Obeying; doing what is asked or commanded
"Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right." Ephesians 6:1
An activity in overcoming life's obstacles.
The children will learn about a young king who did what was right in the eyes of the Lord.
Children identify sin and then “crumple” its influence in their lives.
In this activity, children learn to distinguish between good and bad excuses.
Following the rules is very important. We must be careful. Sometimes we overlook the obvious.
Children are tempted by many things. This little quiz will give the kids an idea of how well they can resist some everyday temptations.
Changing the rules may sound like fun at first, but consequences follow.
The children will learn that it takes action to make something right.
What would you say to someone who wants you to join him or her in doing the wrong thing?
Children will create cards to learn about the characters in the Queen Athaliah Bible story found in 2 Kings 11.
Children visit the great outdoors to visualize the size of Noah’s ark.
The children will practice identifying ungodly directives and acting on their faith.
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.
How well do the children know the Ten Commandments? This little quiz will be enlightening.
Children identify with John the Baptist, the disciples, and many others who gave up everything to serve Christ.
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.
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)
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.
God protects Noah and the animals aboard the ark as the rain falls and the waters flood the earth. Great for preschool.
There is a difference that everyone can see when a household chooses to serve the Lord.
Children make a paper crown that displays the characteristics of a godly leader.
A fun craft to help children with their daily walk with God and to encourage good habits.
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.
The children will create a craft to compare the disobedient actions of Zedekiah and the obedient actions of Jeremiah.
The children will create a shield to display godly characteristics.
Kids create a fun beach scene that includes a whale spiting out Jonah and a few other things.
This Mother’s Day craft teaches children to honor their parents and obey God.
The children will work together to find and gather coins to offer to God.
The children will discover that the Bible is our most special possession.
Children advance to the finish only by imitating the actions of familiar characters.
In this version of “Simon Says,”
dogs bark and beg, cats meow and lick their paws, and ducks quack and waddle
A game to show how rewarding it is when we completely follow God's instructions.
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.
The children will play a game that teaches them to recognize sin and “swat” it away!
Children race to solve puzzles, answer questions, and obey the rules.
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.
In this lesson, the children will learn about a mother’s obedience, faith, and belief in God. When she shared the little she had, she was given more than she could ever expect.
This lesson teaches that God holds wicked leaders accountable.
Children discover how salvation comes by being obedient to God’s calling.
This lesson will teach children that God uses His followers to stand up to wicked leaders.
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.
After completing this lesson, the children will understand what it means to become submissive and what they can do to practice submission.
In this lesson, the children will learn about the importance of honoring their word and following through in obedience even when they do not feel like it.
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.
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.
Children learn the importance of living a godly and righteous life instead of conforming to a sinful world.
This lesson will teach children that God is our one, true source of strength and protection.
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.
This lesson will teach children that following God is a life-long commitment. He holds us accountable for leading others astray.
This lesson will teach children that God wants us to act on what we know is right.
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.
After completing this lesson, the children will understand that in following Jesus, we are to be obedient to His commands and to His teachings.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Baptism expresses the forgiveness of our sins and the freedom to live a new life in Christ.
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.
A world without rules would be chaotic, just as a game without rules would be pointless.
(Crossword) A puzzle based on the reign of King Joash.
(Word Search) Children search for words related to Saul becoming king.
(Maze) Kids race to see who can get through the maze and to the top of the tower first.
(Word Search) Children search for words from the Biblical account of the Tower of Babel.
(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.
Students unscramble words that name seven of the kings and queens found in the Bible.
A lesson in standing for God no matter what. (Skit for six)
The children will perform a skit based on Isaiah 36-37 to remind them that God is the only true protector.
(Skit for seven or more: King Hezekiah, King of Assyria, Eliakim, Isaiah, Citizens, and two narrators.)
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)
Here’s a silly twist on the story of "The parable of the Two Sons" found in Matthew 21:28-30.
It's not easy to be submissive, but in this skit we see that practice makes it easier.
(A skit for two persons)
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)
Amy learns that she cannot simply listen to the Word of God, she must also do what it says. (A skit for two)
(Audio Available) An entertaining song about Abraham and the promise he received from God. Sung to the tune of "Jingle Bells."
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"
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."
This song about some mighty men of the Bible will soon become a favorite Sung to the march “Seventy Six Trombones.”
(Storybook Available) Obedience can be its own reward as two young boys learn after a quite embarrassing moment.