Sunday School Lesson for Grades 3-6
Christmas: Lesson 4
A Star, A Search, and a Celebration     

A Star, A Search, and a Celebration, by Lisa DeVinney

Lesson Plan

Coloring Page


 Memory Verse:
“I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.”  Romans 12:1

Key verses for this week: 
“Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem, Saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him.”  Matthew 2:1-2
“When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy.  And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense and myrrh.”  Matthew 2:10-11

Fill in the Blanks

  1.                                           from the east went to Jerusalem.
  2. God sent a special                    to invite the wise men to find Jesus.
  3. The wise men were looking for the new                 of the Jews.
  4. The wise men first looked for Jesus in the city of                                         .
  5. Herod’s advisors said that Christ was to be born in                                     .

True or False
1. Herod told the wise men that he, too, wanted to worship Christ.
2. The wise men followed a guide provided by Herod, to find Jesus. 
3. The wise men brought gold, silver, and myrrh to Jesus. 
4. The wise men fell down and worshipped Jesus. 
5. The wise men reported back to Herod about where they had found Jesus.
Devotional PoemHave You Any Room for Jesus

Have you any room for Jesus,
He who bore your load of sin?
As He knocks and asks admission,
Sinner, will you let Him in?

Room for Jesus, King of glory!
Hasten now, His word obey;
Swing the heart’s door widely open,
Bid Him enter while you may.

- author unknown