Bible Alive Lesson Aims

Lesson

Aims

Objectives

Content

Method

1

 

One hour duration

To explore the storyline of the Book of Genesis.

 

Overview the structure & literature of the Bible introduce the concepts & methods.

Creation, Eden, flood, nations.

Abraham, Ishmael, Isaac, Esau, Jacob, Joseph.

¨     PowerPoint

¨     Story telling

¨     Scale model of Noah’s Ark

¨     Role play

¨     Props

¨     Rhyme’n’Sign

¨     Supported by activity books

Terms – Pentateuch, Patriarchs.

2

 

One hour duration

To complete the first 5 books of Moses

Introduction to Judaism - nation, terms, customs & beliefs.

Slavery, Moses, plagues,
Passover, Red Sea,
Mt. Sinai, 10 Commandments.

Exploring laws & rules.
Tabernacle, Levites & Priests.

Spying & wandering.
Death of Moses.

¨     PowerPoint

¨     Video excerpts

¨     Story telling

¨     Music/dance/song

¨     Drama including costume

¨     Question & Answer

¨     Rhyme’n’Sign

Terms – Passover, Law, Tabernacle.

3

 

One hour duration

To explore the storyline in the books of Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1 Samuel, 2 Samuel, 1 Kings 1 Chronicles & 5 books of poetry.

Review the major people, places, events, geographical movements in chronological order.

Crossing the Jordan & possessing the land.

Military strategy.

Sampling the Judges.

Story of Ruth.

Samuel.

United Kingdom under
Saul, David & Solomon.

¨     PowerPoint

¨     Drama including costume

¨     Story telling

¨     Video excerpts

¨     Role play

¨     Rhyme’n’Sign

Terms – Judge, Cycles, Kingdom, Justice, Sin, Forgiveness, Proverbs.

4

 

One hour duration

To summarise the message & role of the 17 Prophets & examine the storyline in 2 Kings, 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Esther & Nehemiah.

The rise, fall and restoration of the Jewish nation spanning 500 years of history.

 

Review the material taught

 

Divided Kingdom.

Scattering of Israel by Assyrians.

Exile in Babylonia & returns of, Ezra & Nehemiah.

Story of Esther.

 

¨     PowerPoint

¨     Review

¨     Rap

¨     Flash cards

¨     Story telling

¨     Teamwork/ model build

¨     Rhyme’n’Sign

Terms – Exile, Prophets, Purim.

5

 

One hour duration

To introduce the life of Christ & explore the geography of the Gospels.

To explore the teachings of Christ.

Overview the structure & literature of the New Testament to discover the different gospel styles.

Introduction to different people Jesus met & His teachings.

Inter-testamental period.

Jesus birth.

Jesus childhood.

Jesus baptism by John.

Jesus temptation.

Nicodemus

Rejection of Jesus.

Introduce Disciples.

Jesus Teaching – Sermon on Mount, Parables.

¨     PowerPoint

¨     Turning room into a map

¨     Video excerpts

¨     Rhyme’n’Sign

¨     Drama including costume

¨     Question & answer

¨     Props

Terms – Incarnation, Repentance, Disciples/Apostles,.

6

 

One hour duration

To explore the storyline in the Gospels relating to the later stage of Jesus' life on earth.

Review the major people places, events & geographical movements in chronological order.

Jesus – His claims, Miracles & Power.

Raising of Lazarus.

Zacchaeus.

Triumphal entry,
Temple Cleansing.

Last supper, Gethsemane, Trials, Crucifixion & Resurrection.

¨     PowerPoint

¨     Video excerpts

¨     Drama including costume

¨     Artefacts

¨     Props

¨     Story telling

¨     Rhyme’n’Sign

Terms – Palm Sunday, Communion.

7

 

One hour duration

To extract the storyline from book of Acts and explore the missionary journeys & writings of Paul.

Explore the birth of the Church & transitional changes.

Complete the New Testament storyline.

 

Recall the whole Bible with Rhyme’n’Sign

Ascension of Christ.

Spirit at Pentecost.

Persecution of early Christians.

Philip, Paul, Peter.

Paul’s 3 missionary journeys.

Paul’s Trials & imprisonment.

Expansion of early Church.

Christ’s return & Heaven.

¨     PowerPoint

¨     Reviews

¨     Story telling

¨     Role play

¨     Plotting route on electronic map

¨     Selecting books from electronic bookshelf

¨     Rhyme’n’Sign

Terms – Ascension, Pentecost, Conversion, Persecution, Salvation