Breakfast with Jesus
Easter Series: Lesson #4
Bible Verse: Jesus said “I am with you always.” Matt. 28:20
Jesus is alive. Matt. 28:7
The children shouted “Hosanna!” Matt. 21:15
Jesus blessed the children. Mark 10:16
Bible Story for children:
Jesus wants to fellowship with us. He loves us and wants us to
spend time with him. (Prayer and service for others)
Prop ideas: Fish net. (With 153 Beanie Baby Fish!) Camping equipment.
Jesus is alive. That’s what we learned last week. The women who had
gone to the tomb saw Jesus alive, his disciples saw him alive and
many others saw him alive.
Now it was more than a week later. Peter said that he was going out
in the boat to fish. (Many of the disciples had been fishermen before
they followed Jesus). Six other disciples, Thomas, Nathanael, James,
John and two more said they would go with him. They fished all
night, but caught NOTHING! Surely they were tired.
Jesus stood on the shore and called to the disciples, “Friends, haven’t
you any fish?” “No,” they replied. It was early in the morning, so it
was not yet bright out. They did not recognize that it was Jesus. Jesus
then told them, “Throw your net on the right side of the boat and you
will catch some.” The disciples did just what Jesus said and they
caught so many fish that they were unable to pull it back into the
John said to Peter, “Look, it’s Jesus on the shore!” Peter was so
excited that he jumped into the water to get to the shore. (They were
about 100 yards away…that’s like a football field). He couldn’t wait to
be with Jesus. The rest of the disciples followed in the boat, towing
the fish in the net behind them. When they landed on shore, they saw
Jesus had made breakfast. There was a fire of burning coals cooking
When finished with activities, return
all necessary items to bag and place
in the hallway for pickup.
some fish. And he had some bread as well. Jesus gave them each
some fish and bread.
When they looked at the