Lesson 12 – A Message of Hope

Key Theme

-God’s plans are perfect.

Key Passage

-Malachi 3:1, 4:5; Luke 1:13-17;

Objectives

Students will be able to:

-Explain how the prophecy of Malachi ended the Old   Testament by pointing forward to Jesus.

Lesson 11 – Worshiping God

Key Theme

-God’s Word is the foundation for our lives.

Key Passage

-Malachi 1:6-8, 1:13-2:2, 2:7-9; Psalm 51:17

Objectives

Students will be able to:

-Describe the proper attitude of worship.

-Explain the important role of teachers.

Lesson 10 – God's Word Proclaimed

Key Theme

-God wants us to study His Word.

Key Passage

-Nehemiah 8;2-3, 8;5-9, 9:1-3

Objectives

Students will be able to:

-Describe how the Jews came to conviction of their sin.

-Describe the response of the Jews after hearing God’s Law   read.

Lesson 9 – Rebuilding the Walls

Key Theme

-God uses people to accomplish His perfect plans.

Key Passage

-Nehemiah 1:3-7, 2:1-6, 2:17-18, 4:7-9, 4:16-20

Objectives

Students will be able to:

-Identify examples of Nehemiah’s reliance on God.

-Describe the connection between trust in god and acting in   faith.

Lesson 8 – Restoring God's Plan

Key Theme

-God uses people to accomplish His perfect plans.

Key Passage

-Ezra 7:6-10, 8:31, 9:1-3, 9:5-6, 10:1-3, 10:10-11

Objectives

Students will be able to:

-Describe Ezra’s role.

-Describe the people’s repentance.

Lesson 7 – Review Lessons 1-6

Come On In

-Students will complete the Name That Person Worksheet.

Memory Verse Review Game

-Students will compete with a partner to say their memory   verse.

Lesson Theme Poster Review

-Teachers will give a quick overview of the lessons, using   the Lesson Theme Posters.

Lesson 6 – God Uses Esther

Key Theme

-God uses people to accomplish His perfect plans.

Key Passage

-Esther 2:8-9, 2:16-17, 2:21-23, 3:8-10, 4:15-17, 8:3-8;

Objectives

Students will be able to:

-Describe God’s sovereign control over the events in the   book of Esther.

-Explain how God used people to protect the Jews.

Lesson 5 – Restoring Worship

Key Theme

-God is sovereign over all things.

Key Passage

-Ezra 1:1-6, 2:64-65, 3:10-11, 4;4-5, 6:15-17;

Objectives

Students will be able to:

-Describe God’s role in the rebuilding of the Temple.

-Describe the people’s reaction to the new Temple.

Lesson 4 – God Protects

Key Theme

-God is omnipotent.

Key Passage

-Daniel 3:1, 3:4-6, 3:8, 3:12-18,3:21-27, 6:10, 6:16-17,

6:22-23; James 1:2-3;

Objectives

Students will be able to:

-Describe the trust that the three men had in God.

-Explain hod God protected Daniel.

Lesson 3 – God's New Covenant

Key Theme

-God’s plan of redemption was in place before time.

Key Passage

-Jeremiah 31:31-34; Hebrew 9:11-12;

Objectives

Students will be able to:

-Contrast the Old and the New Covenants.

Lesson 2 – God is Awesome

Key Theme

-God is awesome.

Key Passage

-Ezekiel 1:1, 1:4, 1:26-28; Isaiah 6:1-5; Revelation 1:12-17;

Objectives

Students will be able to:

-Describe Ezekiel’s response to God’s presence.

-Compare the reaction of Ezekiel, Isaiah, and John to God’s   glory.

Lesson 1 – Daniel Obeys God

Key Theme

-God rewards faith and obedience.

Key Passage

-Daniel 1:7, 1:8-21; John 16:33;

Objectives

Students will be able to:

-Identify how the four young men obeyed God.

-Describe how God blessed the four young men.