Written By Bryan Ray Cook
Sunday School Menu
The NV ULC Board of Directors has granted permission for members of our congregation to make copies of, and use this lesson.
This book was created to provide Sunday School teachers a teaching tool to describe Saint Matthew Chapter Six to their students using lessons, games, and materials than can be ran off for students to study by at home. I hope that Sunday school teachers will find this book useful for their Sunday school classes as this book teaches students a people the art of giving whether its giving back to the community or giving to a friend. (There are more lessons to follow from the same author.)
Saint Matthew Chapter Six Verse One
"Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen by them: otherwise ye have no reward in heaven."
Suggested Sunday School Teacher Interpretation:
What this verse means is that we should not make public what we do for someone else.
Why should we not do that?
Some student responses may be: "Because God doesn't want us to do that." "Your putting on a show."
Suggested Sunday School Teacher Explanation:
The verse teaches us that making a public display of doing good for someone may help a person's situation on earth and bring about opportunities such as fame or recognition on Earth to someone. If that is the case that person already got his reward on Earth by the praise of one's peers. God under those circumstances does not see fit to reward that person. On the other hand if that person did the good thing for someone in secret not looking for personal gain that person will be rewarded when they reach Heaven because they did not boast about giving to someone. It was done in secret without anyone else knowing about it. It signifies that the person truly cared about the plight of the other individual and acted in that individual's best interest.
God will give you a reward if you do.
After that the Sunday school teacher can have one person give to another while the rest of the class doesn't notice. The student playing God tells the other student he or she will go to heaven because no one else noticed the good deed the other student did for the other student, it was done in secret.
Word Game - Use these as an example for creating other word games
Take heed that ye do not your ______ before _____. Otherwise ye have no____ which is in _________.
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