Do we really follow Jesus or do we just pay Him lip service? This lesson plan will help youth understand the importance of seeing the heart of God in the spirit of the law.
22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time - Year B
The readings for the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B tell us to be wary of those things which lead us to sin and remind us that we must really follow Jesus in our hearts. Are we truly following Jesus or just “going through the motions”?
Psalm 15 is a prayer for doing the right thing, a prayer which calls us to be “doers of the Word.” Psalm 15 spells out that God expects His people to act with justice. This prayer is based on that psalm.
Pictionary is warm up game to play with your youth group. You can use words with are related to the theme of the meeting. Teens love this game!
Bail the Ship is a fun large group game. It pits two groups against each other and burns off a lot of energy. I have seen it played at Vacation Bible School and at camp. It’s always a lot of fun!
Bible quote about human traditions: “This people honors me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me; in vain do they worship me, teaching as doctrines human precepts. You disregard God’s commandment but cling to human tradition.”