Today’s Lesson
Prayer Point - Pray that the Lord will supply all your needs.
Previous Knowledge - Teacher should review last week's lesson. Teacher should also examine the workbooks and make necessary correction.
1. Opening


B. Memory Verse - "Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your Heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they?"Matthew 6:26.

C. Lesson Introduction - Provision is from the Lord. God is our Great Provider. As we study this attribute of the Almighty today, may the Holy Spirit reveal more of Jehovah to us in our study in Jesus' Name. Amen.

A. Lesson Aim - To study about Jehovah Jireh.
B. Teaching Objectives and Lesson Plan
At the end of the lesson, students should be able to depend on the Jehovah Jireh for their needs.
To achieve the objectives, teacher explains the ability of Jehovah Jireh to provide for all our needs.
Teacher also explains the conditions to enjoy God's provision.
Teacher concludes by encouraging students to fulfil the conditions to enable them to be blessed.

C. Text Review - Genesis 22:8-14

Before Jehovah Jireh proved Himself to Abraham as the all-sufficient God, He required the following from him:    

a. Absolute faith in Him (the Lord) (the Lord will provide). Genesis 22:8

b. He was alone with God Genesis 22:5

c. He went to the place where the Lord asked him to go. Genesis 22:4 (Has the Lord directed you to go elsewhere from your present location? Please obey)

d. While others stayed with the ass, Abraham and Isaac went further to worship. This means we should worship the Lord better than anyone else around us. Genesis 22:5
e. Abraham built an altar for the Lord. Have you built any altar for the Lord this year, in your home, in your place of work or in your heart? Genesis 22:9
f. Abraham heard the Lord speak. Has the Lord spoken to you this year on your business, job or your plan? If no, then, it must mean that the noise around you is too much. It is better you leave the noisy environment to a quiet place so that you can hear him clearly. Genesis 22: 2, 11
g. If the· God of Abraham is your God, then, give Him your burnt offering this week and wait for the result. V.13, 17.

D. Teaching Method - Teacher should use lecture teaching method.

E. Time Management - 15 minutes for Opening, 30 minutes for Lesson Outline, Summary, Conclusion and Assignment, 15 minutes for General Review.

2. Lesson Outlines


i. Jehovah Jireh means the Lord will provide Genesis 22:8-14

ii. It indicates the providence power of the Lord God Almighty.
iii. This unique manifestation of the Lord God Almighty assures the whole world that God is able to supply all our needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4: 19
i. God demonstrated His ability to provide for His people in the desert place or during famine. Deuteronomy 2:7
ii. God proved to Elijah that He could even use birds to bake bread and fetch water. I Kings 17:6, 16.
iii. The hungry disciples of Jesus were satisfied beyond their expectation because He is rich in provision through supernatural means. Matt. 14:20
iv. When Jehovah Jireh steps on needs, such need is transformed into:

(a.) An overflowing experience Psalm 23:5
(b.) A treasure of goodness                            Psalm 31: 19
(c.) A spiritual feast                                       Matthew 22:4
(d.) A glorious and everlasting inheritance. Matthew 25:34

- To enjoy the Jehovah Jireh, the Lord our provider, the following conditions must be fulfilled:
(i.) The Church or the individual must give his/her substance to God.
Exodus 25:2
(ii.) Such individual must learn to give bountifully. Luke 6:38
(iii.) It is required that the individual should give cheerfully. 2 Cor. 9:7
(iv.) Individual should give in proportion to his/her blessing. I Cor. 16:2
(v.) Such giving should be done with simplicity and should be regular without any ostentation. Romans 12:8
(vi.) Individual should regularly pay his/her tithe. Malachi 3:8-12
(vii.) The church (Minister and members) should give offering to the Lord cheerfully. 2 Chronicles 9:7
(viii.) When Jehovah Jireh enters into someone's life, such a person is not only blessed but becomes a blessing. Deut. 28:8
(ix.) Remember to give to the saints and the poor. I Cor. 16: 1 Read: Matthew 6:3; 10:8, 2 Kings 4:6

Class Activity 1-2 -' Why will the poor not cease from the land (the church or the society)?

Summary: Jehovah Jireh is not happy seeing His children in needs and that is why He is knocking at the door of hearts. If you can only allow Him in, He ~ill step on your needs and you shall become a blessing.

Conclusion: God is not happy seeing. His children lack anything good. Therefore, we should fulfil the conditions for our blessings to enable Him bless us.

Assignment: See assignment in the workbook.