Tag: Matthew


February 6, 2022 – Matthew 24:32 – 25:46

Lesson Date: February 6, 2022 Focal Scripture Passage: Matthew 24:32 – 25:46 AIM: To lead students to discover five things they should do to prepare for the certain return of Jesus Christ, and to make some concrete plans concerning how to do those things.   Before class: Read the notes on Matthew 24:32 – 25:46 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Write or print the five instructions (the bold words in the bullet points of the “Personal Application”...


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January 30, 2022 – Matthew 24:1-31

Lesson Date: January 30, 2022 Focal Scripture Passage: Matthew 24:1-31 AIM: To lead students to discover that God has a definite plan for the time leading up to the bodily return of Jesus Christ, and to encourage any who are lost to accept Christ so they can avoid the terror of the Tribulation period.   Before class: Read the notes on Matthew 24:1-31 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Prepare the timeline labels described below.  Plan where you...


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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 12, 2021 – Matthew 17 – 18

Lesson Date: December 12, 2021 Focal Scripture Passage: Matthew 17:1-9, 22-23; 18:15-17; 21-35 AIM: To lead students to describe some of the changes that should take place in our lives when we see Jesus for who He really is, and to examine themselves to determine if they have ever truly seen Jesus for who He is.   Before class: Read the notes on Matthew 17 – 18 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Write the words “Mistaken Identity”...


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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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