DEVOTIONAL READING: Matthew 6:25–34 BACKGROUND SCRIPTURE: Psalm 104
PSALM 104:5–9, 24–30 KEY VERSE O LORD, how manifold are thy works! In wisdom hast thou made them all: the earth is full of thy riches.—Psalm 104:24
Unit 1: First Days LESSONS 1–5 LESSON AIMS
After participating in this lesson, each student will be able to: 1. List evidence of God’s ability to create and sustain. 2. Match elements of the lesson text with their parallels in Genesis 1 and 2.
LESSON OUTLINE Introduction A. First Things First B. Lesson Background: The Psalms I. Sovereign Power (PSALM 104:5–9) A. Creating the Earth (v. 5) B. Commanding the Waters (vv. 6–9) Breathtaking! II. Sustaining Care (PSALM 104:24–30) A. Providing Variety (vv. 24–26) His Creativity, Our Blessing B. Providing Food (vv. 27, 28) C. Providing Life (vv. 29, 30) Conclusion A. The Importance of Beginning Well …