Here are ideas for Sunday school lessons for teens to teach the lesson on the Armor of God from Ephesians. Using these discussion ideas along with the art project will help your 12-14 year old students fully understand how God provides all of us armor to handle evil in our lives.
Talk about how we can fight evil off. Ask the students how God helps us when we face evil. Ask them what they do when they are faced with evil such as temptation.
Have the students read Ephesians 6: 10-18.
Talk about the armor of God. Ask the students why we need the armor. Ask them what God does to help us when we are faced with evil. Discuss each piece of armor and the importance of each.
Have the students make the armor pieces.
Paper towel tubes
Wrapping paper tubes
Any other craft materials you have on hand
Give the students the various materials. Have them use what they can find in the materials to make each piece of the armor.
Extension to Art:
Have the students find and write the corresponding Bible verse on each piece of armor. For example, they would write “Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist”¦”(Ephesians 6:14) on the belt that they made.