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Title: Discovering of the Cross


1
Discovering of the Cross
  • Grade 3 Sunday-School Lesson

"For the message of the cross is foolishness to
those who are perishing, but to us who are being
saved it is the power of God. 1 Corinthians 118
2
Queen Helen uncovered the Cross
3
Which cross is the Holy Cross
There was a funeral passing by, so Queen Helen
ordered the soldiers to put the dead man on each
cross.
4
Queen Helen Had faith that the Cross of Jesus
Christ will raise the dead
When they have put the man on the 3rd cross he
rose up immediately.
5
Queen Helen Built a church for the Holy Cross in
Jerusalem
6
Stealing of the Holy Cross
After over 300 years, there was a big war between
Emperor Heraclius and the Persians. the Persians
passed through Jerusalem on their way back to
their country, a Persian prince entered the
church of the Cross
7
Stealing of the Holy Cross
He tried to take it but fire came out of it and
burned his fingers. He deceived two deacons and
gave them money so they would carry the cross and
go with him to his country.
8
Discovering of the Cross
the Persian prince killed the two deacons after
he asked them to dig a hole in his garden and put
the cross in it. A slave at the prince house was
looking out of the window by and saw what
happened. She told Emperor Heraclius and he
found the Holy Cross
9
Giving Glory to God
When Emperor Heraclius returned to Jerusalem with
the Holy Cross. He wanted to enter the city as a
victorious Emperor with Glory. An angel
prevented him from entering until he stepped down
from his horse, carried the cross and entered the
city
10
The Cross is the sign of LOVE
  • The cross is a sign of long-suffering, patience,
    but it is firstly a sign of God's LOVE for us!
  • Therefore, if we are to live carrying our own
    cross, we have to be FULL of love toward others,
    overflowing the love of God to others...  

11
The Holy Cross in my life
12
Practical Points
  • Lets practice how to have faith in the Power of
    the Cross
  • By always praying while holding a Cross in our
    hands.
  • By crossing ourselves with the sign of the Cross
    in the morning, in the evening, before meals, on
    the way to school, in the street.
  • Before going to bed we must make the sign of the
    Cross all around us so that we may enjoy good
    sleep.

13
Questions
  • TRUE OR FALSE? ? there was a war between Emperor
    Heraclius and the Persians.
  • TRUE OR FALSE? ? the Persian prince was able to
    touch the Holy Cross.
  • Where did the Persian prince hide the Holy Cross?
  • How did Emperor Heraclius found the Holy Cross?
  • What happened when they returned to Jerusalem
    with the Holy Cross.
  • "For the ________ of the cross is foolishness to
    those who are _________, but to us who are
    _________it is the ________ of God. 1
    Corinthians 1___
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