Awana: Acts 3

Acts 3

Acts Review:

Does anyone know who wrote the book of Acts?

Does anyone know what the book of Acts is about?

      • The beginnings of the church
      • Acts tells the story about how the Church spread out into the world

Does anyone know the three biggest characters in Acts?

What do you think is more valuable?:

  • Candy vs. quarter (give away the losing item)
  • Winner vs. dollar (give away the losing item)
  • Winner vs. kids book (give away the losing item)
  • Winner vs. kids toy (give away the losing item)
  • winner vs. better kids toy (give away the losing item)
  • winner vs. even better kids toy (give away the losing item)
  • winner vs. empty iMac box (give away the losing item)

Today we are going to read about, hear about, and think about the most valuable thing in the entire world.

Pray

Read: Acts 3:1-10

Retell the story with actors

 

Where were Peter and John going?

Who did they meet on their way to the temple?

What was the name of the gate where the crippled man lived?

What did the crippled man ask Peter and John for?

What did the crippled man value?

  • Verse 2: Money and food

What do you value?  

What is most important to you in life?

  • phones
  • clothes
  • computers
  • video games
  • good food
  • friends
  • family

What did the crippled man want?

  • He wanted what he could see… He wanted his physical needs met.

What did Peter give to the crippled man?

  • Food?
  • Clothing?
  • Money?
  • Shelter?
  • Friends?

What did Peter give to the crippled man?

  •  “Silver or gold I do not have, but what I have I give you.  In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, walk.”

What did Peter give the crippled man?

  • Read verse 7-8

Remember:  Today we are thinking about the most valuable thing in the entire world.

What did the crippled man think was the most valuable thing in the whole world?

  • Verse 2: Money and food
  • He wanted what he could see… He wanted his physical needs met.

What do you think Peter and John consider to be the most valuable thing in the whole world?

What did Peter share with the crippled man?  –Look at verse 6

  • The power of Jesus name

Did Peter heal this man? 

  • Read verse 12   — No!

Can anyone tell me what healed this man?

  • Read verse 16
  • It was faith in the name of Jesus Christ that healed this man

Was it Peter and John’s faith in the name of Jesus Christ that healed the man?

  • No
  • It had to be the crippled man’s faith in the name of Jesus Christ that healed him.

What does the Bible teach is the most valuable thing in the entire world?

  • Faith in the name of Jesus Christ
  • We must believe in Jesus Christ and what he has done
  • We must put our trust in Jesus Christ’s life, death, and resurrection.
  • We must repent and believe
  • Read the rest of the sermon to the T&T’s only
By Josh C. Posted in Uncategorized

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