Any transgression of God's Will or violation of His laws in thought, action, or neglect (See also iniquity)
"Forgive us our sins, for we also forgive everyone who sins against us. And lead us not into temptation." Luke 11:4
Temptations are hard to resist. Are the kids up to the test, or will they give in like Adam and Eve?
Children will look up verses describing various kinds of sin, and will remove those sins taped all over a volunteer.
Children identify areas in their lives that they need to give up, so they can offer themselves to God as living sacrifices.
Children use colors and words to demonstrate the awareness of sin within their lives.
Children learn that it is better to show others love, rather than stir up conflict.
After taking balled-up pieces of paper and pretending to stone a sinner, the children will compare judging others to having sin in their own lives.
Curiosity is explored in this fun Valentine project involving Godís word.
As Jesus hung on the cross, He asked His Father to forgive.
The children will create a mosaic which will help them remember attributes of God.
A happy snowman to help the kids learn, "Even though your sins are bright red, they will be as white as snow" Isaiah 1:18 (NIRV)
Children have fun removing sin from their side of the battle field.
A different spin on an old childrenís game with a Christian life application
After completing this lesson, the children will understand that even they have committed sin at one point in their lives. They will also see sin for what it really is, a serious problem in everyone's life.
This lesson will identify Godís holiness as His most prevalent attribute. Children will learn that all of Godís additional attributes exist through, and because of, His holiness.
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 Easter lesson, children discover that Jesus loves us so much, He willingly died on the cross for the forgivness of our sins. When we respond to God's call to repent and ask Jesus to forgive our sins, He washes us clean so we may have eternal life with Him in Heaven.
In this lesson, the children will discover that Jesus is God's answer to our sin. They will learn that Jesus died on the cross for us, and purchased our place in Heaven. Jesus got what he did not deserve, to keep us from getting what we do deserve, that is eternal death and separation from God.
After completing this lesson, the children will be challenged to live sacrificially by demonstrating Jesus' love to those around them.
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.
After completing this lesson, the children will understand that our spiritual growth can be hindered by our sinful desires.
In this lesson, the children will discover that faith is the key to receiving the gift of Salvation. Out of faith we are able to trust in Christ alone, confess His Holy name before others, be repentant of our sins, and finally in obedience to His Word, be baptized.
The Holy Spirit can reach our heart no matter how much we may have sinned.
Don't let the things of this world blind you from the things of God.
We needn't allow sin to crush us, a restored life awaits us in Christ Jesus.
Just as it is difficult to see through a dirty window, we cannot see God clearly through a life of sin.
The burden of sin makes it hard to walk the narrow path.
Can we, being like filthy rags, ever become completely clean? With Jesus we can!
A sinner is trapped by his own evil acts. He is held tightly by the ropes of his sins.
Godís Law shows us how truly we fall short of His glory.
An illustration that compares Jell-O to our fleshly (sinful) desires.
Baptism expresses the forgiveness of our sins and the freedom to live a new life in Christ.
Jesus makes gems out of wrecks.
An Object Talk to help children see how the only way to be purified of sin is through Jesus.
The weight of our own sin is hard for us to bear, but Jesus bore the sins of the world.
A bubble bath has no effect on sin, it's only Jesus that can make you truly clean.
Even when we try to hide our sins, or pretend they never happened, they have a way of showing up, like buttons in a glass of cola.
A little bit of mold can ruin a sandwich. Likewise, without Jesus, even a little bit of sin will keep us out of Heaven.
No matter how much we have sinned, Jesus can wash all our sins away.
Weeds in the lawn are like sins in our lives, they're destructive.
The weight of sin is a heavy burden indeed.
The love of Jesus can transform an ugly sinful heart into a sweet caring heart.
(Cross-out) Children cross out certain words in this puzzle to reveal the message of 1 Peter 3:18, that Jesus died for our sins to bring us to God.
"All we like sheep have gone astray," Isaiah 53:6: A cross-shaped puzzle to help the kids memorize.
(Crossword) "The wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men." (Romans 1:18) Kids look up different Bible verses to solve this crossword puzzle about God's wrath.
(Cross-out) As Jesus died on the cross between two criminals, He asked His Father to do something very special for all of us. What He asked is found in Luke 23:24.
(Word Search) After completing this word search children will not be puzzled as to why God's jealousy is holy and just while our is not.
A short skit about the time Adam & Eve disobeyed God. (Skit for five)
(Storybook Available) A young fish finds that sin comes with a high price!
(Storybook Available) A raccoon's prideful ego becomes his downfall.