Not receiving from God something unpleasant that we deserve (See also grace, works)
"Do not withhold your mercy from me, O LORD; may your love and your truth always protect me." Psalm 40:11
Children will enjoy an activity that demonstrates the importance of getting to know someone and the error with faultfinding.
Kids complete several scenarios and then determine if their chosen actions would be considered showing justice (fairness), mercy (kindness), or being humble (selflessness).
Children learn about the "Prayer of Faith," and then develop their own prayer for the appropriate time.
Children explore the difference between giving into their fleshly desires and acting out of love with mercy and humility.
This activity will create a visual picture of what is in our heart. It will allow God to reveal to us His love for all people.
How many times should I forgive? A delightful craft to show how often we should forgive one another.
As a result of studying about Godís fair and just nature, children will understand why it is important to confess their sins to God and ask for His forgiveness on a regular basis.
In this lesson, children learn how God spoke to His people through the prophet Micah. They will also learn what God requires from everyone who belongs to Him: to treat others fairly, to show mercy, and to walk humbly with the Lord.
This lesson teaches children that we all need forgiveness and that we should not have a fault-finding attitude toward others.
After completing this lesson, the children will realize that because of sin they are separated from God, and that because God is just, He must punish sin. However, He is also merciful, and does not want to punish us.
With this lesson the children will have a good idea of what matters in life. The choice between material possessions or relationship will determine how they would want to live their lives, and hopefully, it will make them realize that a life full of materialism cannot fulfill an empty heart.
After finishing this lesson children will see that we need to forgive others just as God forgives us.
A demonstration to show what can happen when we display God's kindness, mercy, and love without favoritism.
No matter how much we have sinned, Jesus can wash all our sins away.
This skit teaches children that we all need forgiveness and that we should not have a faultfinding attitude toward others. (Skit for three.)