The following lesson was taught in our children’s Sunday School classes on Sunday, August 18. We would encourage you to use the ideas below to review Sunday’s lesson with your family.
Jesus Rebukes the Pharisees
Passage: Matthew 12:22–37
Principle: The Holy Spirit reveals Jesus Christ.
Praise: “Praise the Name of Jesus”
Prompt: Ask your child these questions:
- What does it mean to blaspheme the Holy Spirit?
- What does the illustration of the tree and its fruit reveal about the heart of man?
Practice: Help your child apply these truths in the following ways:
- By examining his heart.
- By responding to the Holy Spirit’s revelation about Jesus Christ.
This Week: As a family, read selected portions of Matthew 12:22–37.
Next Week: Matthew 13:1–23
Memory Verse: Matthew 12:34b
“For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.”