Prasso Ministries offered their Bible study for us to review. We received two spiral bound books for this study. For the leader is the nonconsumable Teen Prasso Teacher's Manual. My daughter used the Teen Prasso Homework Manual (student journal) which is designed to be filled in by one student. She shared that the lessons covered specific verses each day to go along with the lesson. Then you answer questions based on the verses and how they apply to you and what you have learned.
Five days a week the somewhat short lesson is designed to be completed by the student independently. (It took her about 15 minutes each day.) Each week begins with an introduction. A new memory verse is assigned weekly. Three verses each week are looked up and then copied or summarized. Question prompts are provided, too. Activities differ throughout the workbook with lines provided for the answers. Prayer is incorporated in each lesson. On the sixth day, it is more like a review of the whole week. The twelve lessons are as follows:
A group discussion and weekly story and message is included with the teacher book. This is designed to be used with groups, and could even be used as a Sunday school lesson. As my daughter did this individually without a group, I gave her both the teacher and student books. We occasionally discussed the lessons but not as teacher/student. The teacher book (group) lessons correspond with and expand the student lessons. They also include stories to further apply what is learned to life. These thirteen lessons are:
Basically Prasso is a tool for digging deeper into Scripture in ways that apply to the students. The Greek meaning of Prasso is to repeatedly, continually, and habitually practice, and using this format students are practicing or studying God's Word which is one of the best habits we can form.
These lessons share powerful truths.
"God, your creator and father, loves you!"
Thirteen lessons over thirteen weeks cover God's love, external difficulties, personal sins, and how to continue to grow as a Christian. Specific student journal topics include God's love, lies, pressure, anger, forgiveness, pride & selfishness, the journey ahead, and more to help make the Bible relevant to your teen.
Our mornings at home typically start with Bible study. We have studied as a group at times, but for now I read with my son and the girls do theirs individually. We received one student journal, and one daughter is working through it on her own, but it would also work well for a family Bible study.