Monthly Focus: Who can you follow? (I can follow Jesus.)
Bible Story: John the Baptist ● Matthew 3:3-4, 11, 13-15
Main Point: I can tell others Jesus is special.
Memory Verse: “‘Come and follow me,’ Jesus said.” Matthew 4:19, NIRV
This month we’ve GONE FISHIN’ to learn about Jesus and how He taught the disciples to be fishers of men. They learned to be fishers of men by following Jesus, and we can follow Jesus, too!
In this week’s lesson, John the Baptist tells people to get ready because Jesus is coming.
John spent his life telling others about Jesus. John loved talking about Jesus and the way Jesus wants people to live because John knew Jesus is special, and He is worth following!
March Memory Verse
This month our Bible verse tells us Jesus wants us to follow Him!
Children can recite the verse every week in February to earn a special memory verse card. When your child receives a memory verse card, celebrate with them on learning their verse and put the card on their Quest poster.
“‘Come (motion towards self with hand)
and follow me,’ (march in place)
Jesus said.” (cup hands around mouth)
Matthew 4:19, NIRV (open hands like a book)
Practice this verse together and encourage your child to recite it to their eGroup Leader this week in Quest.