Year 2 - Month 8 Content

Month 8 Stories

Prodigal Son

Luke 15:11-32

  • How did the “prodigal son” get his money? (He asked his father for his share of the inheritance.)

  • After the prodigal son spent all his money, what happened in the land? (There was a famine.)

  • What did the prodigal son do for a job after he wasted all his money? (He took a job feeding pigs.)

  • When the prodigal son thought about his father’s servants and how they had more to eat than he did, what did he decide to do? (He decided to go home and ask to become a servant to his father.)

  • When the prodigal son’s father saw him coming, what did the father do immediately? (He ran to greet his son, hugged him, and kissed him.)

  • After the father greeted the prodigal son, what did he tell the servants? (Put a robe on him, put a ring on his hand, and put shoes on his feet. Kill a fattened calf for a celebration.)

  • How did the older brother respond when he realized there was a party for the prodigal son? (He was angry and jealous.)

Jesus Raises Lazarus

John 11:1-46

  • In what city did Lazarus, Mary, and Martha live? (Bethany)

  • When Jesus heard that Lazarus was sick, what did he do? (He waited two days, and then he went to Judea, the region where Lazarus lived.)

  • Why were Jesus’s disciples afraid to go to Judea? (The Jews had just tried to stone him in Jerusalem.)

  • For what reason did Jesus tell his disciples that they were going to Judea? (To wake up Lazarus. (Lazarus was dead.))

  • When Jesus arrived in Bethany, how long had Lazarus been dead? (Four days)

  • Which of Lazarus’s sisters came to meet Jesus first? (Martha)

  • Jesus said to Martha, “I am the __________ and the __________? (Resurrection, Life)

  • Why did Martha object to opening Lazarus’s tomb? (She said there would be an odor.)

  • When Jesus said, “Lazarus, come out,” what did Lazarus look like when he walked out of the tomb? (His hands and feet were bound with linen, and his face was wrapped with a cloth.)

The Rich Young Ruler

Matthew 19:16-30; Mark 10:17-31; Luke 18:18-30

  • The rich young man asked Jesus, “What must I do to inherit _________ _________?” (Eternal life)

  • What one thing did Jesus tell the rich young ruler that he should do with all of his possessions? (Sell everything, give the money to the poor, and follow Jesus.)

  • Why was the rich young ruler sad? (He had many possessions, and he didn’t want to sell them all.)

  • Jesus compared a rich person entering the kingdom of God to a camel doing what? (Fitting through the eye of a needle)

  • When Jesus said that it’s easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God, they wondered “Who can be saved?” Jesus replied, “With man it is impossible, but not with God. All things are ____________ with God. (Possible)

  • Jesus’s disciples had left their families and all their possessions for the sake of Jesus and the gospel. What did Jesus say they would receive in the age to come? (Eternal life)

Zacchaeus Repents

Luke 19:1-9

  • In what city did Jesus meet Zacchaeus? (Jericho)

  • What was Zacchaeus’s job? (Tax collector)

  • Why couldn’t Zacchaeus see Jesus? (He was short, and there was a crowd.)

  • How did Zacchaeus get to see Jesus? (He climbed a sycamore tree.)

  • How did Jesus get to go to Zacchaeus's house? (Jesus invited himself.)

  • When Jesus was going to Zacchaeus's house, what did some of the people grumble about? (They said Jesus was going to eat with a sinner.)

  • What did Zacchaeus do to repent of cheating people out of their money? (He gave half his possessions to the poor and agreed to pay back anyone he’d cheated four times.)

  • When in Zacchaeus’s house, Jesus said, "The Son of Man came to seek and to save the ____________. (Lost)

Month 8 Memory Work

Sword Point

Luke 15:7

There will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who need no repentance.

Spiritual Truth Sentence

Tell me about repentance: 

To repent means to have a change of heart. That change of heart leads to a change in actions

Timeline

 

  • Prodigal Son (Luke 15:11-32)

  • Jesus Raises Lazarus (John 11:1-46)

  • The Rich Young Ruler (Matthew 19:16-30; Mark 10:17-31; Luke 18:18-30)

  • Zacchaeus Repents (Luke 19:1-9

Map It 
  • Jericho

  • Bethany

New Testament Books  

Prophecy:

  • Revelation