This resource provides you with a lesson plan, songs, group challenges, drama and a life application. You will be provided with extra materials, videos, power point presentations to help you present this message to the children in a professional and contemporary way. There is the option of teaching all the 10 lessons that build upon each other or teaching a one off stand alone lesson. Choose the resources that best suit your situation
To equip the children with the “Code of Behavior” for being a servant for the Mission.
In Matthew 20, Verse 1 - 16 Jesus tells a parable that simply means that God gives us what we need; eternal life, a chance to serve Him. He gives different degrees of service to anyone he pleases and it is available simply by us saying thank you. No one has a claim to anything more or less than they are given by God. Jesus says in verse 26 that if anyone wants to be great, they must learn to serve. It is a very different way to that which the world teaches us about being a success in life. Matthew 21 speaks about the need to be real in your faith, not doing things that look right and yet don’t serve God’s purposes. Jesus gets angry in the Temple as he sees the so called religious people making money in God’s House. He curses the fig tree that should have been showing signs of growth by now. He challenges the religious people about not practicing in real life what they preach to others. We learn so many essentials about being God’s kid in these passages. We learn to serve without comparing (20:13) ourselves or expecting rewards. We learn to be always growing (21:19) and changing in God (21:44) and to be real (21:13) in all that we say and the way we live our lives. We learn that actions (service) (20:26) speak louder than words and are much more important to God.
FOR TEACHING TIME: Massage seat, Bowl of water and towel, Table full of food and pamper items: Chocolate, drink, tray, cup, napkin, body cream, fingernail polish, hand held fan, nice comfortable chair, Leaves (ferns or palms) and/or petals (heaps of them), Chocolate gold coins, 2 Leaders to volunteer to be pampered, Leader to volunteer to be lazy, Harness to hang from roof OR ladders and planks for the drama.
FOR SMALL GROUP TIME (THE MISSION): Leaders doing menial task around the building, Lots of cards for kids to collect, Blank blue bits of paper
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