Paradise. RCCG Sunday School Teachers

Paradise. RCCG Sunday School Teachers

 

Opening Prayer: Almighty Father, please do not forsake Your Children. Take us to heaven after this world. Help us to cooperate with you to make heaven in Jesus’s name.

 

Previous Knowledge: The teacher should allow students to review the previous week’s lesson.

 

Bible Passage: Luke 16: 19-26. 

Memory Verse: “And Jesus said unto Him, Verily I say unto thee, Today shall thou be with me in Paradise. “. –Luke 23:43..

 

Lesson Introduction

A paradise is a place of blessing where the righteous go after death. The word, paradise, is usually used as a synonym for “heaven” (Rev. 2:7). a Paradise is a place of rest for believers in Christ. It is a place where believers are united with Christ and His Father (Luke 22:43). Jesus used “paradise” as a synonym for “heaven”. The apostle Paul wrote of someone (probably himself) who ” was caught up to paradise” (2 Cor. 12:4). In this context, paradise obviously refers to Heaven.

 

Lesson Aim: To study the nature of paradise and the benefits of entering it.

Teaching Objectives: At the end of the lesson, students should be able to: a. Understand the nature of paradise.

b. Discover the benefits of entering paradise.

 

Teaching Plan

To achieve the above-stated objectives, teachers should: a. Find out from the students what they understand by the word ” Paradise”.

b. Explain the two (2) lesson outlines.

c. Summarize, conclude, evaluate the lesson and give assignments to the students.

 

Text Review: Luke 19: 17-26.

Teachers should list five (5) things they could observe from the passage on the nature of Paradise (Heaven).

 

Teaching Method: Teachers should use the lecture teaching method.

Time Management: Teachers should apply two-lesson outlines of teaching time.

 

LESSON OUTLINE 1: THE NATURE OF PARADISE

I. Teacher should ask students to mention what they understand by the word “Paradise”.

ii. Teacher should explain the nature of paradise to students as follows:

a. Paradise is the Father’s house. (John 14:2).

b. Paradise is very beautiful and wonderful beyond description (2 Cor.12:4).

c. Paradise is a high and holy place where those with contrite spirits dwell (Is. 57:15). 

d. There is no sin in paradise (Ps. 15:1-2; Rev. 21:27). 

e. There is a tree of life paradise for the healing of nations ( Rev. 22:2).

f. Paradise is peaceful (Is. 65:25). 

g. Paradise is a place for faithful believers after death (Acts 7:55-56).

h. Paradise is a place of blessing and happiness (Ps. 16:11). 

I. Saints of God and believers in Christ will enter Paradise. (Acts 4:12; Matt. 10:22; Rev. 21: 27).

CLASS ACTIVITY 1: Mention what the Bible says about Paradise.

LESSON OUTLINE  2: THE BENEFITS OF BEING IN PARADISE

 

I. There is no sickness in paradise because there is a tree of life with leaves for healing (Rev. 22:2; Ez. 47:12). 

ii. The throne of God and of the Lamb is in paradise therefore there is nothing accursed in the place (Rev. 22:3). 

III. The saints of God will see the face of the Lord and they will have His name written on their foreheads (Rev. 22:4; 1 Cor. 13:12;1 John 3:2).

iv. There is no darkness in paradise because the Lord God will be the light ( Rev. 22:5).

vi. There will be no sinner in paradise because there will be no more sin and sorrow (Is. 25:8; 1Cor. 15:54).

 

CLASS ACTIVITY 2: Mention the conditions for people to enter Paradise ?.

SUMMARY: Believers should strive to enter Paradise.

CONCLUSION: Believers should not miss the joy of paradise.

EVALUATION: What do you understand by ‘Paradise’?

CLOSING PRAYER: Almighty Father, please do not allow any of Your Children

ASSIGNMENT: Mention any five (5) people or characters that will not enter Paradise (2×5=10 Marks). 

 

 

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