RCCG JUNIOR ZEAL (AGES: 13-19) TEACHER’S MANUAL FOR FEBRUARY 14, 20201 : TOPIC – SEEK GOD ALWAYS
RCCG 2020/2021 ZEAL (AGES 13-19)
TEENS TEACHER’S MANUAL
SUNDAY 14TH OF FEBRUARY, 2021
LESSON TWENTY-FOUR (24)
TOPIC: SEEK GOD ALWAYS
HYMN FOR TODAY:
I am thine oh Lord : Hymn 549
MEMORY VERSE: 1 Chronicles 16:11 “Seek the Lord and his strength, seek his presence continually”.
BIBLE PASSAGE:Galatians 4:19
My little children, of whom I travail in birth again until Christ be formed in you,
But I trust in the Lord Jesus to send Timotheus shortly unto you, that I also may be of good comfort, when I know your state.
LESSON AIM: To teach the teens how to seek God always.
CENTRAL TRUTH: God is available if you can seek Him early.
INTRODUCTION: We live in a society that is full of pressures. As a young person you have things to contend with, pressure to excel in school,
pressure from family, peer pressure. pressure to please God etc. In the midst of such pressures, seeking and finding God will give direction to the
course of your life. The Bible gives us this assurance that, for everyone who seeks God finds Him. God is waiting for us to seek after Him.
How should we seek God? Find out from the following scriptures.
1. Jeremiah 29-13 – search for Him with all your heart.
2. Matthew 6:33 –To seek His kingdom and His righteousness.
3. Proverbs 8:17 – By seeking Him early.
4. 1 Chronicles 16:11 — By seek His face continually.
5. Isaiah 55:6 – By calling upon Him when He will hear.
6. Daniel 9:3 – seek Him with prayer and fasting.
7. Joshua 1:8 – By reading, studying and meditate on the Word of God.
When should we seek God?
Psalm 63:1 – early
Isaiah 55:6 – When He is near and can hear
Ecclesiastes 12:1 – when we are young (as teenagers).
Benefits of seeking God:
God will be found – Jeremiah 29:13
We will live – Amos 5:4
We will be delivered from our fears – Ps 34:4
We will not lack any good thing – Ps 34:10
God will be good to such person – Lam 3:25
We will have joy and gladness – Ps 105:3; 40:16
CONCLUSION: Those who seek God early are blessed by God. Do your part at all times and seek Him early so you can find Him early too. Do not be lazy because laziness can stop you from being successful – Prov.19:24; 21:25
1. What is God saying in the text?
2. How can apply this to my life
MY PRAYER POINT FOR THE LESSON:
Father, let me start seeking you early from now on in Jesus’ name.