Acts 2.1-41

The story of Pentecost describes spiritual fire falling on the disciples. Something inexplicable was taking place that would ignite the disciples and change the course of history forever! The disciples were receiving the promised gift of the Holy Spirit! The fire and the wind speak of the role that the Holy Spirit plays in our lives today. Continue reading Pentecost

Road to Emmaus

Luke 24. 13-35

After his resurrection, Jesus appeared to 2 disciples who were walking together on the road to Emmaus. They didn’t recognize him, but he helped them see how the Scriptures pointed to himself as the Messiah. Even though we don’t see Jesus and even when it seems like all hope is lost, Jesus is still at work in our lives!

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Easter: An Empty Tomb!

Matthew 27:27 – 28:10

Jesus dying on the cross is difficult to tell children.  But his death and resurrection is the truth and hope of our faith.  Kids need to know that Jesus willingly sacrificed his life for us so our sins can be forgiven.  And also the excitement and joy that he did not stay dead, but rose again so we can have eternal life!

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Jesus in Gethsemane

Matthew 26.36-56

Jesus was about to endure a painful death and the weight of the sins of the world. His closest friends let down, betrayed him and abandoned him. This story describes the sorrow that Jesus felt and his faithfulness to God’s will. We are all weak at times, but Jesus is strong!

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Jesus and the Children

Luke 18.15-17

When the disciples tried to stop people from bringing their babies to Jesus, he told them to let the children come to him! Jesus used that moment to remind them that the kingdom of heaven belongs those who come to God like children. We want our children to remember that we’re as dependent on God as a baby is on it’s mother! Continue reading Jesus and the Children

Jesus and the Woman at the Well

John 4.1-42

Jesus encountered a woman at Jacob’s well. Her soul was thirsty and she had tried to quench that thirst with other things. Just as our bodies need water to sustain it, we all have a thirst that can only be satisfied by the Spirit of God! Continue reading Jesus and the Woman at the Well

Jesus and Nicodemus

John 3.1-8, 16

Nicodemus came to find Jesus at night, and Jesus said a very surprising thing to him. Nicodemus was taken aback that he needed to be born again to see the kingdom of God! This lesson helps to explain why we need to be born again and what that means. Continue reading Jesus and Nicodemus