Sunday, October 30, 2011

God's word on Protection in Jesus

1. Lesson:

  • Psalm 91 tells us about the protection God gives to us, His children.

  • Some key lessons from this psalm:
    • v1-4: We can be safe when we stay close to God
      • He is our trusted defender and protector, our hiding place
      • God’s faithfulness is like shield and a wall of safety around us
      • God is like a mother hen who protects us with His wings, who covers us with His feathers and keeps us safe — can use a large blanket to show how God covers us
      • He keeps us from traps and diseases

    • v5: We don’t need to fear ALL the time
      • dangers/terror at night or attacks in the day
      • disease in the dark  or destruction at noonday no need to fear the dark

    •  v7-13: Whatever happens around us, God will deliver us
      • His angels will guard us
      • He will keep us safe from:
      • Disaster and plagues — tsunami, earthquakes, H1N1
      • Evil/Attacks bullies, robbers

    • v14-16: Why? Because He loves you and me! Because of Jesus, we belong to Him
      • When we call, He will answer us
      • When we are in trouble, He will be with us
      • He will rescue us and honor us
      • He will reward us with long life
      • He will save us

2. Activity Suggestion
  • Related craft
  • Fill in the Blanks

  • Sharing:
    • What is one thing you are afraid of? Which of God’s promise in Psalm 91 help you not be afraid anymore? 

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