Object Lesson: “Gospel” means Good News
A NEWSPAPER: In a newspaper one can read about what is going on in our community and in the world. Sometimes the information is good news and sometimes it is bad news. Generally people enjoy reading good news. The Bible is the News about what God is doing. It is the Gospel which means “Good News.” It is the Good News about Jesus and what He has done for us.
Follow this up with some stories and examples of things Jesus did. You could pretend to read a newspaper article about one of the miracles of Jesus.
You could have children write up “Newspaper Articles” about Jesus and have them read them.
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