God holds us responsible for how we use the talents and abilities He gave us.
The distribution of wealth from trade and expansion is displayed in
a short simulation.
Students will research England after Henry VIII and the struggle for
Hymns: #15 My Maker and My King
and #21 Immortal,
Invisible, God Only Wise
Directions for What Happened to the
Gold Simulation. Need M & M's.
Henry VIII's Children -- KEY Students research the Elizabethan Age and life
after Henry VIII using Weblinks and reference materials. They create at least one
Shakespeare's sayings (verb
Explorations and Discussions: Talents - How we use them
NEEDED: A two pound bag of M &
M's for the "What Happened to the Gold" simulation
after Bible class. Also needed, spoons to transfer M & M's (rather than fingers)
plus paper cups or baggies to put M & M's in.
Read: Matthew 25:14-30.
- The One-talent man would not cooperate with the master. The
One-talent man would not surrender himself to God and do things His way.
- Why not? (discuss possibilities--lazy,
shy, rebellious, etc.)
Self-surrender is the substance of the teachings of
Christ. Often it is presented in language that seems authoritative, because there is
no other way to save man than to cut away those things which, if entertained, will
demoralize the whole being. Desire of Ages p. 523
Groups: Which is more important--How many
talents a person has OR what a person does with his talents? Give five reasons for
New Ideas invention projects. Due for Project B.