Being able to control your actions at all times. (See also temptation)

Be self­-controlled and alert. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour."
1 Peter 5:8


Be Prepared For Opposition

Children enjoy a fun activity while learning how to prepare for opposition.


The devil does his best to make us turn from Jesus. This activity shows how easily we can be distracted.

Resisting Fleshly Desires

Children explore the difference between giving into their fleshly desires and acting out of love with mercy and humility.


Self-Control Wheel

A fun way for kids to find a verse from the Bible that will help them when they feel tempted.


Poison Tongue

No one can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil full of deadly poison (James 3: 8)


A Jealous King

After completing this lesson, the children will see how jealousy and pursuing selfish desires can be destructive.

Becoming A Tongue Tamer

After completing this lesson, the children will understand the importance of taming their tongues. They will realize that the tongue has the power to either save or destroy someone.

Becoming Wise

After completing this lesson, the children will realize that there are two types of wisdom. In the end they will realize the importance of choosing God’s wisdom.

Beware Of Covetousness

After completing this lesson, children will have an understanding of the dangers of covetousness and how it can destroy or damage our ability to serve God.

Beware Of Lying

The Bible tells us that God delights in those who tell the truth. This lesson will reinforce the importance of telling the truth and give children practical ways in which they can hide God's word in their hearts.

Beware Of Pride

Society promotes pride and high self-esteem as the greatest building blocks for a happy productive life. In today’s lesson children will learn that too much pride or self-esteem is a very dangerous thing.

Doing What Is Right (Samson)

This lesson will help the children develop their self control to fight off the many temptations that keep them from being obedient to God and enjoying His many blessings.


This lesson series teaches children the nine fruits of the Holy Spirit and how to apply them to their lives.

Keep Your Eyes On Jesus

Children will discover the importance of keeping their eyes on Jesus and their faith in Him to avoid falling into trouble.

Living For God

Through this lesson, children will learn how God wants us to interact with fellow believers, as the end draws near.


Children will learn that having self-control means to follow the Will of our Lord, instead of giving into the temptations of this world.

Spiritual Growth

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.


Bear Good Fruit

The children will identify godly people from ungodly people by the type of fruit each group bears.

No More Static

An object lesson about having control over what others see and hear in you.


Nehemiah Repairs The Walls

(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.

The Tongue Is Like...

(Maze) Kids choose the correct path to finish the maze by only encountering the objects James compares the tongue to in the Bible.


Power Of The Tongue

Out of the same mouth come praise and cursing, my brothers, this should not be. James 3:10 (A skit for four)

Wise Ending

An interactive skit where the children provide an alternate ending to make an angry character respond wisely. (A skit for two)


Forgetful Pedro

(Storybook Available) A lazy but happy horse finds new joy when he remembers to look straight ahead.