Bible Verse Readings and Lesson Discussion Questions:
1. By what resources can we know what is right and wrong for us to do ?
Read 2 Timothy 3:16 to the children after they have mentioned their answers.
All scripture is given by inspiration of God,
and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof,
for correction, for instruction in righteousness:
2. Even though the commandments were written long ago are they to be
obeyed today ?
Read the following verse to the children :
By this we know that we love the children of God,
when we love God, and keep his commandments. 1 John 5:2
3. How many commandments do you remember ? Allow
the children to take turns answering out loud.
Read the following to the children where Jesus proclaimed:
30 And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first commandment.31 And the second is like, namely this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. There is none other commandment greater than these. MARK 12
4. How can God's children learn of His Ways ? Take turns answering .
Some answers can be from The Bible , from a Christian friend or neighbor ,
from prayer to our Lord God from guidance of the Holy Spirit.
Then read the following :
Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come. John 16:13
5.What can you do this week to be closer to God ? Take turns naming
ways in which one can improve their relationship with God.
Examples can be more time in prayer , helping others , studying the Bible.
6. What do you think places distance between ourselves and God ?
Let the children answer .
7. Is everyone close to God ? Hear what the children will say
and then read the following :
28 The heart of the righteous studieth to answer:
but the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things.
29 The Lord is far from the wicked:
but he heareth the prayer of the righteous.
8. Do you trust God and His Word ?
Read the Following :
5 Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.
6 In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.
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Close in Prayer.