What is Goodness?
God empowers us to live for Jesus each and every day.
Discernment, Godliness, Morality
Approximately 10 minutes
WHAT YOU WILL DO:
Children will be seated in semi-circle of chairs with whiteboard at the front. Explain that today we are going to learn about one of God’s attributes – His goodness.
Ask: What are some other words that mean the same thing as “good” or “goodness”?
(Either write on the whiteboard or have a volunteer write them on the whiteboard)
*Let the children come up with the words on their own.
Here is a dictionary definition of goodness: (Write on whiteboard if there is enough room.)
2. Morally good – “be good”
3. Benevolence – “being good to others”
4. That which is desirable
Ask: Which of these definitions do you think describes God? (Answer: mainly #1 & #4)
We are going to continue look at this during class so that we learn and know of God's true goodness.