The Prayers of Jesus (Part 2): Content

Text: Luke 11:1 In our text, Jesus’ disciples asked Him to “teach [them] to pray.” In the context, Jesus went on to give them a model prayer – “the Lord’s Prayer.” However, there is another way that Jesus teaches about prayer – through His example. In this lesson, we will see what we can learn about […]

God’s Words to Adam

Text: Genesis 1-3 Adam was the first man, created by God. The first three chapters of Genesis record Adam’s beginning up until his fall. In these chapters, God made several statements directly to Adam. In this lesson, we will consider what God said to Adam and see what we can learn from these statements. God’s Charge […]

The Future of the Church

Text: 2 Timothy 2:2 This phrase is usually used to refer to children growing up in the church. But even if these children do grow up to be Christians, they will only make up part of the future of the church. This lesson will consider the future of the church and what we can do in […]

The Childhood of Jesus

Text: Luke 2:40 Many wonder what the childhood of Jesus was like. The Bible says little about it, though other writings claim to contain accounts of His childhood. His childhood was important because it was a necessary part of God’s scheme of redemption (Hebrews 2:14-15; 10:5). But it is also significant that the Bible says […]

Raising Children to be Christians

Text: 3 John 4 Parents strive to “bring [children] up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord” (Ephesians 6:4). The ultimate goal is to lead them to the Lord. Parents may hope that their children enjoy good health and prosperity in this life. But in the end, what matters most is that their “soul prospers” […]

Raising Children in a Wicked World

Text: Genesis 6:5-10 Is it possible to raise godly children in a wicked world? Yes! It has been done before and it can be done again. However, that does not mean it will be easy. Parents must be diligent and trust in God’s plan, no matter how wicked the world becomes. Wickedness in the World […]

Training Children

Text: Proverbs 22:6 The training of children is done in two ways – by instruction (teaching them what is right) and by discipline (punishing them for doing what is wrong). Parents are responsible for training their children and must take this work seriously. Failing to train children in the right way will bring shame upon […]