Henry’s Big Mistake

Lauren Whitman

Ages 4-7

Henry gets frustrated with his little sister, Halle, and makes fun of her in front of their friends. Halle becomes very sad and Henry realizes what he has done was wrong. He tries to smooth things over by being extra nice to Halle, but it doesn’t work. With the help of his parents and Sunday school teacher, Henry learns that good deeds never make up for sin. Sin requires confession, repentance, and forgiveness.

Question 1 - What mistake did Henry make?

Discussion Guide - Discuss how Henry became frustrated with Halle and made fun of the way she talked.

Question 2 - What did Henry try to do to pay for his sin? DId it work?

Discussion Guide - Discuss how Henry tried to be extra kind to Halle, but all his kindness could not erase the way he had treated Halle.

Question 3 - What was the only solution to Henry’s sin against Halle.

Discussion Guide - Discuss how Henry needed to confess to God and to Halle that he had sinned and ask for their forgiveness.

Bonus Question - If your child has gone through Foundation Early Childhood Worldview Curriculum, ask your child, “Why is it that we can be forgiven when we sin and do not hit the mark?”

Discussion Guide - Discuss the truth learned in Lesson 20, Jesus hit the mark for us.

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