Subject : Christian Religious Studies
Term :First Term
Week: Week 6
Class : Basic 6 / Primary 6
Previous lesson :
The pupils have previous knowledge of the THE first missionary of Paul
Topic : Paul in Europe
Behavioural objectives :
At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to
Instructional Materials :
- Wall charts
- Related Online Video
- Flash Cards.
- The Holy Bible
Methods of Teaching :
- Class Discussion
- Group Discussion
- Asking Questions
- Role Modelling
- Role Delegation
Reference Materials :
- Scheme of Work
- Online Information
- 9 Year Basic Education Curriculum
- The Holy Bible
Paul’s arrival at Macedonia (Philippi)
Paul and Silas went through the region of Phrygia and Galatia because the Holy Spirit did not allow them to speak the word of God in Asia. In continuation of their missionary work, the apostles came opposite Mysia and wanted to go to Bithynia, but they were forbidden by the Spirit of Jesus. So, from Mysia, they came to Troas.
At Troas, Paul had a vision. In the vision, he saw a man from Macedonia calling him to come and help them. The man said, ‘Come over to Macedonia and help us.’ Paul and Silas left Troas and went to Samothrace. The following day they went to Neapolis and to Philippi, the capital of Macedonia.
Paul’s conversion of Lydia
At Philippi, Paul and Silas preached about the life, death and resurrection of Jesus. On the Sabbath day, they spoke to the women who came to worship at the place of prayer, which was outside the gate by the riverside.
One of the women was called Lydia, from the city of Thyatira, a worshipper of God and a seller of purple goods. She believed the good news, and accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Saviour. Lydia and her household were baptised and they became Christians.
Lydia said to the apostles, ‘If you have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come to my house and stay.’ The apostles stayed in Lydia’s house during their missionary activities in Macedonia. Lydia provided food and accommodation for them.
The topic is presented step by step
The class teacher revises the previous topics
He introduces the new topic
The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own examples and he corrects them when the needs arise
The class teacher wraps up or conclude the lesson by giving out short note to summarize the topic that he or she has just taught.
The class teacher also goes round to make sure that the notes are well copied or well written by the pupils.
He or she does the necessary corrections when and where the needs arise.
1 In what article did Lydia trade in?
2. Was Lydia very poor or very rich?
3. Is the gospel of Christ meant for the poor only?
4. Why did Lydia invite Paul and the Apostles to her house?
5. Is it good to be good to ministers of God? How did Lydia show hospitality?
Prepare for the next lesson by reading about
Paul in Europe Part 2. The significance of Lydia’s conversion
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