Relationships Lesson #1

  “ Our relationship with God”

Intro:  Who was your best friend when you were a child?


  1. Mark 16:15, Matt 6:33 In order for us to have a strong walk with God as well as be as effective as possible in reaching the world, we must put God first in all of our relationships.
    1. Deut 6:5, Prov 3:5-6 The most important relationship that we will ever have in this life is our personal relationship with God.
      1. Ecc 1:2, 2:1 When we are not in right relationship with God, life feels empty, and meaningless, and we feel we have no purpose.
      2. Psalms 111:10 We also need to understand that no other relationship in our lives will ever be good if we are not in right relationship with God.
    2. 2 Cor 6:17 God created us to be in relationship with Him, He is our father, and we are his children, life only makes sense when we are in right relationship with God!
  2. Rev 20:15, Matt 25:46 When we are in right relationship with God, our lives are blessed, and we go to Heaven for eternity, however when we do not know God, we have needless problems and struggles in this life, and we go to Hell for eternity.
    1. Deut 30:19, Ezekiel 18:32 God has given every one of us free will, and each of us must choose between life and death, blessings and cursings,
      1. Acts 3:19,Rom 10:9-10 The only way to begin a right relationship with God is by repenting of our sins and accepting Jesus as our Lord and Savior.
      2. John 14:15 Our relationship with God will grow as we choose to obey Him, read the  Bible, pray, live by His standards, and become active in the call of God on our lives.
    2. John 10:10, Ecc 12:13 God wants each of us to have good relationships, a blessed life in this world, and an eternity in Heaven, but it can only happen if we choose to repent of our sins, and accept Jesus as our Savior! #Reachtheworld


  1. Why do you think that no other relationship in our lives can be right until our personal relationship with God is right?
  2. What are some of the many negative consequences and problems that come about in our lives when we are not in right relationship with God?
  3. What are some of the many positive results that come about in our lives when we choose to repent of our sins, accept Jesus as our Savior, and follow God with all of our hearts?
  4. Are you personally where you need to be right now in your relationship with God? If not would you like to accept Christ, or rededicate your life to Jesus tonight?

End: Pray for those who are not in right relationship with God, and who want to accept Christ, then pray them through the sinners prayer, and take requests.