Lesson Goal: The children will learn that we should take time every day to read our Bibles, pray, show kindness to others, and tell them about Jesus.
Bible Story: Life of Paul (1 Corinthians 9:24-27)
Main Point: Discipline – I will spend time every day doing the things God wants me to do.
Bible Verse: “All athletes are disciplined in their training. They do it to win a prize that will fade away, but we do it for an eternal prize.” 1 Corinthians 9:25 (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that we should honor God by taking care of our bodies through exercise and eating healthy foods.
Bible Story: Daniel chooses good foods. (Daniel 1)
Main Point: Self-Respect – I will take care of my body because God gave it to me.
Bible Verse: “Don’t you realize that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit, who lives in you and was given to you by God? You do not belong to yourself for God bought you with a high price. So you must honor God with your body.” 1 Corinthians 6:19-20 (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that when we are obedient to God we can be confident that He will be with us in whatever we do.
Bible Story: The story of Gideon. (Judges 6-7)
Main Point: Confidence – When I am obedient to God, I know he will be with me in whatever I do.
Bible Verse: “So we can say with confidence, ‘The Lord is my helper; so I will have no fear. What can mere people do to me?'” Hebrews 13:6 (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that, as followers of God, we should treat other people with respect.
Bible Story: Elisha is not shown respect.(2 Kings 2:19-25)
Main Point: Respect For Others – I will treat other people the way God wants me to treat them.
Bible Verse: “Respect everyone, and love your Christian brothers and sisters.” 1 Peter 2:17a (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that no matter what happens, good or bad, we should continue to do good things God wants us to.
Bible Story: Paul and Barnabas preach in Lystra. (Acts 14:8-20)
Main Point: Endurance – I will keep going no matter what happens!
Bible Verse: “So if you are suffering in a manner that pleases God, keep on doing what is right, and trust your lives to the God who created you, for He will never fail you.” 1 Peter 4:19 (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that we should speak and act truthfully.
Bible Story: David fights Goliath. (1 Samuel 17)
Main Point: Integrity – I will be honest with my words and my actions.
Bible Verse: “People with integrity walk safely, but those who follow crooked paths will slip and fall.” Proverbs 10:9 (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that we should be loyal by honoring our commitments.
Bible Story: Jonathan and the armor bearer. (1 Samuel 14)
Main Point: Loyalty – I will be faithful to the people and things I have made commitments to.
Bible Verse: “A friend is loyal at all times, and a brother is born to help in time of need.” Proverbs 17:17 (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn, that as followers of God, we should lead others by our example and influence them to make good choices.
Bible Story: Paul guides Timothy. (Acts 16:1-5; 1 Timothy 1:18; 2 Timothy 2:2)
Main Point: Leadership – I Will Use What I Have Learned To Be A Good Example For Others.
Bible Verse: “so it is with Christ’s body. We are many parts of one body, and we all belong to each other.” Romans12:5 (NLT)