Lesson Plan- Temptation of Jesus (1st grade on up)
Temptation of Jesus
Objectives:The students will be able to
- retell the story The Temptation of Jesus
- explain why Jesus always answered the devil with scripture
- explain why we are tempted and how we can resist temptation
Prayer, Take Home Sheet, and vocabulary from last week’s lesson and also Objects Used as Mass cards: (show picture cards that we have done thus far)
Vocabulary Words: (Write words on the board and discuss with class)
tempted- trick or cause desire or craving to happen in somebody devil- a fallen angel, especially Satan, the chief of the bad angels Satan- another name for the devil worship- respect given for a holy being angel- messengers of God
Read story: “The Temptation of Jesus” and ask question from Take Home Sheet that will be sent home today.
Introduce activities: Who tried to tempt Jesus out in the desert?
kidsclubs4jesus.com- Mt. of Temptation lesson with puzzles, coloring sheet, Bible readings, questions, memory verses, key points, object lesson, drama, puppets, etc. (These files are set up and formatted so that they can be easily made into weekly booklets for your children's ministry, youth ministry, etc., with 4 sheets of legal paper and two staples).
calvarycurriculum.com- Jesus is Tempted lesson #175 with memory verses, circle the correct words, true or false, fill in the blanks, puzzles, and color sheets.
dltk-bible.com- Jesus Rap
A rap song about Jesus being tempted in the wilderness.
Introduce craft: We are tempted every day. How can we make to help remind ourselves to do the right thing?
Introduce today’s activity: Today we are learning how Jesus used the Bible to help him say “no” to the devil. Show the children your craft. Read the Scripture Memory Verse written in the pickle. Say: Just as we need bread we also need other nourishing types of foods such as meat and cheese. Jesus knows that the Bible is the best food for our souls. Just as it is important to eat food each day to stay healthy, it is also important to read the Bible every day to stay healthy in our souls. Today we will make hero sandwiches to remind us that true heroes are nourished by God’s word!
Hero Sandwich from Jesus Defeats Satan: Lesson 1 (page 5, & 16).
On pickle: Jesus answered, "It is written: Man does not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God." Matthew 4:4
Introduce game- How did Satan tempt Jesus? (Told him to turn stones into bread. He told him that he would give him the kingdoms of the world. He told him to jump off the roof of a temple and the angels would come and lift him up so that he wouldn't be hurt.)
Temptation Obstacle Course- The Encyclopedia of Bible Games for Children’s Ministry, page 73.
christiancrafters.com- Survivor Temptation Island
Through various fun games, activities, and group Bible discussions, participants will learn that temptation is from Satan and can lead to sin. Participants will also learn how to receive God's power to resist Satan's temptations. Event lasts approximately 3.5 hours. For grades 5 and up.
Introduce game: What are you tempted to do when you are not doing well during a game? Discuss. Let’s see if you can resist temptation while playing this fun game!
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More 365 Activities for Kids- do Jesus was Tempted by Satan spot the difference puzzle on August 18.
Satan Tries to Tempt Jesus- The pictures below tell the story of Jesus in the desert. But they are all mixed up. Number them in the order that they happened. (Big Puzzles for Little Hands: Jesus’ Life and Lessons by Carla Williams, page 23).
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