Tag: Jesus


January 23, 2022 – Matthew 23

Lesson Date: January 23, 2022 Focal Scripture Passage: Matthew 23:1-39 AIM: To lead students to identify sins for which Jesus rebuked the hypocritical Jewish religious leaders, and to examine their own hearts to see if they are guilty of any of those same sins.   Before class: Read the notes on Matthew 23 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Write the following words on the marker board or chalkboard: “Warning,” “Rebuke,” and “Correction.”   INTRODUCTION (Create Learning Readiness):...


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January 16, 2022 – Matthew 22

Lesson Date: January 16, 2022 Focal Scripture Passage: Matthew 22:15-46 AIM: To lead students to discover how Jesus dealt with the trick questions thrown at Him by the Jewish religious leaders; and to commit themselves to reading their Bibles more faithfully so they will be able to properly deal with trick questions lost people might ask them.   Before class: Read the notes on Matthew 22 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.   INTRODUCTION (Create Learning Readiness): Ask...


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January 9, 2022 – Matthew 21

Lesson Date: January 9, 2022 Focal Scripture Passage: Matthew 21:1-16, 23-27, 37-46 AIM: To lead students to discover ways Jesus was welcomed by the people and later by the Jewish religious leaders, and to examine their hearts to see if they have ever truly welcomed Jesus in.   Before class: Read the notes on Matthew 21 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Locate a welcome mat or some sort of welcome plaque or sign that you can bring...


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January 2, 2022 – Matthew 20

Lesson Date: January 2, 2022 Focal Scripture Passage: Matthew 20:1-28 AIM: To lead students to discover what Jesus taught about humility and serving others, and to examine themselves to see if their lives are characterized by those two qualities.   Before class: Read the notes on Matthew 20 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Write the following words randomly on the marker board or chalkboard: “Last,” “First,” “Least,” “Greatest,” “Chief,” “Servant,” “Pride,” and “Humility.”   INTRODUCTION (Create Learning...


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December 26, 2021 – Matthew 19

Lesson Date: December 26, 2021 Focal Scripture Passage: Matthew 19:1-11, 16-26 AIM: To lead students to discover how Jesus answered two insincere questions, and to discuss ways the answers to those questions apply to their lives.   Before class: Read the notes on Matthew 19 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Write the word “Questions” on the marker board or chalkboard.  Randomly draw several question marks on the board.   INTRODUCTION (Create Learning Readiness): Direct the class’ attention...


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December 19, 2021 – Luke 1 – 2

Lesson Date: December 19, 2021 Focal Scripture Passage: Luke 1:12-17, 26-33, 39-43, 67-77; 2:1-11, 25-33, 36-38, 41-49 AIM: To lead students to discover eight facts that prove Jesus’ identity, and to take a specific action in response to those facts.   Before class: Write the following heading on the marker board or chalkboard: “Jesus’ Pieces of Identification.”  Number from 1 through 8 down the left side of the board.   INTRODUCTION (Create Learning Readiness): Ask the following questions: “When...


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December 5, 2021 – Matthew 15 – 16

Lesson Date: December 5, 2021 Focal Scripture Passage: Matthew 15:1-9; 16:13-26 AIM: To lead students to identify four important questions that can be drawn from this lesson on Matthew 15 – 16, and to use those questions to evaluate their personal spiritual condition.   Before class: Read the notes on Matthew 15 – 16 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Write the words, “Important Questions” on the marker board or chalkboard.  Think of some important questions we face;...


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November 28, 2021 – Matthew 13 – 14

Lesson Date: November 28, 2021 Focal Scripture Passage: Matthew 13:24-30, 34-43, 54-58; 14:19-27, 33 AIM: To lead students to discover why some people seem uninterested in the things of God and resistant to the Gospel message, and to examine themselves to see if they are truly saved.   Before class: Read the notes on Matthew 13 – 14 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Locate a picture of a wheat field and a picture of a very large...


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November 21, 2021 – Matthew 13

Lesson Date: November 21, 2021 Focal Scripture Passage: Matthew 13:1-23 AIM: To lead students to discover why Jesus taught in parables, and to examine themselves to determine which kind of “soil” best reflects the condition of their heart.   Before class: Read the notes on Matthew 13 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Locate the following items to bring to class: a brick, a pack of flower or vegetable seeds, and a flowerpot filled with rich, dark potting...


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November 14, 2021 – Matthew 12

Lesson Date: November 14, 2021 Focal Scripture Passage: Matthew 12:1-40 AIM: To lead students to learn about the beginning of the Jewish religious leaders’ plot to kill Jesus, and to thank God for His sovereign control of the events of history.   Before class: Read the notes on Matthew 12 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Enlist two volunteers to find the following verses in their Bibles and be prepared to read them to the class: Exodus 20:8-10;...


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