Jonah: Review

LESSON SUMMARY   Briefly go through the story of Jonah via pop quiz or pictures. Summarise the main Christ-focus lesson from each chapter: Jonah didn’t want to go to a wicked city; Jesus came willingly to save wicked people. Jonah offered his life to pay for his disobedience and save the lives of all the…

Jonah: God’s Heart

LESSON SUMMARY   Jonah wanted Justice. God gave grace. Jonah was angry that the wicked Ninevites didn’t get the punishment they deserved. Jonah forgot that God also gave him grace — he was disobedient to God. ALL of us have sinned; all of us deserved punishment. But God, in His grace, did not give us…

Jonah: God’s Mercy

LESSON SUMMARY   When Jonah announced God’s judgment on the city of Nineveh, the king and the people all called out to God, begging for forgiveness and promising to change their wicked ways. The king said, “Maybe God will have mercy on us. Maybe he will forgive us, and not destroy our city like we…

Jonah Prayed (Jonah 1:17-2:10)

LESSON SUMMARY   Jonah was in the fish’s belly for 3 days, just as Jesus was in the tomb. Jesus died and rose from the dead after 3 days. Jesus said in Matthew 12:40, “For as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of a huge fish, so the Son of Man…

Jonah: God chased him (Jonah 1:4-16)

LESSON SUMMARY   God knows where we are! Just like Jonah could not hide from God, we cannot hide from God. He knows us inside out. His eye is on the smallest sparrow, and His eye is on us. He loves us and will pursue us even when we choose to go our own way.

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Jonah: Running from God (Jonah 1:1-3)

LESSON SUMMARY   Today we’re going to start looking at the Book of Jonah. The Book of Jonah reads like a fairytale. But it is a true Biblical record. It is named after the prophet Jonah. And as we go through the book over the next few weeks, we’ll see a beautiful story about God’s…

Christmas: Simeon and Anna meet Jesus (Luke 2:22-40)

1. STORY: Simeon and Anna meet Jesus (Luke 2:22-40) We’ve learnt of how prophet Isaiah foretold the birth of Jesus, and how shepherds and wise men came to worship Him. Shepherds and Wise Men aren’t the only ones who got to meet the baby Jesus and experience the love and power of God face-to-face. There…