Sunday Morning 9/26: Unit 36, Session 4: Jesus Will Return

While he was a prisoner on the island of Patmos, the apostle John had an amazing vision of heaven. Jesus told John to write down everything he saw. John saw things that will happen when Jesus comes back to earth. In the final chapters of the Book of Revelation, John described a vision of theContinue reading “Sunday Morning 9/26: Unit 36, Session 4: Jesus Will Return”

Sunday Morning 9/19: Unit 36, Session 3: Before the Throne

John was on the island of Patmos when he had a vision. Jesus appeared to John and showed him what will happen before the end of time. John wrote about what he saw in the Book of Revelation. John saw a vision of the future. John saw a throne in heaven and the Lord wasContinue reading “Sunday Morning 9/19: Unit 36, Session 3: Before the Throne”

Sunday Morning 9/12: Unit 36, Session 2: Letters to Seven Churches

The Book of Revelation opens with John’s description of a vision. In the vision, Jesus gave John messages for seven local churches. Jesus told John to write these messages on a scroll and send them to the churches. In most cases, Jesus commended the church for their good work, warned them about the areas inContinue reading “Sunday Morning 9/12: Unit 36, Session 2: Letters to Seven Churches”

Sunday Morning 9/5: Unit 36, Session 1: John’s Vision of Jesus

The apostle John wrote the Book of Revelation from the island of Patmos. Patmos was a small Greek island where the Roman emperor often exiled prisoners. John was likely sent to Patmos as a prisoner, arrested for preaching the gospel. With this session, introduce your kids to the Book of Revelation—the last book of theContinue reading “Sunday Morning 9/5: Unit 36, Session 1: John’s Vision of Jesus”

Sunday Morning 8/29: Unit 35, Session 5: Defending the Faith

Jude, along with James, was a younger half-brother of Jesus. And like James, it wasn’t until Jesus rose from the dead that Jude believed Jesus was the Son of God. Sometime between AD 65 and AD 80, Jude wrote a short letter to warn believers about false teachers. False teachers had secretly made their wayContinue reading “Sunday Morning 8/29: Unit 35, Session 5: Defending the Faith”

Sunday Morning 8/22: Unit 35, Session 4: Children of God

The apostle John had been one of Jesus’ closest friends. Along with Peter and James, John was part of the innermost core of Jesus’ disciples. John even referred to himself in his Gospel as “the one whom Jesus loved.” John left Jerusalem and went to Ephesus around A.D. 70. He stayed there as a churchContinue reading “Sunday Morning 8/22: Unit 35, Session 4: Children of God”

Sunday Morning 8/15: Unit 35, Session 3: Brother’s in Christ

Paul was a prisoner under house arrest in Rome when a man named Onesimus (oh NESS ih muhs) came to visit him. Onesimus was a slave who had run away from a wealthy man named Philemon. As it turned out, Paul was a friend of Philemon. So when Paul told Onesimus the good news aboutContinue reading “Sunday Morning 8/15: Unit 35, Session 3: Brother’s in Christ”

Sunday Morning 8/8: Unit 35, Session 2: Paul’s Shipwreck

Paul was in Roman custody because of unfounded accusations brought against him by the Jews. Paul had stood before rulers in Caesarea and invoked his right as a Roman citizen to appeal to Caesar. So Festus the governor arranged for Paul to go to Rome. Paul got onto a ship going toward Rome. As ifContinue reading “Sunday Morning 8/8: Unit 35, Session 2: Paul’s Shipwreck”

Sunday Morning 8/1: Unit 35, Session 1: Paul Before Rulers

Paul was in custody in Caesarea, the capital of the Roman province of Judea. The Jewish leaders had brought serious charges against him, so Paul now stood before Felix, the governor. Felix listened to Paul’s defense but delayed a ruling. He met with Paul off and on for two years. When his time as governorContinue reading “Sunday Morning 8/1: Unit 35, Session 1: Paul Before Rulers”

Sunday Morning 7/25: Unit 34, Session 4: Running the Race

While Paul sat in a Roman prison from AD 60 to 62, he wrote letters to churches he had started or visited on his missionary journeys. Despite his circumstances, Paul’s letter to the church at Philippi is filled with joy. Philippians reveals Paul’s heart as a devoted follower of Christ. It is full of practicalContinue reading “Sunday Morning 7/25: Unit 34, Session 4: Running the Race”