Handout Grades 3-6 Sunday School Lesson
David: Facing the Danger
Lesson 1: A Good Shepherd

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Memory Verse:

“for the Lord seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the Lord looketh on the heart.” 1 Samuel 16:7b

Key verses for this week: 

He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God.”  Micah 6:8
All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and the Lord hath laid on him the iniquity of us all.”  Isaiah 53:6
I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep.”  John 10:11

Fill in the Blanks

  1. God told Samuel to go to Bethlehem to anoint one of                      sons as king.
  2.                      was out with the sheep when Samuel arrived in Bethlehem.
  3. Samuel anointed David as the next                      of Israel.
  4. Jesse sent David to check on his                                 at the battle front.
  5. A giant named                             challenged the army of Israel to fight him.


  True or False
1.  Jesse guessed right away that David was the son Samuel was looking for.
2. When David was a shepherd, God had helped him kill a bear and a lion. 
3. David assumed that God would help him if he fought against Goliath. 
4. A good shepherd stays with his sheep as long as everything is going well.
5. Jesus called Himself “the good shepherd.”