Belief and trust in God; knowing God is real even though we cannot see Him; hope in eternal salvation, faithfulness (See also believing, hope, doubt)
"Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see." Hebrews 11:1
The children will review Nehemiahís different character traits and attributes.
Children enjoy a fun activity while learning how to prepare for opposition.
This activity demonstrates what faith is and how to increase it.
The children learn to ask the Lord to intervene on their behalf when they are facing turbulent times.
Temptations are hard to resist. Are the kids up to the test, or will they give in like Adam and Eve?
This activity demonstrates children's ability to believe in things they have not seen, to show how they can believe in an unseen God.
This Bible research activity teaches us how we can faithfully follow God even through difficult times.
Children practice patience techniques and are rewarded for their skills.
Through this activity, children will learn the power behind Jesus' words and their own words.
We place our trust in many different things, but do we place our trust where it matters most?
Children search for letters to decipher the answer to the question, "Who hid the spies?"
When finished, this craft will be a reminder that the Lord is our fortress, our deliverer,
our shield, and the strength of our salvation.
When finished, this craft becomes a game students can play with friends.
A team-based review game for the lesson series on Joshua
A game that shows the importance of sharing your faith.
In this lesson, the children will learn about a motherís obedience, faith, and belief in God, and when she shared what very little provision for survival she had, that she was given more than she could ever expected.
Children learn that faith is the key to finding courage
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 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.
Through this lesson, the children will understand the magnitude of the task given to Noah, and how sometimes we must have patience and perseverance to receive Godís blessings.
Children discover how salvation comes by being obedient to Godís calling.
In this lesson, the children will learn how God enabled an unlikely warrior named Gideon to defeat a large army with only 300 men. Although outnumbered, Gideon knew that with God, all things are possible.
Through an event that takes place in the New Testament, children will learn what it means to have faith in Jesus, and they will see how the Power of God works in the lives of those who believe in Him.
With this introduction to the wonderful story of Ruth, children will learn that even during times of uncertainty, they can always follow the path of truth when they put their faith and trust in the Lord.
This lesson series teaches children the nine fruits of the Holy Spirit and how to apply them to their lives.
Children learn that God typically answers the prayers of our hearts in one of three ways: yes, no, or wait.
In this lesson, the children will discover that Nehemiah put the needs of his people and the need to serve God over his own interests and comfortable lifestyle.
After completing this first lesson, the children will understand that it is impossible for someone to get to Heaven on his or her own efforts. The next two lessons address the issues that all persons are sinners and this sin causes separation from God. The last two lessons explain how God sent His only Son to pay the price for our sins and how it is by placing our trust in Jesus alone that we can be saved.
In this lesson, the children will see how Jesus has authority over all things. Nothing is impossible with Him.
Through this lesson, children learn that Jesus is more concerned with our spiritual condition than He is with our physical well being.
Godís healing power is demonstrated throughout this lesson. Additionally, children learn the importance of praising Him with a thankful heart.
In this lesson, the children will see that everything and everyone has a purpose in bringing glory to God. They will discover how Jesusí miracles bring glory to God as well.
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.
Through this lesson, children will learn that there will be times in life when our faith is tested. Life will not always be easy, and we will need to let our faith in God help keep us afloat during the difficult times in our lives.
In this lesson, children learn that God's followers have nothing to fear as God is with those who obey Him. This fact is illustrated as children are introduced to Joshua, the man God appointed as leader of the Israelites after the death of Moses.
Children will discover the importance of keeping their eyes on Jesus and their faith in Him to avoid falling into trouble.
In this lesson, children will learn about a woman named Rahab. The students will see how Rahab's decision to help God's people saved her life and the life of her family.
In this lesson, the children learn that Nehemiah let neither opposition nor mockers stand in his way of repairing the walls around Jerusalem.
In this lesson, the children learn that we can place our complete trust in our Lord, Jesus, because He cares for us.
Through this lesson, children learn that God's divine power provides them with everything they need to live godly lives; thus, they escape the corruption evil desires cause in the world.
In this lesson, children see that the Lord keeps His promises to the faithful and that nothing is too hard for Him to accomplish. As we wait on His promises, we must remember that God works according to His timetable not ours.
This lesson illustrates the importance of living a life of faith in God and His provision, rather than relying on just our own strength and understanding.
This lesson teaches children that just as we joyfully praise God when things are going well, we, like Job, should patiently trust God to deliver us through our seasons of suffering.
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.
After completing this lesson, the children will understand that truly believing in Jesus means to believe He is who He claims to be, and that He is the Lord of all.
The children will identify godly people from ungodly people by the type of fruit each group bears.
Salvation is a free gift and canít be earned. No matter how hard we try, our own efforts are useless.
Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see. Hebrews 11:1
A nation or a people that trusts in God is wise indeed.
Doubts are like shadows, when brought into the light of evidence they disappear.
Are you made with the right stuff? With Jesus, we are the perfect mix.
Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me.
When we have faith and follow the Holy Spirit, we will soar as high as a kite for God.
We can believe with certainty Jesus is the Son of God, similar to the way we believe airplanes can fly.
This object talk demonstrates how faith in our Lord can help us from being crushed by fear.
(Word Search) Children search for words found in the story of when Abram & Lot had to part company due to the size of their flocks.
(Word Search) Children search for words found in the story about Elijah confronting Ahab and Jezebel.
(Maze) Job patiently endured many twists and turns in his life, struggling through what appeared to be dead-ends. Likewise, our lives can seem like a confusing maze of events, but thankfully, we know God has the answer key.
(Cross-out) Children cross out words that are the names of planets, colors of the rainbow, and names of animals to reveal why Hannah dedicated her son Samuel to the Lord.
(Word Search) Children search for words found in the story of Job, when Satan afflicted Job with many sorrows in an attempt to get him to curse God.
(Word Search) Children search for words found in the story of Nehemiah, who let neither opposition nor mockers stand in his way of rebuilding Jerusalem's walls for God.
(Word Search) By hiding the spies Rahab took action and displayed outward evidence of where her loyalties lay. (Joshua 2:1-24)
(Maze) Kids help Paul find his way to the Island of Malta by stepping on the debris from the ship.
(Cryptogram) Children decode the verse to find out what happens when they pray.
(Word Winder) What did it take for Daniel to survive when he was in Babylon? This word winder provides the answer.
(Cross-out) After crossing out certain words, the remaining message will help kids know how to trust in the Lord. Proverbs 3:5-6
(Word Scramble) God often uses ordinary people to accomplish great things for His purpose. In this puzzle, children unscramble the names of some unlikely Bible heroes.
A mini skit that introduces the children to Nehemiah's mission from God. (Skit for two.)
This skit shows Moses' humble beginnings and how God protected him from harm.
(Skit for five)
This skit teaches children to exercise their faith and give praise to the Lord. (Skit for two or eleven.)
The exodus from Egypt, as told by one family's pets (Skit for two)
Amy learns that she cannot simply listen to the Word of God, she must also do what it says. (A skit for two)
(Audio Available) An entertaining song about Abraham and the promise he received from God. Sung to the tune of "Jingle Bells."
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."
(Audio Available) A song about the power of God found in David as he faced the fearless giant named Goliath. Sung to the tune ďThe Ants Go Marching.Ē
(Audio Available) A song about giving our sorrows, fears, and worries to the Lord. Sung to ďJesus Loves Me.Ē
A fun song about Noah during the time of the great flood. Sung to the tune of "The Beverly Hillbillies' Theme Song."
(Storybook Available) We may have some plans for our lives, but God always has something better planned for us. We need to have faith, be patient, and seek the Will of God