RCCG House Fellowship Leader Manual For March 5, 2023, Lesson 27: Topic – Ageing

RCCG House Fellowship Leader Manual For March 5, 2023, Lesson 27: Topic – Ageing

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TOPIC: Ageing

OPENING PRAYER: Father, please keep our old ones in their old and prepare our youths as they are ageing, never to derail.

PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE: The leader should remind members of benefits enjoyed when they managed their behaviors in order to avoid negative consequences in our Christian journey.

MEMORY VERSE: “The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness. ” – Proverbs 16:31 (KJV)

BIBLE TEXT: Isaiah 46:3-4 (KJV)

3 Hearken unto me, O house of Jacob, and all the remnant of the house of Israel, which are borne by me from the belly, which are carried from the womb:

4 And even to your old age I am he; and even to hoar hairs will I carry you: I have made, and I will bear; even I will carry, and will deliver you.

LESSON INTRODUCTION: Ageing is the process of growing old or older with signs of developing the appearance and characteristics of old age. Every living soul from infancy shall go through this process and begin to experience a decline in biological function and, or strength, which goes on over the entire adult life of the person. It is a fact of life that the young shall also grow.


Lesson Aim: To prepare every member’s mind that old age is a must for all human beings to go through and early understanding about the concept makes the old age profitable.

Teaching Objectives: At the end of the lesson, members should be able to:

Know the benefits of believers at old age.
Know the dangers of going through old age without Christ.

Text Review: Isaiah 46:3-4

God has plan for every stage of Christian life.

God has provision to carry HIS children to old age and grant them assistance.

Teaching Method: Use more of interactive method.

Time Management: Share the teaching time using the suggested time schedule.


Old age is a blessing from the Lord and we should never be afraid of aging- Isaiah 46:4
When living by the word of God, old age brings wisdom that helps and guides others, particularly younger one – Job 12: 12, Job 32:7.

Older people have been through many different experiences that will help your walk of faith and achieving success in assigned tasks or positions – 1 Kings 12:6.

Elderly Christians do not truly get old if they do not stop seeking the advancement of the Kingdom of God and losing the zeal for Christ – Ps 71: 18-19.

Life renewal and sustenance at old age is assured – Ruth 4: 14-15

Godly elders continue to flourish and bear fruit of the body and soul winning- Ps 92:12-14
God answers the prayers of the elderly- James 5:4

Gray or Hoary hair is a crown of glory obtained by following a righteous path- Prov. 16:31, Pro 20: 29.


Disobedience or refusal to remember the creator, submit to and honor Him from the youthful days, makes aging a difficult and troublesome experience full of lamentations- Eccl 12: 1

Living our lives away from God the creator makes sustenance at old age difficult without God’s help Psalm 100:3

Coping with health problems, social problems and the ability to recover from depression more quickly, become difficult without the help of the Lord.

Lacking in fruit-bearing – John 15: 5

Hindrance to answered prayers – John 15:7

Eternity with the Lord is lost – John 15: 6

Activities: What are benefits of living in old age as believers and menace of going through old age without Jesus?

Summary: Old age is blessing from God.

Conclusion: Every believer should therefore live righteously through the process from their youth so they can earn the crown of glory at old age.


Father, help me to walk in the righteous path as I go through the aging process.

Every error/ makes of the past that may hinder me from receiving the crown of glory, by Your mercy Oh Lord, Overrule and make them of no effect in my life

Father, give out youth a heart that pants after you so they can walk in your ways as they grow older.

Pray for the numerical, spiritual and financial growth of RCCG.

Pray for Daddy and Mummy G.O that they will grown to good, glorious old age.

Personal prayer request.

Assignment: Find one ageing believer around you this week and bless him/her.


MONDAY: A better tomorrow start today. We are all growing older each day. Start today. We are all growing older each day. Start doing the needful now and God will help you in Jesus name.

TUESDAY: Old age is glorious, so let us not be afraid of it. Prov. 20: 29

WEDNESDAY: Read and meditate on job 12: 12-13

THURSDAY: NO Jesus, NO peace. A peaceful old age is one with Christ.

FRIDAY: Ask God to help you to continuously walk in holiness and His will as you go through the ageing process.

SATURDAY: Join or encourage an elderly person to go out for evangelism.

SUNDAY: Your HF center can visit an elderly person today, to show him/her love and encourage according to Isaiah 46: 4 and James 5: 14.

House Fellowship Anthem

1 I love this family Of God,
So closely knitted into one,
They have taken me into their arms
And ‘am so glad to be
A part of this great family

2 I bless this family of God,
So greatly prospered by the Lord,
They have taken me into their arms
And ‘am so glad to be
A part of this great family

3 I know this family of God,
So deeply rooted in the word,
They have taken me into their arms
And ‘am so glad to be
A part of this great family

4 I see this family of God,
So highly lifted above all,
They have taken me into their arms
And ‘am so glad to be
A part of this great family

5 Come and join this family of God,
So highly favoured by the Lord,
They have taken me into their arms
And ‘am so glad to be
A part of this great family

10 minutes for Opening Prayer, Praise and Worship
10 minutes for Testimonies
15 minutes for Bible Discussion
15 minutes for General Prayers
10 minutes for Questions & Answers
5 minutes for Welcoming New Members
10 minutes for Announcements, Offering, House Fellowship Anthem & Closing Prayers.
Total – 60 Minutes (1 Hour)

Pastor E.A. Adeboye.
The General Overseer of, The Redeemed Christian Church Of God.

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