Jesus is the light of the world

Jesus is the light of the world

Pat van Wyk
Foreword: Jesus is the light of the world. This puppet show is meant for children from Preschool to Grade 2. Read the material here or download a PDF. Here we are teaching the children that we need to be born again. It is a difficult concept for small children to understand, but is such an important part of our faith – that we cannot neglect to teach them about it. JESUS IS THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD Dolls enter and greet: [caption id="attachment_534" align="alignright" width="300"] Light of the world[/caption] Tinky: I would like to read you a piece of Scripture. Pinky: Yes, read to us please, Tinky! Tinky: I am going to read to you from John chapter One verse 1 to 9 (it is a long passage read it…
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You are precious – Bible Study

You are precious – Bible Study

Pat van Wyk
You are precious. Read the material here or download a PDF.  Foreword This Bible study is going to help you see yourself as God sees you. Reading the Word of God goes hand in hand with prayer. They are two sides of a coin. You cannot do the one without the other. I hope you are going to enjoy doing the Bible study and enjoy finding out just how precious you are. My name is Pat and I have enjoyed writing this book just for you. We are going to concentrate on the book of Isaiah 43. Here God is talking to the Israelites through the prophet Isaiah in the Old Testament. When we read the Bible we are going to look at it as if God is also talking to…
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You are precious Puppet Show

You are precious Puppet Show

Pat van Wyk
Read the material here or download a PDF. You are precious.  This book is intended to help build confidence into every child that hears its message. The book uses Isaiah 43:1-5 as its foundation. My prayer with this book is that children will be healed of a bad self image and that they will know how much God loves them.     You are Precious: Part 1 Isaiah 43:1-5 Teacher: Becky, do you feel precious? Who knows what that means? (wait for response). Do you know that the Bible tells you that you are precious? (Asking the puppets and children. Wait for response). Okay let me ask you another question: Do you ever feel alone? (Wait for response). Let me ask you another question: Do you know that God promises you,…
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In the name of Jesus

In the name of Jesus

Pat van Wyk
[caption id="attachment_396" align="alignright" width="220"] In the name of Jesus[/caption] In the name of Jesus. This ebook is aimed for preprimary students. Read it here or download a PDF. Use the authority given to you, with boldness and confidence. Jesus is the Son of God, bled and died on the cross for all who believe. The Bible teaches us that we have power in the name, so to use it is to know Jesus everyday. I pray you will learn to use the name of Jesus with authority. Thank you to Tinus Swanepoel for his drawing of Jesus that was used in Chapter 6. CONTENTS Chapter One - Believe in His Name Chapter Two - Authority in His Name Chapter Three - Life through Jesus Chapter Four - Jesus is Our…
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All things begin and end with Jesus

All things begin and end with Jesus

Pat van Wyk
[caption id="attachment_386" align="alignright" width="300"] All things[/caption] All things begin and end with Jesus. Read it here or download a PDF copy. Hebrews 2:8-9 NKJV “You subjected all things under his feet." For in subjecting all things to Him, He did not leave anything not subjected to Him. But now we do not see all things having been subjected to him. But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels for the suffering of death, crowned with glory and honor, that He by the grace of God should taste death for all.” Are you also part of “all”? I hope you enjoy this time and grow spiritually. Love in Christ, Pat Index: Lesson 1 We can approach the Lord with confidence Lesson 2 We need to believe Lesson 3 Trust Lesson 4…
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School of obedience

School of obedience

Pat van Wyk
[caption id="attachment_355" align="alignright" width="300"] School of Obedience[/caption] You can view the material here or download a PDF. (This is one of my College assignments that I did at the Nehemiah Bible College in Jeffreys Bay, during 2001. I trust that this will bless you also) 1. Out of your Own Heart, give your definition of OBEDIENCE INTRODUCTION Spirit filled Bible Truth in Action - Steps to Faithful Obedience Faith believes what God says and acts in line with His Word. Faith allows the believer to enter the rest into which God has called All His people. It acknowledges the completed work of salvation, while faithfully obeying every instruction from God. Hebrews 5: 8 "though He was a Son, yet He learned obedience by the things which He suffered." NKJV The Secret…
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God is incredible

God is incredible

Pat van Wyk
You can read the material here or download a PDF. [caption id="attachment_322" align="alignnone" width="300"] God is incredible[/caption] Children’s Book CONTENTS Introduction Chapter One God is amazing Chapter Two God is our Protector Chapter Three God’s Love Chapter Four Good News Chapter Five Preparing the Disciples Chapter Six The Death of Jesus Chapter Seven The Risen Christ INTRODUCTION Have you experienced God? Have you experienced God intimately? In a supernatural way, that cannot be explained? I can only describe it as incredible, a moment where you and God are one. God's power is overwhelming because of this I think we can only stand it for a moment long. We recently had a guest Pastor ministering in our church. As he walked past me to pray for somebody I just started to laugh…
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Why Pray

Why Pray

Pat van Wyk
Teachers Manual: Pre-School to Grade 2   You can read the manual here or download a PDF. This has been compiled from the sermon series “Why Pray” (by our pastor at the time), by Grant Comley and adapted for the Children’s Church by Pat van Wyk. Let us teach the children about Jesus from a small age. Praying is so important, so let us teach them to pray. Pat Foreword: Prayer is the most powerful weapon known to mankind. It brings solutions and brings God onto the scene. Philip Brooks said one of the most powerful statements that I have ever heard concerning prayer. He said Prayer is not conquering God’s reluctance, but taking a hold of His willingness. Prayer seems to do something about the human heart. It has a…
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The Prophetic Ministry

The Prophetic Ministry

Pat van Wyk
[caption id="attachment_585" align="alignright" width="300"] Thank you to Aaron Burden from www.unsplash.com for the photo.[/caption] Prophecy. You can read the material here, or download a PDF. This is one of my College assignment that I did at the Nehemia Bible College in Jeffreys Bay, during 2001. I trust this will bless you. Introduction: 1 Cor. 14:1 Follow the way of love and eagerly desire spiritual gifts, especially the gift of prophecy. Here we are told to eagerly desire the gift of prophecy. Then why don’t we? 1 Cor. 14:39 (Amplified) "So (to conclude) my brethren, earnestly desire and set your hearts on prophesying --- on being inspired to preach and to teach and to interpret Gods will and purpose --- and do not forbid or hinder speaking in (unknown) tongues." We…
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All things begin and end with Jesus

All things begin and end with Jesus

Pat van Wyk
All things. You can read the material here, or download a PDF. An opening word … This book can be used for Bible study, on your own, in a cell group or in a children’s church. Instructions are found at the beginning of every lesson for the teacher / cell leader. Work through it to familiarize yourself before presenting the lesson. Always work from the Bible with your class / cell group. Encourage your class / cell to read and allow discussion time to see what they understand. Never assume they know something. Allow your class / cell to pray out loud. Use all available opportunities to lead children / people to the Lord. I hope you enjoy this time and grow spiritually. Love in Christ Index: Lesson 1 We can…
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