Entries by Christin A.

The Parable of the Wedding Feast

Key Passage: Matthew 13:11 “The knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of heaven has been given to you.” Big Picture Question: Who is invited to the kingdom of heaven? Everyone is invited to the kingdom of heaven. Christ Connection: Heaven is like a great wedding feast, and Jesus invites everyone to come. Jesus makes […]

The Parable of the Vineyard Workers

Key Passage: Matthew 13:11 “The knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of heaven has been given to you.” Big Picture Question: What does God give us? God gives us good gifts. Christ Connection: Jesus told a story to teach people about God. God loves us and gives us good gifts. No one can earn […]

Jesus Has Power Over Death

Key Passage: John 11:25 “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die.” Big Picture Question: Who raised people from the dead? Jesus raised people from the dead. Christ Connection: Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead. He showed that He has power over death. Jesus […]

Jesus Has Power Over Evil

Key Passage: John 11:25 “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die.” Big Picture Question: Who is most powerful? Jesus is more powerful than everyone. Christ Connection: Jesus used His power to help the man, and then Jesus told the man to tell others […]

Jesus Has Power over Sickness

Key Passage: John 11:25 “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die.” Big Picture Question: Who can heal our bodies? Jesus has the power to heal our bodies. Christ Connection: Isaiah the prophet said that the Messiah God was going to send would make […]

Jesus Has the Power to Provide

Key Passage: John 11:25 “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die.” Big Picture Question: Who will always take care of us? God will give us what we need. Christ Connection: Jesus fed more than 5,000 people! Only God’s Son could do that! He […]

Jesus Has Power Over Creation

Key Passage: John 11:25 “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die.” Big Picture Question: Who has power over creation? Jesus has power over creation. Christ Connection: Who is Jesus? Jesus’ friends knew He was a good man and a good teacher. When Jesus […]

Three Parables

Key Passage: Matthew 6:33 “Seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things will be provided for you.” Big Picture Question: What makes God happy? God is happy when we turn away from sin and love Jesus. Christ Connection: Jesus told stories about people who were looking for things that were […]

Parable of the Sower

Key Passage: Matthew 6:33 “But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.” Big Picture Question: What can you do when you hear the truth about Jesus? I can believe the truth about Jesus. Christ Connection: Not everyone who hears about Jesus believes in Him. […]

The Sermon on the Mount

Key Passage: Matthew 6:33 “But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.” Big Picture Question: Who can keep all of God’s laws? Only Jesus obeyed God perfectly. Christ Connection: The religious leaders looked like good people, but Jesus knew what they were thinking. They […]