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The NIV® Standard Lesson Commentary® (SLC) is perfect as the primary resource for an adult Sunday school class and personal study or as a supplemental resource for any curriculum that follows the ISSL/Uniform Series (ISSL). The SLC combines thorough Bible study with relevant examples and questions to provide 52 weeks of lessons in 1 volume.

him (14:66–72). James and John will presumptuously ask to sit in the places of power when Jesus is enthroned, failing to understand that Jesus is going to his death (10:35–45). All members of the 12 will fail Jesus at his arrest, abandoning him to his enemies (14:43–50). Even so, Jesus will invite them back into his company at his resurrection (Mark 14:27, 28; 16:7). He will commission them as his messengers (Matthew 28:18–20). Impressive as their response is in the moment, the Lord’s persistent
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