CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS STUDIES
RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES
THEME – PAUL THE APOSTLE
PREVIOUS LESSON – PAUL’S MISSION II
TOPIC: PAUL IN EUROPE – PAUL’S JOURNEY FROM TROAS TO MACEDONIA
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and be able TO –
1. locate Macedonia (Phillppi) on map of Europe;
2. describe St. Paul’s journey from Lystra to Macedonia;
3. tell the story of the conversion of Lydia;
4. explain the significance of the conversion of Lydia to Paul’s missionary work.
Paul’s missionary work
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
A map of the world showing Asia and Europe with Lydia and Macedonia clearly marked.
An illustration of Paul and his companion going to Macedonia.
METHOD OF TEACHING – Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.
Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons.
Scheme of Work
9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
Good News Bible
Living as God’s Children Book 6
All Relevant Materials
Related posts – Paul’s early life, Paul’s conversion, Paul’s missionary I and Paul’s missionary II, and Paul’s in Europe II.
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES – SHOW MACEDONIAN IN THE MAP
Asks the pupils to locate Macedonia.
PAUL’S ARRIVAL AT MACEDONIA (Philippi) – ACTS 16: 6 – 15
Bible reading – Acts 16:6 – 15
Philippi was a city founded by Philip, the father of Alexander the Great later it became a Roman colony.
During his second journey, while at Troas, Paul saw a vision of a man of Macedonia. A vision is something strange that a person sees either in real life or in the dream.
A vision appeared to Paul in the night: a man of Macedonia was standing and appealing to him, and saying, “Come over to Macedonia and help us.” When he had seen the vision, immediately we sought to go into Macedonia, concluding that God had called us to preach the gospel to them. (Acts 16:9-10).
Paul and Silas left Troas the following day. They traveled to Philippi, the capital of Macedonia.
To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:
1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;
2. Presents and shows pupils the route through which St. Paul journeyed from Lystra (Asia) to Macedonia (Europe) ;
Pupil’s Activities – Participate in tracing the route;
3. Summarizes the lesson on the board;
Pupil’s Activities – Note taking.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
Pupils to attempt all the questions.
Attempt all the questions
1. Locate Asia and Europe on the map.
2. Describe Paul’s journey to Macedonia.
Great Is Thy Faithfulness,