Our Standard of Measurement for Life Object Lesson

  Discuss the history of measurement with this object lesson as you teach children why we need a measure, or standard, for living: The Bible. Scripture Focus: Matthew 4:1-11, Mark 1:12-13, Luke 4:1-13, Proverbs 20:10 Materials Needed: paper, pencils/pens, scissors, … Continue reading

The Prodigal Son Surprise Bible Lesson

  Scripture: Luke 15: 11-32 Materials: Copy paper box, craft paper, party hats, stickers, labels with memory verse printed on them, graham crackers, Popsicle sticks, small plates, icing, markers/crayons, The Storybook Bible Memory Verse: “For this son of mine was … Continue reading

When is it Okay to Disobey Authority?

Respecting authority is important. It helps us to be good citizens. However, when is it okay to disobey authority? Looking at events in the lives of Jesus, Paul, the disciples, and midwives will help our children understand God’s authority versus … Continue reading

How to Become a Secret Initiative Servant {Growing in Godliness Series for Kids}

We are always told we should do random acts of kindness. How come? Helping our children know how to take the initiative is a step in the right direction on the narrow path of godliness. {Deuteronomy 5:32}Scripture Focus: 2 Kings … Continue reading

Being On Mission Takes Effort {Growing in Godliness Series for Kids}

What is our purpose in life? What was the purpose of Jesus? Helping our children know what Jesus’ mission was is a step in the right direction on the narrow path of godliness. {Deuteronomy 5:32} Scripture Focus: Luke 4:17-19, Luke … Continue reading

How to Encourage Courteous Behavior {Growing in Godliness Series for Kids}

Many people do not realize it, but Jesus spoke about heaven quite a bit. In one of his sermons he teaches us that certain behaviors are required in order to enter heaven. Encouraging courteous behavior will help our children take … Continue reading

The Mystery of Jesus: The Road to Emmaus

Objectives: To recognize Deuteronomy 29:29 To list events of Luke 24: 13-35 To describe what God does when He “opens” someone’s eyes Materials: Inductive Bible Study Form; 3-4 copies of different mystery children’s books Geography: Jerusalem Background: Jesus has died. … Continue reading