Lesson: Theme: Human Creation in God’s Image Scripture: Genesis 1:26-27 Main Point: We are created in God’s image.
Opening Prayer: (Opening prayer can be personalized by the instructor or a volunteer.)
Activity: Identity Reflection Instructions: Provide mirrors, paper, and writing utensils. Ask the teenagers to look at their reflections in the mirrors and think about the unique qualities and characteristics that make them who they are. Then, have them write down or draw those qualities on the paper, emphasizing how each person reflects God’s image in their own unique way.
Summary: In this lesson, we focused on the truth that we are created in God’s image. Through the identity reflection activity, the teenagers had an opportunity to appreciate and celebrate their uniqueness. They learned that their value and worth come from being created by God and that they have a purpose in reflecting His image to the world.
Scripture Memorization: Genesis 1:27 – “So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.” (Due by next week)
Possible Refreshment: Decorate Your Own Cookies Provide plain cookies, frosting, and various toppings. Allow the teenagers to decorate their own cookies as a fun and creative way to celebrate their unique identities.
Closing Prayer: (Closing prayer can be personalized by the instructor or a volunteer.)