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Omi Jara - Igba #12

This week’s destination: JESUS IS IN HEAVEN... offering us the FREE gift of eternal life

MATERIALS: Print Bible Verse Visual Aid. Crayons. Jesus outfit, (white and blue wraps) Print visual aids, Nutshell slips cut up into strips, Peanuts (ensure there is no allergies) Rubber bands. Small gifts for the children. A decorated box.

AS KIDS ARRIVE PRIOR TO THE LESSON:

Welcome, as the children arrive get them to colour the colouring pages and visual aids that will be used during the session.

DOWNLOAD Yoruba Visual Aids

Optional: DOWNLOAD Session #12 Teaching

Optional: DOWNLOAD English Visual Aids

1. WELCOME GAME: (10 minutes)

Wrap a rubber band around each peanut and hide the peanuts for the Gospel in a Nutshell all around the room and get the children to find them, carefully crack open the nut shell, they can eat the peanuts and keep the shells with the rubber bands around them to be used later in the lesson.

2. TEAM GAMES: (10 minutes)

The children will be in teams and will play a racing relay to see how quickly each team can run their gift to the box on the other side of the room. The first team to run all their gifts first is the winner. The teacher can have many gifts of all sizes to hand out to the children for the relay - one gift for each child.
3. ACTIVE PRAISE CHORUS:

Numerous Music videos have been downloaded to assist you with the children's Praise and Worship

Optional: DOWNLOAD English Music videos



 
 

4. INTIMATE WORSHIP: (5 minutes)

5. TEACHING:

a. Review:

Last session we learnt that Jesus ascending into Heaven and the wonderful promise of the Holy Spirit that is ours from God.

Optional: DOWNLOAD 'Bible for Children' English Review track

b. Sword Play
Ready…Swords up…Ephesians 2:8 … CHARGE

Split the children into four groups and have them shout their lines, then whisper them, then hop on one foot and recite them, jump up and down etc

DOWNLOAD Yoruba Bible Verse Visual Aid

Optional: DOWNLOAD English Bible Verse Visual Aid

Optional: DOWNLOAD English Bible Verse Take Home

First group "For it is by grace you have been saved"

Second group " through faith-and this not from yourselves,"

Third group " it is the gift of God- not by works"

Fourth group " so that no one can boast."

Everyone shouts " Ephesians 2:8"

c. Teach the Lesson

We will now teach you how you can share your faith with friends, this is the final session for 'Grow and Go', you have Grown now this will help you Go!

DOWNLOAD Kids Evangelism English Visual Aids

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DOWNLOAD Yoruba Gospel in a Nutshell

DOWNLOAD Yoruba Share your faith

Optional: DOWNLOAD English Gospel in a Nutshell

Optional: DOWNLOAD Englsih Share your faith

TEACHING:

When you start to share about your 'New Life in Jesus' you need to start by talking about Heaven

1•  Heaven is a free gift.

(Use First finger colouring visual aid)

DOWNLOAD Yoruba HEAVEN Visual Aid

1•  Heaven is a free gift.

Optional: DOWNLOAD English HEAVEN Visual Aid

DRAMA: A free gift

First boy . I have a gift I want to give to you, but you have to work for it, first you must hop on one foot. now the other foot. great you have worked for your gift. (Open the box and give him a small gift )

Second girl. I have a gift I want to give to you because you look so nice, your hear is beautiful, your dress is lovely, you deserve this gift. (Open the box and give her a small gift )

Third child. I have a gift I want to give to you, you don't have to work for it and there is nothing you can do to deserve it, I just want to give you this gift because I love you with the love of the Lord.

(Open the box and give her a small gift and the banner rolled up in the box that says 'HEAVEN')

DOWNLOAD HEAVEN Yoruba banner

(Get the children to colour this prior to the class, stick it together, roll it up and put it in the 'gift box')

Optional: DOWNLOAD HEAVEN English banner

Heaven is a free gift .

•  Was the first gift a free gift? NO he had to work for it.

•  Was the second gift a free gift? NO she had to deserve it.

•  Was the third gift a free gift? YES she did nothing to earn it or deserve it that is how it is with the gift of eternal life in Heaven it is not something you work for or deserve. Its a FREE gift.

"For the wages of sin is death; but the GIFT of God is eternal life, through Jesus Christ our Lord " Romans 6:23

ENGLISH SALVATION VIDEOS:

Optional: DOWNLOAD Kids EE 'Farley' English Gospel Presentation

Optional: DOWNLOAD All other English Salvation videos

ENGLISH SALVATION VIDEOS:

Optional: DOWNLOAD Animated English Gospel Pathway

CRAFT TIME: Print the 'Bridge Track' (Use visual aid) Give each child a small Bridge Track and a small Cross. Filling in the Romans 6:23 Bible verse and gluing the cross to bridge the gap between man and God.

DOWNLOAD Yoruba Bridge Track

Optional: DOWNLOAD English Bridge Track Visual Aid for the children that speak English

 

Print the small children's 'Bridge Track' Give each child a small Bridge Track and a small Cross. Filling in the Romans 6:23 Bible verse.

DOWNLOAD Blank Yoruba Bridges Tracks for craft session.

Optional: DOWNLOAD Blank English Bridges Tracks for craft session.

Print the small crosses, cut them out and get the children to stick them as a bridge to connect Man and GOD.

DOWNLOAD Bridge Track Crosses.

Recite the MEMORY BIBLE VERSE: Ephesians 2:8 (Use the Visual Aid to assist the teaching)

SO WHAT STOPS US FROM GETTING THIS GIFT?

2•  SIN

We all sin and we cannot save ourselves.

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2•  SIN

What is sin? Sin is anything we think , say , do or don't do that displeases God.

Optional: DOWNLOAD SIN English Visual Aid

FUN ACTIVITY: LONG JUMP TO HEAVEN Have one child dressed up like Jesus ( white wrap and blue sash across his chest ) standing at the far end of the room, draw a line on the floor far enough away from him that there is NO way the children can jump and reach him.

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YORUBA MEMORY VERSE:

Have the children take turns trying to long jump to Jesus. They all fail because:

(Read Romu 3:23)

DOWNLOAD Yoruba Bible Verse Visual Aid

ENGLISH MEMORY VERSE:

'All have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God' Romans 3:23

Optional: DOWNLOAD English Bible Verse Visual Aid

We all sin, and we cannot save ourselves.

There must be a different way -

3•  GOD'S WAY

On one hand, God loves us and doesn't not want to punish us; but on the other hand, God is just and must punish sin.

( Use Third finger visual aid)

DOWNLOAD GOD Yoruba Visual Aid.

ìfẹ́ ni Ọlọ́run 1 Johanu 4:8b

Síbẹ̀ kì í fi àwọn ẹlẹ́bi sílẹ̀ láìjìyà; Eksodu 34:7b

3•  GOD'S WAY

Optional: DOWNLOAD GOD English Visual Aid.

God is love 1 John 4:8b

He will by no means clear the guilty Exodus 34:7b

DO YOU SEE THE PROBLEM?

4•  God solved this problem by sending His son JESUS

(Use Fourth finger visual aid)

DOWNLOAD JESUS Yoruba Visual Aid

 

Optional: DOWNLOAD JESUS Visual Aid

GOSPEL IN A NUTSHELL DRAMA: (Use Visual Aids)

Jesus is God! (Jesus is standing on a chair that is covered with a gold cloth, dressed in His blue and white wrap, wearing a crown)

DOWNLOAD Yoruba JESUS Crown

Optional: DOWNLOAD English JESUS Crown

 

Jesus is God! (Jesus is standing on a chair that is covered with a gold cloth, dressed in His blue and white wrap, wearing a crown holding a sign that says 'GOD')

DOWNLOAD GOD Yoruba sign

 

Optional: DOWNLOAD GOD sign

He came from Heaven to earth. (Jesus steps down from the chair, removes His crown and has a sign that says 'MAN')

DOWNLOAD MAN Yoruba sign

He came from Heaven to earth. (Jesus steps down from the chair, removes His crown and has a sign that says 'MAN')

Optional: DOWNLOAD MAN English sign

He lived a perfect, POWERFUL life (Double thumbs up!)

He died on the cross .(Jesus holds both hands out and head sagging like He is on a cross)

And rose from the dead, (Jesus lifts His hands up and steps forward from the grave victoriously)

To pay the penalty for our sins and to purchase a place in Heaven for us . (Jesus lifts His hands up to Heaven praying)

Jesus is in Heaven now offering us the FREE GIFT of eternal us life (Jesus reaches under the golden chair and pulls out a gift that he holds out)

(Use Yoruba Bible Verse Visual Aid to teach the Memory Verse and give each child a small Memory Verse Track to take home)

DOWNLOAD Johanu 3:16 Yoruba Visual Aid.

The Bible says: "For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him will not perish, but have everlasting life"
John 3:16.

Optional: DOWNLOAD John 3:16 English Visual Aid.

HOW DO WE GET THIS GIFT?

5•  BY FAITH!

(Use Fifth finger visual aid)

DOWNLOAD FAITH Yoruba Visual Aid.

Optional: DOWNLOAD FAITH English Visual Aid.

Aposteli 16:31a

DOWNLOAD Yoruba Salvation Box Visual Aid.

Believe in the Lord Jesus and you will be saved. Acts 16:31a

(Print the Salvation Gift Box and get the children to practice)

Optional: DOWNLOAD English Salvation Box Visual Aid.

•  Who can demonstrate the five finger Gospel Presentation (Use Visual aids as a reminder )

•  Remember the three gift skit? Why was the third gift a free gift? (The child did nothing to earn it or deserve it that is how it is with the free gift of eternal life)

•  Who will come up and show us their 'Bridge Track' can you demonstrate how you can use this to share your faith?

DOWNLOAD Take Home Yoruba Bridge Track

Optional: DOWNLOAD Take Home English Bridge Track

Optional: DOWNLOAD English Bridge Track Craft

•  Did any of you manage to Long Jump to Jesus? NO Why? 'All have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God'

•  Give out the small 'Gospel in a Nutshell' slips with Peanuts (Ensure there is no allergies) Show the children how to use this great little tool that will help them share the Gospel with their friends. " Do you want to see what I have inside my peanut? Look Jesus is God,

DOWNLOAD Gospel in a Nutshell slips

He came from Heaven to earth, He lived a perfect life . etc etc."

•  Who can recite John 3:16?

•  How do we get this gift? ( By faith )

•  Can anyone show us how to use the Salvation Gift Box?

•  Print off the Cross and get the children to practice using this prop to share thier faith.

DOWNLOAD Yoruba Cross

•  Print off the English Cross and get the children to cut them out and stick them together, practice using this prop.

Optional: DOWNLOAD Front of the Cross

Optional: DOWNLOAD Back of the Cross

•  Print the 'Knock Knock Track' for them to take home, encourage them to use this to invite their friends to receive Jesus as their best friend.

DOWNLOAD Yoruba 'Knock Knock' Track

 

Optional: DOWNLOAD English 'Knock Knock' Track

CHILDREN EVANGELISM OUTREACH: DOWNLOAD

(You may want the children to repeat after you this prayer )

If you want to give your life to Jesus, please pray this prayer after me.

"Heavenly Father - thank you for giving me the gift of life - here on your beautiful earth, - thank you that you want to give me - the free gift of eternal life. - I know that I can never be good enough - to earn this free gift, - I can never deserve it - or work hard enough for it.

I know now - that sin stops me from getting this gift. - And I know we are all sinners,- separated from You.- I understand now - that there must be a different way - and there is Your way!- I know that you are loving - and you do not want to punish me - but I also know that You are just - and You must punish sin. - I am in big trouble - I have a big problem - but I thank You for solved that problem - by sending Your son Jesus.- Thank you that Jesus lived a perfect and powerful life. - Thank you Jesus - that you were prepared to die on the cross - to pay the penalty, - the price, for my sins. - Thank you - that You rose from the dead - on the third day - and you are in Heaven now - offering me the free gift of eternal life.

I want to turn from my naughty, bad ways. -All the things that I do, - or don't do, - think and say - that displease you, - I repent, - I am truly sorry, - I turn from my old ways now. - Please cleanse me - and forgiven me - of my sins - I want to follow you.- Please come into my life - and take control, - I receive this gift by Faith - with a thankful heart, - thank you for welcoming me - into the Family of God. - Amen"

YORUBA TAKE HOME BIBLE VERSES:

Print the Yoruba Take Home Bible Verse one for each child.

DOWNLOAD Yoruba Take Home Bible Verse

ENGLISH TAKE HOME BIBLE VERSES:

Print the Take Home Bible Verse one for each child. Make sure the children store them safely in the folder.

This being the last session give a small prize to the child that has saved all their Take Home tracks and Activities.

Optional: DOWNLOAD English Take Home Bible Verses

DOWNLOAD Yoruba Take Home Bible Verses

Optional: DOWNLOAD English Take Home Bible Verses

PRAYER: Heavenly Father we thank you for these wonderful children that have opened their hearts and their minds and given their life to Jesus. Thank you that you will fill them with the Holy Spirit to help them share their faith with their friends. Give them courage to be bold in sharing their faith. Keep them safe in this world until they receive their free gift of eternal life. Help them to quickly turn from anything that displeases you. Cover them in the blood of Jesus. Amen

NEXT SESSION: This is the end of this twelve part series I hope you have enjoyed these sessions. We will be starting a brand new Series next session, bring a friend.

BioSand Teaching:

REVIEW:

Download 'Protect your community ' Yoruba poster to assist with review discussion

Information sourced from CAWST.org

REVIEW:

Optional: Download 'Protect your community ' English poster to assist with review discussion

Information sourced from CAWST.org

Follow up with the user - Is your BioSand Filter working well?

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Optional: Download English BioSand Filter PowerPoint - ' Follow up Is your BioSand Filter working well?'

HANDOUT:

Download English Handout - Follow-Up Is your BioSand Filter working well?

Visit English Drop of Hope website - 'Follow Up Is your BioSand Filter working well?'

Follow-Up with the User - When to do visits (suggested):

•  1 week after installation

•  1 month after installation

•  3 to 6 months after installation

•  1 year after installation

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Optional: Download English BioSand Filter PowerPoint - ' Follow up'

Visit English Drop of Hope website - 'Follow Up'

HANDOUT:

Download English Handout #16 - Follow-Up with the User

Next week we will commence our Grow and Go - LIGHT Series

 

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