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Jesus had a cousin who was pretty famous. But that cousin was all about making Jesus famous.

This is Q1L10 in our Explorers curriculum. Download the family guide here: Download Family Guide (pdf)

Key Points:

  • John baptized a lot of people. Matthew 3:1-2
  • John’s job was to prepare the way for Jesus to come. Matthew 3:3
  • John wore strange clothes and ate funny food. Matthew 3:4
  • John was pretty great, but he wanted to make Jesus greater. John 3:30

Memory Verse:

John 3:30 He must become greater and greater, and I must become less and less.

See Also: Baptism, Jesus

Talk About It
  1. What’s your favorite part of the video? What’s one thing you learned from it?
  2. Describe your family. (siblings, aunts, uncles, cousins) How often do you get to see them?
  3. Who was John’s cousin?
  4. What did John do for people who trusted in Jesus?
  5. Read Romans 12:1. What does it mean to be holy and pleasing to the Lord? What are some things you can do that honor God?
  6. How will you apply this lesson to your life this week?

This is part of the Life of Jesus series.

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