Class: Primary 5

Term: 1st Term

Week: 7

Age: 11 years


Duration: 40 minutes


Subject: Christian Religion Studies

Curriculum Theme: GOD’S PROVISION



  • Things provided by God

Specific Objectives:
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:

  • List 5 provisions of God.

Reference Materials:

  • 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  • Abuja Educational Resource Centre Scheme of work
  • NAPPS National Unified Scheme of Work
  • Online Information
  • Revised Standard Version of the Holy Bible
  • Textbooks

Instructional Materials:

  • Bible
  • Visual aids (pictures, illustrations)
  • Real-life examples (related to God’s provisions)
  • Worksheets or notebooks for pupils

Rationale for the Lesson:
Understanding and acknowledging God’s provisions fosters gratitude and appreciation in daily life.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:
Pupils are expected to have basic knowledge of biblical stories and events where God provided for His people.


Content Development: God’s Provision

StepTime ElapsedTeaching MethodTeacher’s Points/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Introduction5 minsQuestioning– The teacher introduces the topic “God’s Provision” and asks pupils to define what provision means.– Pupils respond to the teacher’s question.
Reading Scriptures10 minsReading and Discussion– The teacher guides pupils in reading biblical passages that illustrate God’s provisions.– Pupils read aloud and discuss the passages.
Real-life Examples10 minsIllustration– The teacher presents real-life examples that depict God’s provisions, encouraging pupils to share their experiences.– Pupils engage by sharing examples or stories.
Note Taking5 minsNote Taking– The teacher provides a structured note summarizing God’s provisions.– Pupils take notes in their notebooks.
Evaluation5 minsQuestioning– The teacher asks questions to test pupils’ understanding of God’s provisions and their relevance.– Pupils respond to the teacher’s questions.
Conclusion5 minsRecap– The teacher summarizes the lesson and emphasizes the importance of recognizing God’s provisions in our lives.– Pupils pay attention to the teacher’s summary.

Note to Pupils:
Memory Verse: “The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.” (Psalm 23:1)

Things provided by God:

  1. Protection from enemies (Psalm 23:4)
  2. Daily provisions (Matthew 6:11)
  3. Guidance (Psalm 32:8)
  4. Salvation (John 3:16)
  5. Comfort (2 Corinthians 1:3-4)
  6. Wisdom (James 1:5)
  7. Strength (Philippians 4:13)
  8. Eternal life (Romans 6:23)
  9. Healing (Psalm 103:2-3)
  10. Forgiveness (1 John 1:9)
  11. Peace (Philippians 4:7)
  12. Hope (Romans 15:13)
  13. Love (1 John 4:9)
  14. Grace (Ephesians 2:8)
  15. Mercy (Lamentations 3:22-23)
  16. Faithfulness (Lamentations 3:22-23)

Events in the Bible where God provided

  • God provided manna to the Israelites in the wilderness (Exodus 16:14-15).
  • He gave water to the Israelites from a rock (Exodus 17:6).
  • God protected David from Goliath (1 Samuel 17:45-47).
  • Jesus feeding the five thousand with five loaves and two fish (Matthew 14:17-21).
  • Jesus’ sacrifice for humanity (John 3:16).
  • God’s provision of wisdom to Solomon (1 Kings 3:9).
  • God provided strength to Paul (Philippians 4:13).
  • God’s promise of eternal life through Jesus (John 10:28).


  1. Can you mention an event in the Bible where God provided food for His people?
  2. What does God’s provision mean to you?
  3. Why is it essential to acknowledge God’s provisions?

Note to Teachers:
Adapt and modify the lesson plan to suit the class dynamics, resources, and learning pace of the pupils.

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Last Update: November 16, 2023