For Teenagers: What is humanity?


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This presentation is one of many in a series which deals with Christianity for teenagers in Asia. This edition deals with the issue of humanity and how it fits into God's plan.

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For Teenagers: What is humanity?

  1. 1. Christianity and the BIG Questions Perspective is a powerful thing!
  2. 2. Christianity and the BIG Questions  What is Reality?  What is Humanity?  What is Right?  What is Truth?  Why does God allow Suffering?
  3. 3. What is Reality?
  4. 4. What is Humanity?
  5. 5. What is Right?
  6. 6. What is Truth?
  7. 7. Why does God allow Suffering?
  8. 8. Christianity and the BIG Questions  What is Reality? (Is God real?)  What is Humanity?  What is Right?  What is Truth?  Why does God allow Suffering?
  9. 9. What Is Humanity? 2 Cor 5:17
  10. 10. Memory Work and Drills!
  11. 11. Isaiah 41:10 So do not fear, for I am with you;
 Do not be dismayed, for I am your God.
 I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
  12. 12. Psalms 20:7 Some trust in chariots and some in horses,
 But we trust in the name of the Lord our God.
  13. 13. Psalms 127:1 Unless the Lord builds the house,
 the builders labor in vain.
 Unless the Lord watches over the city,
 the guards stand watch in vain.
  14. 14. Numbers 6:24-26 The Lord bless you and keep you The Lord make His face shine upon you and be gracious to you The Lord turn His face toward you and give you peace.
  15. 15. Memory Work and Drills! Isaiah 41:10 Psalms 20:7 Psalms 127:1 Numbers 6:24-26
  16. 16. Focus What’s the big idea?  We don’t exist by chance Why does it matter? Jesus offers new life How do I live it? Accept God’s help to overcome sin
  17. 17. Today’s Lesson We’re created in God’s image We’re fallen and sinful We have new life in Jesus
  18. 18. Photograph Yourself Take a photo of yourself right now! List seven differences between you and your photo 3 minutes
  19. 19. Gen 1:1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
  20. 20. Gen 1:26 Then God said, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals, and over all the creatures that move along the ground.”
  21. 21. Fascinating World of Threes
  22. 22. Define Water
  23. 23. Define Water Water exists as Liquid Gas Solid Thermodynamics: Triple point of water occurs at 0.01 degrees celcius
  24. 24. Define Volume
  25. 25. Define God Holy Spirit Father Son Holy Trinity God in three persons
  26. 26. Define Humans Body Soul Spirit You were created by God: 1. In His image 2. To be loved by Him 3. To fellowship and live with Him
  27. 27. We have fallen! Gen 3:1-10 1.The Narrator (Moses) 2.The Serpent 3.Eve 4.God 5.Adam
  28. 28. We have fallen! Sin entered the world 1.What happened? 2.What was the effect of sin? 3.What was the result of disobedience?
  29. 29. Sin attacked! Body Soul Spirit
  30. 30. Genetics Corrupted!
  31. 31. Genetics Corrupted!
  32. 32. We have new life! 2 Corinthians 5:!7 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!
  33. 33. We have new life!
  34. 34. Temptation Avoid that second look
  35. 35. If you are new, how do you explain that your old self is still around? 10 minutes