philippians 2 youth lesson
Use them for two different classes, or fit them together into one class if you have plenty of time. Why is Philippians 2:1-18 such a good passage learn? (Paul is eager for him to return to Philippi and be welcomed with joy.) We have already learned how Paul loved the Philippians and had a close relationship with them. • Where would you be in life without those people?• How can you be a Timothy or Epaphroditus to someone else?• How likely do you think you would be named on someone else's list?• What do you think it takes to become a person who is trustworthy like Timothy or Epaphroditus? Save it to your desktop (or wherever). To have students recognize loyal and sincere relationships in their lives3. )It is obvious that Paul trusts Timothy and Epaphroditus. Think again about what they’ve done to earn that position. The words don’t have to form complete sentences. When we call upon the name of Jesus, God says to us, “you get it! —When you admit Jesus is Lord, you are not taking away from God’s Glory. –he was in human form and decided to stick with it! Ideally, you would have your students do the typing of the memory verse into the Cal & Marty Scripture Memory Game verse editor. Obedient to himself (because he was God afterall). There are many versions of this passage, some of which don’t seem to fully express the point of the passage, IMO. ► Make your program fill more of the screen This is the Christmas message. What is the significance of these types of relationships being all over the scriptures? (Paul calls him this brother, fellow worker and fellow soldier.)3. If you could sum up Epaphroditus in one word, what word would you choose? How can you tell if someone is a Christian? %���� Let the same mind be in you that was in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not regard equality with God as something to be exploited/grasped. <> We are studying Philippians 2:1-11 for Sunday, January 27. Discussion Questions1. After downloading (which will take 1 second max! The whole Bible is full of such relationships. After they’ve had time, go around the room and get an explanation of at least one person on each person’s list. We need to provide for the needs of others, to be the type of people who watch out for our brothers and sisters. fit them together into one class if you have plenty of time. You can change the wording/translation in the Cal and Marty Verse Editor. endobj They won’t catch the ALLUSION to Isaiah 9 when Paul talks about God giving Jesus a name above every name. When you click the download link above, you will be asked to SAVE the philippians2.zip file. Ask them if they know what a “confession” is. but emptied himself, taking the form of a slave, being born in human likeness. Humility is putting others first. In Philippians 2:1 – 11 Paul writes that we should take Jesus as our example and look to him. Hell is not off-limits. First… discuss the whole passage with the kids. <>/XObject<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text/ImageB/ImageC/ImageI] >>/Annots[ 12 0 R] /MediaBox[ 0 0 595.2 841.92] /Contents 4 0 R/Group<>/Tabs/S/StructParents 0>> And the time to start is right now. They should be people that love, live, and care for you, too. (He was like a son to Paul and had served alongside him.)3. If an odd number of students, one group can consist of three. They were more than mere acquaintances: they were confidants. Therefore God also highly exalted him and gave him the name that is above every name. Who Cares? You might loosen the rules and let them add a connecting word that wasn’t in the scripture, or form a sentence out of words found in scripture. Web design by Thoughtprocess Interactive - St. Louis, MO. The one who should have been served came to serve. Round One: Be ready to share why you chose at least one of these persons. Don’t unload everything you know, instead, look for opportunities to expound on meaning during the game rounds. Don’t assume your students “get” what the verses are alluding to. TIP: Use these same basic lesson techniques with any longer passage, such as, the Creation Story, Beatitudes, Psalms, Jesus’ words on the cross, or 1st Corinthians 13. They can create phrases out of existing words in the passage. (Examples: Abraham and Lot, Joshua and Caleb, David and Nathan, Esther and Mordecai, Mary and Martha, Peter and John, and David and Jonathan)6. It's a hymn about the servanthood nature of Jesus. List some of the things mentioned. What things can help us “confess” (act out) everyday that Jesus is OUR Lord. And being found in human form, he humbled himself and became obedient to the point of death— even death on a cross. Why? (1) Lesson 1 below, “How Few Can You Do,” uses Sunday Software’s Let’s Talk software. What do we know about Epaphroditus from this passage? Who Cares (Part 2)Refer to the three people you chose at the beginning of this lesson. We live in a day when Bible doctrine is commonly despised, even among God’s people. (ie…that someone confesses that Jesus is their Lord?). and every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. (Paul had no one else like him, Timothy took genuine interest in the Philippians’ welfare and had proven himself.)2. NRSV uses the word “exploited” where other translations use the word “grasped” or “held on to.” Lots of discussion fodder there! (Give the students a few minutes to think it through and write down their people. (Our relationship with Christ influences our relationships with others.). 3 0 obj –with our words, with our time, treasure, talents, way we treat others, thoughts. stream _________________3. Lesson Workbook (PDF) Click hereHow Do Others Read Me? Philippians 2:5-11 Verse Set and Lesson Below are TWO software lesson sketches you can use to study Philippians 2:5-11, (or any long section of scripture) with any age. Below are TWO software lesson sketches you can use to study Philippians 2:5-11, (or any long section of scripture) with any age. Our Christian relationships, even with each other in this group need to be like that of Paul, Timothy and Epaphroditus. Philippians is a personal letter. Teaching Philippians 2:5-11 ….Paul’s understanding of the Cross, “…he humbled himself and became obedient to the point of death— even death on a cross…”. 5. What is the relationship between Paul and Timothy? you got what I was trying to say in him!”.