The goal of this night is to show how the Law of Moses (Ten Commandments) was the cornerstone to the messages of the Old Testament prophets, the “mouthpieces” of God. This night will also challenge the teens be modern-day prophets by proclaiming the Good News in their everyday lives.
About this night
The prophets of the Old Testament can feel intimidating and teens often have a hard time relating the messages of the prophets to their daily lives. This night will help the teens discover the prophets as men who were able to hear God’s call in their lives and had the courage to spread His message, even if it wasn’t popular.
The night begins with a listening activity that demonstrates how difficult it can be to discern the “one true voice” of God in the midst of the chaos of our lives. The teaching describes the mission and role of the prophets and as well as the purpose of the Law of Moses in the Old Testament. In small groups the teens will be given the opportunity to dive into one of the prophets a little more and discuss the effectiveness of the prophet’s message on the people who heard it. Finally, the teens will use Lectio Divina to spend some time listening for God’s call in their own lives and discerning who they know that most needs to hear God’s message.