Tag Archive: wisdom

James 1-5, Disciples With Gusto Live Life In Crescendo!

Downloaded from: http://brosimonsays.wordpress.com/2013/04/30/james-1-5-disciples-with-gusto-live-life-in-crescendo/ To understand more about how this lesson you will need to read the excerpts that I have included at the end of the post from Grant C. Anderson, “Living a Life in Crescendo” (Religious Educator 5, no. 2 (2004): 19–27). I have edited his talk to include those parts that I felt are relevant to the students […]

James 1-2, “Doers” Just Do!

Downloaded from: http://brosimonsays.wordpress.com/2013/04/30/james-1-2-doers-just-do/ This lesson goes really well this April’s Come Follow Me curriculum on the Restoration. We started off with some background on who James was (see Bible Dictionary, third entry under James and James, Epistle of) so that we could establish some “street cred” and determine the importance his writings may have. How does knowing that he was Christ’s brother (half-brother) […]

1 Corinthians 1-2, A Voice Of Warning: It’S All Greek To Me!

Downloaded from: http://brosimonsays.wordpress.com/2013/03/09/1-corinthians-1-2-a-voice-of-warning-its-all-greek-to-me/ What did it mean if someone called you a Corinthian? Corinth of Paul’s time was not the ancient Greek city but rather a Roman colony founded by decree of Julius Caesar in 44 B.C. on the ancient site, which had lain virtually desolate for more than a century. Its new population initially consisted of freedmen […]

Build on the Rock

Object Lesson

Put the empty casserole dish on the table so that all the children can see it. Then tip the small bowl with sand in it upside down inside the casserole dish to make something like a small sand island in the dish. (Don’t worry if a little crumbles.) Place the medium size rock at the other end of the casserole dish. Then place a “house” on both the sand island…
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