1) PARENT PREPARATION

Note to Parents: “Teaching a Sunday School Lesson” is a weekly episode on the Lutheran radio show Issues Etc. that correlates to this specific Sunday School curriculum. Listening to either of these 30-minute conversations will give you the basic Bible points to teach your child(ren).

With LCMS Pastor Tom Baker (2017): https://issuesetc.org/2017/09/05/2483-teaching-a-sunday-school-lesson-solomon-builds-the-temple-9517/

With Deaconess Pam Nielsen of Concordia Publishing House (2009): https://issuesetc.org/2009/09/22/teaching-a-sunday-school-lesson-solomon-builds-the-temple/

 

2) WEB PAGES THAT CORRESPOND TO THIS SPECIFIC LESSON

This week’s Bible text, 1 Kings 5 and 6: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1+Kings+5-6&version=ESV

Overview of this lesson from the publisher (CPH):

https://seedsoffaith.cph.org/2017/09/08/old-testament-4-lesson-2-solomon-builds-the-temple/

This lesson’s Everyday Faith Family Page from the publisher (CPH):

https://www1.cph.org/sundayschool/downloads/OT4_EveryDayFaith_L2.pdf

 

3) AGE-APPROPRIATE MATERIALS FROM OUR SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS: 

Ages 3 through Kindergarten (6-page PDF)

First, Second and Third Grade (7-page PDF)

Fourth and Fifth Grade (5-page PDF)

 

4) EXTRA OPTIONAL LINKS

Illustrated retelling of this week’s Bible story (for young children): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kpM6moO7GKE

“Solomon and God’s House” video (for older children): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lU2EqsWBiVE

“Building Up the Temple” song: https://missionbibleclass.org/songs/english-songs/anytime-songs/building-up-the-temple-song/

Solomon’s Temple Printable Coloring Page: https://craftingthewordofgod.files.wordpress.com/2014/05/solomons-temple-coloring-page.pdf

3-D Solomon’s Temple Printable Craft: https://craftingthewordofgod.com/2014/05/07/solomons-temple/