Preschool Bible Lesson: Jesus Prays
This lesson is based on Mark 1:35-39, where Jesus takes time away to pray, and preschoolers will be encouraged to talk with God when they are alone with God.
Pretend we’re looking for Jesus in the house. The Bible says Jesus went to a secluded place to pray. What does secluded mean? (Allow time for answers) It’s critical for us to spend alone time with God. Prayer alone is a time where we can be with God. If we never spend time with God, we’ll never know Him as our friend or heavenly Father.
What is the child’s prayer to God?
u201cNow I lay me down to sleep; I pray the Lord to keep my soul; may God keep me safe all night, and wake me up with the morning light.u201d
Who is Jesus for preschoolers?
“And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding, so that we may know him who is true; and we are in him who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ, who is the true God and eternal life,” according to 1 John 5:20, ESV.
How did God answer to the little child’s prayer?
The Good News: God hears everyone’s prayers and does not prioritize one’s request or thanksgiving over another’s; we are all created equal in his eyes. “Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed.”
What famous prayer did Jesus teach?
“When you pray, say: “Father, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come; give us each day our daily bread; forgive us our sins, for we also forgive everyone who sins against us,” he said to them.
How do you bless a child?
Bless your child before going to bed. It can be as simple as saying, “God bless you, sweet boy,” or making the sign of the cross with your thumb on the child’s forehead. The words and gesture can feel like a blanket, a soft covering before the child enters the darkness just before sleep.
What is a good Bible verse for a child?
14 Bible Verses for Children and Children’s Bible Verses
- Colossians 3:20 says, “Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.”
- Psalm 107:1 says, “Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good
- His love endures forever.”
- Ephesians 4:32 says, “Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good
- His love endures forever.”
How do you explain God to a 5 year old?
Explain to the children that God is different from their parents in that God is everywhere and they can’t see him. Describe God as a person, but not a real-life, flesh-and-blood person, and tell them that he is everywhere.
How do I teach my 6 year old about Jesus?
Here are a few pointers to help you teach your children about Jesus:
- Pray with your child each night, big bold prayers!
- Learn fun blessings to use at mealtimes.
- Apologize to your children when you make mistakes or lose your cool.
How do I tell my 4 year old about Jesus?
Here are a few suggestions:
- Replace some u201csecularu201d books, movies, songs, and toys with some high-quality Jesus-centered ones.
- Apologize frequently.
- Find a good kids’ Bible and read it regularly.
- Spend time playing Legos, combing Barbie’s hair, and giving back scratches.
What does the Bible say about kids prayers?
u201cChildren are a heritage from the Lord, and offspring are a reward from him,u201d says Psalm 127:3, and every child should understand what a blessing they are from God.
How did God answer Naidu’s Prayer?
Explanation: He responds to her in a stern and low voice, promising her both rapture (great joy) and despair (great sadness), that she will burn brightly like a fire, and that God will make her feel great love in life.
Where in the Bible does it say God hears our prayers?
“For the Lord’s eyes are on the righteous, and his ears are attentive to their prayer,” 1 Peter 3:12 says, “but the Lord’s face is against those who do evil.”
How does Jesus tell us to pray?
u201cDo not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in synagogues and on street corners to be seen by men… but when you pray, go into your room, close the door, and pray to your father who is unseen,u201d Jesus taught.
Are you supposed to pray to God or Jesus?
Praying to God the Father The Bible contains many examples of prayers addressed directly to God. We can’t go wrong when we pray to God the Father, because he is our Creator and the one we should worship. We have direct access to God through Jesus.
What is the 4 types of prayer?
u201cPrayer is the raising of the mind and heart to God or the requesting of good things from God,u201d writes John Damascene. This definition encompasses the four main types of prayer: adoration, contrition, thanksgiving, and supplication.