This four-week message series answers one of the most universal questions for teenagers: Who am I? As young people explore Scripture, they’ll uncover truths that reveal who they really are. You’ll be amazed as you watch students shed the false identity from the culture around them and step into Jesus’ truth, which sets them free.
In this series, teenagers will discover what it means to be God’s people, created in his image. They’ll celebrate their priceless, God-given worth and compare the world’s false labels to their true identity in Christ, who gives them new names.
With LIVE Message Series: The True You, teenagers will shed their false identities and accept the truth about who Jesus says they are…
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God’s Identity in Us
As teenagers learn about the exile of God’s people in the Old Testament, they’ll discover what it means to be his people today. Despite our history of brokenness and sin, God relentlessly pursues us, forgives us, and sends his Holy Spirit to help us live holy lives.
Verses: 2 Kings 25; Ezekiel 2:3-8; 3:27; 11:20; 12:2-3; 14:11; 34:30-31; 36:25-28; 37:11-14, 23-27; 39:29
What’s True About You?
Teenagers will compare the labels the world places on them with biblical truths. Watch as they celebrate their true identity in Christ by creatively expressing who they are.
Verses: Genesis 1:27; Psalm 139:13-16; John 10:10; Romans 8:1-2; Psalm 36:5-7; Deuteronomy 7:9; Matthew 6:33-34; Ephesians 1:3; 2 Corinthians 5:17; 1 Peter 1:15-16; Psalm 138:7-12; Galatians 5:16-28, 22-25; Romans 12:4-5; Philippians 2:1-4; 2 Corinthians 5:20; 2 Corinthians 5:17-19; John 13:4-17; Matthew 5:13-16; Ephesians 1:5; Ephesians 2:19-20; Romans 8:14-17
What’s Your Real Name?
After reading about times when Jesus gives people new names, teenagers will ask Jesus to reveal his own name for them.
bjkVerses: Luke 5:1-11; Matthew 14:22-23; Matthew 16:13-20, 21-23; Matthew 26:31-35, 69-75; John 21:1-19; Acts 2; Revelation 2:17
You’re Chosen and Valued
Teenagers will discover they have great worth because God created them in his image. As God’s masterpieces, our identity is formed from all the attributes of God himself.
Verses: Psalm 8; 11; 29; 47; 75; 84; 93; 101; 138; 146; 139:13-16
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With our online management system, planning your small groups has never been easier. You can follow our road map and choose which lessons to teach and when. But you aren’t limited to just one schedule! You can set separate calendars if you want different groups to study different lessons.
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And because the system’s online, it’s always available so you and your leaders can prepare at your convenience.
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