Love of Money

TITLE: LESSON NOTE ON CHRISTIAN RELIGION STUDIES

SUBJECT: CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS STUDIES

TERM: SECOND TERM

WEEK: WEEK 8

CLASS: PRIMARY 6

DURATION: 40 MINUTES

Period:

Age:

TOPIC: Love of Money

UNITS:

  1. What is money?
  2. What is wealth?
  3. Uses of money and wealth. Luke 12: 15, 1 Timothy 6: 17 – 19
  4. The right attitude to money. Luke  12: 15, 1 timothy 6: 6 – 14
  5. Dangers of Excessive love of Money and wealth. Mathew 16: 24, 26: 33, Luke 12: 15, 22 – 31.

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this Module, Pupils should be able to:

  • Understand what is money?
  • Know what is wealth?
  • Know the Uses of money and wealth
  • The right attitude to money.
  • The Dangers of Excessive love of Money and wealth.

TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS

  • The Holy Bible
  • My Book Of Bible Stories

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  • The Holy Bible.
  • My Book of Bible Stories.
  • Universal Basic Education Curriculum.
  • Unified Schemes of Work Primary Schools for Christian religious studies (MIDDLE BASIC)
  • NERDC Basic Education Curriculum for primary schools.
  • Online Materials.
  • Nigeria Educational Research and Development Council scheme (NERDC)
  • Edudelight Christian Religious Studies for Primary Schools.

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR/ PREVIOUS LESSON: The students are familiar with Moderation in Christian Life.

WORD FILE: currency,possession,   abundance, contented.             

                              CONTENT

Memory verse:  1 Timothy 6:6

Bible references: Luke 12: 15, 1 Timothy 6: 17 – 19

What is money?  Money is the currency that we use to buy goods and services.

What is wealth? Wealth is the abundance of money and material possession.

Money is essential to human and God is the giver of money and wealth. We as human should make money through the right means and be contented with whatever God provides for us.

USES OF MONEY AND WEALTH

The following are ways we use money and wealth

  1. To serve God
  2. To pay tithes
  3. To give offering to God
  4. To give contribute to church projects.
  • To solve basic needs like:
  • Food needs
  • Clothes
  • shelter
  • To serve other people
  • To give gifts to our loved ones.
  • To help the beggars
  • To give to charity organizations
  • To give to our parents, guardians and relation
  • To have comfort
  • To take care of our health.
  • To pay for education
  • To get means of transportation

  • To invest in the future through:
  • Shares
  • Savings
  • Insurance
  • Establish industries
  • To pay social services
  • Payment of electrical bills
  • Taxes and other rates
  • Payment of community levies

Dangers of Excessive Love of Money and Wealth

The following are the dangers of excessive love of money and wealth.

  1. It takes away the love of God from our hearts.
  2. It will bring destruction.
  3. It will lead to wrong desire.
  4. It makes us to lie.
  5. It leads to stealing
  6. It could lead to crime.
  7. It make us wicked
  8. Make us violent
  9. Lead to dishonesty
  10. It leads to ritual killing
  11. Deception
  12. Fraud
  13. Gambling
  14. Prostitution
  15. Betting

THE RIGHT ATTITUDE TO MONEY

The following are the right attitude toward money

  1. We should love God who is the giver of wealth instead of loving money.
  2. We should be moderate in the manner we look for money.
  3. We should separate ourselves from excessive love of money.

Prayers: O lord, give us the grace to love you before money, in Jesus name. Amen.

PRESENTATION

  • The Teacher revises the previous term lessons (Moderation in Christian Life).
  • Teacher leads the pupils to understand Love of Money.
  • The teacher explains money and wealth to the students.
  • Teacher leads pupils to mention the uses of money and wealth.
  • The teacher explains the right attitude toward money to the students.
  • Teacher leads pupils to mention the dangers of excessive love of money and wealth.

EVALUATIVE ACTIVITIES

  • What is money?
  • What is wealth?
  • Mention three use of money and wealth.
  • List the right attitude toward money to the students.
  • Mention three dangers of excessive love of money and wealth.

CONCLUSION: the teacher summarize the lesson.

PREVIOUS LESSON: Moderation in Christian Life

NEXT LESSON: Love of money II

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