RCCG JUNIOR ZEAL FOR 2022/2023
AGE 9 TO 12 TEACHER’S MANUAL
SUNDAY 11TH OF JUNE, 2023
LESSON FORTY ONE (41)
TOPIC: SUSTAINING THE FIRE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT 2 (THROUGH SERVICE)
TEXT: EXODUS 23:25-26
“So you shall serve the Lord your God, and He will bless your bread and your water. And I will take sickness away from the midst of you.
No one shall suffer miscarriage or be barren in your land; I will fulfill the number of your days.
MEMORY VERSE: Romans 12:11 Not slothful in Business, fervent in spirit, serving the Lord.
LESSON AIM: To learn how to render acceptable service to God and its rewards.
CENTRAL TRUTH: There is always a difference between those who serve God and those who serve Him not. Malachi 3:18.
INTRODUCTION: Those who serve God are people who have the fire of the Holy Spirit burning in them. They are anointed for exploits. Serving God entails using your divine endowment such as your strength, time, resources and talents etc. for kingdom promotion. We are created and empowered for
good works, Acts 10:38. The same anointing can be sustained when we continue render quality and acceptable service to God.
A. HOW CAN I RENDER ACCEPTABLE SERVICE TO G0D?
a. Serving God in Holiness. Romans 12:1-2.
b. Serving God with gladness. Psalms 100:2.
c. Serving God with a perfect heart. 1 Chronicle 28:9.
d. Serving God continually. Daniel 6:16.
B. AREAS OF KINGDOM SERVICE
a. Spiritual service such as evangelism. Matthew 28:19-20, Mark 16:15-17 and intercession for the church. Psalms 2:8, 1 Timothy 2:1-3.
b. Physical service such as using your talents to serve God. Romans 12:4-8.
c. Financial service; that is giving to kingdom advancement endeavors. Malachi 3:8-10, Exodus 25:2: Psalms 50:14.3.
C. REWARDS FOR SERVING GOD
a. Divine promotion. Psalm 75:6-7
b. Blessing from God. Exodus 23:25-26
c. Prosperity and abundance. Job 36:11
d. Deliverance and preservation. Daniel 6:15-16, 19-23.
e. Good health and long life. Exodus 23:25-26.
f. Divine distinction. Malachi 3:17.
g. Serving God brings joy. Psalm 122
h. Serving God builds a long lasting relationship with him.
i. Serving God can bring about generational blessings.
a. Serving god makes us a blessing to people
b. Serving god brings answers to prayers.
CONCLUSION: It is good to serve the Lord because servants of God are paid by God Himself.
LIFE APPLICATION: Serving God pays the most.
SUNDAY: 1 CORINTHIANS 11:10-15
MONDAY: 1 CORINTHIANS 11:16-18
TUESDAY: 1 CORINTHIANS 11:19-22
WEDNESDAY: 1 CORINTHIANS 11:23-28
THURSDAY: 1 CORINTHIANS 11:29-34
FRIDAY: 1 CORINTHIANS 12:1-5
SATURDAY: 1 CORINTHIANS 12:6-9