June 16, 2014
Adult Lesson Plan
Target Group: Adult Women’s Bible Study Group
A group of college adult women who are struggling with living a Godly life in today’s world.
Passage: Romans 12:1-2
Cross-References: Romans 6:13 (NKJV), Hebrews 13:13-15 (The Message), 1 Corinthians 6:19-20 (NKJV), Romans 12:9-21 (NKJV)
Exegetical Idea: Every Christian must change their whole lives must make a change; they cannot be living a worldly life. When Christians commit their whole life to learning the Word and really meditating on the Scriptures their life will change for the better.
Pedagogical Idea: With the rest of the world living a sinful life, Christians must learn how to live a sacrificial life for God and take accountability for their actions.
Cognitive (Head): Students will discover and discuss the Christian life in Romans 12.
Affective (Heart): Students will ...view middle of the document...
Our hearts on their own are not prone to want to sacrifice anything.
Transition: Today we will be discussing how hard it is to be a Christian in today’s world and how exactly we can, as Christians live a sacrificial life for God.
1. Background of text
2. Defining the word sacrifice
3. Application: How to live a sacrificial life pleasing to God—behaving like a Christian. (Romans 12:1-2, 9-21)
a. Students will learn what the greatest gift to God is—their selves. (Romans 12:1a, 6:13)
b. Students will learn how to please God in their daily lives and not conform to the world. (Romans 12:1b, 12:2a, 9-21)
c. Students will learn how to mediate on God’s truth. (Romans 12:2b)
Teacher reads interview of a Christian contestant from the world’s biggest reality show, Survivor. Relate the struggles of being a Christian on the reality show to the passage—Not conforming to the world (by lying or cheating) and living a life for God.
Students will discuss what they struggle with in today’s world while being a Christian and how they can change their daily lives. Teacher will point out how important it is to have an accountability partner and to consistently be in the Word and to memorize verses.
Discussion: Teacher discusses and leads the students through Romans 12:1-2 and 9-21—How to please God in their daily lives and not conform to the world.
Q1: As discussed in Romans 12:1-2, what is the greatest gift we can give God?
Q2: As Christians how are we supposed to be living our lives? (Romans 9-21)
Brainstorming: Students will discuss different ways that they can stay accountable for their actions.
Goal Setting: The class will come up with a goal of their accountability to living a sacrificial life.
Group Commitment: Together the students will come up with a commitment to living a life for God and how to stay accountable for their actions.
Each week the teacher will send out emails as reminders of their commitment along with a verse of encouragement.
Have a Facebook group for the students that will allow them to be able to communicate and prayer for one another on a daily basis.