Wise Men Visited Jesus

Life Kids This Week

Week of December 18, 2016

Dear Parents,

This week, we concluded our Christmas unit in The Gospel Project® for Kids and studied how wise men traveled from far away to worship Jesus as King. King Herod, on the other hand, was nearby but He wanted to destroy Jesus instead because he felt threatened. Jesus is the true King, promised in 2 Samuel 7, who is worthy of our worship.

Help your kids find meaningful and sincere ways to worship Jesus this week as they continue to celebrate the birth of Jesus even after Christmas day has passed.

Family Talking Points


  • Jesus was born.
  • God promised long ago to send Jesus.
  • Wise men worshiped Jesus.
  • Jesus was born in Bethlehem.


  • Why was Jesus born? Jesus was born to rescue us.
  • The wise men worshiped Jesus.


  • Why was Jesus born? Jesus was born to rescue us from sin.
  • The wise men worshiped Jesus as King.

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

Next Week

The Plagues, the Passover, and the Crossing of the Red Sea (Exodus 5-14)


Something very sweet happened this past week – the girls had no offering, so some boys put theirs in the girls bucket. Boys added $15.94, Girls $1.36.

Seen & Heard

We watched this funny Christmas video “Christmas According to Kids” by Southland Christian Church, and your kids wanted us to share you:

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