LESSON 26 | Jesus the Servant King
Bible Basis: Matthew 21:1–11; 26:17–29; Mark 11:1–11; 14:12–25; Luke 19:29–42; 22:7–19; John 12:12 – 19; 13:1 – 14:31
Bible Verse: Matthew 21:5: “See, your king comes to you. He is gentle and riding on a donkey.”
Bible Point: Jesus was a king, but he was also a servant. God wants me to serve others too.
Resource: The Beginner’s Bible
“The True King” (pages427–432)
“Washing the Disciples’ Feet” (pages 437 – 441)
“ The Last Supper” (pages442–445)
TABLE TALK: Use the Table Talk questions below to start a discussion around the Table at dinner.
Why didn’t Jesus wear a crown like other kings and ride a big horse? (He was a different kind of king. He wanted to show people that it is important to be a servant to God and others.)
Who made the palm branches and the palm trees? (God.)
At the Last Supper, Jesus told the disciples that he was going to heaven. What did he say he would do there? (Prepare a new home for us!)
Who didn’t want Jesus to wash his feet? (Peter.)
Why? (He didn’t want Jesus to serve him.)
See take home sheet for other suggestions
Week 3: ReFocus- Gratitude
Main Verse: Luke 17:11-19 – Jesus Heals 10 Men
Life Application: GRATITUDE – Letting others know you see how they’ve helped you
Todays Topic: Say thank you.
Ask: What are creative ways to say thank you?
Q & A for kids: What is something you can’t imagine living without? Who should you thank for that thing?
Q & A for parents: If you could go back in history and thank one person for something they did to help the world, who would it be?
Remember this: “Give thanks no matter what happens. God wants you to thank him because you believe in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:18, NIrV
From Pastor Donne’s Desk!