Confirmation Day 3: Jesus, the Son of God


Lesson 1: Jesus, the Word made Flesh

Objective: Jesus was born God and man; The fulfilment of God’s Promise

Learning Outcome:Write down a scripture verse to support that Jesus was both God and man. (Example, Matthew 1:18-25)

Confirmation Exercise Questions

None

 

Reference Material

Booklet Song:

The Son obeyed His Father’s will, / Was born of virgin mother, / And God’s good pleasure to fulfill, / He came to be my brother. / No garb of pomp or pow’r He wore, / A servant’s form, like mine, He bore / To lead the devil captive. (SHZ 272 v. 6)

Booklet Text:

And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth. (John 1:14)

Additional Reference Material

Scripture

Matt. 1:18-25, 3:13-17, 4:1-11, 16:13-16, 28:18; Luke 2:41-50; 3:21,22; 4:1-13; John 1:14, 3:16; Acts 13:28-39; Eph. 1:19-23; Phil. 2:5-11; Heb. 4:15-16; 1 Tim. 3:16

Curriculum

Lessons 2.4, 2.5

Additional Lesson Points

 

  • Some of the major prophecies concerning Jesus that are in the Old Testament. 
  •  The main phases and work of Jesus’ life 
  •  God's salvation work climaxes in the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus.
  •  Jesus’ origin was unique: He was conceived of the Holy Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary. 
  •  Jesus, as true man, like us experienced pain, hunger, sorrow, joy, fear and so on, but was nonetheless without sin. 
  •  Jesus spoke of himself as the Messiah and God's Son. 
  •  Jesus, as true God, had a unique relationship with the Father and that the Father has given Him all power in heaven and on earth. 
  •  Explanation to the 2nd Article of the Creed, Luther’s Small Catechism
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    Resources

    By Faith 19b; Christian Doctrine 29 -38; (p1)

    By Faith 19b; Christian Doctrine 29 -38; (p2)

    VZ: The Birth of Jesus Christ, Q. Ruonavaara, Dec. 1991, page 275. Unto You a Savior is Born, J. Stewart, Dec. 2008, page 11 (p1)

    VZ: The Birth of Jesus Christ, Q. Ruonavaara, Dec. 1991, page 275. Unto You a Savior is Born, J. Stewart, Dec. 2008, page 11 (p2)


     

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    Day 1: Welcome!
    Day 2: God, the Triune God
    Day 3: Jesus, the Son of God
    Day 4: The Holy Spirit, The Spirit of God
    Day 5: I Need the Word of Grace Each Day
    Day 6: Caring for Faith Within the Congretion
    Day 7: Mission Work: Go Ye Therefore and Teach All Nations
    Day 8: Wrap-up
    Sample Confirmation Day Agenda