The Triumphal Entry of Jesus: Matthew 21:1-11 Bible Lesson for Palm Sunday School for Youth

Bible Verses: Matthew 21:1-11 Objective: To help teenagers understand the significance of Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem and to encourage them to make Him the King of their lives. Icebreaker Game for Youth Group Here’s an icebreaker activity that you can use to introduce the theme of the lesson: Title: Crown the King Objective: To get students excited about the idea of Jesus as a king and to introduce the theme of the lesson. Instructions: This activity will help students to think about Jesus as a king and why he is worthy of our worship and allegiance. It will also provide an opportunity for group discussion and reflection on the lesson’s themes. Teen Bible Study on Matthew 21:1-11 Sure, here’s … Read more

Breathing Life into Dry Bones: Youth Group Lesson on Ezekiel 37:1-14

Breathing Life into Dry Bones: Youth Group Lesson on Ezekiel 37:1-14

This passage from Ezekiel 37:1-14 is important for youth group high schoolers to learn at church for several reasons: Relevance to their lives: High schoolers often face various challenges, both emotionally and spiritually, that may leave them feeling overwhelmed or disconnected from their faith. This passage serves as a reminder that even in the most difficult times, God can bring hope and restoration. Developing trust in God: Learning about this passage can help high schoolers develop trust in God’s power to bring about positive change in their lives and the world. It teaches them that no matter how hopeless a situation may seem, they can rely on God to provide strength and guidance. Identity and purpose: The passage can encourage … Read more

Muddy Miracles (John 9:1-41) Jesus Heals the Man Born Blind Youth Bible Lesson

The story of the healing of the blind man in John 9:1-41 is an important lesson for teenagers to learn because it teaches several valuable lessons that are relevant to their lives. Firstly, the story emphasizes the importance of faith and trust in God. As teenagers face challenges and uncertainties in their lives, it is important for them to have faith in God’s plan and trust that He will guide them through difficult times. Secondly, the story emphasizes the importance of compassion and empathy towards others, especially those who are marginalized or in need. As teenagers develop their own identity and navigate social relationships, they need to learn to show kindness and empathy towards those who may be different from … Read more

The Woman at the Well Lesson for Youth John 4:5-42 Jesus is the Living Water

Use this free Bible lesson for teenage Sunday School or any Youth Ministry Bible study. Add some games to help keep Middle School and High School Students engaged. This lesson about the woman at the well is important for teenagers to learn because it provides a powerful example of God’s infinite love and acceptance of all people. It serves as an important reminder that no matter our life circumstances or choices, we are unconditionally loved by God. Through this lesson, teenagers can gain a better understanding of what true Christian discipleship looks like – showing acceptance and grace towards others even when they reject it themselves. Teenagers can also learn how to apply these values into their own lives, creating … Read more

Youth Bible Lesson: John 1:29-42 Jesus is the Lamb of God

Teenagers need to know that Jesus can take away sin in order to understand their purpose and what God has planned for their lives. Through recognizing and accepting Jesus as the one who takes away our sins, teenagers can have a greater understanding of why Jesus died on the cross and how He redeems us from our transgressions. Knowing that Jesus is the Lamb of God who takes away sin helps teenagers develop a deeper faith in Him and strengthens their relationship with Him. It encourages them to live a life of obedience and holiness, trusting in His grace and mercy to get them through any situation. Lesson Introduction: John 1:29-42 tells the story of how Jesus came to be … Read more

New Year Bible Study for Youth Group Ministry

New Year Bible Study for Youth Group Ministry

As High School students and Middle School students think about starting the New Year, it’s a perfect time to remind them of the fresh start available through Jesus Christ. Use this free Bible lesson in your Teenager Sunday School or Youth Ministry groups this New Year’s. Background: New Year’s Means New Beginnings New Year’s Day is a time of fresh starts and new beginnings for teenagers. It is an opportunity to look ahead and make changes in their lives that will lead them closer to God. Teens may be tempted to live according to the world’s standards, but New Year’s can be a spiritual turning point where they focus on prioritizing God and his plan for their lives. This can … Read more

Jesus the Humble Child: Christmas Bible Lesson for Teenagers

Christmas Bible Lesson for Youth Groups on the Birth of Jesus

Use this free Bible study about Christmas for your High School and Middle School lesson at church. Be sure to add some fun icebreaker games to help the youth group build relationships. Open Discussion: How is the birth of Jesus relevant for modern teenagers in a social media culture? Ask the teenagers the question. Allow for answers and encourage discussion. The birth of Jesus is relevant for modern teenagers in a social media culture because it reminds us of the importance of humility and selflessness in our relationships with others. In today’s world, it can be easy to get caught up in the pursuit of likes, followers, and validation from others on social media. But the story of Jesus’ birth … Read more

Want to be the Greatest? Matthew 18:1-4, Mark 9:33-37, Luke 9:46-48 Youth Bible Study Lesson

Use this free Youth Group lesson in your Teenage Sunday School or Youth Ministry meeting time. It’s perfect for Middle School Students or any High School Bible Study group. Lesson Resources: Scripture Passage: Read one or all Matthew 18:1-4, Mark 9:33-37, Luke 9:46-48 Note:  It’s always good for one of the youth to read the scripture.  It helps bring it into their world.  The word spoken by one of their peers. Jesus defines greatness differently than the world often does.  By pursuing humility and hopefully being humble.  Like a child. A child in Jesus time was without status and rights, dependent on the good will of others. Jesus wants us to be dependent on who? Jesus sees beyond human limiting … Read more

Halloween Youth Group Ministry? Handling Controversy and Autumn Youth Activities

As October rolls around, many youth leaders, as well as parents, begin to wonder how to address the topic of Halloween. Children and teens will inevitably encounter celebrations and conversations about the holiday, but how do we handle it in church? Should we ignore it all together, and hope no one asks about it? Are we to shun and decry any recognition of Halloween? Can we discuss it? The approach of Halloween is actually an excellent opportunity to open conversation with teens about culture, tradition, and the danger of the occult. The season is also a great time to celebrate autumn or harvest. Use some of the following activities to talk about Halloween and, if desired, to have fun with … Read more

A New Way of Thinking (Identity Study 3 of 3) Bible Lesson for Teenagers

A New Way of Thinking (Identity Study 3 of 3) Bible Lesson for Teenagers

This Bible lesson is part 3 or 3 for teenagers on the topic of identity. This lesson builds on the previous two weeks and you should plan extra time for youth group discussion. Identity Series Lesson 3: A New Way of Thinking! Pass out the 5 x 7 envelopes from the previous week. Using how God sees you as your mirror (the worksheet answers), go back and add to the positive and maybe cross out some things (that were negative) on the notecard list you wrote when you originally looked in the mirror. Now create a new and expanded list of “I am ____________” statements about yourself on the front (other side) of the note card. E.g. I am creative.  … Read more