Note to the parent or teacher: Here is an hour-long lesson plan (which can be divided up and studied in three sessions if desired) to fill out the class “Cities of the Bible: The City of Jerusalem.” It goes with the lesson objectives “Learn the major stories of the Old Testament” (Christian Life and Faith: Bible Knowledge: General Bible Knowledge-1d); and “Understand that God will give courage and provide strength in order for His will to be performed” (Character Building: Values and Virtues: Courage-2b).
REVIEW PARAGRAPH 1:
Look up a map and pictures of the Judean Mountains. (Here is an informative Wikipedia article about the Judean Mountains.)
REVIEW PARAGRAPH 2:
Read Psalm 76:1–2.
View this show about “Abram and Melchizedek.”
REVIEW PARAGRAPH 3:
Read Judges 19:10 where Jerusalem is referred to as Jebus.
View this short explanation about “Jebus, City of David.”
REVIEW PARAGRAPH 4:
Read Joshua 10:1.
Explain that Joshua chapter 10 is both the first place where the city of Jerusalem is mentioned by the name “Jerusalem” in the Bible, and it is also the chapter where the amazing story is told about the sun standing still for one day.
REVIEW PARAGRAPH 5:
Read 2 Chronicles 3:1.
View this description of “Solomon’s Temple.”
Read page 3 of “King Solomon and the Temple.” (See page 4 for a coloring page.)
Read Nehemiah 2:1–6
REVIEW PARAGRAPH 6:
Find the State of Israel on a world map. Clicking on the name “Israel” on this map will give you a close-up view.
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