Accepting and being satisfied with what you have
"Whatever my lot, Thou has taught me to say, It is well, it is well, with my soul." H. G. Spafford
An activities chart will help each child see how he or she might spend a whole Saturday. After having fun completing the charts, the kids will be able to see how much time they leave for God.
Our jealousy is wrong, but Godís jealousy is holy and just.
With this colorful bulletin board, children take time to stop and consider God's many wonders, as suggested in Job 37:14
This Sunday school lesson will explain the difference between Godís jealousy and human jealousy. The children will understand why jealousy is one of Godís attributes and one of humanityís defects.
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.
With this lesson the children will have a good idea of what matters in life. The choice between material possessions or relationship will determine how they would want to live their lives, and hopefully, it will make them realize that a life full of materialism cannot fulfill an empty heart.
After completing this Sunday school lesson, the children will learn that God does not like it when people grumble or complain. He wants us to be happy, and content.
Prayers must be sincere and heartfelt or they are little more than wasted breath.
A jealous heart is never happy. An object talk to show how easily jealousy can show its ugly green eyes.
"Godliness with contentment is great gain." 1 Timothy 6:6 NIV
The children will discover how to apply Godís Word through an object talk to prefer others over themselves.
Finding a true friend has nothing to do with outward appearances. (A skit for three persons)
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)