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Sep 2018

Lesson Review – Acts 1:15-2:12 – The Pentecost

Parents,

Here are some review notes from this week’s lesson in our preschool and K-4 classes. This week we studied Acts 1:15-2:12 – the Pentecost

This is lesson 44 of 78 in our study of the New Testament. This lesson corresponds with Story 122 in The Gospel Story Bible and with Week 44 of the Old Story New family devotional.

Gospel Truth for Today

In the pouring out of the Holy Spirit, Jesus empowers his followers to take his Good News to the ends of the earth!

The Lesson In A Sentence (or Two)

After his ascension (last week’s lesson) the disciples followed Jesus’ instructions and waited for the Holy Spirit. When the Holy Spirit filled the disciples, they spilled out into the streets declaring the good news of Jesus in the many languages of the people in the town.

Questions For Your Kids

1.Why were all the disciples gathered together?

Jesus told them to wait in the city of Jerusalem until they were clothed with power from on high [Luke 24:49].

2.What happened when the Holy Spirit fell upon the apostles?

A great wind blew through the place, tongues of fire appeared over the disciples, and they spoke in other languages.

3. How did the people react to the miracle that each foreigner heard the disciples speaking in his own language?

The people were astonished.

4. How did God use the people gathered together for the Feast of Pentecost for his plan?

God gathered people from all over the known world to Jerusalem to hear the disciples and see this event. Jesus is still gathering people from every nation and tribe!

5. Does the Holy Spirit still fill people today who believe? 

Yes, the Holy Spirit comes to live inside every believer.

Praying Together – Pray with your child and ask God to empower you both to be his witnesses in the world!

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