Prepare

Designate a time and place to sit together and watch the curriculum
Gather with some snacks and a drink and enjoy God together!

1. Praise Party

Worship to the music with your mouth and body.  Think about something you are thankful for this week or tell Jesus how much you love Him and are thankful for Him in your life.  Think about that during worship and speak it out to God. Have fun and enjoy Jesus together!

3. Lets Talk

Say the Point and Verse out loud together.

Heaven is my spirit’s home.

Hebrews 13:14 NLT For this world is not our permanent home; we are looking forward to a home yet to come.

1. What home are we looking forward to when we trust and follow Jesus? Heaven

REVIEW QUESTIONS

1. What is Heaven? Heaven is a real place where the spirits of everyone who trusts and follows Jesus go to live with God forever when they die.
2. What is our spirit?
It’s who we really are. God gave us our spirit, and our spirit won’t die when our body dies.
3. When does Heaven become your spirit’s true home?
When you choose to trust and follow Jesus as Lord
4. Why do we have to wait until we die to go to Heaven?
Only our spirit can go to Heaven, and our spirit can’t leave our body to go to Heaven until we die.
5. Why do you think God didn’t tell us everything about Heaven in the Bible?
Answers will vary.

ACTION QUESTIONS

1. How can knowing Heaven is your true home help you out each day? When bad things happen, you can always remember this place isn’t your real home — Heaven is.
2. Name some people you know who don’t follow Jesus. Share Jesus with them this week!
Answers will vary.

4. Pray

Ask the children to share things they’d like to pray about. Write your prayer request so you can continue to pray for your family during the week. Pray together, give them a chance to lead the prayer if they want to. Not sure what to pray?

Pray this: Lord, thank You for giving us a perfect home in Heaven with You when we
choose to trust and follow Jesus. In Jesus’ name, amen!

5. Play

1. Family Challenge sheet- see attached

2. Heaven Seek and Find Sheet –  You’ll Need Heaven Seek and Find activity sheet, Markers (1 set per group) To Do 1. Give each kid a Heaven Seek and Find activity sheet. 2. Kids circle all of the hidden pictures on the sheet. 3. As kids search, read a Bible verse from the back of the
sheet and ask kids which picture you’re reading about. 4. Kids guess. If they’re right, read the rest of the picture’s description. 5. Repeat steps 3-4, choosing pictures to read about in any order you want. 6. If time allows, kids color the sheet and quiz each other about the objects.

3. Challenge sheet– see challenge page.

 

6. Tag us

On Facebook and Instagram @NextGenerationOasiskids so we can share with others!