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GRADE THREE

CARE FOR THE PLANTS

  1. God created the and everything in it
  2. He created the dry land and called it                          
  3. The water that came together God called it                        
  4. On the third day God created all                        
  5. God send from the sky which makes plants to grow
  6. Man uses plants for
  7. God created everything in days
  8. He rested on day

CARING FOR ANIMALS (GEN 1:20-24) (PSALMS 148: 7-10)

  1. All animals were created by                         
  2. Some animals live in the while others live on                          land
  3. Animals that live at home are called                                 
  4. Name four domestic animals
  5. Animals that are live in the forest are called                            
  6. Name four wild animals
  7. Sea animals and birds were created on day
  8. Man was created on the day
  9. Write three ways you can care for animals at home
  10. A treat sick animals

HOW GOD CARES FOR HIS CREATION (MATHEW 6:24-34)

  1. Birds in the air are fed by                          
  2. God asked to take care of His creation
  3. God cares for His creation by providing and                           
  4. We should not about what we shall eat tomorrow
  5. God makes the flowers (ugly, beautiful)
  6. God takes care of beings
  7. God provides for the birds
  8. God want us to take care of His                         
  9. Draw two things that God created

THE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY WORSHIPPING GOD AT HOME (PSALMS 92:1-2, DEUT 6:4-9)

1 We worship God at home when we                        (sleep, pray, rest)

  1. We should worship God (all the times, when we need)
  2. God want us to worship God by
  3. At home we can pray for
  4. We should worship god always

Worshiping God in church (1 Sam 1:21-28, Luke 2:4-42)

  1. God wants us to worship Him in the
  2. We worship God in church by
  3. The family of Elikanah worshipped God in (Shiloh, Emmaus)
  4. The wife of Elikanah was
  5. God gave her a boy called
  6. Hannah dedicated Samuel to (church, temple)
  7. Samuel served in the temple with priest (Elikanah, Eli)

OBSERVING THE SABBATH/ LORDS DAY

GEN 2:1-3, Exodus 20:8-11

  1. The lords’ day is also called                        
  2. God created everything in days
  3. On the seventh day God                   
  4. God blessed the seventh day and made it                           
  5. We keep the Sabbath day holy by
  6. Christians worship God in a                          
  7. Muslims worship God in a                        

TRADITIONAL WORSHIP

Africans names of God

1 in Africa there are                     communities (one, many)

  1. Every community has a name for God (different, same)

Community                                                          God’s name

 

  1. In Jews traditional Jesus means                     
  2. God told Moses His name was                          
  3. Emmanuel means
  4. Enkai means provider of                       
  5. God is called in my community

WORSHIPING GOD IN TRADITIONAL AFRICAN SOCIETY (EXO 23:14-19 NUMBER15:17-21)

1 Long ago people worshipped God in                       places (same, different)

  1. Some worshiped God
  2. Write different times when people in traditional African society pray to God
  3. When worshiping God we should also give a (offering, worship)
  4. We should worship God in occasions (same, different)

SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES OF WORSHIP IN TRADITIONAL AFRICAN SOCIETY AND CHRISTIANITY

SIMILARITIES IN WAYS OF WORSHIP

  1. They all worshipped                    
  2. They both r_sp_ct_d God
  3. They prayed during special (occasions, pray)
  4. They sing when w shi  ing

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIFFERENCES IN WAYS OF WORSHIP TRADITIONAL SOCIETY

CHRISTIANITY

THE BIBLE STORIES(MATHEW 1:16-18

The patriarchs Hebrews 11:17-24

  1. The forefathers of Israel were called                         
  2. They are great men of (love, fear)
  3. Name six patriarchs of Israel
  4.                    offered his son as sacrifice
  5. God promised Abraham that he would make him the father pf a nation
  6. The two sons of Isaac were and                       
  7. Joseph became a governor in the land of                         (Israel, Egypt)
  8. Moses was hidden by his parents for months
  9. With the help of God freed the Israelites from Egypt

THE STORY OF DAVID AND GOLIATH (1 SAM17:41-54)

  1. The philistines decided to fight the (Israelites, Egyptian)
  2. The philistines were led by a giant called (David, Goliath)
  3. David was the youngest son of                       (Jesse, Solomon)
  4. David killed Goliath with a and                     
  5. David defeated the giant because he in God (loved, trusted)
  • When we are faced with a problem we should in God (fear, trust)

THE STORY OF LYDIA (ACTS 16:11-15)

  1. Lydia was a woman
  2. Lydia came from                     
  3. She used to make purple                       
  4. She listened to the word of God from (peter, Paul)
  5. Lydia was baptized by                    
  6. She welcomed the to her home (neighbors, apostles)
  7. God is happy when we welcome visitors

THE BIRTH OF JESUS CHRIST (MATHEW 1:18-23,  HEB1:1-2,  JOHN 3:16)

1 The birth of Jesus Christ was foretold many years ago by                           (prophet, angel)

  1. It was foretold by prophet and                    
  2. Jesus Christ was the only son of                     
  3. The parents of Jesus were and                   
  • He was born to save us from
  1. Prophet Isaiah said he would be called
  2. Emmanuel means                     
  3. God showed His great love to us through                   
  4. Jesus suffered so that we could be our sins THE BIRTH OF JESUS CHRIST

MEANING OF ADVENT

1 The day we were born is called                        

  1. Christians celebrate the of Jesus in the month of December
  2. Time taken to prepare for Christmas is called                          
  3. Christians should prepare for Christmas by
  4. All preparations done should glorify Jesus Christ GETTING READY FOR ADVENT (LUKE 3:4-6)
  5. The coming of Emmanuel was prepared by —————
  6. The parents of John the Baptist were                  and                  
  7. John came                  Jesus Christ (after, before)
  8. John was preaching in the desert of                      (Jordan, Judea)
  9. He told people to prepare for the coming of Jesus by (repenting, forgetting)
  10. John the Baptist was a              to Jesus (brother, cousin)
  11. When we repent our sins we shall see God’s (salvation, peace)

SHARING THE JOY OF CHRISTMASS (LUKE 2:10)

1 The birth of Jesus brought                          to the people (joy, sorrow)

 

  1. The good news about Jesus’ birth was brought to the shepherds by                         
  2. The shepherds were taking care of their during the night
  3. When the angel appeared to the shepherd he told them not to be (jealous, afraid)
  4. Jesus was born in the town of                          
  5. The first people to see baby Jesus were                         

THE STORY OF THE BIRTH OF JESUS CHRIST (LUKE 2:1-20  MATHEW 1:18-24)

  1. The parents of Jesus were and                   
  2. Mary was told by the that he was going to have a baby
  3. The angel told Joseph to call the baby                        (Jehovah, Jesus)
  4. Jesus means of the world
  5. Mary and joseph had gone to to be counted
  6. Baby Jesus was born in a                    
  7. The second group to visit baby Jesus were the (shepherds, wise men)
  8. The wise men came from the                    
  9. They were led by a                        
  10. Name the gifts they brought to Jesus
  11. He gave us His son to die for us
  12. We should learn to s

THE WORSHIPPING COMMUNITY

This is a community of Christians who love and praise God together Ways of worshipping (1stthessolonian5:18 psalms100:4)

1 there is                    ways of worshiping God (one, many)

  1. Giving thanks and God are some of them (praising, fighting)
  2. Write four things that we thank God for
  3. King wrote a hymn for thanksgiving to the Lord (Saul, David)
  4. We should enter the temple gate with (thanksgiving, worry)
  5. We should go in to His courts with (sorrow, praise) PRAISINGHIM (EXODUS15:1-18,2SAM 6:14)

1 Praising is a way of                       God (worshipping, praise)

  1. Name three ways of praising God
  2. King David led people into for the Lord (crying, dancing)
  3. We should be thankful to God in circumstances (some, all)
  4. We should be to others

DOING GOOD ACTION (MATHEW 7:9-12, 1 KING17:8-24)

  1. Doing action is a way of worshipping God (bad, good)
  2. Name same of the good action
  3. God sent Elijah to town at                    
  4. The widow of zarephath lived with her (son, daughter)
  5. Two things Elijah asked from the widow (milk, bread, water, meat)
  6. Elijah raised the of the widow (daughter, son)
  7. God want us to do good actions (sometimes, always)

 

  1. God forgives us when we others (hate, forgive)
  2. When we forgive we live in (peace, piece)
  3. We should learn to forgive

 

PRAYING PSALMS 4:8 DAN 6:11-24

  1. Praying is a way of God (worshipping, forgiving)
  2. We talk to God through (bible, prayer)
  3. Daniel was a man of (Satan, God)
  4. He prayed Yahweh times a day (four, three)
  5. Daniel was thrown in the den of lions by king (David, Darius)
  6. The lion did not eat Daniel
  7. Daniel trusted in (Darius, God)
  8. We should trust in                   

 

WORSHIPING GOD AT HOME AND AT CHURCH (PSALMS34:18 MATH28:20)

1At home we can worship God by                    

Reading the                                             Singing                                                                  Praying before                                                                 Praying for the                                                    

  1. God want us to work for days
  2. We worship God (once, always)
  3. God want us to worship Him by Clapping our            

Shouting with                          (fear, joy)

 

Blowing                          (trumpet, drums)

 

UNIT 7

RENSPOSIBILITIES AND SERVICES

God given abilities(Mathew 25:14  – 28)

  1. An is what one can do very well
  2. Abilities are given by                   
  3. Abilities are also called special                       
  4. The master called servants and gave them different amount of money  to trade
  5. Each servant was given money according to their                      
  6. The first servant got thousand coins
  7. The second servant got thousand coins
  8. The third servant got thousand coins
  9. The master was unhappy with the servant

 

Responsibilities of children, teachers and parents

Qualities of a good leader

 

Helper and wiling toserve (Mathew 24: 45-50, mark10: 17-22, luke17:7-10)

  1. Jesus was a good leader faithful and                    

 

  1. A good leader follows Jesus

 

  1. A good leader is always willing to share with the people (rich, poor)

 

  1. A good leader is dedicated to work for                     

 

  1. State five qualities of a good leader
  2.                     

A good leader should not steal (mark10:19)

 

Stealing is not good

A good leader does not steal God commands us not to

 

Commit murder

Commit adultery Not steal

Not accuse anyone falsely Do not cheat

Respect your father and mother

God commands us to obey his commandments There are 10 commandments

The greatest commandment is love

 

A good leader is not afraid to tell the truth (luke15:11-24)

 

  1. Telling the truth is being honest
  2. Telling lies is against God’s commandments
  3. A good leader should always tell the truth
  4. In the story of the prodigal son the father had sons

 

  1. The younger son asked for hisshare of property
  2. The son sold his property and went to a far country
  3. He spent his money (wisely, badly)

 

  1. His father welcomed him back and forgave him
  2. The prodigal son fed with the pigs

 

  1. A good leader does not cheat
  2.            is making someone believe  what is not true (respect, cheating)

 

  1. In the town of Jesus forgave the sick

 

UNIT 8

SPIRIT FILLED PEOPLE

The promise of Holy Spirit by Jesus The Holy Spirit is the helper

The Holy Spirit helps us to understand God’s teaching The Holy Spirit lives in us

It is good to keep a promise

Jesus promised the disciples the Holy Spirit The Holy Spirit is the spirit of God in us

I will thank God for the Holy Spirit Memorize john 14:16

How the disciples prepared for the coming of the Holy Spirit The Holy Spirit is our helper

The disciples  waited for the Holy Spirit in a town called Jerusalem

 

They waited for the Holy Spirit by being patient and praying together

We should pray with other people

I will wait for the Holy Spirit patiently We prepare for the Holy Spirit by Praying

Repenting

DAY OF PENTECOST (ACTS2:1-4)

These is the day the helper came

The Holy Spirit came in form of                     of fire (river, tongue)

 

The disciples spoke in different language but they understood each other

The Holy Spirit came on the day f Pentecost The Holy Spirit gives us power

The Israelites celebrated Pentecost once a year

A strong wind and tongues of fire were signs of the Holy Spirit touched them Peter stood up and preached to the many people when the helper came

THE WORK OF THE HOLY SPRIT

 

The Holy Spirit gives us courage

The Holy Spirit removes fear and gives us courage He helps us to perform miracles

Holy Spirit changed peter from a coward to a brave apostle

Prophet  Joel had said that God would  send his holy  spirit to all people The Holy Spirit gave the disciple strength to

Heal the sick

Preach the good news Strike out demons Perform miracles

 

The Holy Spirit gives us ability to share (Acts2:44-47)

 

Sharing is giving some of what you have to somebody else We are supposed to share what we have

It is our Christian duty to share

There is happiness in giving than in receiving The Holy Spirit gives us ability to work hard

 

TOLERANCE AND FORGIVENESS

How it feels to be unforgiven

 

When one is not forgiven he feels Rejected

Hurt Sad Hated

Humiliated

God lives us and merciful

God judges those who sin against Him

When God forgives us we feel happy and free God will forgive us our mistakes if we confess When we sin against God we feel guilty and sad

 

HOW GOD JUDGES THE UNFORGIVING

 

  1. We should forgive those who wrong us
  2. When we do not forgive others they suffer
  3. We should forgive and forget
  4. When we forgive we are at peace with God and others

 

  1. Jesus taught that we should forgive times                  times

 

  1. Forgiving seven times seventy means forgiving all times
  2. It feels good to be forgiven
  3. When we forgive other people God is happy with us
  4. It is our Christian duty to forgive others
  5. Complete happy are those whose are forgiven, whose wrongs are                                                                   

 

Ways people were forgiven In TAS

Elders met helped the two parties and sacrificed a goat People ate together

They shook hands in the presence of the elders Person in the wrong was

Fined Punished

Asked to apologize

The two parties could  also take oaths to show forgiveness

 

UNIT 9

 

THOSE WHO ARE FORGIVEN BY GOD

 

  1. Jesus forgives those who ask for forgiveness
  2. When we make mistakes we must ask for forgiveness
  3. Two people went to pray, a Pharisee and a tax collector
  4. The Pharisee beat his chest and told God how he was

 

  1. He told God that he was than everybody else

 

  1. He said he gives to the and he fasts

 

  1. The was very humble before God

 

  1. He asked God for                   

 

  1. God listened to the prayers of the but did not to the Pharisee

 

(Tax, collector, poor, better, good, pray, forgiveness)

 

Meaning of tolerance

 

It means coping with others the way they are

Do not judge others so that God does not judge you Tolerance helps us to keep our friends

When we are able to tolerate each other we are able to live in

 

 

 

 

Importance of tolerance (romans5:3-4)

Tolerance is being patient in difficult times We respect others

Creates hope Help us to forgive

Leads to good relationship at home, in the school and at home

 

UNIT 10

FAIR DEALING

 

The meaning of fairness (micah6:8

 

Being              is treating everyone equally

 

To be fair we must treat people the same way

God treats people fairly

We are all equal in the eyes of God

We should treat each another the same way or fairly God expects us to do what is just

Doing what is just is being fair

 

FAIR DEALING

 

Ways of acting fair

 

Fairness means treating other equally Doing well to others is an act of fairness

We should treat people the same way whether they are Rich or poor

Sick or healthy Boys or girls Young or old Disabled or not

People can act fairly by Showing love

Helping others Being kind Being polite

Sharing what we have

Ahab’s wife was s jezebel

King Ahab wanted Jabot’s vineyard

Naboth told King Ahab that land belonged to his ancestors Jezebel planned Nabboth’s death

King Ahab and Jezebel were unfair to Jabot They were punished by God

King Ahab was Selfish

Cruel Greedy

It is not good to be unfair to other people How unfairness can be corrected

By treating others badly we are unfair Unfairness can be corrected by Obeying God’s commandments Being polite

Respecting other people Being loving

Being kind

Helpful to the needy

We should be willing to act fairly

 

Reasons why people cheat

 

Cheating is telling a lie or giving false information People cheat

To avoid punishment Fear

Selfishness To win a game For revenge

Jabot died  because Jezebel cheated about him Abraham and Sara had gone to Egypt

Abram told Sarah to cheat to the Egyptian that she was his sister He feared to be treated unfairly

We should tell the truth all the time Joseph and his brothers

Joseph had 11 brothers

His father was Jacob Jacob loved  Joseph most

The brothers of Joseph were jealous of him They treated him unfairly

They threw him in a dry well

Joseph was later sold to the traders The brothers of Joseph acted unfairly God wants us to treat others fairly

 

How Joseph behaved as  a slave in Egypt (gen40:1-23)

 

Famine is a long period of time without food and water Joseph as put in prison by Potiphar’s wife

In prison, he interpreted dreams for the two prisoners God was with Joseph in Egypt

God made Joseph a ruler

Joseph acted fairly in giving the meaning of dreams We should treat others fairly

We should be kind, helpful and faithful to others

 

How Joseph behaved his brothers came inEgypt (gen42:1-24)

 

Joseph did  not take revenge against his brothers He showed love and kindness to his brother

His brothers came to buy food in Egypt

His family came to Egypt and settled in Goshen

Joseph did  not blame his brothers for selling him  to slavery We should be willing to forgive those who wrong us

How we should behave towards people who are fair and unfair to us We should love and respect those who treat us fairly

We should love, forgive and pray for those who treat us unfairly

God wants us to be fair and show love to others

God is unhappy when we are unfair to others\we should be willing to treat others fairly

 

THE DEATH AND RESSURECTION OF JESUS

 

Joy and sorrow in life (philipians4:4-6)

 

We are happy when

We obey our parents We receive gifts

We are sad when We fail exam Are sick

Our friends wrong us

The disciples were sad when Jesus told them he would die They were happy when Jesus told them he would rise

God want us to be joyful all the time

He wants us to pray for things the make us sad God will answer our prayers

 

Judas Iscariot betrays Jesus

 

Judas was one of the disciples of Jesus Christ He was given money so the he could betray Jesus He betrayedJesus with a kiss

He was paid 30 silver coins

God is not happy when we betray other people We should avoid betraying others

 

The people  who condemned Jesus Christ

(mathew27:15-26)

 

To condemn is to blame others for something you think they have done wrong Jesus was accused falsely by

Chief priest Elders

The crowd The Pilate

Jesus was innocent

He was condemned to death

Barabbas a prisoner was set free instead of Jesus Jesus was crucified for our sins

God is unhappy when we condemn innocent people Simon of Cyrene helps Jesus carry the cross

Jesus was crucified at a place called Golgotha or Calvary Solders led Jesus to be crucified

He was crucified with two thieves

One of the thieves asked for forgiveness

Jesus asked God to forgive those who wronged him

We should thank God for the death and resurrection of Jesus

 

 

Resurrection means to come  back to life after death

Jesus rose after three days

He appeared to clops and another disciple on their way to Emmaus He appeared to His 11 disciples

He showed them the scars in his hands and feet He also ate a piece of cooked fish

The disciples were full of joy

Christians celebrate Jesus’ resurrection during Easter by

Going to church Visiting the needy Cooking special food

We should thank God for the resurrection

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