Christians are to be the light of the world
"Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven." Matthew 5:16
The children will identify actions that “unlock” hearts for the Lord.
The children learn that out of hundreds of thousands of people they can shine and stand out for Jesus.
Students are challenged to list ways oil is used today, which will help them gain a better understanding of its importance during biblical times.
Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path. (Psalm 119:105)
Children see they can follow the light of the Lord by reading the Bible, praying, worshiping, and going to church.
The light is always with us when we follow the Son of God. Use this bulletin board to display key Bible verses about following Jesus.
A craft children can hang up in their room or their Christmas tree.
The children will work together to find and gather coins to give an offering to God.
Children have fun collecting bright shining stars while learning how they too can shine for Jesus.
After completing this lesson, the children learn how the Magi followed a bright star to find Jesus, and that they too can be a bright star for others to find Jesus.
Through this lesson, children learn that the Bible is reliable and trustworthy. God conveyed His Word through the Holy Spirit directly to the Prophets.
In this lesson the children will learn that like Saul, we must acknowledge Jesus as our Lord wherever we are, and follow Him wherever He leads us.
We should have a burning passion to let others see Jesus alive in us, but sometimes we need to fan the flame.
We are the light of the world, but what kind of light are we?
A short illustration about lighting up the world, one match at a time.
How can you be a good example of a child of God unless people can clearly see Jesus living in you?
Let your light shine and shine and shine.
How long is your power cord? Do you have what it takes to tap into God's power?
(Cross-out) While walking along the path, the Word of the Lord will be our guiding light. (Psalm 119:105)
(Cross-out) After crossing out certain words, a bright message from Matthew 5:16 appears.
A school mate discovers it does make a difference how we live and how we act as Christians. (Skit for three.)
Children act out the story of Saul meeting Jesus on the road to Damascus, and learn a valuable lesson: When God wants to get our attention He can use anything!
(Skit for five)
(Audio Available) A song about Saul going to Damascus and how his life changed after seeing the blinding light of Christ. Sung to the tune of, "Itsy Bisty Spider."