This three-session unit from the Connect series for junior high classes explores Bible stories about friendship and discovers the value of friendship in the lives of youth.
Session 1: Friendship in the Old Testament - explores the friendships of Job, David and Jonathan, and Naomi and Ruth.
Session 2: Jesus and His Friends - explores the stories of Martha, Mary and Lazarus.
Session 3: Paul's Friends in the Early Church - explores the stories of Paul, Lydia, Priscilla and Aquila.
Scriptures referenced in this unit include:
Ruth 1:1-18, 2:1-13
1 Samuel 18:1-4; 19:1-7; 20:25-42
Proverbs 17:9,17; 18:24
John 11:1-44; 15:1-17;
Acts 16:14,15; 18:1-3,18,24-28
1 Corinthians 16:19