The Sons Of Jacob
Genesis 29:31-30:24; 35:16-26
PSALM 127:3, 5
Behold, children are a heritage from the LORD. Happy is
the man who has his quiver full of them
WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
Four pie pans, half as many Ping-Pong balls as you have children,
markers of various colors, and a body of Christ basket (use your
A glass bottle or glass for each child (not to keep), food coloring, an
eye dropper or spoon or ladle, 4 bowls, water a metal spoon or fork
for each child, a large table, and a plastic or paper table cloth.
Plastic drinking straws, heavy paper (index card thickness), paper
clips, brown paper bags, and string.
Pie Pan Ping Pong Relay
You need 4 pie pans, half as many Ping-Pong balls as you have
children, markers of color, and a body of Christ basket (use your
Draw various colors of smiley faces on the Ping-Pong balls. Divide
the class into two teams for a relay. Make two lines at one end of
the classroom. Put the “body of Christ basket” at the other end.
Two team members at a time must volley the little ping pong men
back and forth between them until they get to the body of Christ.
If they drop the man, they may pick him up, but only with the pie
pans (work together!), no hands allowed.
Explain that all kinds of different people can be in the body of
Christ. All believers are God’s children, even though we
may be different.
Today we are going to learn all about Jacob's sons. We’re also going
to learn that our attempts to solve our problems on our own
usually just complicate matters further, but God works it for His
good. And most importantly, we will learn that whoever comes to
Jesus and has accepted Him into their life, becomes a child of God.
All believers are God’s children, even though we may be
GEN ES IS 29:31-35
When the LORD saw that Leah w as u n lov ed , He
op ened her w om b; bu t Rac he l w as barren .
S o Leah c onc e iv ed and bore a son , and she c al l ed h i s
nam e Reu