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Helping

God's help, helping others (See also serving)

"If you haven't any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble." - Bob Hope
"The LORD is with me; he is my helper." Psalm 118:7a


Activities

Care Package

Children unscramble words to complete sentences that describe ways they can care for others. These are then added to a care package.

Good Samaritan

(Coloring Page) Jesus wants us to love our neighbors as ourselves. (Luke 10:25-37)

Help and Comfort

God's Word tells us not to neglect to do good, share what we have, and to look after the needs of others.

Verse Connection

Many verses in the Bible can help people with a particular problem or fear in their lives. Kids will decide which verse is best suited for six different situations.

When We Give Together

What may be impossible for one person to do is possible when believers give together. This activity shows the importance of teamwork.

Who Hid the Spies?

Children search for letters to decipher the answer to the question, "Who hid the spies?"

You Helped Me

The world can be a lonely place; wouldn't it be nice if each of us cared for one another?

Crafts

Consider the Birds

A craft to show how God provides for those He loves in special ways.

Love and Kindness Coupons

Not only a craft, but also a thoughtful gift for someone special. Easy to assemble but packed with love and kindness.

Seven Good Years - Seven Bad Years

Children create a colorful grain silo to demonstrate the seven good years and seven bad years during the time of Joseph.

Where Did Rahab Hide the Spies?

When finished, this craft becomes a game students can play with friends.

Lessons

Esther Helps God's People

After completing this lesson, the children will see that we should never place our own happiness above the needs of others.

Heavenly Treasures

This lesson will help the children learn what it means to store up treasures in Heaven, where they will last forever, instead of on earth where they will soon disappear.

Joseph Helps Pharaoh

Children learn that when they choose to follow God's Will, especially during times of difficulty or hardship, they build character, and the ability to serve the Lord even more.

Rahab Helps the Spies

In this lesson, children will learn about a woman named Rahab. The students will see how Rahab's decision to help God's people saved her life and the life of her family.

The Good Samaritan

Through this lesson, children will learn that at times we may have to make sacrifices in our own lives in order to help others. Jesus wants us to love our neighbors as ourselves.

We Can Help One Another

Through this lesson children will learn that there are a lot of ways that children can help others in the community, whether it be at home, school or church.

Object Talks

Light of the World

We are the light of the world, but what kind of light are we?

No Leftovers

This Object talk shows how God provides for all people, wealthy or poor.

Reflections

Let your light shine and shine and shine.

Why Struggle?

Without Jesus, even some of the simplest things in life become quite difficult.

Skits

Help or No Help?

A skit about three boys who realize through a little humility to give credit to whom the credit is due. (A skit for four persons)