Preteen Adventure

4th and 5th graders, below is the materials that we will be working through in May. Sunday mornings we will go through the Bible Project reflections together. We encourage you to dig in and explore all the midweek things.

This is a great opportunity to explore what following Jesus really means!

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Week 1

May 1 - Who is God?
Sunday Video

Character of God [https://bit.ly/38xVtC3

Memory Verse

For everyone has sinned; we all fall short of God’s glorious standard. (Romans 3:23)

Devotional

  • Watch: Shema

  • Read: John 5:24

  • Pray: Ask God to help you to hear all he has in store for you during this adventure.

Scripture Reflection

  • Read Psalm 86. Then reflect on what David thinks about God.

  • How would you describe God’s character? Do you feel like that has been your experience?
     

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Week 2

May 8 - Who am I?
Sunday Video

Image of God  [https://bit.ly/37KLjOs]

Memory Verse

For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life through Christ Jesus our Lord. (Romans 6:23)

Devotional

  • Watch: Pinatas

  • Read: Psalm 139:23-24

  • Pray: Ask God to reveal to you, “who you were made to be”!

Scripture Reflection

  • Read Psalm 8 and reflect on what it means to be the “image of God”.

  • What does being made in God’s image teach us about our role in the world? What are we meant to do?

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Week 3

May 15 - What did Jesus Do?
Sunday Video

Sacrifice & Atonement [https://bit.ly/3Mxn6ts

Memory Verse

But God showed his great love for us by sending Christ to die for us while we were still sinners.  (Romans 5:8)

Devotional

  • Watch: Quizman Selfies

  • Read: Genesis 1:26-27

  • Pray: Ask Jesus to be the center of your life.

Scripture Reflection

  • Read Hebrews 10: 1-18, then reflect on what you noticed.

  • How would you describe God’s character? Do you feel like that has been your experience?
     

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Week 4

May 22 - What does it mean to follow Jesus?
Sunday Video

The way of the exile [https://bit.ly/3voWMvS]

Memory Verse

If you openly declare that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is by believing in your heart that you are made right with God, and it is by openly declaring your faith that you are saved. (Romans 10:9-10)

Devotional

[Coming Monday the 23rd]

Scripture Reflection

  • Read 1 Peter 1:13-2:10 then reflect on what following Jesus entails.

  • What do you think life should look like under the influence of the Spirit? Does that align with your experience? How can that gap be bridged?

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Week 5

May 29 - What will life look like following Jesus?
Sunday Video

The New Humanity [https://bit.ly/3OKv1p7] 

Memory Verse

And I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from God’s love. Neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons,[a] neither our fears for today nor our worries about tomorrow—not even the powers of hell can separate us from God’s love. (Romans 8:38)

Devotional

[Coming Monday the 30th]

Scripture Reflection

  • Read Titus 3 and reflect on what you learned.

  • What parts of your life reflect Jesus well? What areas need to be reshaped or remade?

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