Ask and Answer

Scripture: I Kings 1-3, I Chronicles 29 and 2 Chronicles 1

Learning Objectives:

  • Students will learn it is important for parents to remind even their adult children to obey God.
  • Students will learn it is important to seek godly wisdom over material things.
  • Students will learn sometimes God will also choose to bless us with material things, but God is more concerned we have godly wisdom.
  • Students will learn how to ask and answer common questions.

Guiding Question: How can common questions be asked and answered?

Materials: None needed

Procedure: Review the story of Solomon from the scriptures above. Remind them that Solomon asked God for wisdom instead of wealth, power, or a long life. This was because He knew that wisdom from God was most important for his life. Because Solomon asked for wisdom, God gave it to him and also blessed him with wealth, power, and a long life. Remind students that God asked Solomon a question that he answered.

Divide students into pairs.Have them practice asking and answering common questions. Encourage students to focus on practicing asking questions that begin with who/where/why/when/what.

Additional Questions: How can questions be directed toward an object?

Supplemental Activity: Have students bring in an object that they value for a show and tell. During the show and tell, have the students watching ask the other student questions about their object.

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