31. Faith Like a Mustard Seed Object Lessons - Free Bible Lessons Key Verse Matthew 17:19-21 Additional Verses Luke 17:5-7, Romans 10:17 Materials Needed Mustard Seeds Object Lesson How much do you think a mountain weighs? Use the towel to dry you hand. “Well, we learned what a miracle means.” 77. 71. Christ's kingdom illustrated by the parable of the mustard seed, but in every stage of its growth the experience represented in the parable is repeated. 115. Christ's Object Lessons/"Like a Grain of Mustard Seed" From Wikisource < Christ's Object Lessons. 72. Christ's Object Lessons by Ellen G. White "Like a Grain of Mustard Seed" Other Lessons from Seed-Sowing→ — This chapter is based on Matthew 13:31, 32; Mark 4:30-32; Luke 13:18, 19. 11. Mar 4, 2017 - In Bible this week, we read the Parable of the Mustard Seed and the story of the yeast. By Daniel A. Briere “Let’s get a volunteer from the back to come here and help.” 49. 97. 22. “Do you know more?” Wait for a response. 30. Discard the seal top, as it is not needed. 116. “Let’s see, I can save time and cut the banana now and let you peel it, since I do not want you using a knife.” (Show one if you can). 100. “Would you believe in God more if he appeared to you and performed miracles in front of you? “You are correct.” “However, if we believe that these events in the bible really happened, then we can grow in Christ; our connection to God as a whole increases.” “Do you think the water will stay in the jar?” Wait for a response. “In fact, the bible even says in Matthew 17:19-20 that if I ‘have faith the size of a mustard seed, (I can) say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there, and it will move’; and nothing will be impossible for (me).” The belief that these biblical events occurred as written in the bible is pivotal to building a connection to God; our faith in God is only as strong as our faith in the bible as God’s word. You would probably need dynamite, heavy machinery, hundreds of workers and it would probably take years and years to move! Thanks for visiting! 94. Imagine that! “So, God gives us the truth by His word, but also gives us a choice to believe or not believe.” 42. But once planted, it grows into a plant large enough to provide a valuable food and shelter for animals. 85. A mustard seed is very, very tiny. 57. Then, pour the water back into the pitcher, again hiding the screen. Sewing needle (at least a centimeter longer than the width of the banana) Download our printable message script and watch the teaching example video below. Some people wear a necklace that has one of these tiny mustard seeds inside of a piece of glass. 110. 6 Lessons from a Mustard Seed; 4 Lessons from the Parable of the Hidden Treasure; 3 Lessons The Prodigal Son Parable Can Teach You About Life; 10 Short Prayers to Help You Connect with God; How to Find Great Christian Books; Shop. 17. Because it is really small, but it had big potential. 2. “Ok?” Pretend to cut the pre-sliced “marked” banana into slices with the knife then pass it to the volunteer. A mustard seed is the tiniest of seeds and Jesus…” I'm blown away by faith. “Ok, so what will happen if I turn this jar upside-down and let go of the card?” “But these things are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in His Name.” John 20:31 the Lesson Sharing up to 15 Mustard Seed copies of mustard seed card on the Lesson heavy paper (see p.152), mustard (or other small) seeds, tape or liquid glue NINE But the mustard seed was to grow and spread forth its branches throughout the world. God was. The message of these two parables is the same: size does not matter. 108. “He then can perform miracles, if it is His will.”. The point of Jesus’ lesson was that even a little faith can produce large results. “For my first trick I thought we would start with a snack.” Jesus wasn’t really talking about a real mountain, but he was talking about the obstacles and difficulties that we will face in our life. – (A MUST READ! “Ok, but how about this?” “Remember, YOUR faith in God is only as strong as YOUR faith in the bible as God’s word.”, 105. 88. “FIRST, it tells me that the bible is the written source of Truth.” Holding the card firmly to the jar, turn the jar upright. Note: A small amount of water may leak when the card is first pulled off, so choosing the volunteer prior to the presentation and warning him / her may be advised. Children can learn that what they do matters and they can a big difference. '” 12. Little things can do great big things. 46. “When I put my left hand in the jar and touch the bottom it will become wet, right?” Put left hand in the jar and remove it, showing the wet hand. Unscrew lid and pull off screen. Once inverted take your hand off the card and show the audience that the water and card stay in place. This is especially relevant for kids because they are small. “The belief that these biblical events occurred as written in the bible is very important to MY faith that God exists, critical to building MY strong connection to God.” '” “Then the disciples came to Jesus privately and said, ‘Why could we not cast it out?’ He said to them, ‘Because of your little faith. “Does everybody know what I mean by faith?” 96. 73. Needed: Bibles, a seed, a picture of a tree, bread without yeast, yeast, bread with yeast.