For Teenagers: The Wonder of the Word - World's Best Seller

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This presentation is for Christian teenagers. It shows them that the Bible is the Word of God and gives them an overview of the Bible from the Old Testament to the New Testament.

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For Teenagers: The Wonder of the Word - World's Best Seller

  1. 1. SMS to 79777 EV<space>OC<space>NRIC e.g. EV OC S1234567A *Does not work if you have Starhub prepaid card
  2. 2. 2 TIMOTHY 3:16-17 All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.
  3. 3. THE WONDER OF THE WORD
  4. 4. UNIT 1: THE WONDER OF THE WORD Lesson 1: World’s Best Seller Lesson 2: Let's go treasure hunting Lesson 3: Greatest Weapon of all time Lesson 4: More than a book Lesson 5: Digging into the Word
  5. 5. Bible Facts Remember them all !
  6. 6. Longest book in the Bible: Psalms
  7. 7. Shortest book in the Bible: 3 John
  8. 8. Longest chapter in the Bible: Psalms 119
  9. 9. Shortest chapter in the Bible: Psalms 117
  10. 10. Shortest verse in the Bible: Jesus wept (John 11:35)
  11. 11. Book where God is not mentioned: Esther
  12. 12. Bible was written in 3 languages: Greek, Hebrew and Aramaic
  13. 13. Oldest Book written: Job
  14. 14. Number of OT Books: 39
  15. 15. Number of NT Books : 27
  16. 16. Wrote the most number of NT books: Paul
  17. 17. st 1 Five books in the Bible known as: Pentateuch
  18. 18. Write all 12 down now: eg Longest book: xxx Shortest book: xxx
  19. 19. UNIQUENESS OF THE BIBLE Written by over 40 authors from all walks of life Written over 1,500 years Written in different places
  20. 20. The Bible (66 Books) Genesis Exodus Leviticus Numbers Deuteronomy Joshua Judges Ruth 1 Samuel 2 Samuel 1 Kings 2 Kings 1 Chronicles 2 Chronicles Ezra Nehemiah Esther Poetry (5) Job Psalm Proverbs Ecclesiastics Song of Songs Major Minor Prophets (5) Prophets (12) Isaiah Jeremiah Lamentations Ezekial Daniel Hosea Joel Amos Obadiah Jonah Micah Nahum Habakkuk Zephaniah Haggai Zechariah Malachi History (5) History (12) Paul’s Letters or Epistles (13) Pentateuch (5) New Testament (27 books) General Epistles (8) Old Testament (39 books) Prophecy (1) Matthew Mark Luke John Acts Romans 1 Corinthians 2 Corinthians Galatians Ephesians Philippians Colossians 1 Thessalonians 2 Thessalonians 1 Timothy 2 Timothy Titus Philemon Hebrews James 1 Peter 2 Peter 1 John 2 John 3 John Jude Revelation To churches To individuals
  21. 21. WHAT IS IT ALL ABOUT? Behind and beneath the Bible, Above and beyond the Bible Is the God of the Bible
  22. 22. OLD & NEW TESTAMENT Testament = Covenant = Promise OT NT Covenant based on Law Covenant based on Grace Gathers around Mt Sinai Gathers around Calvary Law Giver: Moses Grace Giver: Jesus
  23. 23. OLD & NEW TESTAMENT God’s relationship ≡ History of the Human Race Abraham  Christ ≡ History of the Chosen Race Christ  Us History of the Christian Race Adam  Abraham ≡
  24. 24. CENTRAL THEME OF THE BIBLE SALVATION OF HUMAN BEINGS THROUGH JESUS CHRIST
  25. 25. THE BIBLE IS INSPIRED BY GOD What you do think? • How did the Bible come into existence? • The Bible is inspired by God – what does that mean? • How is it possible >40 writers wrote all that God wanted them to write? • What is Canonization ?
  26. 26. 2 TIMOTHY 3:16-17 All Scripture is GOD-BREATHED and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.
  27. 27. LASTS FOREVER ! The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God endures forever Is 40:8
  28. 28. MEMORY WORK AND DRILLS! All DefinYtion classes will memorize the same 20 verses (passages) in 2014 !
  29. 29. JEREMIAH 29:11 For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”
  30. 30. PSALMS 23
  31. 31. 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.
  32. 32. 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.
  33. 33. PSALMS 20:7 Some trust in chariots and some in horses,
 But we trust in the name of the Lord our God.
  34. 34. 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.
  35. 35. PSALMS 86:15 But you, Lord, are a compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness.
  36. 36. MEMORY WORK AND DRILLS! Isaiah 41:10 Psalms 127:1 Psalms 86:15 Psalms 20:7 Jer 29:11 Psalms 23 Numbers 6:24-26
  37. 37. BUILD POSITIVE HABITS It has very good Bible Reading Plans Download this App “YouVersion”
  38. 38. BUILD POSITIVE HABITS Download this App “Way of Life” Use it to remind you to: (1) memorise one verse each day (2) read on chapter each day
  39. 39. TOTALLY TRUSTWORTHY ?? What makes something / someone TOTALLY trustworthy nowadays?
  40. 40. PROPHECIES IN THE BIBLE Over 2500 prophecies  2000 of which already have been fulfilled to the letter. A scientist picked out Over 350 prophecies about Jesus 48 such prophecies and determined that the probability of one man randomly fulfilling them all is 1 in 10 to the exponent of 157. That is one followed by 157 zeros! Your chances of winning a typical lottery jackpot is about 1 in 108. (100,000,000) Yet, Jesus fulfilled all the prophecies!
  41. 41. PROPHECY: VIRGIN BIRTH Isaiah 7: 14 Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel Written around 740-680 B.C > 800 years Matt 1: 18 This is how the birth of Jesus the Messiah came about: His mother Mary was pledged to be married to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be pregnant through the Holy Spirit. Written around A.D 50-70
  42. 42. PROPHECY: NATURAL DISASTERS Matthew 24: 7-8, 21 …There will be famines and earthquakes in various places. All these are the beginning of birth pains.. For then there will be great distress, unequaled from the beginning of the world until now—and never to be equaled again.. 112 years
  43. 43. TOTALLY TRUSTWORTHY !!! The law of the LORD is perfect, refreshing the soul. The statutes of the LORD are trustworthy making wise the simple. The precepts of the LORD are right, giving joy to the heart. The commands of the LORD are radiant, giving light to the eyes. The fear of the LORD is pure, enduring forever. The decrees of the LORD are firm, and all of them are righteous. They are more precious than gold, than much pure gold; they are sweeter than honey, than honey from the honeycomb. Ps 19: 7-10 Even Translations!
  44. 44. Design a Movie Poster about the Bible 10 minutes
  45. 45. Acknowledgment Reference Materials are Young-Teens and Hi-Teen Teaching Resources (Radiant Life ), published and copyrighted by Gospel Publishing House, 1445 Boonville Ave, Springfield, MO 65802-1894

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