2 Samuel Sunday School Lesson

Objective To learn that God has a plan for us and that we too should plan.

Ice Breaker

Play some games of ‘Tip Over’.
Here you have to plan how to get the person to the exit brick.

Then think about planning.
Does God have a plan for you?
Should we have plans?
We shall find out more this study.

Bible Card

  • Author: Samuel with Nathan and Gad
  • Type: History
  • Written: Somewhere between 1000 to 900 BC
  • No. Chapters: 24
  • O.T. Book No.: 10


Read 2 Samuel 7 v1-5, 12,13, 16,17.

David thought of a plan. He wanted to build a temple for God.
David asked Nathan the prophet, who said go-ahead.
Then God spoke to Nathan the prophet saying no, but David’s son will build a temple.
Then God said that David’s kingdom will rule through his family for ever.

What things can we learn from this?

  • That it was good for David to make plans, even though God did not agree
  • God has a plan
  • David’s kingdom lasts forever.  How is this?

Read Luke 1v 31 to 33.  See how Jesus is from the line of David, and His kingdom never ends.

What an amazing plan God has, and we see how it was worked out.

Look also at Jeremiah 17v9 – I know the plans I have for you.

God has a good plan for us.  His desire is that we come to know Jesus as our Saviour and that we follow Him in our lives.


Give a ‘Twinkl’ weekly planning template to each child.

What do you think God would like you to do this week?

Pray about it and add it to your weekly plan.


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