Faith Kids @ Home: June 16, 2013

The following lesson was taught in our children’s Sunday School classes on Sunday, June 16.  We would encourage you to use the ideas below to review Sunday’s lesson with your family.

John Prepares the Way for the Lord

Passage:  Matthew 3:1–12

Principle:  True repentance produces spiritual fruit in every believer.

Praise:  “Lord, Be Glorified”

Prompt:  Ask your child these questions:

  • How did John the Baptist fulfill prophecy?
  • Why didn’t John allow the Pharisees and Sadducees to be baptized?

Practice:  Help your child apply these truths in the following ways:

  • By submitting to the lordship of Jesus as King.
  • By examining his life for spiritual fruit.

This Week:  As a family, read selected portions of Matthew 3:1–12.

Next Week:  Matthew 3:13–17

Memory Verse:   Acts 3:19a
Repent and return, so that your sins may be wiped away.


Trey Garner
Trey Garner is the Pastor of Children's Ministries at Faith Church. He has been married to his wife Deb since 2001. They have two children named Noah and Lauren. Originally from Texas, Trey appreciates barnwood, armadillos, and Blue Bell Ice Cream.