Presentation on theme: "Back to School with God Welcome to our Sunday service"— Presentation transcript:
1Back to School with God Welcome to our Sunday service at the start of this new school yearDig Down Deep!
2Back to School with GodJesus says, “If you have been listening to what I have told you today and you do it, this is what you are like - you are like a builder who builds a house.” Luke 6:47-48, paraphrased1. Two builders
3Back to School with God Two builders.... One wise ... One foolish. One who listens to Jesus. One who ignores him.1. Two builders
4Back to School with God In Luke 6, Jesus says his followers should: Love God and do what pleases himTell the truth and keep their promisesLook out for others and do all they can to helpForgive those who hurt themTrust God and talk to him about everything.1. Two builders
5Back to School with God What type of builder are you? Wise or foolish?Listening to Jesus? Or ignoring Jesus?1. Two builders
6Back to School with God Use your fists to build a tower. Put down a fist, saying together:Thank you God, that you teach us how to live.Put a second first on top of the first, saying:Help us to be wise builders, dig down deep and build our lives on you.Repeat 5 times.Prayer
7Back to School with God The houses looked similar. But were they? 2. Two foundations
10Back to School with God The difference? The foundations. 2. Two foundations
11Back to School with God How can we into Jesus? It takes effort! Wanting to know Jesus and how to follow himWanting to talk to him during the school dayBelonging to church or school SU groupKnowing that easy things are not always the best things.2. Two foundations
12Back to School with GodPray aloud together, saying:Thank you, Jesus, for your words. Thank you that you are our Rock, our helper.Teach us to listen and obey you.Help us to build our lives on you.Amen.Prayer
13Back to School with God Two outcomes: one happy, one sad.
14Back to School with God What do we do when life’s ‘storms’ come by? friends falling outfamily break-upworrysicknessexamsJesus will help me! I will keep trusting him, no matter what.Help! I have nowhere to turn.What can I do?Jesus, the RockOurselves2. Two outcomes
15Back to School with God ‘Ask the Saviour to help you, Comfort, strengthen and keep youHe is willing to aid you,He will carry you through.’As you go to school, dig down deep into Jesus!