The Perfect Sacrifice

Junior Level

Our Sunday school topic for today focuses on the importance of trusting God. Once God asked Isaac to sacrifice his son. Isaac was willing to do so, but only because he  had absolute trust in God. And God didn't make him do it.


Handout: The Perfect Sacrifice

  1. Ask the students - How much do you trust God?
  2. Ask the students - what would you do if he asked you to do something you didn't want to do?
  3. Describe Isaac. Ask:  What did Isaac do to demonstrate his absolute trust in God?
  4. What was the teaching God offered to Isaac - the greatest truth in the Bible?*
  5. Ask: What did God do for Isaac and his son?
  6. What does the Bible say?
  7. Describe the joy and personal reward of humble dedication - the indwelling Christ
  8. Challenge students to serve others in humility this week
  9. Prayer


Bring clay to class for students to handle

* The answer is...  GOD WILL PROVIDE HIMSELF

Serving others


Psalm 25:20 O keep my soul,
and deliver me:
let me not be ashamed;
for I put my trust in thee.