But honor the Messiah as Lord in your hearts. Always be ready to give a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you. (1 Peter 3:15)
Day 1: Is Jesus Really God’s Son?
Evidence: An Eyewitness Report (Matthew 3:13-17; John 1:29-36)
Christ Connection: Isaiah 42:1 points to Jesus as God’s Son whom God would send to provide salvation for His people.
Summation: Kids can know that the evidence proves that Jesus is God’s Son.
Day 2: Was Jesus More Than Just a Good Man?
Evidence: Background Check (Mark 6:1-6,30-56)
Christ Connection: Jesus told people in Luke 4:16-21 that He was the Messiah referenced in Isaiah 61:1-2.
Summation: Kids can know that the evidence proves that Jesus was more than just a good man.
Day 3: Was Jesus’ Death Real?
Evidence: Death Confirmed (Mark 14:22-28; 15:22-47)
Christ Connection: As foretold in Isaiah 53:2-6, God’s plan for Jesus included Jesus’ death and resurrection to provide forgiveness of sin.
Summation: Kids can know that the evidence proves that Jesus’ death was real.
Day 4: Is Jesus Alive?
Evidence: Physical Proof (Luke 24:1-48)
Christ Connection: Just as David prophesied in Psalm 16:10 and Peter testified in Acts 2:31; God raised Jesus from the dead.
Summation: Kids can know that the evidence proves that Jesus is alive.
Day 5: What Do I Do with the Evidence About Jesus?
Evidence: Summing Up the Evidence (Acts 2:14-42; 1 Peter 3:15)
Christ Connection: David declared (Psalm 22:31) and Peter preached (Acts 2:39) that those present and generations yet to come would hear about the righteousness of Christ and what He has done.
Summation: Kids can use the evidence about Jesus to defend their faith.