Sunday School Lesson “Nicodemus and Jesus” from John 3:1-17

These Sunday School Lessons are about Nicodemus and Jesus. They explain the Born Again and New Life themes from John 3:1-17 for children. For this week’s Sunday School lesson, we’ve included everything you need to teach. There are several options for this week’s lesson, all include complete teacher notes, craft examples, object lessons, a preschool version, coloring page, and worksheets. Use it in your children’s ministry this Sunday, March 8th, 2020 to explain the story of Nicodemus for kids.


Sunday School Lesson on Jesus and Nicodemus


Craft Ideas about Born Again and Nicodemus for Kids

Nicodemus and Jesus Crafts – Use these crafts when teaching kids about Jesus and Nicodemus. They work with any John 3 lesson plan for Sunday School. Download the project directions, watch our how-to instructions video, and then gather your craft supplies.


Object Lesson about Born Again and New Life in Jesus

Children’s Sermon on Nicodemus – This Children’s Sermon will teach kids about Jesus and Nicodemus. It’s based on John 3:1-17. The Bible object lesson teaches about being Born Again and the new life possible in Jesus. Download the teachers notes, watch our Children’s Message example, and gather your supplies. Then you’re ready to share this message in your church next Sunday, March 8, 2020.


Jesus was like us

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More Lessons and Activities about Jesus and Nicodemus


Coloring Page: Nicodemus Seeks Jesus

Coloring Page: Nicodemus Seeks Jesus

Worksheet: Learn about Being a Christian

Being a Christian worksheet

John 3:1-17 International Children’s Bible (ICB) Jesus and Nicodemus

There was a man named Nicodemus who was one of the Pharisees. He was an important Jewish leader. One night Nicodemus came to Jesus. He said, “Teacher, we know that you are a teacher sent from God. No one can do the miracles you do, unless God is with him.”

Jesus answered, “I tell you the truth. Unless you are born again, you cannot be in God’s kingdom.”

Nicodemus said, “But if a man is already old, how can he be born again? He cannot enter his mother’s body again. So how can he be born a second time?”

But Jesus answered, “I tell you the truth. Unless you are born from water and the Spirit, you cannot enter God’s kingdom. A person’s body is born from his human parents. But a person’s spiritual life is born from the Spirit. Don’t be surprised when I tell you, ‘You must all be born again.’ The wind blows where it wants to go. You hear the wind blow. But you don’t know where the wind comes from or where it is going. It is the same with every person who is born from the Spirit.”

Nicodemus asked, “How can all this be possible?”

10 Jesus said, “You are an important teacher in Israel. But you still don’t understand these things? 11 I tell you the truth. We talk about what we know. We tell about what we have seen. But you don’t accept what we tell you. 12 I have told you about things here on earth, but you do not believe me. So surely you will not believe me if I tell you about the things of heaven! 13 The only one who has ever gone up to heaven is the One who came down from heaven—the Son of Man.

14 “Moses lifted up the snake in the desert. It is the same with the Son of Man. The Son of Man must be lifted up too. 15 Then everyone who believes in him can have eternal life.

16 “For God loved the world so much that he gave his only Son. God gave his Son so that whoever believes in him may not be lost, but have eternal life. 17 God did not send his Son into the world to judge the world guilty, but to save the world through him.

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