When you share this story with your kids, remind them that...

"Jesus came to earth to do God’s plan, and even as a boy, Jesus knew that. Jesus got ready to do what God sent Him to do. God sent Jesus into the world to die on the cross and rescue people from sin."

Family Discussion Questions & Scripture Reading

Ask the following questions and discuss: 

1. Why did Jesus’ family travel to Jerusalem? (for a special celebration called Passover)

2. How old was Jesus in today’s story? (12 years old)

3. What did Mary and Joseph realize after they were on their way home to Nazareth? (Jesus was not with them; they couldn’t find Jesus.)

4. Where did Mary and Joseph find Jesus? (the temple)

5. Why did Jesus stay at the temple? (to listen to the teachers and ask questions, to be in His Father’s house)

6. Is Jesus God or a human? (Jesus is both fully God and fully human.)


MY FAMILY DID THIS TOGETHER!

Unit 19 Lesson 5: Jesus as a Child

PRESCHOOL LESSON FLOW

MY FAMILY DID THIS TOGETHER!