmist admonishes us to sing Psalms unto the Lord. Also Apostle Paul admonishes Christians to edify one another with Psalms, Hymns and spiritual songs. One very good habit believers should cultivate is the act of singing hymns and spiritual songs. It is one of the ways by which we can load our lives with the word of God.
TEXT REVIEW: PSALMS 33:1-8.
Our Bible passage for today’s lesson exposed the magnificent power of the Almighty God which necessitated the believer’s duty of praising him. Students should identify five of such powers or ability of God and four instruments of praise.
i. His word formed the heavens.
ii. ……..……………………………………..
iii. ………………………………………..
iv. ………………………………………
v. ……………………………………..
Some of the instruments are:
i. Harp
ii. ……………………………….
iii. …………………………….
iv. …………………………..
v. …………………………
LESSON OUTLINES
1. PSALMS
2. HYMNS AND SPIRITUAL SONGS
PSALMS
Question:
What are literarily meaning of Psalms?
Answers:
i. It means “song sung to a harp” (Psalm 98:5).
ii. It’s Singing to God with a voice. Psalms 98:5
Question:
What are the significances of Psalms or what do we use Psalms for?
Answer:
i. To express the wondrous ways of God. (Psalm 105:2; 33:2-5, 1Corinthians 16:9)
ii. To express or reflect the mercies of God in the lives of people and individual.
iii. To engage services of thanksgiving or worship to the Almighty God. (James 5:13).
iv. Psalms are instruments which grant us access to the presence of God when it is done with holiness. (Psalm 95:2).
Question:
What are the types of Psalms?
Answers:
i. Psalms of thanksgiving (Psalm 30),
ii. Psalms of praise (Psalm 117; 145:1),
iii. Prophetic Psalms. (Psalm 2:1-12; 16:1-11),
iv. Psalms of repentance or Penitential (Psalm 6:1-10; 25:1-22). I
v. Intercessory Psalms. (Psalm 20:1-9; 67:1-7),
vi. Psalms of afflicted. (Psalm 3:1-8; 4:1-8),
vii. Educational Psalms. (Psalm 1:1-6; 5:1-12),
viii Historical Psalms. (Psalm 78:1-72; 105:1-45),

HYMNS AND SPIRITUAL SONGS

Question:
What are Hymns and spiritual songs?
Answer:
i. They are songs, Psalms, melodies, canticles and passages from the Bible rendered unto the Lord from our hearts. Ephesians 5:19; Colossians 3:16
ii. They are means by which believers can admonishes or edify or encourage one another. Ephesians 5:19
iii. It’s a means of expressing grace from our hearts to the Lord. Colossians 3:16
iv. It’s an important order of service or part of service which Christ Himself took part in. Matthew 26:30
Question:
How do we come about the hymns we sing today?
Answer:
Holy people of God were and are inspired by the Spirit of God to write the songs on particular spiritual subject. (Psalm 42:8).
Question:
What should be the habit of believers to spiritual songs?
Answer:
i. They should sing spiritual songs often. Colossians 3:16.
ii. Believers should avoid secular songs which glorify the flesh and the devil.
Question:
What benefits do believers stand to gain by singing spiritual songs?
Answer:
It’s a way of load loading their lives with the word of God. (Col. 3:16).
Question:
How can people understand the message of the songs?
Answer:
By being born again and yielding one’s body, soul and spirit to the Lord. Romans 6:13.
CLASS ACTIVITY 2
Mention the role of spiritual song in worship.
SUMMARY
Believers must inculcate the habit of singing Psalms, Hymns and spiritual songs unto the lord.

Open Heavens Daily Devotional guide was written by Pastor E.A. Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, one of the largest evangelical church in the world and also the President of Christ the Redeemer’s Ministries. The Open Heavens devotional application is available across all mobile platforms and operating systems: iOS, Android, Blackberry, Nokia, Windows Mobile and PC.

RCCG SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHER’S MANUAL LESSON THIRTY-EIGHT SUNDAY 23RD MAY 2021

CONCLUSION
One of the ways one can maximize gains from Psalms Hymns and songs is for one to be born again and be filled with Holy Spirit. Hymns comes from divine inspiration. Therefore, one must be in the spirit to get the best from them.
CLOSING PRAYER
Father, help me to sing songs, hymns and Psalms to worship you.
ASSIGNMENT
Mention five things to do to encourage believers to sing spiritual songs and Psalms

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Open Heavens Daily Devotional guide was written by Pastor E.A. Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, one of the largest evangelical church in the world and also the President of Christ the Redeemer’s Ministries. The Open Heavens devotional application is available across all mobile platforms and operating systems: iOS, Android, Blackberry, Nokia, Windows Mobile and PC.

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