God finishes what he
Hymn: #478 Sweet Hour of Prayer
and #483 I
Need Thee Every Hour
Explorations: Philippians 1 - A Good Work
Read Philippians 1:1-6
What good work has God begun in you?
- Draw on the board a small seed.
- Draw the stages of a plant growing out of the
seed--first a few leaves and eventually a large plant.
- Finally the plant produces a flower which
becomes a seedpod. The new seeds will produce other plants.
Compare this to the life of young people:
- First opening your heart's door to God.
- God begins to change you on the inside.
- People around you can't always big changes
fast--but usually slow, quiet changes.
What was Paul's prayer for the people at Philippi?
Read verses 9-11.
Were the people of Philippi ashamed to be Christians?
Read verses 20 - 30.
What about you? Are you ashamed to be a
Why? Let God finish what He has started in
PRAYER (Students pray for each other in
groups of two)