How often do you study the Bible to see what it says for yourself? I gave it all up in 2014. Bible Story: Paul visits Thessalonica, Berea and Athens Scripture: Target Age Group: Age 9 — 11 U. After setting off from the port of Seleucia on a ship Barnabas and Saul sailed to the island of Cyprus to teach people. They believed in living life and fulfilling every pleasure that they had. A man came to him in a vision. You are more than welcome to use the information during your study with the children. Paul taught a great message to the Jews about God's plan of redemption starting with Abraham.
Amazingly, a priest of the nearby temple to Zeus even provided worshippers with bulls and wreaths so he and everyone else could use them to make sacrifices. What language would we have to know if we went there? Give Bibles to students who need one. If the students do not know the answer, do a Bible drill. In the vision a man from stands before Paul begging him to come to and help. Help them find their way through the maze.
A young man named Timothy joined Paul as he travelled overland re-visiting churches and attempting to enter new areas to teach people about Jesus. Have a student find Seleucia on the map. After the lesson have students write the responses the people had to the Good News in each location. The moment he believes Jesus is his Savior the Holy Spirit comes and lives within his heart. Explore these maps with your children. Thanks for visiting and may your day be happy and blessed! Everything God does is so men will seek Him and reach out to Him because He is not far from anyone. With some work, it can be simplified for preschool and younger students.
The resulting mob stoned Paul and dragged him out of the city. One way people have tried to explain this is by using water. Sergius Paulus, the proconsul converted in , would have been a governor appointed by Rome to rule for one year. This lesson is based on the calling of Paul and Barnabas to take the message of the Gospel to others. Bar-Jesus was also a false prophet.
Filled with the Holy Spirit Paul had wisdom to recognize what Elymas was up to in trying to keep Sergius from believing in Jesus. We have God with us through the Person of the Holy Spirit. He wanted to plant churches so that people would learn the word of God, and gather together as Christians to worship and minister the word. After being stoned in Lystra, where did Paul go? They just go along with the rest of the people. Ask each child to mark their favorite place to visit, longest trip taken, etc. Paul was the first missionary every recorded as taking the Good News of Jesus to Europe.
The study of Paul is very important in the study of the Bible, let's pray: Dear Jesus, we thank you for the apostle Paul and Barnabas, two men who traveled hundreds of miles to share the good news about Jesus Christ in a world that had no idea. Learning Activity 3: Have students create a magnet with the memory verse on it. They believed that people should be very disciplined and self-controlled not indulging in pleasure. They were jealous that the people were listening to Paul and not to them. An entire crowd can be wrong.
The next chapters in the Book of Acts cover the spread of the Gospel throughout Macedonia, Greece and back in Asia Minor. They asked Paul to explain this new teaching about Jesus to them. The Christian movement had first begun in Jerusalem among the Jews so the church there was very concerned with the Jewish perspective. The Trip Back Home : After , instead of taking a shorter way home, Paul and Barnabas re-traced their steps and revisited , and on their way back to. The Proconsul was so amazed that he immediately knew that everything Saul was saying about Jesus was true. Map of Paul's First Missionary Journey for Little Kids The Geography of the Bible © Bible History Online. From this time onward Saul became known as Paul From Cyprus Paul and Barnabas continued on to Antioch of Pisidia.
Journey Showing 12 coloring pages related to - Journey. Background Study: Jewish Christians had originally crossed cultural and religious barriers when they travelled to Antioch with the purpose of sharing the Gospel with Gentiles who lived there. You dont have to pay cash to download the coloring pages. This is a continuation of the Journey through Acts. Why is this Good News? Perhaps this faithfulness was one of the reasons Paul decided to invest so much time in Timothy.
From the chapters we have studied, what are some responses you remember that people had as they heard the Good News? Around the year 48 A. But there were some people who did not follow the crowd. Later they set sail from Cyprus over to Asia Minor and journeyed on land for about 100 miles to Antioch of Pisidia which was along the major trade route from Ephesus. What are the different responses that people have when they hear the Good News? Use words from the word bank to write examples of how you show your love. When Paul traveled to a new place, if there was a synagogue, he always went there.
There were two groups of philosophers people who are considered intelligent. If you have been saved, how are you sharing the Good News with others? The same thing happened in the next place they went, Iconium. The Lord was working many miracles through the apostles, and churches were planted. There would be other missionary journeys in the future. They even went without food fasted for a certain amount of time so that they could concentrate on this important work of God. It was 30 miles from Philippi to Thessalonica. The Holy Spirit helped Paul know when to leave and when to stay.