DEVOTIONAL READING: John 1:29–37
BACKGROUND SCRIPTURE: Exodus 6:2–30; 12
"This is a day you are to commemorate; for the generations to come you shall celebrate it as a festival to the LORD—a lasting ordinance."—Exodus 12:14
After participating in this lesson, each student will be able to:
1. Recall the details of the first Passover, just before the Israelites left Egypt.
2. Explain the importance of keeping alive the memory of events that have spiritual significance.
3. Brainstorm ways to make the “visual aids” of baptism and the Lord’s Supper more meaningful in his or her church.
A. A Beginning to Remember
B. Lesson Background
I. When to Eat the Lamb (EXODUS 12:1–7)
A. The First Month (vv. 1, 2)
B. The Tenth Day (vv. 3–5)
C. The Fourteenth Day (vv. 6, 7)
II. How to Eat the Lamb (EXODUS 12:8–11)