Lesson Learned: God sits on a throne, ruling the Heavens and Earth.
Materials Needed: tissue or construction paper, glue, marker
2 At once I was in the Spirit, and there before me was a throne in heaven with someone sitting on it. 3 And the one who sat there had the appearance of jasper and ruby. A rainbow that shone like an emerald encircled the throne. 4 Surrounding the throne were twenty-four other thrones, and seated on them were twenty-four elders. They were dressed in white and had crowns of gold on their heads. 5 From the throne came flashes of lightning, rumblings and peals of thunder. In front of the throne, seven lamps were blazing. These are the seven spirits[a] of God. 6 Also in front of the throne there was what looked like a sea of glass, clear as crystal.
21 To the one who is victorious, I will give the right to sit with me on my throne, just as I was victorious and sat down with my Father on his throne.
Talking Points: God sits on a throne in Heaven. A throne is a chair that a ruler, like a king or queen, sits on. God is the leader of all of Earth and Heaven. His throne is very beautiful, and is surrounded by jewels and rainbows.
Questions: Where does God sit? Why does he sit on a throne? (Because He rules everybody and everything)
Activity: Draw a rainbow on a piece of paper. Have the child tear tissue paper and glue it onto the rainbow.
Prayer: Dear God, we are so glad that you are a fair and just ruler. We look forward to the day we see you on your throne in heaven. Amen!