Lesson Unit: The Church Taught About Jesus

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The Church Taught About Jesus (Four Lessons)

While the enemies of Christianity wanted to see the followers of Jesus retreat and fade away—and while some of them did everything they could to force Christians to stop talking about Jesus, or at least to talk about Him only between themselves—God’s people grew both geographically and in number. The Church Taught About Jesus unit is about the early church’s continued expansion. Despite persecution, and in some cases probably because of believers’ response to the fierce opposition that the church faced, people came to know Jesus and joined His followers in introducing Him to others. The church grew because it continued to teach people about Jesus. Lessons in this unit are listed below. Just click on each lesson title to access the individual lessons. A printable PDF of the Unit Overview Page is accessible here.

Unit Bible Lessons

Paul and His Friends Taught About Jesus

This Bible lesson for preschoolers introduces young children to Aquila and Priscilla, who became Paul’s partners in business and ministry in Corinth on Paul’s second missionary journey.

Paul Was Shipwrecked

On his way to Rome, Paul was shipwrecked, but God was taking care of His representative. He would use Him to present Christ not only in Rome, but also in the ship along the way. This Bible study for preschoolers uses this adventure to help young Bible students see that God always keeps His promises.

Paul’s Letter to Timothy

This Bible lesson about Paul’s relationship with Timothy and the letters the apostle wrote to him introduces preschoolers to an important friendship in the New Testament.

Peter Wrote Letters

This Bible lesson for preschoolers highlights and examines the two letters in the New Testament written by the apostle Peter, a close disciple of Jesus and a leader in the early church.