Help your students to see the birth of Jesus from a different angle this Christmas season! This 3-week series looks at the Christmas story in light of the Messianic prophecies from the Old Testament and how Jesus has fulfilled them all. Along with this teaching package are tons of programming ideas to create a powerful and fun Advent experience leading up to Christmas that students will want to invite their friends to enjoy.
Week 1: We are grafted into God’s family through Jesus
Christmas Story: The birth of Jesus to Mary & Joseph: Matthew 1:18-24
Prophecy: The Messiah would be born from the line of David
Week 2: Jesus is the shepherd and the lamb that was slain.
Christmas Story: The shepherds visit Jesus: Luke 2:1-20
Prophecy: The Messiah would be a great shepherd and die for his people
Week 3: Jesus is the king and the gift
Christmas Story: The wise men visit Jesus: Matthew 2:1-11
Prophecy: Kings would bring gifts to the Messiah
This Resource Includes:
• 3 Teaching Scripts
• 3 Small Group Guides
• 3 PowerPoint Presentations
• A Parent Email and Discussion Guide
• Student Fill-In-The-Blank Pages
• Graphics (Title, Blank, jpg)
• An Overview Document that Includes:
- 3 Powerful Response Time Ideas
- Programming Ideas
- Worship and Special Music Ideas
- A Supply List With Links
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