Preschool 3 Year Overview
Lessons for the Summer Quarter 2018
Jesus’ Parables: Special Stories with Special Messages
Lessons in Jesus’ Parables: Special Stories with Special Messages introduce students to some of Jesus’ important parables. In these familiar stories, they will come to understand the meanings within them. Students will also learn that they must not only understand these truths Jesus taught but also live according to them. Order Here
201E — Fall – God – Eternal Ruler, Awesome Creator, Loving Savior
These lessons introduce your students to God as the Eternal One who always existed and who created all things. They will learn that God created Adam and Eve, the first people, and that Adam and Eve were given the choice to obey or disobey God. Finally, they will learn that when Adam and Eve chose to sin, God shared with them His eternal plan of salvation. By Jesus’ death they could be set free from sin and eternal death, and so can we.
202E — Winter – God – Always in Control, Always with a Plan
These lessons continue where last quarter ended, starting with Noah and the flood and ending with Joseph saving his family from the famine. Through these lessons, the students will see that God is always in control, that He always keeps His promises, and that He always has a plan to bring good out of even the worst situations. Finally, they will see that God can be trusted and if we truly trust Him, we will obey Him.
203E — Spring – God – Strong Deliverer, Merciful Savior
These lessons continue where last quarter ended, starting with Moses in Egypt and ending with the Israelites building the tabernacle in the wilderness. Through these lessons the students will learn that God chose the Israelites to be His special people and that He delivered them in miraculous ways from the Egyptians. But they will also see how merciful and patient God was with Pharaoh and all the Egyptians and that it is truly His desire to save all who will come to Him by faith.
204E — Summer – Knowing God and Believing in Him
These lessons continue where last quarter ended, starting with Moses sending out the twelve spies and ending with Ruth marrying Boaz. Through these lessons the students will learn that God is an awesome, all-powerful God who can do anything. They will also learn that He will empower us to do great things for Him just like He empowered Joshua, Gideon and Samson. Most of all, they will see that God sent Jesus to die on the cross so that anyone who believes in Him will be saved.
205E — Fall – Immanuel, God with Us
These lessons take the students from the birth of Jesus, to His baptism and calling of His disciples, to the early part of His ministry. The students will learn that God wanted humans to truly know Him so He sent His own Son, Jesus, to our world. Through Jesus, we can know God. Students will learn that God came to our world, not as a mighty king, but as a humble babe. Although He grew up as an ordinary child, He knew that God was His Father. He called men to follow Him and tell others about Him. He performed miracles to bless and teach people truths about God. He was Immanuel, God with us.
206E — Winter – Jesus, God’s Power and Love Revealed
These lessons take the students from the early part of Jesus’ ministry to His triumphal entry and His cleansing of the temple. The students will learn that Jesus was truly God and that He showed us God’s power and love throughout His life on this earth. They will learn that Jesus’ miracles help us to believe in Him. These miracles show us that He can do anything, including raising the dead to life. They show us that He has the power to forgive sins. And they show us that He truly loves and cares about each one of us.
207E — Spring – Jesus: Servant, Savior and Risen King
These lessons take the students from our Lord’s last supper to His crucifixion and finally to His ascension into heaven. The students will learn that although Jesus is the Lord of all, He came to serve us, to take our sins, and to die in our place so that we can live with Him forever.
208E — Summer – Jesus’ Parables: Special Stories with Special Messages
These lessons introduce the students to some of the important parables Jesus told. Students will learn about these familiar stories and also come to understand the meanings within them. Students will also learn that it is important not only to understand these truths Jesus taught, but to live according to them. And, if we stay connected to God, He will give us the power to do what He’s asked us to do.
209E — Fall – Israel’s First Kings
These lessons introduce the students to Saul, Israel’s first king, and to David, from his days as a shepherd boy to his rise as the greatest king of Israel. The students will learn what made Saul a bad king and what made David a great king. Finally, they will come to understand that the best thing we can do is to trust and obey God, and to praise Him always.
210E — Winter – Prophets and Kings
These lessons introduce the students to some of the kings of Israel and Judah, as well as to the prophets Elijah and Elisha. Through these stories the students will learn that the Lord God is the only true God. He is all-powerful and all-wise, but He is also merciful, forgiving, gentle and kind. We can trust Him to take care of us and to fight for us. Because of this, we should trust and obey Him.
211E — Spring – God’s Power in Us
These lessons introduce the students to some of the characters in the Bible just before, during and after the Babylonian captivity. Students will learn how God used many different people in very different situations to show forth His power and glory. Students will also learn that God can use us, too, if we let Him.
212E — Summer – The Great Commission
These lessons take the students through the book of Acts, teaching them about the early Christians, how they spread the gospel into all the world, and how we are to tell others about Jesus, too. The students will learn that this great work is too difficult for us to do on our own. However, Jesus sent the Holy Spirit to empower us to tell the good news to everyone.