Family Lesson: Easter Sunday, April 12, 2020

Jr. Church Discovery Bible Study for Sermon on April 12, 2020

Scripture: John 12:23-26

Theme: The Second Revolution (Jesus's death and resurrection bring new life)

*Note there is a Youtube playlist below the sermon video.  They are songs that fit the theme of the message if you want to use it in some way.

Thanks:  Everyone share something they are thankful for.

Prayer: Have everyone share a prayer request.  Take some time and pray for these things. ( For some great help praying with your kids read this helpful article)

Bible: Read John 12:23-26


“Whoever serves me must follow me; and where I am, my servant also will be.” John 12:26 For Bible Memorization ideas Click Here

Discussion Questions

  • Do you have a favourite vegetable?  Do you like gardening?
  • The Bible often uses farming illustrations.  Can you think of any stories from the bible that talk about farming?
  • In our scripture for today it talks about seeds.  How is Jesus’ death and resurrection like a seed?
  • Jesus death on the cross allows us to have new life (the many seeds in John 12:24) in Jesus and be his followers. What does it mean to follow Jesus?  How do we become followers of Jesus? 
  • In Luke 9:23 it says, “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me.” What are some practical ways that we can follow him daily?
  • What is something you can do this week to apply this lesson?


Colour the attached colouring page or do the hidden key puzzle. (answers are included)

Prayer:  Close in prayer

Extra Exercise:  If you have some soil, seeds and Styrofoam cups you could plant some seeds and see the new life that grows from a little seed.

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