Lower Elementary Sunday Apr 1: You Should Have Seen It! (Gethsemane)

Key Point:God loved the world and sent His Son Jesus to die on the cross for our sins.

Lesson Summary: 

Know What: Children will hear the story of Jesus’ prayer in the Garden of Gethsemane, and His betrayal, arrest, and crucifixion.

So What:  Children will learn that Jesus died for everyone so we could have eternal life.

Now What: Children will play a game where they will answer questions and reflect on what they learned about Jesus’ last days.

Bible Text:

Mark 14:12-72
Mark 15:1-47 

Verse to Memorize (optional)

“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son,[a] that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” John 3:16

This verse reminds us Jesus went through all the pain and suffering He did because He loves us so much and wants to be Forever Friends with us. 

Discussion Questions: 

1. What was the most loving thing Jesus did?

2. Why did He do it? Use this as an opportunity to discuss the gospel with your child.

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