Lesson in Gardening

Junior Level

Intro:
Our Sunday school topic for today focuses on trusting God. This sounds so easy, but it is very difficult. Proverbs 3:5-6 guides us here...  "Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. "

 

Handout: Lesson in Gardening


outline:
  1. Ask the students - Who do you trust?
  2. Ask the students - Why do you trust him/her/them?
  3. Ask:  Would you allow the person you trust to lead you around when you are blindfolded?
  4. Describe trust in God. Ask: Can you trust the Lord to guide you?
  5. What does the Bible say?
  6. Describe the joy and personal reward of yielding to your trust in God.
  7. Challenge students to serve pray and trust God this week
  8. Prayer

activity:


Bring a rope or string to class for students to use in leading each other around.


discussion:



III John 1:2 Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper
and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.  



prayer:
 
Dear God, help us to trust you - to know when to trust you and
when we can move ahead on our own. We thank you for guiding us,
even when things get tough for us.



comments:
Isaiah 64:8 
But now, O Lord, 
thou art our father; we are the clay, 
and thou our potter; and we all are the 
the work of thy hand.