Shine Weekly Update // 11.29.15
Welcome to your weekly update for SHINE, the Children's Ministry of First Presbyterian Church of Orlando.
SUNDAY CAR TALK
Questions to ask your children on the way home...
PRE-K – KINDERGARTEN
What does advent mean? (A visit or arrival of an important person.)
Who brought the special message to Mary? (An Angel from God named Gabriel.)
What did Gabriel say to Mary? (That she was going to have a baby- God’s son!)
How do you think Mary felt when the angel was talking to her? (-)
Do you know that God sent his son for you, too? (-)
1ST – 4TH GRADE
How many hundreds of years before Jesus did Isaiah write about the Messiah’s birth? (Seven hundred years)
What does Messiah mean? (One chosen by God to free people) And what does Immanuel mean? (God is with us.)
When Isaiah described people celebrating because “unto us a child is born,” what were several other names he said they would call him? (Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace)
What is the reason that Isaiah said the Messiah must grow up to suffer? (To suffer and die with us because of our sin; he died on the cross so that people might be saved.)
Even though Jesus suffered and died in our darkness and sin, what did Isaiah promise would happen in the end? (Jesus the Messiah, the light of the world, shines; and we’ll all win.)