Outline for Session #1: The First Three Commandments

Lesson

Bible Story

Topic

Theme

Lesson 1 God Gives the Law
Exodus 19, 20 Reading
Commandments 1-10 You must love both God and your neighbor wholeheartedly by not doing anything against God's commandments, but by gladly doing what they require.
Lesson 2 The Golden Calf
Exodus 32 Reading
Commandment 1 You must love and trust God your heavenly Father more than anything else.
Lesson 3 Elijah and the prophets of Baal
1 Kings 18 Reading
Commandment 1 You must trust God's promises even when no one else will.
Lesson 4 Noah's Ark
Genesis 6-7 Reading
Commandment 1 You must do and believe things that other people might not want to believe or accept.
Lesson 5 Annunciation of our Lord
Luke 1 Reading
Commandment 1 You must trust in God our Father even when things seem impossible or scary or hard to understand.
Lesson 6 David and Goliath
1 Samuel 17 Reading
Commandment 2 You must never make bad use of God's name.
Lesson 7 Daniel and the Lions
Daniel 6 Reading
Commandment 2 You must pray to God even when it seems uncomfortable, embarrassing, or dangerous.
Lesson 8 Peter's Denial of Christ
Luke 22 Reading
Commandment 2 You must never speak or act as though Jesus is not your God.
Lesson 9 Peter Walks on Water
Matthew 14 Reading
Commandment 2 You must pray without doubt, knowing that God will hear and care for you.
Lesson 10 Stoning of Stephen
Acts 6-7 Reading
Commandment 3 You must not hate or resent listening to God's Word.
Lesson 11 Jesus Visits Mary and Martha
Luke 10 Reading
Commandment 3 You must not allow other activities to keep you away from regular worship, but willingly attend as often as you are able.
Lesson 12 Simeon in the Temple
Luke 2 Reading
Commandment 3 You must faithfully remember and cling to God's promises until He returns.
Lesson 13 Let the Children Come to Me
Luke 18 Reading
Commandment 3 You must believe Christian worship is required of everyone, including you.

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