Tag: Jesus


September 25, 2022 – Acts 4

Lesson Date: September 25, 2022 Focal Scripture Passage: Acts 4:1-37 AIM: To lead students to discover that the early church clearly proclaimed Jesus as the one way to be saved, and to commit to share that message with someone this week.   Before class: Read the notes on Acts 4 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Write the words “One Way” on the marker board or chalkboard.  For added effect, you could also bring a picture of a...


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February 27, 2022 – Matthew 27:45 – 28:20

Lesson Date: February 27, 2022 Focal Scripture Passage: Matthew 27:45 – 28:20 AIM: To lead students to verbalize the three essential elements of the Gospel, and to encourage them to make a commitment to share those three facts with someone during the coming week.   Before class: Read the notes on Matthew 27:45 – 28:20 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Write the word “Gospel” on the marker board or chalkboard.   INTRODUCTION (Create Learning Readiness): Direct the...


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February 20, 2022 – Matthew 26:57 – 27:44

Lesson Date: February 20, 2022 Focal Scripture Passage: Matthew 26:57 – 27:44 AIM: To lead students to discover facts about Jesus’ hasty trials and crucifixion, and to thank Him for willingly going to the cross to purchase their salvation.   Before class: Read the notes on Matthew 26:57 – 27:44 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Locate a picture of a courtroom and post it on a focal wall in the classroom.   INTRODUCTION (Create Learning Readiness): Direct...


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February 13, 2022 – Matthew 26:1-56

Lesson Date: February 13, 2022 Focal Scripture Passage: Matthew 26:1-56 AIM: To lead students to discover the events surrounding Jesus’ betrayal and arrest and why those events happened, and to thank Him for enduring those things so they could be saved.   Before class: Read the notes on Matthew 26:1-56 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Write or print the following scripture references on small pieces of paper or index cards: Matthew 17:22-23; Matthew 20:18; Matthew 26:24; Acts...


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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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