Jesus Was Born

Life Kids This Week

Week of December 11, 2016

Dear Parents,

This week, we continued our Christmas unit and celebrated the birth of Jesus. It was fitting that Jesus was born in a manger and that the first people to hear about His arrival were the shepherds in the fields. Shepherds were outcasts from society and by God announcing the birth of Jesus to them first, God was declaring that the Savior was for all types of people everywhere.

Help your children develop a heart for all people this Christmas season no matter what language they speak, what they look like, or where they live.

Family Talking Points


  • Jesus was born.
  • Jesus was born in Bethlehem.
  • Jesus is God’s Son.
  • God sent Jesus to earth because He loves us.


  • Why was Jesus born? Jesus was born to rescue us.
  • Jesus was born as God promised.


  • Why was Jesus born? Jesus was born to rescue us from sin.
  • Jesus was born to be God’s promised Savior.

Unit Key Passage

“But when the set time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those under the law, that we might receive adoption to sonship….” – Galatians 4:4-5

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