Who Does God Say You Are? (Identity Study 2 of 3) Youth Group Bible Lesson

Who Does God Say You Are? (Identity Study 2 of 3) Youth Group Bible Lesson

This Bible lesson is part 2 or 3 for teenagers on the topic of identity. Finding your identity is such an important part of life, and nowhere is that more true than for teenagers. The teenage years are a time when young people are really figuring out who they are and what they believe in, and it’s so important that they have a strong foundation to build on. That’s why we’re so passionate about youth Bible study. We believe that getting youth into God’s word and helping them to find their identity in Christ is one of the most important things we can do as youth leaders. Identity Series Lesson 2: Who Does God Say You Are? Ask the youth … Read more

Your Sabbath Day: Youth Ministry Bible Study

Your Sabbath Day: Youth Ministry Bible Study

This lesson helps the youth understand the Sabbath and how they can remember it and honor God. Resources: 30 minutes Bibles or cell phones to look up the scriptures The set of questions about the man made well on a handout (See below, “What did Jesus do on the Sabbath?”) Pencils or pens What is Sabbath?           Anyone willing to share what they think Sabbath means?           Read a Definition           Let’s talk Bible history so we can have some context for the discussion           of what Sabbath can mean for you           Sabbath observance was one of the things that was required by religious                       leaders for the Hebrews in the Old Testament and New Testament to belong … Read more

Youth Bible Lesson (John 5:1-15) Do You Want to Be Made Well?

Youth Bible Lesson (John 5:1-15) Do You Want to Be Made Well?

Use this free Bible lesson for teenagers in your Youth Group or Sunday School Ministry at church. The discussion and teaching will help High School and Middle School students realize how they are part of Jesus’ plan to invite them youth group or Sunday School. As time allows, add a fun group game to begin your teaching time. Lesson Introduction This lesson is about Jesus healing a man that had been disabled for 38 years.  Jesus asks an interesting question and the man’s response should cause us to reflect on what we should do to see and help each other.  Jesus also tells the healed man to not sin anymore to speak to his spiritual health. TEACHING RESOURCES Lesson time … Read more

Seed and Plant-Themed Youth Lessons & Activities

It Starts with a Seed…Plant-Themed Youth Activities The Word of God is full of agrarian references. From Old Testament to New, seeds and harvests are a prevalent theme. Plants were a significant element of daily life in the Ancient Middle East, so Jesus used numerous farming analogies in His teachings. In our modern age of fast food chains and xeriscape yards, some of these seed ideas might not be as readily appreciated, but are still well worth exploring. Whether it’s harvest season, a church garden day, or just an occasion needing fun themed elements, consider a plant-based focus for your next youth activities! Use this “event builder” to select various concentrations for games, Bible passages, and more. Choose a few … Read more

You Calling Others: Bible Lesson for Teenagers from Matthew 4:18-22

Calling Others to Follow Jesus

Use this free Bible study in your youth group ministry to teach about calling others from Matthew 4:18-22. The discussion and teaching will help High School and Middle School students realize how they are part of Jesus’ plan to invite them youth group or Sunday School. This lesson is part 3 of 3 in a Bible study on Jesus calling his disciples in Matthew 4:18-22. Teaching Supplies: Time 25-30 minutes A candle and lighter/matches A White poster board and marker The Message Bibles. The youth can also look the scriptures up on their phones. We include the text below for reference. Lesson Review: Called & Choices Take a few minutes to recap the past two lessons for students who missed … Read more

CHOICES: Youth Bible Study from Matthew 4:18-22

CHOICES: Youth Bible Study from Matthew 4:18-22

Use this free Bible study in your youth group ministry to teach about choices from Matthew 4:18-22. The discussion and teaching will help High School and Middle School students realize how the calling from Jesus leaves them with a choice to obey. This lesson is part 2 of 3 in a Bible study on Jesus calling his disciples in Matthew 4:18-22. Teaching Supplies Time 30 minutes Step by Step recording sung by Rich Mullins Copy of the lyrics of the Step by Step song A note card and pen for each youth to write the refrain of Step by Step Bibles or let the youth use their cell phones to look up Matthew 4:18-22 Previous Lesson Review Reread Matthew 4:18-22 … Read more

CALLED: Bible Lesson for Youth from Matthew 4:18-22

Called Youth Ministry Bible Lesson

Use this free Bible study in your youth group ministry to teach about calling from Matthew 4:18-22. The discussion and teaching will help High School and Middle School students realize how they others loved them enough to invite them to the youth group or Sunday School. This lesson is part 1 of 3 in a Bible study on Jesus calling his disciples in Matthew 4:18-22. Teaching Supplies: Time needed 30 minutes Bibles or the youth can use their cell phones to look up the scripture Matthew 4:18-22. Pick a translation for them to use for consistency. NIV included below for reference. A fishing net.  Borrow one from someone who fishes a lot.  The week before ask one of the youth … Read more

Overcoming Temptation Bible Lesson for Teens (1 Corinthians 10:13)

Use this free Bible study lesson in your Youth Ministry or Sunday School class to teach teenagers about overcoming temptation through the power of the Holy Spirit. More than ever, students in High School and Middle School need this practical guidance from God’s Word! Bible Study Topic: Overcoming Temptation Scripture Text: 1 Corinthians 10:13 No temptation has seized you except what is common to man. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can stand up under it. (NIV). Lesson Introduction Throughout the Bible, temptation is seen either as a test from God or Satan. Sometimes, God … Read more

Second Chances: Youth Bible Study on the Life of Paul the Apostle

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Use this free youth ministry lesson plan to teach about the Life of the Apostle Paul, from Murderer to Missionary for Jesus Christ. This Bible study is ideal for Middle School and High School students in Sunday School class or youth group meetings. Teenagers will be encouraged to see the forgiveness of God and the power of the Holy Spirit to give a new life through faith in Jesus’ Christ. The apostle Paul is a remarkable Biblical figure for several reasons. Paul is a villain turned hero, an enemy of Christ turned servant of Christ. Once transformed, he lived a life completely devoted to spreading the Gospel and suffered greatly for the name of Jesus. Paul is another great example … Read more