Teenagers can't help but think about the future, especially in these uncertain times. The book of Revelation offers both a tantalizing look at what lies ahead and a powerful message of hope for those who put their trust in God. This curriculum takes youth leaders through the book of Revelation, and provides teaching tools and lessons on John's vision of the future, Jesus the Redeemer, pure worship, the destruction of the earth, the ultimate showdown, the throne, and God's mightly hand in the future of all humanity.
Was the book of Revelation penned by the crazy uncle in the family of Bible writers? You try to convince yourself that the apostle john is just another New Testament writerkindly, gentle, loving. You know
normal. But hes just so weird! Most of the time you have no idea what John is talking about in his revelation. When you must interact with his wild, otherworldly book, you escape as soon as you can to familiar, saner Bible texts. Like Matthews Gospel or one of Pauls lettersafter all, they straight-up tell you what Jesus did and what you should do! Yet Creative Bible Lessons in Revelation will quickly convince you and your students that St. John wasnt so much a crazy guy as he was a visionary, inspirational, and worshipful guy! And you dont have to subscribe to any pre- or post-eschatology theory in order to learn all sorts of good stuff from the apostle. So while these 12 sessionscomplete and ready-to-teachwont help your students identify who the antichrist is or give them the coordinates of Armageddons opening salvos, they will, however, acquaint your youth group with the mysterious nature of Revelation, then demonstrate how these apocalyptic principles actually provide practical application for us today. Heres whats inside every session: -Detailed overviews for clear, convenient prepping. -Intriguing activities and games-with-a-point that introduce that sessions topic. -Hardcore Bible studies and provocative questions that trigger dialogue in both large and small groups. -Application exercises that translate Johns visions into practical, attainable actions and attitudes for students daily lives. Plus, youll get these bonuses: -Lets Get Theologicallite intros to the various interpretations of the reactions to the events Revelation predicts -More More Morehelpful supplements to activities and discussions -Worthy of Worshiptop-drawer suggestions for turning ordinary youth meetings into extraordinary times of praising God. Questions about the future lurk in everyones mindsespecially in the minds of teenagers. Now is your chance to explore the book of Revelation with your studentsto glimpse at the never-ending worship to come, to grab hold of Gods promises and his mercy, and to bring some ease to troubled hearts.
Randy Southern is a freelance writer with more than 50 books to his credit. A former product developer for Cook Communications and editor for Scripture Press, Randy lives with his wife, Ann, and their three children in Mount Prospect, Illinois.