|Ability Degree 2|
|12 months of Introduction: 1970|
1. Be a member of a Pathfinder Membership or AY Society.
In the event you have no idea the place to discover a Pathfinder Membership or Adventist Youth Society close to you, discuss to your pastor or the youth director at your convention. They may be capable of put you in contact with a Pathfinder Membership or AY society close to you.
2. Take part in a minimum of 5 Outreach actions throughout one 12 months.
There are a lot of alternatives in the course of the Pathfinder 12 months for outreach actions. Here’s a listing of concepts:
- Accumulating canned items for the needy
- Make sack lunches for a soup kitchen
- Nursing house visitation
- Work-a-thon (portray, cleansing, yard work, and so forth. for the disabled or aged)
- Mission journey
- Catastrophe aid
- Literature distribution
- Studying to youthful youngsters
- Trip Bible College
- Adventurers occasions
3. Enroll a minimum of two folks in a Bible correspondence course.
Historically, this has been performed utilizing the postal service, however now it is not uncommon to do it over the Web. These websites have on-line Bible Research that you should use. Why not invite your Web buddies to review with you?
4. Know from reminiscence a minimum of two key texts for every of the next Bible teachings
a. Second coming of Christ
|1 Thess 4:16,17 (KJV)|
|For the Lord himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet name of God, and the useless in Christ will rise first. After that, we who’re nonetheless alive and are left will probably be caught up along with them within the clouds to satisfy the Lord within the air. And so we will probably be with the Lord ceaselessly.|
|Matthew 24:30,31 (KJV)|
|“At the moment the signal of the Son of Man will seem within the sky, and all of the nations of the earth will mourn. They may see the Son of Man approaching the clouds of the sky, with energy and nice glory. And he’ll ship his angels with a loud trumpet name, and they’ll collect his elect from the 4 winds, from one finish of the heavens to the opposite.”|
|Revelation 1:7 (NIV)|
|Look, he’s coming with the clouds, and each eye will see him, even those that pierced him; and all of the peoples of the earth will mourn due to him. So shall it’s! Amen.|
b. Seventh-day Sabbath
|Exodus 20:8-11 (NIV)|
|“Bear in mind the Sabbath day by maintaining it holy. 9 Six days you shall labor and do all of your work, 10 however the seventh day is a Sabbath to the LORD your God. On it you shall not do any work, neither you, nor your son or daughter, nor your manservant or maidservant, nor your animals, nor the alien inside your gates. For in six days the LORD made the heavens and the earth, the ocean, and all that’s in them, however he rested on the seventh day. Due to this fact the LORD blessed the Sabbath day and made it holy.|
|Genesis 2:2,3 (NIV)|
|By the seventh day God had completed the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work. And God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, as a result of on it he rested from all of the work of making that he had performed.|
|Mark 1:21 (NIV)|
|They went to Capernaum, and when the Sabbath got here, Jesus went into the synagogue and started to show.|
c. State of the useless
|Ecclesiastes 9:5 (NIV)|
|For the dwelling know that they’ll die, however the useless know nothing; they haven’t any additional reward, and even the reminiscence of them is forgotten.|
|John 11:11-15 (NIV)|
|After he had mentioned this, he went on to inform them, “Our good friend Lazarus has fallen asleep; however I’m going there to wake him up.” His disciples replied, “Lord, if he sleeps, he’ll get higher.” Jesus had been talking of his dying, however his disciples thought he meant pure sleep. So then he informed them plainly, “Lazarus is useless, and on your sake I’m glad I used to be not there, so that you could be imagine. However allow us to go to him.”|
d. Regulation and style
|John 1:17 (NIV)|
|For the legislation was given by Moses; grace and fact got here by Jesus Christ. |
|Galatians 2:20,21 (NIV)|
|I’ve been crucified with Christ and I not stay, however Christ lives in me. The life I stay within the physique, I stay by religion within the Son of God, who beloved me and gave himself for me. 21I don’t put aside the grace of God, for if righteousness could possibly be gained by the legislation, Christ died for nothing!”|
|John 3:3-8 (NIV)|
|In reply Jesus declared, “I let you know the reality, nobody can see the dominion of God except he’s born once more.” “How can a person be born when he’s previous?” Nicodemus requested. “Certainly he can not enter a second time into his mom’s womb to be born!” Jesus answered, “I let you know the reality, nobody can enter the dominion of God except he’s born of water and the Spirit. Flesh offers beginning to flesh, however the Spirit offers beginning to spirit. You shouldn’t be stunned at my saying, ‘You should be born once more.’ The wind blows wherever it pleases. You hear its sound, however you can’t inform the place it comes from or the place it’s going. So it’s with everybody born of the Spirit.”|
|John 4:13,14 (NIV)|
|Jesus answered, “Everybody who drinks this water will probably be thirsty once more, however whoever drinks the water I give him won’t ever thirst. Certainly, the water I give him will turn into in him a spring of water welling as much as everlasting life.|
|Revelation 20:11,12 (NIV)|
|Then I noticed an incredible white throne and him who was seated on it. Earth and sky fled from his presence, and there was no place for them. 12And I noticed the useless, nice and small, standing earlier than the throne, and books have been opened. One other ebook was opened, which is the ebook of life. The useless have been judged in keeping with what that they had performed as recorded within the books.|
See additionally Revelation 6-8: , Romans 13, and Zephaniah 1-3
g. Inspiration of the Bible
|2 Timothy 3:16,17 (NIV)|
|All Scripture is God-breathed and is helpful for educating, rebuking, correcting and coaching in righteousness, in order that the person of God could also be totally outfitted for each good work.|
|Acts 17:11 (NIV)|
|Now the Bereans have been of extra noble character than the Thessalonians, for they acquired the message with nice eagerness and examined the Scriptures each day to see if what Paul mentioned was true.|
|Psalm 32:8,9 (NIV)|
|I’ll instruct you and train you in the way in which it is best to go; I’ll counsel you and watch over you. Don’t be just like the horse or the mule, which haven’t any understanding however should be managed by bit and bridle or they won’t come to you.|
h. Spirit of Prophecy
|Revelation 19:10 (kjv)|
|At this I fell at his ft to worship him. However he mentioned to me, “Don’t do it! I’m a fellow servant with you and together with your brothers who maintain to the testimony of Jesus. Worship God! For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.|
|2 Peter 1:21 (KJV)|
|For prophecy by no means had its origin within the will of man, however males spoke from God as they have been carried alongside by the Holy Spirit.|
|1 Corinthians 12:7-11 (NIV)|
|Now to every one the manifestation of the Spirit is given for the frequent good. To at least one there may be given by the Spirit the message of knowledge, to a different the message of information by way of the identical Spirit, to a different religion by the identical Spirit, to a different presents of therapeutic by that one Spirit, to a different miraculous powers, to a different prophecy, to a different distinguishing between spirits, to a different talking in several sorts of tongues, and to nonetheless one other the interpretation of tongues. All these are the work of 1 and the identical Spirit, and he offers them to every one, simply as he determines.|
i. The saints’ reward
|Psalm 23:5,6 (NIV)|
|You put together a desk earlier than me |
|John 14:1-3 (NIV)|
|Don’t let your hearts be anxious. Belief in God; belief additionally in me. In my Father’s home are many rooms; if it weren’t so, I might have informed you. I’m going there to arrange a spot for you. And if I am going and put together a spot for you, I’ll come again and take you to be with me that you simply additionally could also be the place I’m. ”|
5. Give a minimum of two Bible research, utilizing the open-Bible technique, utilizing visible aids, audio or digital gear.
Doing that is less complicated than you may count on. A method to do that is by having a Friday night time vespers on your Bible research. On this means you might be round others that you simply already know and in a well-recognized setting. Manage the night as you’ll some other vespers service. Have tune service, take up prayer requests, trade dialog concerning the week (speak about plans for the weekend, the subsequent week, and so forth.), have some snack meals (in order for you), and have a devotional thought (that is your Bible research).
It’s all the time greatest to have taken a while to plan out what you’ll speak about forward of time (Not just some minutes, however a minimum of just a few hours in the past. A day in superior is greatest, as a result of it offers you time to calm down between preparation and supply of your devotional thought.) You could have your Bible research matter outlined. Start with prayer. Not solely will this calm you down, nevertheless it additionally invitations God to be with everybody as they check out His Written Phrase. Then, dive in. As soon as you start your Bible research, you will see that that the exhausting half is over. As a result of you’ve got gotten the group began and so they aren’t simply sitting there ready on you to open the research session, you’ll discover that the group might in actual fact transfer with out your assist. That does not imply which you can sit again and calm down for the remainder of the time. You’ll want to monitor the circulation of the research and put in feedback that can “information” the dialog the place you need it to go. On the finish of the Bible research, sum up all the pieces that you simply (as a bunch) have mentioned and level out just a few key issues that you simply wished to get throughout to these within the group.
As for the visible aids, together with audio or digital gear … These are instruments that can help you in presenting your ideas to everybody else within the group. Do not be intimidated by them.
6. Make a minimum of 50 one-to-one contacts utilizing outreach literature, ADRA annual solicitation, well being/church survey or different one-to-one contact packages.
This can be a lot like can accumulating. The concept is to go from door to door with outreach literature that you simply plan on distributing to folks you meet. This may be performed as an outreach undertaking with an AY Membership, Youth Group, or individually. Some golf equipment distribute literature as they’re accumulating cans.
Supplies that you simply may use embrace:
- Outreach literature (ex. the “Uncover Sequence” by “Voice of Prophecy” or different evangelistic materials that your church can provide).
- ADRA annual solicitation: This exercise is about asking for funds for use to serve these in wants outdoors of the NAD (North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists) and “could be performed by passing out ADRA’s The Unique Actually Helpful Reward Cataloge 2021 or one other such sort of pamphlet”. Previously, the church known as this exercise Ingathering.
- Well being/church survey (On this exercise, all you actually do is take a survey out to a minimum of 50 folks [more is better for the purpose of the survey] of any way of life, earnings, and so forth. There are two methods to conduct the survey. The primary is to ask to do the survey with the particular person nowadays; the opposite means to do that is to ask for every particular person to please fill out the survey and ship it to the native church’s handle or you could possibly return to gather the survey on a chosen date.).
- Different one-to-one contact program (This selection is right here so that you can create your personal number of one-to-one contact program that matches your wants as a junior witness).