Treating someone cruelly or unjustly because they are different or because your beliefs are not the same
"That is why, for Christ's sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong." 2 Corinthians 12:10
Man looks at the outward appearance, while God looks at the heart.
This activity teaches kids that we should show kindness to everyone in the world.
A lesson on doing what's right, even if no one else will.
Children relate this familiar Bible story to how we are all different and special because God made us in His image.
In this last lesson of the series on the Beatitudes, the children will discover how Christians can be faithful and strong in what they believe, even when being persecuted and mocked by those who do not believe. They will learn that this strength and hope to stand against evil is one of God's greatest gifts.
Through this lesson, children will learn that if they suffer for being a Christian, they are not to be ashamed, but rather rejoice that they bear the name.
How can you gain the strength to stand up to the pressures and temptations of this world? This object lesson shows how.
It is much easier for a Christian to handle the pressures of this world when they have the sweetness of Jesus inside.
(Word Search) Children search for words related to Christian suffering and victory through Jesus Christ.
(Word Search) Kids search for words from the story about Paul and Silas when they continued to glorify God and share the Good News of Jesus while in prison. (Acts 16:16-30)
A lesson in standing for God no matter what. (Skit for six)
(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."