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Obedience

Obeying; doing what is asked or commanded

"Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right." Ephesians 6:1


Activities

Adventures In Trust

An activity in overcoming life's obstacles.

Excuses

In this activity, children learn to distinguish between good and bad excuses.

Follow the Rules

Following the rules is very important. We must be careful. Sometimes we overlook the obvious.

How Tempted Are You?

Children are tempted by many things. This little quiz will give the kids an idea of how well they can resist some everyday temptations.

If I Was In Charge!

Changing the rules may sound like fun at first, but consequences follow.

Mini Roles of Obedience

What would you say to someone who wants you to join him or her in doing the wrong thing?

Size Up the Ark

Children visit the great outdoors to visualize the size of Noah’s ark.

Temptation Resistance

How easy is it to do something you know is wrong, especially when the temptation is so great? Four short stories to test the kids' temptation resistance.

Ten Commandment Quiz

How well do the children know the Ten Commandments? This little quiz will be enlightening.

The Cost of Serving

Children identify with John the Baptist, the disciples, and many others who gave up everything to serve Christ.

Warning Signs

This activity will compare warning signs the children see everyday with warnings found in the Bible. Warning signs we see help us be safe, but warning signs from God help us in many more ways.

Bookmarks

Remain in My Love

If you keep my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commands and remain in his love. (John 15:10)

Bulletin Boards

Follow Jesus

This display will remind the kids that they can follow Jesus and obey Him wherever they are, at home, in school, at church and even while playing.

Noah's Ark

God protects Noah and the animals aboard the ark as the rain falls and the waters flood the earth. Great for preschool.

We Will Serve the Lord

There is a difference that everyone can see when a household chooses to serve the Lord.

Crafts

I'm a Child of God

A fun craft to help children with their daily walk with God and to encourage good habits.

Jonah and the Big Fish

A whale of a craft to help kids remember the story of Jonah and that walking with God in obedance is always the best choice.

Spit Out Jonah

Kids create a fun beach scene that includes a whale spiting out Jonah and a few other things.

Games

Moved by Your Actions

Children advance to the finish only by imitating the actions of familiar characters.

Noah Says

In this version of “Simon Says,” dogs bark and beg, cats meow and lick their paws, and ducks quack and waddle

Path to Great Treasure

A game to show how rewarding it is when we completely follow God's instructions.

Sound the Alarm

In this game, similar to "Red Light, Green Light," the children will have fun showing their crawling skills while learning about the Lord's Army.

Walk of Obedience

Children race to solve puzzles, answer questions, and obey the rules.

Lessons

A King is Appointed

In this lesson children will see how God can direct the events in our lives to guide us towards what He has called us to accomplish. It is up to us to be obedient, follow the direction God provides and use the abilities that He has given us.

An Obedient Faith

Children discover how salvation comes by being obedient to God’s calling.

Becoming a Doer

After completing this lesson, the children will understand the importance of living a life that shows what they believe. They will be challenged to become doers of the word, not merely hearers.

Becoming Submissive

After completing this lesson, the children will understand what it means to become submissive and what they can do to practice submission.

God Calls Abram

Children will learn how God created an entire nation of people, starting with just the faith and obedience of one man who chose to follow Him.

God Speaks to Elijah

Children learn that when they do what God asks of them, through obedience, God will watch over them, and take care of all their needs.

Godliness in a Corrupt World

Children learn the importance of living a godly and righteous life instead of conforming to a sinful world.

Instructions and Commands

In this first lesson, the children will learn that paying close attention to and obeying instructions, especially those given by parents and teachers is important to build character and to please God.

LESSONS ON OBEDIENCE

Seven memorable Bible lessons that instruct children on the importance of being obedient to God, which demonstrate how quickly our lives become derailed when we take our focus off of God and onto ourselves.

Sending the Apostles

After completing this lesson, the children will understand that in following Jesus, we are to be obedient to His commands and to His teachings.

The Cost of Serving Jesus

In this lesson, children will learn the cost John the Baptist paid to serve Christ. Students will also learn what it means for us to deny ourselves and take up our crosses.

The Fall

After finishing this lesson children will understand that sin is deceptively beautiful at first, but that there is always a price to pay for disobedience. They will also see why God allowed mankind to fall.

The Ten Commandments

Children will learn that we have all sinned and fallen short of God's plans for us, but through faith in Jesus our sins are forgiven.

We Can Obey Jesus

After completing this lesson, the children will learn that we can obey Jesus, because He gives us the Holy Spirit to help us recognize the truth.

Object Talks

Hardened Heart

Being able to spin an egg that has been hard-boiled will show the kids how a hardened heart makes it difficult to resist the devil.

New Life in Christ

Baptism expresses the forgiveness of our sins and the freedom to live a new life in Christ.

The Spirit is Willing

An object talk to show how easily the Devil can keep us from doing what we know is right. The Spirit is willing, but the body is weak.

World Without Rules

A world without rules would be chaotic, just as a game without rules would be pointless.

Puzzles

Saul is Anointed King

(Word Search) Children search for words related to Saul becoming king.

Tower Maze

(Maze) Kids race to see who can get through the maze and to the top of the tower first.

Tower of Babel

(Word Search) Children search for words from the Biblical account of the Tower of Babel.

Unlikely Bible Heroes

(Word Scramble) God often uses ordinary people to accomplish great things for His purpose. In this puzzle, children unscramble the names of some unlikely Bible heroes.

Skits

Fiery Furnace

A lesson in standing for God no matter what. (Skit for six)

God Will Provide

The story of the prophet Elijah during the time of severe drought while an unfaithful king ruled in the Northern Kingdom. Shows how God can provide in miraculous ways. 1 Kings 17:1-16 (Skit for five)

Practice Being Submissive

It's not easy to be submissive, but in this skit we see that practice makes it easier. (A skit for two persons)

The Passover

This is a skit about three families during the time God sent the tenth and most devastating plague to Egypt, when Pharaoh finally let His people go. (Skit for nine)

You Can Be a Doer!

Amy learns that she cannot simply listen to the Word of God, she must also do what it says. (A skit for two)

Songs

Abraham Packed Up All His Things

(Audio Available) An entertaining song about Abraham and the promise he received from God. Sung to the tune of "Jingle Bells."

Christians Who Don't Do Anything

A song about some Christians who just don't get it! They believe in God, but have no actions to show it! This is their song! Sung to the Veggie Tales tune of "Pirates Who Don't Do Anything"

Christians Who Will Do Anything

A song about Christians who DO get it! We believe in showing our love for God with actions, not just words! This is our song! Sung to the Veggie Tales tune of "Pirates Who Don't Do Anything."

Mighty Men

This song about some mighty men of the Bible will soon become a favorite Sung to the march “Seventy Six Trombones.”

Stories

The Mural

(Storybook Available) Obedience can be its own reward as two young boys learn after a quite embarrassing moment.