Week 1: What is Prayer?
Lesson: Theme: Understanding Prayer Scripture: Matthew 6:5-15 Main Point: Prayer is communication with God.
Opening Prayer: (By invitation)
Activity: Prayer Journaling Instructions: Provide journals or paper for the teenagers to begin prayer journaling. Encourage them to write down their prayers, thoughts, and reflections during the lesson. Discuss the different forms and expressions of prayer, emphasizing the importance of honest and heartfelt communication with God.
Summary: In this lesson, we explored the concept of prayer as communication with God. Through prayer journaling, the teenagers were encouraged to develop a personal and intimate connection with God through their prayers. They were reminded of the various ways they can engage in prayer and the importance of a genuine and open-hearted approach to communicating with God.
Scripture Memorization: Matthew 6:9 – “This, then, is how you should pray: ‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name.'” (Due by next week)
Possible Refreshment: Refreshing Fruit Infused Water Serve fruit-infused water as a refreshing reminder of the living water that Jesus offers and the quenching of our spiritual thirst through prayer.
Closing Prayer: (By invitation)