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Pearly Gate

Category: Spiritual

Year Introduced:

Item Number: YOU8055

Originating Institution: North American Division: NAD

Requirements

 

This award is intended to make children aware of and look forward to the Second Coming and Heaven.

1.     Find and read a promise of Jesus' Second Coming in the Bible.

2.     Act out a parable from the Bible about Jesus' Second Coming.

3.     Name a Bible book and chapter that describes Last Day events.

4.     Make a list of the signs of Jesus' Second Coming found in Matt. 24:3-14.

5.     Describe Jesus' ascension of Heaven and tell how it is like or unlike the way He will return.

6.     Find and read a description of the Holy City or New Earth in the Bible.

7.     Complete and memorize John 14:2,3 using one of the following activities:

a.     Fill in the blanks:

"In my Father's _______ are many _______; if it were not so I would have _____ ____. I go to _______ __ ______ for you. And if I go and _________________, I will _____ _____, and receive you unto ______; that where ______, there _____ may be also."

b.     Put each word on an index card (one word/card), and have the children put the cards in order.

c.     Help make a rebus of the memory verse.

d.     Hide pieces of the puzzle and make a game for the Parable of Lost Coins with them.

8.     Close your eyes and imagine meeting Jesus at the Pearly Gate, then either draw a picture of what you imagined or create what the Pearly Gate would look like.

Answers

 

1.     John 14:1-3; Acts 1:11

2.     The Ten Virgins, Matt, 25:1-13; The Net, Matt. 13:47,48; The Wicked Tenants, Matt. 21:33; Mark 12:1-10; Luke 20:9-16; The Great Banquet, Luke 14:16-24; Matt. 22:1-14; The Lost Coin, Luke 15:8-10; The Narrow Door, Matt. 7:13,14; Luke 13:22-30; The Weeds, Matt. 24-30; The Lost Sheep, Luke 15:3-7; The Sower, Matt. 13:3-23; Others.

3.     Matt. 24

4.     False Christ (v.5), wars and fall of kingdoms (v.6-7), famine and earthquakes (v.7), persecution (9), turning away (v.10), false prophets (v.11), increased wickedness and love growing cold (v.12), gospel to all the world (v.14).

5.     1 Thessalonians 4:15-18, Acts 1:1-8.

6.     Isaiah 65:17-25; Rev. 21, 22.

7.     Provide heavy paper, markers, scissors.

8.     Have available paper, markers/crayons, popsicle sticks, glitter, construction paper, pearls, foil, etc.

Materials

 

This award is intended to make children aware of and look forward to the Second Coming and Heaven.

1.     Find and read a promise of Jesus' Second Coming in the Bible.

2.     Act out a parable from the Bible about Jesus' Second Coming.

3.     Name a Bible book and chapter that describes Last Day events.

4.     Make a list of the signs of Jesus' Second Coming found in Matt. 24:3-14.

5.     Describe Jesus' ascension of Heaven and tell how it is like or unlike the way He will return.

6.     Find and read a description of the Holy City or New Earth in the Bible.

7.     Complete and memorize John 14:2,3 using one of the following activities:

a.     Fill in the blanks:

"In my Father's _______ are many _______; if it were not so I would have _____ ____. I go to _______ __ ______ for you. And if I go and _________________, I will _____ _____, and receive you unto ______; that where ______, there _____ may be also."

b.     Put each word on an index card (one word/card), and have the children put the cards in order.

c.     Help make a rebus of the memory verse.

d.     Hide pieces of the puzzle and make a game for the Parable of Lost Coins with them.

8.     Close your eyes and imagine meeting Jesus at the Pearly Gate, then either draw a picture of what you imagined or create what the Pearly Gate would look like.

References

 

Songs

"In My Father's House."

"Countdown."

"I'm Going to Heaven."