The following lesson was taught in our children’s Sunday School classes on Sunday, April 17. 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: “…repent and return, so that your sins may be wiped away.” Acts 3:19a
*Preschool verse in bold print