Doing things according to God's Will (See also honoring God)
"Jesus replied: 'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.'" Matthew 22:37
Children will learn that God wants us to serve Him wholeheartedly. Children will also learn about different ways in which they can serve the Lord.
Children identify areas in their lives that they need to give up, so they can offer themselves to God as living sacrifices.
God doesn't want us to be terrified of Him, but to respect and honor Him.
Children will enjoy completing this interactive bulletin board/coloring activity and seeing how they can put Jesus first with their words, actions, thoughts, and life.
God makes us different for a reason. We all have a purpose. As Jeremiah discovered while observing the potter as he made clay vessels, God can use us in any way He chooses. We are His children, and He is our Lord. (Jeremiah 18:1-10)
A fun craft to help children with their daily walk with God and to encourage good habits.
A child selected to be king will judge the abilities of the other kids to describe a situation that is pleasing to God. If accepted by the king, they can enter his pretend kingdom.
Two teams are challenged to come up with different ways they can live to serve Jesus
In this lesson, the children will learn that to be just like Jesus, they must give their whole self to God and become a pleasing offering to Him. As Jesus sacrificed His life for our sins, so that we may have everlasting life, we must also become "Living Sacrifices", holy and pleasing to God.
This lesson teaches the importance of remembering God during times of prosperity. Additionally, the kids will learn not to deceive themselves into thinking that it is through their own ingenuity or strength that they have acquired homes, material goods, or money—opportunities, abilities, strengths, and talents come from the Lord, which we should never forget.
After completing this Christmas lesson, children will learn that God has great things in store for all of us as we live lives that are pleasing to Him.
After completing this lesson, the children will understand the importance of following God's commands completely, and by doing so receive many blessings and joy.
An Object Talk to show how difficult it is to enter the kingdom of God when weighed down with
We must always live our lives remembering that Jesus is right here with us, knowing everything we say and do.
A simple Object Talk to show how much God desires our love and adoration, all throughout our lives.
An Illustration to demonstrate how quickly time passes.
Children lean that to fear God means to respect Him, not to be terrified of Him.
(Word Search) Children search for words related to Saul becoming king.
(Word Search) A search to find out what happened to Jonah when he disobeyed God.
Mini skits about putting God first with our desires, our actions, and our thoughts.
(Audio Available) A song about putting Jesus first in thoughts, words, and actions. Sung to the tune, "Are You Sleeping?"