Lesson Goal: The children will learn that Jesus should be the most important One in our lives. Therefore we should always worship Jesus and not put anything else first.
Bible Story: Palm Sunday/Triumphal Entry (Matthew 21:1-11, Mark 11:1-11, Luke 19:29-40, John 12:12-19); Confrontation with Pharisees (Luke 19)
Main Point: I Will Show That Jesus Is Number One In My Life!
Bible Verse: If any of you wants to be my follower, you must turn from your selfish ways, take up your cross daily, and follow me.Luke 9:23b (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that we should follow Jesus’ example by serving other people without expecting anything in return.
Bible Story: Last Supper/Washing the Disciples’ Feet (Matthew 26:17-30, Mark 14:12-25, Luke 22:7-20); Washing the Feet (John 13:1-17)
Main Point: I Will Serve Others!
Bible Verse: For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve others and to give his life as a ransom for many.Mark 10:45 (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that we should spend time in prayer every day, because we can pray to God any where, any time, and about anything.
Bible Story: Garden of Gethsemane (Matthew 26:30,36- 46, Mark 14:32:42, Luke 22:39-42); The Arrest (Matthew 26:47- 56, Mark 14:43:54, Luke 22:47-53, John 18:1-10)
Main Point: I Will Pray!
Bible Verse: I love the Lord because he hears my voice and my prayer for mercy.Psalm 116:1 (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that we should choose to tell the truth even when lying seems to be the easiest option.
Bible Story: Peter Denies Jesus (Matthew 26:69-75, Mark 14:66-72, Luke 22:55-62, John 18:15-18,25-26)
Main Point: I Will Tell The Truth!
Bible Verse: Truthful words stand the test of time, but lies are soon exposed. Proverbs 12:19 (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that Jesus is alive and we can believe what He said about forgiveness and salvation.
Bible Story: Crucifixion/Death, Burial, Resurrection/Empty Tomb (Matthew 28:1-10, John 14:3)
Main Point: I Can Believe What Jesus Says!
Bible Verse: For this is how God loved the world: He gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life.John 3:16 (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that when we have doubts, we should overcome our doubts by seeking answers to our questions and choosing to have faith.
Bible Story: Doubting Thomas (John 20:19-29)
Main Point: I Will Seek Answers When I Have Doubts!
Bible Verse: Then Jesus told him, “You believe because you have seen me. Blessed are those who believe without seeing me.”John 20:29 (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that we should obey Jesus because He knows what is best for us and great things happen when we obey.
Bible Story: Miraculous Catch of Fish; Reinstatement of Peter (John 21:1-19)
Main Point: I Will Obey Jesus!
Bible Verse: But anyone who hears my teaching and doesn’t obey it is foolish, like a person who builds a house on sand. Matthew 7:26 (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that, as followers of Jesus, it is our job to tell others about Him and what He did for us.
Bible Story: The Great Commission and Ascension (Great Commission – Matthew 28:18-20); (Ascension – Acts 1:6-9)
Main Point: I Will Tell Everyone About Jesus!
Bible Verse: But the believers who were scattered preached the Good News about Jesus wherever they went. Acts 8:4 (NLT)