December - Journey To Bethlehem
The Journeys Of The First Christmas
“But the angel said to them, ‘Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord.’” Luke 2:10-11 (NIV)
December 4: An Angel Visits Joseph
Big Idea: We need to put our faith in God, even when it doesn’t seem to make sense.
Scripture: Matthew 1:18-25
Worship Songs: Joy To The World, Jingle Bells, See A Victory
Game Video: Christmas Closeups
Object Lesson: Car Keys
December 11: The Magi Visit JesusBig Idea: We need to remember the reason for Christmas.
Scripture: Matthew 2:1-12
Worship Songs: Silent Night, Joy To The World, See A Victory
Game Video: Don't Lose the Gift
Object Lesson: Christmas Present
December 18: The Shepherds Visit JesusBig Idea: Jesus came for everybody.
Scripture: Luke 2:1-20
Worship Songs: Jingle Bells, See A Victory, Silent Night
Game Video: Opening Presents
Object Lesson: Big Red Bow
December 25: Jesus Is Presented at the TempleBig Idea: Jesus is the greatest Christmas present you can receive.
Scripture: Luke 2:22-38
Worship Songs: Joy To The World, Silent Night, Jingle Bells
Game Video: Christmas Cookies
Object Lesson: Bunny Slippers