Acts of service, not as a means to earn salvation (See also mercy, grace)
"Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven." Matthew 5:15-16
The children will identify true and false statements regarding salvation.
(Coloring Activity) Children use their coloring skills while showing how they can use the different parts of their bodies to serve God.
A guided tour to find Spiritual Gifts and how they build up the Body of Christ, the Church.
Children rank good deeds for getting to Heaven, only to learn that Heaven is a gift, and cannot be earned.
Children advance to the finish only by imitating the actions of familiar characters.
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.
This three week series teaches children that they have been wonderfully created by God and given both physical and spiritual gifts which we should use to glorify Him.
Through this lesson children will learn that there are a lot of ways that children can help others in the community, whether it be at home, school or church.
Salvation is a free gift and canít be earned. No matter how hard we try, our own efforts are useless.
We should have a burning passion to let others see Jesus alive in us, but sometimes we need to fan the flame.
It takes more than doing good things to be born again, it takes the cleansing blood of Jesus.
We build many things to help us reach difficult places. However, we can only reach Heaven through the love and forgiveness of Jesus.
(Cross-out) After crossing out certain words, a bright message from Matthew 5:16 appears.
(Word Search) Even as children, we can give to the church in many meaningful ways to help the body of Christ grow.
Amy learns that she cannot simply listen to the Word of God, she must also do what it says. (A skit for two)
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."
A story about how one girl's desire for perfection prevented her from participating in the big event.
A story about a boy who finds that true strength comes from the Lord.