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Shaping Hearts For God Series High School Bible Class Vegas Drive Church of Christ Las Vegas, NV Studies in the Life of Jesus Christ
STOP…LOOK…LISTEN LESSON TEN Today’s Lesson: Connecting With Jesus Theme: Jesus connected with people, calling them to change and follow Him. Each person must decide to follow Jesus. Objective: To learn Key passages: John 15:1-11; 3:16; Luke 5:1-11 “Actions speak louder than words”
STOP…LOOK…LISTEN Individuals and groups – What are some groups you are in? – What are some things we do as a group? – Do members of a group ever act individually? – Do we follow Jesus as a group or as individuals or both? – What are some things the individual can do that a group cannot do? – Does God place specific duties on individual Christians that He does not place on the local church? Give examples. – Does God place specific duties on the local church that He does not place on individual Christians? Give examples.
STOP…LOOK…LISTEN Connecting With Jesus(John 15:1-11; Rom. 11:17-24) – Who is the vine? – Who is the vinedresser? – Who are the branches? – In order to bear fruit, what must branches do in relation to the vine? – How do you “get connected” with Jesus? – What happens to branches that do not bear fruit? – Can branches be grafted in that were not part of the original root?
STOP…LOOK…LISTEN Believing in Jesus (John 3:16) – What does it mean to “believe” in something or someone? For example, what do we mean by saying, “I believe I can make a good grade on this test”? – What do we mean by, “I believe in our team”? – What does it mean to “believe in Jesus”? – Think back to the Samaritan woman from the previous lesson. How did her knowledge of Jesus develop? What did she come to believe about Jesus?
STOP…LOOK…LISTEN Believing: Thinking and Doing – How is “believing” what you think? – How is “believing” what you do? – Is believing a work? (John 6:29) Following Jesus (Luke 5:1-11) – What did Peter mean when he said, “But at your word I will let down the nets”? – After hearing Jesus’ words and seeing His works, what did the fishermen decide to do? – What does it mean for you to “follow Jesus”?
STOP…LOOK…LISTEN “Actions speak louder than words.” Next time: lesson 11!