To persuade students to obey God before any human authority.
By the end of this session, the students will:
List situations that would make suffering for Christ easier.
Summarize the previous stories from the book of Acts
List unusual events in Acts 5:12-42
Debate the reasons for and against the apostles defying the temple authorities
Write down choices they have to make that concern obeying God rather than human authorities.
Go to a prayer station of their choice for anointing or prayer.
MATERIALS NEEDED AND ADVANCE PREPARATION:
2 The book Would You Rather . . .? by Doug Fields, Grand Rapids, MI: Youth Specialties, Zondervan, 1995.
3 White board and markers or a chalkboard and chalk
4 A judges panel or table for a mock courtroom scene and a gavel
5 Ask a person who served as a conscientious objector to war to come speak to the group about his experience.
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