Jesus' Miracle Word
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52. Jesus' Miracle Word

Zacchaeus Sees

Zacchaeus sees Jesus from a TreeThe adventure stories, the prophecies, the laws and even the genealogies in the Bible have something to tell us about God's love for us. Jesus' miracle word had great importance but Jesus added other examples to this. Jesus' word to Zacchaeus, who as a tax collector was no doubt despised by the crowd, did not astonish them. Instead, all the people who saw it started grumbling as recorded in Luke 19.7, "This man has gone as a guest to the home of a sinner!" Jesus showed that he truly cared even for a sinner like Zacchaeus by going to stay at his house and eating with him. This confrontation changed Zacchaeus' attitude and life.

Happy Birthday Relationship

Happy Birthday CardA Happy Birthday relationship is developed when we celebrate a child's birthday. Children are really like unfurled flags to us! Victor Jones highlighted a significant truth about relationships being reinforced by actions when he said, "Until he acts your character is like an unfurled flag. We don't know his colors." Actions and reactions reinforce words and are the building blocks of relationships. Thus, the Sunday school teacher needs to show as well as tell each child that he or she is cared for. The teacher can do this in many ways but an important and easy way is to send a Birthday card to wish each child happy birthday! Teacher-child relationships might even mean taking an interest in your children's families or hobbies, including what they like to read or video games they like to play. It may extend to visiting the home, getting to know the family. In this way, meaningful relationships will be built up.

Sunday School Lesson
Video 14

The Sunday school lesson video is intended to help prepare resources for the teacher of the Sunday school class to teach his or her group of children. The Sunday school lesson video will help prepare the Sunday school teacher. This is the fourth session in the program, "Kingdom Kids." We are going to look together at lesson preparation. There are seven steps that I would encourage you to take. These are prayer, reading of the curriculum, examining the relevant Bible passages, evaluating the form, deciding on the content, and running through the Sunday school lesson. We need to devote enough time for lesson preparation as this can make all the difference with the children. As you read through the material you will discover what is in it and also what kind of resources we might need bearing in mind the theme chosen for that day. Evaluate the form of the lesson each time. Try to have a really exciting beginning and something to grab the children's attention. Set the theme and bring in content that will clarify and expand it. Build up to a high point in the lesson and then at the end allow it to ebb away, so the children are not hyper when they finish the lesson. This video is 3 minutes and 39 seconds long. Video 15 of this series on effective Sunday school page 168 can be found below.

Church School Content
Video 15

This church school content video seeks to help the teacher select the most appropriate content and materials for each class. The church school content video will assist the teacher in picking out the very best, most interesting and appropriate materials for each class. This video is 1 minute and 42 seconds long. Video 16 of this series on effective Sunday schools page 169 can be found below.

Sunday School Character
Video 16

This Sunday school character video lesson highlights the qualities of a really good Sunday school presentation for the children. What qualities do we look for in a good Sunday school lesson? This Sunday school lesson character video highlights the good, the bad and the indifferent. This video is 3 minutes and 46 seconds long. A complete overview of all of the Tellout Online training videos can be viewed on YouTube. Video 17 of this series on effective Sunday schools page 172 can be found in Video 17.

"Jesus' Miracle Word"
by Ron Meacock © 1982-2019

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