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CURRENT HANDOUT Lesson on Forgiveness
Esau forgives Jacob (Genesis 33) - Esau had been robbed of his birthright
by Jacob, but Esau forgave him and embraced him.
Joseph forgives his brothers (Genesis 45, 50) - Joseph’s brothers sold
him, stealing his colorful coat to show his father that he had died. But later
Joseph gained great power and was in a position to imprison them or tell their
father what happened. Instead, he imprisoned some brothers for a few days, but
forgave them and never told his father what they had done.
Moses forgives Israelites (Numbers 12) - Miriam, sister of Joseph, was a
prophetess and a true leader among the women in her day. But, toward the end of
her life, she felt jealousy against Moses and his special relationship with God.
Moses had married a nonIsraelite. Miriam was having difficulty accepting her
role. So God smote her with leprosy, and directed Moses to send her outside the
city for seven days. But Moses interceded with God if her behalf, and he
Forgiveness, what does this word mean to you? In the lives of human beings, forgiveness is an action that we will need many times. We will need the forgiveness of God and others, and we will need to forgive others. In the Word of God, the word forgive is mentioned many times. We all want forgiveness when we mess up, but do we desire to forgive others as much as we want others to forgive us? In this lesson I hope that we can understand what forgiveness really is. I pray that we can really grasp the forgiveness of God in our own lives. Also I want us to comprehend the power of forgiving others and what God commands on the subject.
Author’s Notes: This week we’ll be continuing our series on the Life of Christ by looking at some of His miracles. There are so many recorded in God’s Word. Each teaches us something special about Jesus. We’re going to limit our lesson to only two of them; the first and last recorded in the Gospel of John. And we’re going to learn from each of them who Jesus really was (God in the flesh), and what He wanted us to learn about Himself.
Teacher’s Notes: For many of us, this has been a busy, exciting, wonderful week celebrating the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. I hope you all have a Merry Christmas. Today’s lesson is going to continue our look at the Savior’s birth, as we read the story of the wisemen, and their search for the Christ-child after seeing His star. And as we look at the gifts they brought to the baby-King, we’re going to also talk about what we might consider giving the Lord, as gifts from us, today.
1. Who needed to see the print of nails, touch the print of nails and thrust his hand into the side of Jesus in order to believe ?
2. Who stood in the midst of the disciples and said to them , " Peace be unto you " ? Vs 26
3. Fill in the blanks to verse27 : Then saith he to Thomas, Reach hither thy finger, and behold my hands; and reach hither thy hand, and thrust it into my __________: and be not __________________ but believing.
Discussion Questions: Have the children take turns answering .
1. Do you know what a helmet is ?
2. Why is it important to wear one ?
3. Have you ever seen people wearing helmets ?
4. Fill in the blanks to today's Bible verse :
But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of_____ and ________; and for an _________, the ________ of salvation.
5. What do you think a breastplate is made for ?
6. While we learn in this lesson verse for today of physical protection , this verse encourages all children of God of what we need and use for spiritual protection.
Coloring Activity :
Under righteousness, instruct the children to use their crayon to write the word Love.
7. Closing Reading For The Class From Ephesians :
13Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.
14Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness;
15And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace;
8. What is worn on the feet ? The gospel of ___ ___ __ ____ ___.
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CURRENT MEDITATIONS - I love God. He doesn't have a disclaimer does not have side effects, doesn't charge by the hour always answers His messages,(and sometimes before we even leave one), no risk of depression, internal bleeding, etc... there's no fine print, He's always on time and in the end I come out refined like silver and pure as gold. 2/15/2011 Horizon Christian Fellowship San Diego
Dear brother and sister in Christ, I love God. He doesn't have a disclaimer does not have side effects, doesn't charge by the hour always answers His messages,(and sometimes before we even leave one), no risk of depression, internal bleeding, etc... there's no fine print, He's always on time and in the end I come out refined like silver and pure as gold.
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Horizon Christian Fellowship - San Diego. - Lamentations 3:26,27 It is good to wait quietly for the salvation of the LORD.It is good for a man to bear the yoke while he is young. Dear brothers and sisters in Jesus,is it fair that we should know sorrow, pain and death? I think my answer would be,"it's not that we are supposed to experience death and pain. It's the wisdom that comes from knowing how good God is, despite our pain and sorrow. Because wisdom and understanding is way more valuable and worthwhile than all the pleasures that are marketed and pushed on us, and believing physical sex and substance abuse and pleasures that we are led to think is normal and real, are good for us. God is real and the sooner we get to know Him, the more peace we will have in the fire and turmoil. Then we can truly enjoy our lives whether in poverty or wealth. Peace or war. Beautiful or not beautiful.. 4/7/2011
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4/14/10 More: Is it possible for someone to write a few paragraphs on how great I am? Or will it turn out to be, how great I was? If you ever get a thought in your spirit about something, some place, or someone, and you pray for that something, someplace, or somebody, you have done a great thing,and it's to God be the Glory. Gideon was a mighty man of valour. You are a mighty man or woman of valour too. No hype, no fanfare; just doing your duty.
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Meditation from Zion Colony. (Bidar, India) - Greetings in Jesus name. This is Prabhakar Malge working among the children since two years. Therefore continuously pray for me and I request you to send some very importent lessions to this ID with Thanks 585226 Karnataka State India Prabhakar Malge (8/25/09)
Meditation from First church of the Naz. (Jackson Michigan) USA - I sit alone in the dark with you my Lord Asking for you to walk with me. Then in my darkness a light is lit Showing what at firts I did not see. I love to sit in a dark chroom and let God speak to me in the silence of my heart. I light a small candle and watch its flame, reach high into the darkness, just like God does in our lives. May He be doing so much in all of your lives as well. God is the ONLY way to true joy and happiness. Praise His Holy Blessed Name! God Bless, God`s Servant, Linda Winchell (3/26/09)
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