On Fire for Jesus ~ Acts 1 and 2 {Object Lesson}

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Acts 1 and 2 {Object Lesson}

Objectives:

  • To explain who the Holy Spirit is
  • To list events of Acts 1 and 2
  • To describe a spirit-filled life

Materials: Inductive Bible Study Form; two $10 bills; towel; lighter; glass bowl {fill with 1/2 cup of 91% rubbing alcohol, 1/2 cup of water, and 1/4 tsp of salt}; metal tongs (allow the $10 bill to soak in the bowl for at least 5 minutes while you talk); fire extinguisher (just in case!)

**DISCLAIMER: This should not be done with children sitting close to you and do not get your fingers wet.

Acts1.1

Geography: Israel; Jerusalem

Background: After Jesus rose from the grave, He appeared to His followers over the duration of 40 days.

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The Means Used to Bring About Salvation ~ {Picture Object Lesson}

The means used to bring about salvation

Objectives:

  • To review the purpose of the Old Testament
  • To list events of the Old Testament which God used to bring about Jesus
  • To explain the main events of the gospel

Materials: Inductive Bible Study Form; Bible People figures {I was going to use them as pop-cycle stick puppets, but they are large so I glued them onto paper and made a timeline instead.}

Geography: Israel

Background: Humanity has a sin problem. Only God can solve that problem. God works through people to bring about His perfect plans. So who did God use to fix our sin problem?

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A Chore and Homeschool Routine Chart That Works

Chore and Routine Chart

I don’t know about you, but I am in over my head. Have you seen Mom’s Night Out yet? My house may not be as messy as Allyson’s was, but I can so relate to being “stress paralyzed” because of the mess around me.

I have tried to implement chores with my kids. Slowly they are learning how to do certain activities to help around the house, but unless I tell them what to do, the cleaning seems to be left to me.

One day I stopped.

No more, I thought. There are 5 of us in this house. I am one person. We all live under the same roof, therefore we are ALL required to pitch in and help maintain the house. Read more

How Do You Teach Theology to Kids?

Is God a spirit?

Does God hate sin?

What did Jesus do for us in our sinful condition?

How can I please God?

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Do you know how to answer these questions? Do you know the scriptures that back up your theology?

With so many questions and messy ideas that swirl around our children on a daily basis, it is imperative that we teach our kids the answers to important theological questions.

Where does one start to teach such things?

Jesus' Trial

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Biblical Sacrifice ~ Why? {Object Lesson}

Biblical Sacrifice

Objectives:

  • To review the purpose of the Old Testament and the sacrificial system
  • To list events of animal sacrifice
  • To describe how Jesus is the Lamb who takes away the sins of the world

Materials: Inductive Bible Study Form; a stuffed sheep; use some of the pictures from Draw the Bible to review Old Testament events if desired

Geography: Israel

Background: Throughout the centuries, millions of sheep, goats, and bulls have died. They were killed with the sole purpose of taking the sins off the people. It was required by God’s Law, but now it is not. How come?

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