Everything received from God that brings joy and happiness (See also rewards)
"I do all this for the sake of the gospel, that I may share in its blessings." 1 Corinthians 9:23
This activity uses our "Bursting For a Verse" teaching aid to assign various verses for the children to look up to learn about blessings from God.
Choose the right word from the clue to fill in the first four verses from the Beatitudes found in Matthew 5:3-6.
Choose the right word from the clue to fill in the second part of the Beatitudes found in Matthew 5:7-10
The story of Ruth is about a young widow who found a basketful of joy because she decided to follow the Lord. God has many baskets full of joy for all who follow His Son Jesus Christ.
With this colorful bulletin board, children take time to stop and consider God's many wonders, as suggested in Job 37:14
A very colorful bulletin board to show thanksgiving to God for all the great things He provides.
Living for Jesus means we will have a life full of blessings. These blessing will help us grow, and be happy, like flowers during a spring rain.
Kids make a beautiful flower to remind them to be thankful for all God does.
Kids make a field of flowers to show the many blessings they have from God.
Children use yummy treats to prepare a table as it says in Psalm 23:5, "You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies."
A simple yet colorful basket the children can enjoy filling with Godís provisions.
Children complete a verse from the Beatitudes with what's behind one of three doors.
In this lesson, the children will examine several well-known mothers from the Bible, and learn about the wife and mother of noble character. The children will discover how important the role of a mother is, and how mothers are worthy of praise.
In this lesson, children will see that God blesses the righteous, and they will learn that our actions speak louder than words. As Christians we are to be gracious to others, not self-serving or greedy.
After completing this lesson, the children will be able to recognize and give thanks for the many blessings they have in Christ Jesus.
After completing this lesson, the children will learn that God always has been and always will be infinitely good. Children will also learn that any of the good they have comes from God.
In the third lesson covering Psalm 23, the kids will learn that God's love will follow them all of the days of their lives and that only through Jesus will they be both contented and blessed.
This lesson illustrates that by giving to others, God blesses us.
Through this lesson children will learn that we must always realize from whom our blessings flow, and place our hope solely on God. We should enjoy the blessings God provides, but not pursue them for their own sakes.
After completing this lesson, the children will understand true thanksgiving and how they can show they are thankful for all of the blessings given to them by God.
God overflows our cups with blessings. This object talk will help kids see the power in these blessings.
"Godliness with contentment is great gain." 1 Timothy 6:6 NIV
God is orchestrating beautiful and complex things all around us.
God's blessings empower us to live our lives to the fullest.
(Cross-out) Students complete this puzzle to see what God promised to Abraham. (Genesis 22:17a)
(Word Fill-in) God promises to give those who love Him the "crown of life" if they do something important. Find out what it is!
(Cross-out) Children discover that "blessings" crown the head of the righteous in this special word cross-out puzzle from Proverbs 10:6a.
Two short skits to show the difference between giving into the desires of this world and finding contentment in following the ways of the Lord. (Skit for seven)
A simple song to help children remember from whom our blessings flow.