Lesson Goals: The children will learn that God loves us and that Salvation is the one and only way to God.
Bible Story: Salvation story through the parable of the lost sheep. (Luke 15:1 7)
Main Point: God Is Love, So I Know That God Loves Me!
Bible Verse: “Yes, I am the gate. Those who come in through me will be saved. They will come and go freely and will find good pastures.” (John 10:9 NLT)
Lesson Goals: The children will learn that God guides His people, and we will follow Him more closely when we are alongside other believers.
Bible Story: God guides the Israelites through the wilderness. (Exodus 13:17-22)
Main Point: God Is Our Guide, So We Should Follow Him Together!
Bible Verse: “For where two or three gather together as my followers, I am there among them.” (Matthew 18:20 NLT)
Lesson Goals: The children will learn that God is creative and He designed us to be creative as well.
Bible Story: God created the world for us. (Genesis 1)
Main Point: God Is Creative, So I Can Be Creative!
Bible Verse: “For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago.” (Ephesians 2:10 NLT)
Lesson Goals: The children will learn that God provides for our needs, so we should always be grateful.
Bible Story: God provided manna, but the Israelites were not grateful. (Exodus 16 & Numbers 11)
Main Point: God Is Our Provider, So We Should Be Grateful!
Bible Verse: “Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done.” (Philippians 4:6 NLT)
Lesson Goals: The children will learn to obey God and those He puts in authority over us.
Bible Story: The Prodigal Son. (Luke 15:11-32)
Main Point: God Is Our Authority, So I Will Obey!
Bible Verse: “Everyone must submit to governing authorities. For all authority comes from God, and those in positions of authority have been placed there by God. So anyone who rebels against authority is rebelling against what God has instituted, and they will be punished.” (Romans 13:1-2 NLT)
Lesson Goals: The children will learn that God is worthy of our worship.
Bible Story: The Israelites build the Tabernacle. (Exodus 25 and 40)
Main Point: God Is Awesome, So I Will Worship Him!
Bible Verse: “You are worthy, O Lord our God, to receive glory and honor and power. For you created all things, and they exist because you created what you pleased.” (Revelation 4:11 NLT)
Lesson Goals: The children will learn the importance of spending time with God each day.
Bible Story: David worshiped God in the wilderness. (1 Samuel 19 – 20, Psalm 57:5-7 Psalm 59:16-17, Psalm 63: 3 – 7)
Main Point: God Is My Friend, So I Will Spend Time With Him!
Bible Verse: “Come close to God, and God will come close to you.” (James 4:8a NLT)
Lesson Goals: The children will learn that we should put into practice the things God teaches us.
Bible Story: Temptation of Jesus. (Luke 4:1-15)
Main Point: God Is The Great Teacher, So I Will Use What I Have Learned!
Bible Verse: “Keep putting into practice all you learned and received from me—everything you heard from me and saw me doing. Then the God of peace will be with you.” (Philippians 4:9 NLT)