Bible Verse: Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age. Matthew 28:20 Memory Verse Printable
Talk About / Questions to Ask
Ask: What does this Bible verse mean?
Read Matthew 28:18 together. Talk about how all power and authority has been given to Jesus and because He lives in us, we have the power to do the things (tell people about Jesus!) that he’s asking us to do in this verse.
Ask: What is this verse asking us to do?
Ask: Why would we want to do these things?
Ask: What does it mean to make disciples? What is a disciple? (Someone who loves Jesus, a student of Jesus)
Ask: What is baptism? What does baptism represent? (Romans 6:4 / Colossians 2:12 = Baptism is a way for us to tell the world we have been made new, made alive, washed clean, because of Jesus’ sacrificial death for us.)
Ask: What are we supposed to teach people? (‘all that I have commanded you’ = Jesus’ teaching, His Word)
CRAFT: G is for Giraffe
Draw or print a letter G on a heavyweight piece of paper
Draw & cut out a giraffe head (Here is a great template)
Paint the letter & giraffe head yellow
Cut out ‘spots’ from brown construction paper
Glue giraffe’s head to the letter G
Draw a face on the giraffe’s head
Things that begin with the letter G. Make a list or draw pictures of the things you come up with.