Life of Christ : An Overview

Originally published in 2002. The Life of Christ curriculum is designed to teach Preschool through 5th grade children the fundamentals of Jesus' life. We include memory verses and suggestions for hands-on activities to help each child apply the lesson.

Who is God? (33K)
Sunday, January 06, 2002
Genesis 1 and John 1. Memory verse: 1 John 4:8.

Who is Jesus? (38K)
Sunday, January 13, 2002
Luke 2 and 24. Memory verse: 1 John 4:9.

Who is the Holy Spirit? (39K)
Sunday, January 20, 2002
John 13 and 16. Memory verse: Matthew 28:19-20.

Who can become a Christian? (38K)
Sunday, January 27, 2002
Luke 18:10-14. Memory verse: Matthew 28:19-20.

How can I become a Christian? (37K)
Sunday, February 03, 2002
John 3:1-21. Memory verse: John 3:16.

Why did Jesus have to die? (39K)
Sunday, February 10, 2002
Leviticus 4 and John 1:29. Memory verse: John 3:16.

What does it mean to be a Christian? (40K)
Sunday, February 17, 2002
Matthew 19:16-26. Memory verse: Acts 10:43.

Why should I become a Christian? (38K)
Sunday, February 24, 2002
Luke 7:36-50. Memory verse: Acts 10:43.

When and where do I become a Christian? (40K)
Sunday, March 03, 2002
Luke 23:32-43. Memory verse: John 10:28.

Will Jesus ever leave us? (36K)
Sunday, March 10, 2002
Luke 15:11-27. Memory verse: John 10:28.

Jesus rides on a donkey. (40K)
Sunday, March 17, 2002
Matthew 21:1-11. Memory verse: Luke 1:37.

Jesus eats and prays. (87K)
Sunday, March 24, 2002
Luke 22:14-20; John 13:1-17. Memory verse: Luke 1:37.

Jesus is alive! (40K)
Sunday, March 31, 2002
Luke 22:47-24:10. Memory verse: Matthew 28:5-6.

When is Jesus coming back? (35K)
Sunday, April 07, 2002
Acts 1:1-11; Matthew 24:36 and 42. Memory verse: Matthew 28:5-6.

Jesus is Baptized (37K)
Sunday, April 14, 2002
Matthew 3:13-17. Memory verse: Acts 2:38a.

Philip and the Ethiopian. (39K)
Sunday, April 21, 2002
Acts 8:26-40. Memory verse: Acts 2:38a.

Jesus and Zacchaeus. (56K)
Sunday, April 28, 2002
Luke 19:1-10. Memory verse: Galatians 2:20.

Jesus talks about prayer. (54K)
Sunday, May 05, 2002
Matthew 6:5-8. Memory verse: Galatians 2:20.

Jesus prays. (35K)
Sunday, May 12, 2002
Matthew 26:36-46. Memory verse: Mathew 7:7

The Lord's Prayer. (28K)
Sunday, May 19, 2002
Luke 11:1-13. Memory verse: Mathew 7:7.

People search the Bible. (30K)
Sunday, May 26, 2002
Acts 17:10-12. Memory verse: 2 Timothy 3:16.

Jesus at twelve years old. (35K)
Sunday, June 02, 2002
Luke 2:41-52. Memory verse: 2 Timothy 3:16.

The two greatest commandments (31K)
Sunday, June 09, 2002
Mark 12:28-34. Memory verse: Psalms 119:105.

Jesus walks on water and calms the storm. (36K)
Sunday, June 16, 2002
Matthew 8 and 14. Memory verse: Psalms 119:105.

Jesus is tempted. (34K)
Sunday, June 23, 2002
Matthew 4:1-11. Memory verse: Psalms 119:11.

Jesus reads in church. (33K)
Sunday, June 30, 2002
Luke 4:14-22. Memory verse: Psalms 119:11.

Jesus and the Pharisees (34K)
Sunday, July 07, 2002
Matthew 15:1-11. Memory verse: Psalms 25:5.

Jesus visits the church. (34K)
Sunday, July 14, 2002
Matthew 21:12-12. Memory verse: Psalms 25:5.

What new Christians did. (33K)
Sunday, July 21, 2002
Acts 2:42-46. Memory verse: Proverbs 3:5.

Philip and Nathaniel (50K)
Sunday, July 28, 2002
John 1:43-51. Memory verse: Proverbs 3:5.

A woman meets Jesus by a well. (30K)
Sunday, August 04, 2002
John 4:1-42. Memory verse: Acts 4:20.

Jesus and a crazy man. (50K)
Sunday, August 11, 2002
Mark 5:1-20. Memory verse: Acts 4:20.

Peter tells a lie. (30K)
Sunday, August 18, 2002
Matthew 26:34; 69-75. Memory verse: 1 John 1:9.

The wise and foolish builders. (32K)
Sunday, August 25, 2002
Matthew 7:24-29. Memory verse: 1 John 1:9.

Lazarus is alive! (31K)
Sunday, September 01, 2002
John 11:1-45. Memory verse: John 11:25.

John dies. (45K)
Sunday, September 08, 2002
Mark 6:17-29; Matthew 14:3-11. Memory verse. John 11:25.

Judas betrays. (46K)
Sunday, September 15, 2002
John 13:2-5, 21-30; 18:2-9. Memory verse: Romans 15:7.

Four friends help. (31K)
Sunday, September 22, 2002
Luke 15:17-26. Memory verse: Romans 15:7.

Jesus is on trial. (39K)
Sunday, September 29, 2002
Matthew 26:57-68. Memory verse: Zechariah 8:16.

Jesus and the Children. (32K)
Sunday, October 06, 2002
Matthew 19:13-15. Memory verse: Zechariah 8:16.

Mary, Jesus' mother and Joseph. (53K)
Sunday, October 13, 2002
Luke 1:26-35; Genesis 39:6-13. Memory verse: Psalms 119:9.

Matthew the tax collector. (38K)
Sunday, October 20, 2002
Matthew 9:9-10; 6:19-33. Memory verse: Psalms 119:9.

Jesus encourages friends. (36K)
Sunday, October 27, 2002
John 13:33-14:6. Memory verse: Matthew 5:16.

The kind man. (38K)
Sunday, November 03, 2002
Luke 10:25-37. Memory verse: Matthew 5:16.

A mom asks a favor. (32K)
Sunday, November 10, 2002
Matthew 20:20-28. Memory verse: Romans 12:16.

Jesus feeds 5,000. (37K)
Sunday, November 17, 2002
Matthew 14:13-21. Memory verse: Romans 12:16.

A man is alive. (30K)
Sunday, November 24, 2002
Luke 7:11-17. Memory verse: Psalms 119:37.

An angel visits Mary and Joseph. (45K)
Sunday, December 08, 2002
Luke 1:26-38; Matthew 1:18-24. Memory verse: Luke 1:38.

Mary and Joseph Travel. (36K)
Sunday, December 15, 2002
Luke 2:1-5. Memory verse: Luke 1:38.

Jesus is born! (36K)
Sunday, December 22, 2002
Luke 2:1-20. Memory verse: Luke 2:11.

A trip to Egypt for Jesus. (42K)
Sunday, December 29, 2002
Matthew 2:1-23. Memory verse: Luke 2:1-11.