FOCUS TEXT:  Matthew 16:13-27
KEY VERSE:  And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead (Colossians 1:18).
CENTRAL TRUTH:  Jesus Christ is the head of the Church.
OBJECTIVE:  By the end of this lesson my students should be able to identify ways to put Christ in His place as Head of the Church.

  1. The Divine Revelation (Matthew 16:13-20)
  2. The Human Misunderstanding (Matthew 16:21-23)
  3. The Challenge to Follow (Matthew 16:24-27)