Sunday, March 15, 2015

The Best Gospel of John Online Sunday School Lessons

Use these Sunday school lessons on the Gospel of John to help inspire and guide your lesson planning! God bless! 


Gospel of John Online Sunday School Lessons
  • Power Comes from Where? God's Love and Christ's Light - John 1:5 - This lesson plan from Kristin Schmidt teaches children that God is our strength and guidance, and that he gives us the faith to share his love.
  • Reflecting the Light - John 1:6-9 - Use this object lesson to teach children about the importance of reflecting the love of Christ into the world.
  • Who Are You Lectionary Lesson - John 1:6-8, 19-28 - This full lesson plan by Stephanie Fernandez teaches children that it means to be selected by God.
  • And the Word Became Flesh Lectionary Lesson - John 1:10-18 - Use this full lesson plan by Stephanie Fernandez to teach children that Jesus was 100% man and 100% God.
  • The Gift that Keeps on Giving - John 1:12-13 - This object lesson uses a Christmas gift to teach children that God's gift of Jesus allows us to be children of God.
  • Jesus and the Three Rs - John 1:11-14 - Use this object lesson to teach children about three different ways we can choose to treat Jesus.
  • Jesus Dwelling Among Us Sunday School Lesson - John 1:14 - This object lesson by Jacqueline Rau uses pictures of lavish lifestyles to teach children how Jesus came to live a life like ours, even though he was God.
  • The Greatest - John 1:27 - Use this object lesson to teach children that we are to share about the light we have seen.
  • Jesus the Trash Collector - John 1:29 - This object lesson by Bryan Clements uses a trash bag and papers with "SIN" written on them to teach children how Jesus takes away the sin of the world.
  • Show and Tell Sunday School Lesson - John 1:29, 34-35 - Use this game of show-and-tell to teach children how they can show and tell others about Jesus.
  • Come and See Lectionary Lesson - John 1:43-51 - This full lesson by Stephanie Fernandez teaches children about bringing others to Christ, and being courageous enough to come before him ourselves.
  • Come and See - John 1:46 - This object lesson uses a package of cookies to teach children how they can share Jesus with their friends.
  • Water Into Wine - John 2:1-11 - Use this object lesson to teach children about Jesus' first miracle.
  • Our Lord at the Wedding Feast – John 2:1-11 – This full lesson plan from TruthforChildren teaches children that only God does miracles, including the miracle of salvation.
  • Jesus Turns Water Into Wine – John 2:1-11 – Use this Sunday school lesson plan by NicoleVanderMeulen to teach children about the abundance Christ brings into our lives, and also explains why miracles are not magic.
  • The Wedding at Cana – John 2:1-11 – This full lesson plan from weebly's Free Sunday School Curriculum teaches children that Jesus' first miracle helped disciples put their faith in him.
  • Jesus Clears the Temple – John 2:12-25 – Use this lesson plan from weebly's Free Sunday School Curriculum to teach children that God doesn't want us to defile our bodies with sin.
  • Spring Cleaning Sunday School Lesson - John 2:13-22 - This object lesson uses cleaning supplies to teach children about the time Jesus cleansed the temple, and how he cleanses us.
  • Jesus Cleared the Temple Lectionary Lesson - John 2:13-22 - Use this complete lesson plan by Stephanie Fernandez to teach children that Jesus is serious about saving them.
  • Jesus Cleans the Temple – John 2:13-22 – This Sunday school lesson plan by Tony Kummer teaches children that Jesus doesn't want people to sell God.
  • Jesus Talks to Nicodemus – John 3:1-21 – Use this lesson plan from weebly's Free Sunday School Curriculum to teach children the message of salvation.
  • Nicodemus Seeks Jesus at Night – John 3:1-21 – This full lesson plan by Beckie Stewart teaches children about salvation, and how Jesus and God see the world.
  • The Butterfly - John 3:3 - Use this object lesson to teach children what it means to be born again.
  • Evangelism - John 3:3 - These object lessons by Mimi Bullock help teach children the need to tell others about Jesus.
  • Pinwheel Craft for Teaching About the Holy SpiritJohn 3:8 – This craft and lesson idea from Amy Brown has children make a pinwheel to teach them about the will of the Holy Spirit.
  • For God so Loved the World Lectionary Lesson – John 3:14-21 – Use this complete lesson plan by Stephanie Fernandez to teach children that God loves them, and they love him.
  • Measuring God's Love - John 3:16 - This object lesson uses a measuring cup, a tape measure, and a watch to teach children just how much God loved the world.
  • Do You Know? - John 3:16 - Use this object lesson by Tanya Roberts to teach children about the Gospel Message.
  • The Greatest Gift of All - John 3:16 - This object lesson uses a gift to teach children about God's grace and eternal life.
  • What's On the Inside Counts - John 3:16 - Use this object lesson by Sharon Brumfield to teach children that we can't judge people - only God can.
  • John 3:16 Day Ideas for Kids – John 3:16 – Tony Kummer shares 5 ways you can share and celebrate the truths of John 3:16.
  • The Life Saver Sunday School Lesson - John 3:16-17 - This object lesson uses a life jacket to teach children about salvation.
  • Jesus is the Light – John 3:16-21 – Use this lesson plan by Amy Brown to teach children that Jesus is the light of the world, and that through him we will no longer want to walk in darkness.
  • The Samaritan Woman at the Well - John 4:1-28 - Use this skit by Felicia Mollohan to help teach children the story of Jesus and the woman at the well.
  • The Woman at the Well – John 4:1-26 – This lesson plan from weebly's Free Sunday School Curriculum to teach children that we also need Christ's living water.
  • Jesus is the Living Water - John 4:4-14 - Use this complete lesson plan from Brittany Bradshaw to teach children that God is the source of their refreshment.
  • Jesus and the Samaritan Woman – John 4:5-39 – This Sunday school lesson plan by Beckie Stewart teaches children that Jesus didn't condemn sin, but that he knew about it.
  • Dying for a Drink! - John 4:10 - Use this object lesson to teach children about being thirsty for living water.
  • Living Water – John 4:10-15 – This full lesson plan from TruthforChildren teaches children that water is a biblical picture of salvation.
  • The Thirst Quencher - John 4:13-14 - This object lesson uses a bottle of water or sports drink to teach children about Jesus being the living water.
  • Living Water - John 4:13-14 - Use this object lesson to teach children that Jesus satisfies our soul's longing like water satisfies our body's thirst.
  • Jesus Heals the Official's Son – John 4:43-54 – This full lesson plan from weebly's Free Sunday School Curriculum teaches children that Jesus is more concerned about our spiritual health than our physical health.
  • Jesus Heals Official's Son – John 4:46-54 – Use this complete lesson plan by Kelly Henderson to teach children that Jesus' miracles showed that God had sent him and helped people believe in him
  • The Healing at the Pool – John 5:1-15 – This lesson plan from weebly's Free Sunday School Curriculum teaches children that sin makes our heart sick.
  • Jesus Takes Our Little and Makes it a Lot - Feeding the Five Thousand - John 6:1-15 - This lesson and activity by Rev. Steve Wilson teaches children that God can take what little we have and provide more than we can imagine.
  • Feeding the Five Thousand – John 6:1-14 – Use this full lesson plan from TruthforChildren to teach children that God is the bread of life, and that we as his people share his truth and hope.
  • Jesus Feeds the Five Thousand – John 6:1-14 – This complete lesson plan by Tony Kummer teaches children the tale of Christ's miraculous multiplication of the fish and loaves.
  • Jesus Feeds Five Thousand – John 6:1-14 – Use this skit by Shirley McKinstry to teach children the story of Jesus feeding five thousand people with just 5 loaves of bread and 2 fish.
  • Jesus Feeds 5,000 – John 6:4-14 – This complete lesson plan by Beckie Stewart teaches children that God cares about their needs, and can do the impossible to fulfill them.
  • Sharing What We Have - John 6:5-14 - This object lesson by Mike Perks uses candy fish and graham crackers to teach children that Jesus uses us when we share.
  • What to Do With the Leftovers - John 6:12 - Use this object lesson to teach children about being generous with what they have.
  • There's No Fear in Jesus - John 6:16-21 - This object lesson uses a teddy bear to teach children that with Jesus, we have nothing to fear.
  • Jesus is the Bread of Life – John 6:22-40 – This full lesson plan by Tony Kummer teaches children that only Jesus and believing in him gives us access to eternal life.
  • The Bread of Life – John 6:32-40 – Use this full lesson plan from weebly's Free Sunday School Curriculum to teach children that Jesus provides for both our physical and spiritual needs.
  • The Bread of Life - John 6:35 - Use this complete lesson plan by Tara Tegard to teach children that Jesus fulfills their needs - physical and spiritual.
  • The Will of God – John 6:37-40 – This lesson plan from TruthforChildren teaches children that the will of God is that all should be saved, and that the will of God always comes to pass.
  • The I AM Names of Jesus – John 6:48-51, other passages – This full lesson plan by Kristin Charles teaches children to apply the different I AMs of Jesus to their lives.
  • The Bread of Life Sunday School Lesson - John 6:51 - Use this object lesson to teach children about Jesus being the bread of life that we can eat so that we will never die.
  • No Turning Back - John 6:67-68 - This lesson can use the game "Follow the Leader" to teach children about following Jesus.
  • To Whom Shall We Go? - John 6:67-68 - Use this object lesson to teach children about Jesus, the one who has eternal life.
  • For a Short Time – John 7:25-44 – This full lesson plan from weebly's Free Sunday School Curriculum teaches children that even though Jesus wasn't on earth for long, that he left the Holy Spirit for us for all time.
  • Jesus and the Adulterous Woman – John 8:1-11 – This complete lesson plan by Beckie Stewart teaches children about Christ's mercy, and how the Pharisees tried to trick Jesus.
  • Jesus Forgives a Woman - John 8:1-11 - This lesson by Sandi Ochsner uses dolls and puppets to teach children about not judging others without first judging themselves.
  • Only Jesus Can Judge, But He'd Rather Forgive Instead - John 8:2-11 - Use this lesson and activity by Rev. Steve Wilson to teach children the story of Jesus forgiving the adulterer.
  • Pointing Fingers and Throwing Stones - John 8:7 - This object lesson uses small stones to teach children about forgiveness.
  • Open the Door to Jesus - John 8:12 - Use this object lesson by Odette Steeves to teach children  about letting Jesus come into our hearts when he knocks on the door.
  • Glowsticks and Christ in Us - John 8:12 - This object lesson by Mimi Bullock uses glowsticks to teach children that just as Jesus was a light, so we are to be lights too.
  • The Light of the World - John 8:12 - Use this complete lesson plan by Tara Tegard to teach children that Jesus is the light that shows us the darkness of our sin.
  • Do You Know This Man? - John 8:19 - This object lesson uses a poster of a famous person to teach children the difference between knowing someone and knowing about someone.
  • In God's Hands - John 8:32 - Use this complete lesson plan by Brittany Bradshaw to teach children about what it means to be close to God.
  • Jesus Gives Freedom from Sin – John 8:32 – Tony Kummer shares a full lesson plan that teaches children to identify habits in their lives that trap them in sin.
  • Ninja Warrior Sunday Ideas - John 8:59 - These lesson ideas from Mimi Bullock are inspired by God's word and the "Ninja Warrior" TV show.
  • To God Be the Glory Sunday School Lesson - John 9:1-3 - Use this object lesson to teach children not to complain about their troubles but to praise God instead.
  • Jesus Heals a Man Born Blind – John 9:1-34 – This full lesson plan from weebly's Free Sunday School Curriculum teaches children that Jesus uses terrible things to allow God to do something enormous in their lives.
  • Jesus Heals a Man Born Blind - John 9:6-7 - This lesson by Renee Gorby teaches children about doing the right thing even if there's no obvious reward.
  • Here's Mud in Your Eye! - John 9:6-7 - Use this object lesson to teach children that we all need a touch from God to be well.
  • Jesus Heals a Man Born Blind – John 9:1-41 – This lesson plan by Felicia Mollohan teaches children the story of Jesus healing the blind man with mud.
  • Jesus Heals a Man Born Blind - John 9 - Use this lesson by Rev. Steve Wilson to teach children about the blind man that Jesus healed.
  • Jesus Heals a Man Born Blind – John 9 – This lesson plan by Tony Kummer teaches children about the difference between spiritual and physical blindness.
  • I Am the Door – John 10:1-10 – Use this complete lesson plan from TruthforChildren to teach children that Christ is the only door that we are able to enter God's kingdom.
  • Jesus Knows Me – John 10:1-18 – This full lesson plan by Beckie Stewart teaches children will better understand the relationship between a shepherd and his sheep.
  • The Good Shepherd – John 10:1-21 – Use this complete lesson plan from weebly's Free Sunday School Curriculum to teach children that Jesus loves and cares for us like a shepherd.
  • The Good Shepherd - John 10:1-18 - This lesson by Rev. Steve Wilson teaches children about what it means that Jesus is called the "Good Shepherd."
  • The Master's Voice - John 10:3-5 - Use this object lesson to teach children to listen and obey God's voice when they hear it.
  • He Knows Your Name - John 10:4 - This object lesson uses brand names to teach children to follow Jesus when he calls them.
  • The Gate for the Sheep - John 10:7 - This complete lesson plan by Tara Tegard teaches children that Jesus is the only entrance we can go through to salvation.
  • Steal the Sheep Sunday School Lesson - John 10:10 - Use this object lesson to teach children to love and follow God, and not others who will lead them astray.
  • Chocolate Bar - John 10:10 - This object lesson by Mimi Bullock teaches children that God wants to help reveal his goodness to us day by day.
  • Life in 3D – John 10:10 – Use this full lesson plan by Dale Hudson to teach children that our lives are exponentially better when Jesus is a part of them.
  • I Am the Good Shepherd - John 10:11 - This complete lesson plan by Tara Tegard teaches children that Jesus sacrificed himself so we could live.
  • The Good Shepherd - John 10:11-15 - Use this object lesson by Mimi Bullock to teach children what it means to be God's sheep.
  • The Good Shepherd - John 10:14-15 - This object lesson uses pictures of pets to teach children that Jesus laid down his life so we might live forever with him in heaven.
  • Hearing God's Voice - John 10:27 - Use these object lessons by Mimi Bullock to teach children how they can and need to hear God's voice.
  • My Sheep Hear My Voice – John 10:27 – This full lesson plan from TruthforChildren teaches children how to know that they have been chosen by God.
  • In the Palm of His Hand - John 10:28 - Use this object lesson to teach children that we are taken care of by God.
  • Guaranteed Forever! - John 10:28-29 - This object lesson uses objects with lifetime warranties to teach children that Jesus promises eternal life.
  • His Hands Sunday School Lesson - John 10:28-29 - Use this object lesson by Tanya Roberts to teach children that God promises us eternal security if we trust him.
  • Three in One - John 10:30 - This object lesson uses a boom box to teach children about the Trinity.
  • Overtime! - John 11:1-35 - Use this lesson by Ryon Price to teach children about the time Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead.
  • Why Did Jesus Wait Before He Helped Lazarus? - John 11:1-45 – This lesson plan by Beckie Stewart teaches children that God deserves all of the glory, even if it means putting us through hard situations first.
  • The Resurrection of Lazarus – John 11:1-44 – Use this full lesson plan by Beckie Stewart to teach children that Jesus allows hard things in our lives for his glory.
  • Jesus Makes Lazarus Live – John 11:1-44 – This lesson plan from weebly's Free Sunday School Curriculum teaches children that Jesus revives those who are dead spiritually.
  • Not Now - John 11:4-6 - This lesson by Renee Gorby teaches children that Jesus is in charge of all things!
  • I Am the Resurrection and the Life - John 11:25-26 - This complete lesson plan by Tara Tegard teaches children that Jesus has power over life and death.
  • A Savior Who Weeps - John 11:35 - Use this object lesson to teach children that not only does Jesus understand our emotions, but he also has power over all of them.
  • Simple Lazarus Skit for Children's Ministry This skit by Felicia Mollohan can be used in conjunction with lessons on John 11:1-35 to help teach children the story of Lazarus being raised from the dead.
  • Lazarus Raised – John 11:43 – Use this full lesson plan from TruthforChildren to teach children that we are dead in sin, but that Jesus raises us from our sin.
  • Giving Him Your Best Sunday School Lesson - John 12:3 - This object lesson uses a prized possession to teach children about giving our best in serving Jesus.
  • I Love a Parade - John 12:12-13 - Use this object lesson to teach children about praising Jesus mightily!
  • Popcorn - John 12:24 - This object lesson by Mimi Bullock uses popcorn to teach children that the heat of life is necessary in order for God to make us into the creations he made us to be.
  • My Soul is Troubled - John 12:27-29 - This object lesson uses a worry stone or stress ball to teach children to glorify God in their hard times.
  • Serving Like Jesus – John 13:3-17 – Use this complete lesson plan by Daniel Lowery to teach children that Jesus set the example of service that we must have by washing his disciple's feet.
  • Jesus Washes His Disciple's Feet – John 13:1-17 – This full lesson plan from weebly's Free Sunday School Curriculum teaches children that we need to serve with humility.
  • Building a Model Life - John 13:15 - Use this object lesson to teach children how Jesus models the lives we are supposed to live.
  • He Loves Us All Sunday School Lesson - John 13:34-35 - This object lesson uses lollipops to teach children that we need to love others like Jesus loves us.
  • Loving Others – John 13:34-35 – Use this object lesson by Mimi Bullock to teach children how we can be true disciples of Jesus – by loving others.
  • Way, Truth, Life – John 14:1-12 – This complete lesson plan by Daniel Lowery teaches children what Jesus did to save us and find us.
  • Musical Chairs - John 14:2 - Use this lesson and activity by Mimi Bullock to teach children about how the kingdom of God works.
  • Jesus Teaches About Heaven – John 14:1-14 – This lesson plan from weebly's Free Sunday School Curriculum teaches children that only Christ can save us.
  • Finding the Way - John 14:6 - Use this object lesson to teach children that Jesus is the only way to heaven.
  • The Way, the Truth, and the Life - John 14:6 - This complete lesson plan by Tara Tegard teaches children that Jesus is the only solid rock to stand on in our uncertain and changing world.
  • The Power Source - John 14:12 - Use this object lesson to teach children about the power of the Holy Spirit.
  • Do You Love Me? - John 14:15 - This object lesson uses a Mother's Day card to teach children about loving by actions, not just words.
  • Love Coupons - John 14:15 - Use this object lesson by Tanya Roberts to teach children about different ways we can show our love.
  • The Comforter Sunday School Lesson - John 14:16 - This object lesson uses a teddy bear or security blanket to teach children about the Holy Spirit as Comforter.
  • Comforter – John 14:16 – Use this object lesson by Mimi Bullock to teach children that in their pain, Christ sent them a comforter!
  • Holy Spirit Memory – John 14:26 – This object lesson by Mimi Bullock teaches children to remind themselves of the Holy Spirit's presence in their lives.
  • He'll Be Back! - John 14:26, 28 - Use this lesson to teach children about Jesus' promise to come back again.
  • Chocolate Syrup - John 14:26 - This object lesson by Mimi Bullock creates chocolate milk to demonstrate how the Holy Spirit dwells inside of us, and how God's word is good.
  • Rubber Band - John 14:27, 2 Peter 3:9 - These object lessons by Mimi Bullock use rubber bands to teach children about God's character and how we should respond to stress.
  • Vine and the Branches - John 15:1-8 - This object lesson by Mimi Bullock uses a vine-like plant to teach children that we must allow Jesus to grow good fruit in us.
  • The True Vine - John 15:1-8 - Use this complete lesson plan by Tara Tegard to teach children that Jesus helps us grow when we are connected to him.
  • Jesus is the True Vine - John 15:1-8 - This full lesson plan by Brittany Bradshaw teaches children that we need to be connected to Christ.
  • The Vine and the Branches – John 15:1-17 – Use this complete lesson plan from weebly's Free Sunday School Curriculum to teach children that we must cling to God in order to bear fruit.
  • Just as I have Love You Lectionary Lesson – John 15:9-17 – This full lesson plan by Stephanie Fernandez teaches children what God's love is like and how they can show that love too.
  • A Branch on the Tree or a Stick in the Mud? - John 15:5 - This object lesson uses two branches to teach children that apart from Jesus, we can't do anything.
  • As I Have Loved You - John 15:12 - Use this object lesson to teach children about loving people who are different from them.
  • My Best Friend - John 15:13 - This object lesson by Tanya Roberts uses a picture of Jesus to teach children about Jesus being their friend.
  • You Are Not Alone! Lectionary Lesson – John 15:26-27, 16:4b-15 – Use this full lesson plan by Stephanie Fernandez to teach children about Pentecost and that the Holy Spirit is always with us.
  • The Unseen Power Sunday School Lesson - John 16:12-13 - Use this object lesson to teach children about the Holy Spirit as our guide.
  • Our Map and Our Guide - John 16:13 - This object lesson uses a map and compass to teach about the Holy Spirit as the one who directs our life path.
  • Take Heart! Jesus Has Overcome the World – John 16:33 – This lesson plan by Kristin Charles equips children with the tools they need to overcome rough situations; namely, the knowledge of Jesus as overcomer.
  • In the World, but Not of the World - John 17:16, 18 - Use this object lesson to teach children how they can safely be in the world, yet not of the world.
  • That All May be One - John 17:20-23 - This object lesson uses a Russian nesting doll to teach children that Jesus prayed that his followers would be united.
  • Knowing Jesus through the Sense of Sight – John 18:1-14 – This complete lesson plan by Brittany Bradshaw teaches children that seeing Jesus, we might have thought he was just a man – until he proved with his death that is is the Savior.
  • Crown Him King - John 18:37 - Use this object lesson to teach children that Christ is the King of their hearts.
  • Jesus Dies on the Cross – John 19:1-30 – This full lesson plan from weebly's Free Sunday School Curriculum teaches children that Jesus died for their sins.
  • Jesus is Buried – John 19:31-42 – Use this complete lesson plan from weebly's Free Sunday School Curriculum that Easter is not the end.
  • Easter Miracles Lectionary Lesson – John 20:1-18 – This lesson plan from Stephanie Fernandez teaches children that Easter is about miracles, not candy.
  • Jesus Rises from the Dead – John 20:1-18 – Use this complete lesson plan from weebly's Free Sunday School Curriculum to teach children about Christ's sacrifice.
  • It's Empty! - John 20:2 - Use this object lesson to teach children about the empty tomb on the first Easter Sunday.
  • I've Just Seen Jesus - John 20:18 - This object lesson uses the graphic at the top of the page to teach children about the empty tomb and Christ's resurrection.
  • Resurrected Jesus Appears to Many - John 20:19-20, 24-29 - This complete lesson plan by Kelly Henderson to teach children that we can be forgiven of our sins because Jesus is alive.
  • Believe it or Not! Sunday School Lesson - John 20:24-25 - Use this object lesson to teach children that Christ has indeed risen, whether they believe it or not!
  • Identification Please! - John 20:24-25 - This object lesson uses some kind of ID card to teach children that Jesus really rose again from the dead.
  • Seeing is Believing - John 20:29 - Use this object lesson to teach children how to believe even if they haven't seen.
  • The Miraculous Catch – John 21:1-13 – Use this full lesson plan by Brandi Riddle to teach children that Jesus wants to help us in our everyday happenings.
  • Breakfast on the Beach – John 21:4-14 – This Sunday school lesson by Nicole VanderMeulen teaches children that Jesus continually reminds us of who he is, even when we forget him.
  • Love in Any Language - John 21:17 - This lesson uses the phrase "I love you" in a myriad of languages to teach children that love is about more than just the words.

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