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Lesson: Jesus Dedication in the Temple – Luke 2:22-40


Often the excitement of the Nativity story centers around the typical manger scene images: shepherds, angels, Mary and Joseph…somehow we skip from that to the remainder of Christ’s life and neglect some of the significant details. This lesson focuses on the dedication of Jesus in the temple, and the excitement of Simeon and Anna as […]

Sunday School Lesson: Boy Jesus in the Temple (Luke 2:41-52)

Sunday School Lesson:  Boy Jesus in the Temple (Luke 2:41-52)

This lesson was created to teach an inductive style lesson to older students.  Reading the Scripture passage and interacting with what is written, the students will discover that when Jesus is in the temple at age 12 He showed that He was God’s Son who came to do God’s will. Bible Passage: Luke 2:41-52 Bible Story […]

Lesson: Who was Jesus? Born to Die…


Sometimes the end of the holiday season leaves us with something of a disappointing let-down. Following the anticipation and excitement of Christmas, there is a sense of anticlimax as the wrapping paper is put away and Nativity scenes taken down. It is important to realize that Christmas is only the beginning of the story, which […]

Story Time With Jesus: Lesson Nine


This is the final lesson in a nine part study for children on the parables of Jesus. For related ideas, search our website for “Parables of Jesus.” Lesson Nine: The Stories of Lost Things Found Main idea: God rejoices when lost sinners come to him, and we should too. As citizens of the Kingdom of […]

Sunday School Lesson: Samson-God’s judge chosen before birth (Judges 13-16)


The following Bible lesson from the life of Samson was created to teach older students. Students will discover that believers are chosen by God and set apart for His work. Bible Passage: Judges 13-16 Bible Story Title: Samson-God’s judge chosen before birth Target Age Group:  Ages 10-12 (5-6th Grade U.S.A.) Target Time Frame: 60 Minutes Original Teaching Context: Sunday […]