This is the first series in our range to help those teaching 11-18 year olds.

Week 1 - What is the Bible?
Texts: Psalm 19:7-11; 2 Timothy 3:14-17; 2 Peter 1:20-21, 3:15-16; Revelation 22:18-1
Aim: To teach that because the Bible is God’s perfect and sufficient word we should love, trust and obey it as our highest authority.

Week 2 - What is God Like?
Texts: Genesis 1:26-27; Exodus 34:6-9; John 1:18, 14:6-11; Romans 1:18-20
Aim: To teach that God’s character is revealed in his word and in his Son; we can reflect this too as Christians.

Week 3 - What is the Trinity?
Texts: Genesis 1:1-3, 26; Deuteronomy 6:4-5; John 20:28-31; Acts 5:3-4; 1 Peter 1:2
Aim: To teach that there is only one God whom we worship, but that he exists as three diverse yet united persons.

Week 4 - What is Man?
Texts: Genesis 1:26-31; Psalm 16:1-2, 11; Isaiah 43:5-7; Colossians 3:9-10
Aim: To teach that, as human beings created in God’s image, the purpose of our lives is to enjoy relationship with God and to glorify him.

Week 5 - What is Sin?
Texts: Genesis 3:1-24; Psalm 51:5; John 8:34-36; Romans 1:28-32, 3:9-26, 6:23
Aim: To teach that we are all sinners who deserve God’s punishment and that the only way for us to be saved is by faith in Jesus.

Week 6 - Who is Jesus?
Texts: Matthew 1:18; Mark 13:32; John 1:1-4, 8:57-59; Colossians 2:9; Hebrews 2:17-18
Aim: To teach that because Jesus is both fully God and fully man he understands our weakness and always intercedes for us.

Week 7 - What Did Jesus Achieve?
Texts: Acts 13:39; Romans 3:23-30, 8:31-33; 2 Corinthians 5:21; Hebrews 9:12-15
Aim: To teach that if we have been justified by faith in Jesus’ death we do not need to fear any punishment or condemnation.

Week 8 - What is a Christian?
Texts: Mark 1:15; Romans 10:9-13; Ephesians 1:4-6, 13-14, 2:1-10; 2 Peter 1:10-11
Aim: To teach that those who trust in Jesus have been adopted, are being sanctified and will be saved.

Week 9 - What is the Church?
Texts: Matthew 28:19-20; 1 Corinthians 12:12-28; Ephesians 4:15-16, 5:22-32; Colossians 3:16; 1 Timothy 5:1-2; 1 Peter 2:4-6
Aim: To teach that the Church is not a building, but a group of people who have trusted in Jesus and seek to live for him.

Week 10 - What about the Future?
Texts: Matthew 25:31-34, 41; Mark 13:5-13, 23-35; John 5:24-30; 1 Corinthians 15:20-26, 42-58; Revelation 21:1-8, 22-27
Aim: To teach that we must patiently trust in Jesus while we wait for his return and work to build his kingdom.

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