Confirmation Day 2: God, the Triune God


Lesson 1: God, our Heavenly Father

Objective: God is our Creator; God hates sin, but loves the sinful person

Learning Outcome:Explain how God created everything; Give an example of how God hates sin but loves the sinner

Confirmation Exercise Questions

#2. What is the most important matter in your life? To be a believer. Living faith. Getting to heaven. Having my sins forgiven.

#3. How has God created the visible and the invisible world? By His Word

Reference Material

Booklet Song:

We know that God is our Creator / Who made the earth and heaven by His Word, / The light, the darkness, land and water / He spoke and it was done; he is the Lord / Unseen or seen, by Him all things consist. / Praise God, who in eternity exists. (SHZ 208 v.1)

Booklet Text:

The Lord is high above all nations, and his glory above the heavens. Who is like unto the Lord our God who dwelleth on high. (Psalms 113:4,5)

Additional Reference Material

Scripture

Gen. 1-2; Gen. 1:27,28; 2:18,21-24; John 1:1-3; Ps. 19:1-3; Matt. 6:8,25-34; 7:7-11; Heb. 11:3; Ps. 68:5; Col. 1:16; Isa. 43:1-4; Jer. 17:10; Job 14:5; Ps. 8:3-6; Acts 17:26-28; 2 Tim. 2:19; Ezek. 33:11; Exod. 4:22; Job 12:7-9; Job 34:11

Curriculum

Lessons 2.2, 3.2, 3.3

Additional Lesson Points

  • God has created the universe and all that is in it.
  • God has created man from the dust of the earth and gave him an undying spirit.
  • God has created man, both male and female
  • God knows all our needs, both temporal and spiritual, and provides all that is necessary.
  • For those who trust in God the future is always open, for God in His wisdom guides world events and creates new things.
  • God loves His children like a good father loves his own children.
  • Everyone will have to answer for his/her deeds and omissions before God.
  • While God is almighty and holy, He is, nonetheless, near us in His love.
  • None are here by accident, but by the will of God, and that God takes care of him/her.

Resources

  Download Curriculum
  2010 Curriculum
  Christian Doctrine
  Student Booklet

Day 1: Welcome!
Day 2: God, the Triune God
Day 3: Jesus, the Son of God
Day 4: The Holy Spirit, The Spirit of God
Day 5: I Need the Word of Grace Each Day
Day 6: Caring for Faith Within the Congretion
Day 7: Mission Work: Go Ye Therefore and Teach All Nations
Day 8: Wrap-up
Sample Confirmation Day Agenda

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