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Lesson 1

Romans & John

WhaT

is a Christian?

Explain in your own words what each coloured bead stands for. Draw a line to match each bead with the correct verse. Black

Red

White

Blue

Green

Yellow

Romans 3:23 All of us have sinned and fallen short of God’s glory. Romans 3:24 But God treats us much better than we deserve, and because of Christ Jesus, he freely accepts us and sets us free from our sins. Romans 5:5 God has given us the Holy Spirit, who fills our hearts with his love. Romans 3:25 God sent Christ to be our sacrifice. Christ offered his life’s blood, so that by faith in him we could come to God. Romans 5:2 Christ has also introduced us to God’s undeserved kindness on which we take our stand. So we are happy, as we look forward to sharing in the glory of God. 2 Peter 3:18 Let the wonderful kindness and the understanding that come from our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ help you to keep on growing. Praise Jesus now and for ever! Amen.


Romans & John L e s s o n 1

Express your own thoughts about the gospel message. You could write to God, ask a question, give your opinion or write a prayer.

�K  ey verse

Unjumble the letters in the brackets to complete the key verse.

Hi, I’m Tim, this is Kylie, remember us?

God loved the (leepop) (rdlwo) (veag)

so much that he his only (onS)

(neryeveo) (ihtfa)

, so that

who has in him will have

(neltrea) really (ied)

of this

life and never .

John 3:16 (CEV) 1


Lesson 2

Luke 1 – 6, Mark 5

Jesus

what was he really like? Fill in the missing words in this list of the events of Jesus’ life. Use the Bible references to help you. Luke 1:26–37 Mary receives a surprising visit from who tells her that Luke 2:8–20 Some shepherds receive a surprising visit from who tell them that Luke 2:25–35 Simeon receives a surprising visit from and he tells them that

Luke 3:21–22 John the Baptist gets a surprise when he baptises Jesus, because he

hears

‘Jesus loves and cares for everyone, no matter who they are.’

saying

Luke 5:1–11 Some fishermen get a surprise when Mark 5: 22–24, 35–43 Jairus gets a surprise when Luke 5:27–28 Matthew gets a surprise when

Is this true? What are the reasons for your opinion? Use the lines below

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� Key verse

This very day in King David’s hometown a Saviour was born for you. He is Christ the Lord. Luke 2:11(CEV)


Luke 6 – 20 L e s s o n 3

Jesus

just an ordinary man?

What do we learn about Jesus’ power in the following miracles: Calming the storm

Feeding five thousand

Healing the blind man

What do we learn about Jesus’ character in his relationships with these people: The sinful woman

The children

The business people in the Temple

Why do you think so many people followed Jesus and wanted to be one of his friends?

� Key verse

The Son of Man came to look for and to save people who are lost. Luke 19:10 (CEV)

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timeline

Luke’s gospel

The Life of

Christ

CHILDHOOD Birth of Jesus Luke 2:1–7 Visit by shepherds Luke 2:8–20 Visit to temple as a boy Luke 2:41–52

10

5

B.C.

A.D.

5

10

15

20

25

30

Jesus baptised Luke 3:21–22

35

A sinful woman anoints Jesus Luke 7:36–50 Jesus tells parables about the kingdom Luke 8:4–18

Four fishermen become Jesus’ followers Luke 5:1–11

YEAR OF INAUGURATION

YEAR OF POPULARITY

A.D. 27 AUTUMN

WINTER

Jesus calms the storm Luke 8:22–25

28 SPRING

SUMMER

AUTUMN

WINTER

29 SPRING

Matthew decides to follow Jesus Luke 5:27–32

AUTUMN

WINTER

Jairus’ daughter is brought back to life by Jesus Luke 8:40–56

Jesus chooses the 12 disciples Luke 6:12–16 Jesus preaches the ‘Sermon on the Mount’ Luke 6:20–49

4

SUMMER

Jesus feeds 5,000 people Luke 9:10–17


Luke’s gospel t i m e l i n e

THE LAST WEEK The Triumphal entry Luke 19:29–44 Jesus cleanses the temple Luke 19:45–48 The Last Supper Luke 22:7–20 Jesus’ arrest and trial Luke 22:47–23:25

Jesus blesses the little children Luke 18:15–17

Jesus’ crucifixion and death Luke 23:26–49

Jesus again tells about his death and resurrection Luke 18:31–34

The burial of Jesus Luke 23:50–56

Jesus heals blind Bartimaeus Luke 18:35–43 Jesus talks to Zacchaeus Luke 19:1–10

YEAR OF OPPOSITION 30 SPRING

SUMMER

AUTUMN

WINTER

A.D. SPRING

SUMMER

AUTUMN

31 WINTER

SPRING

SUMMER

AFTER THE RESURRECTION The empty tomb Luke 24:1–12 Jesus appears to 10 disciples Luke 24:36–53

(All dates are approximate. Dotted lines leading to timeline are meant to define sequence of events only). Reference: TNIV Study Bible, Zondervan, 2006

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Big Questions 2 Sample  

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