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The Places of Christmas is a 4-week series that explores locations that are important to the Christmas Story and what we can learn from them.
Attributes of God is a 5-Week Series that teaches students who God is by studying his attributes.
More about each series below.
What you get with each series:
- A total of 4 weeks of lessons (Word & PDF)
- Series artwork
- Complete PowerPoint slides
- Fun opening games
- Creative teachings
- Hands on small group activities
- Engaging discussion questions
The Places of Christmas Overview
The Christmas story happened in more than one location. Each location was a significant part of what God was doing. Throughout this series, preteens are encouraged to make a place in their heart where God can do His work, just like He did in each place they explore each week.
Week 1: Back to Nazareth
Bottom Line: We can make a place for mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience to be our response this Christmas.
Bible: Luke 1:26-37; Luke 1:38; Matthew 1:19-24; Colossians 3:12
Week 2: Bethlehem
Bottom Line: Let this season be a place where we each discover more of God’s purpose for our lives.
Bible: Isaiah 7:14; 9:6-7; Micah 5:2; Luke 2:1-12; Psalm 32:8
Week 3: Egypt
Bottom Line: Today we each have a chance to be rescued from darkness. God has provided a way through His Son Jesus.
Bible: Matthew 2:1-18; Isaiah 9:1-2; John 8:12; (Romans 10:9; Revelation 21:4)
Week 4: Nazareth
Bottom Line: Christmas is a place where we can make a decision to grow and mature in our relationship with God and with others.
Bible: Matthew 2:19-23; Luke 2:39-52; (Matthew 1:18-24; Luke 2:1-20; Matthew 2:1-15; Luke 2:39-40)
Attributes of God Overview
An attribute is a quality or characteristic that helps to describe a person or thing. In this series, we’re going to be digging deeper into who God is and what He is like—the attributes and character of God.
Knowing the character of God helps us to have confidence in Him as Lord and boldly live for Him.
Week 1: God’s Immutability: God is everlasting and unchanging
The Point: Our God is the same yesterday, today, and forever. He never changes.
Scripture: Malachi 3:6; James 1:17; 2 Timothy 1:9
Week 2: God’s Sovereignty: God is God and He does what He pleases
The Point: God is sovereign. He has supreme power, supreme authority and supreme control over everything
Scripture: Jeremiah 32:17, Psalm 115:3, Exodus 9:14-15
Week 3: God’s Holiness
The Point: Strive to be holy because God is holy
Scripture: Leviticus 11:45; Colossians 1:21-22, 1 Peter 1:13-16
Week 4: God’s Faithfulness
The Point: God is faithful to always do what He says He will do
Scripture: Deuteronomy 7:9; Exodus 16; Exodus 17; 1 John 1:9
Week 5: God’s Love
The Point: God’s Love covers us, cares for us, and changes us.
Scripture: Luke 15