We began this lesson by discussing how all people are called by God to be special, that is to be holy.
Paul describes some of the qualities of a holy person in his letter to the Colossians 3:12-17. We looked at Paul’s letter together and thought about its meaning. We then answered some key questions to further our understanding:
What qualities does Paul list and which is the most important of all?
How would they help us to be a peacemaker?
Which of those qualities do you admire most and why?
When are people not at peace with one another and why do you think this happens?
Can you think of someone you know who is peacemaker, what do they do?
How could you be a peacemaker?
The children then got into groups to produce some role play with someone acting as a peace maker. They considered why the peace maker might be behaving this way…