Lesson Goal: The children will learn that we can all be leaders by choosing to influence those around us to make good choices.
Bible Story: Othniel (Judges 3:7-11)
Main Point: I Can Be A Leader!
Bible Verse: Don’t let anyone think less of you because you are young. Be an example to all believers in what you say, in the way you live, in your love, your faith, and your purity. 1 Timothy 4:12 (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that we should do more than just talk about doing what is right. Instead, we should step up and do what is right.
Bible Story: Ehud (Judges 3:12-80)
Main Point: I Will Lead With Action And Not Just Words!
Bible Verse: Dear children, let’s not merely say that we love each other; let us show the truth by our actions. 1 John 3:18 (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that we should work with others because we will accomplish more than we could on our own.
Bible Story: Deborah (Judges 4-5)
Main Point: I Will Work With Others!
Bible Verse: Two people are better off than one, for they can help each other succeed. Ecclesiastes 4:9 (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that we should try to resolve conflicts peacefully instead of fighting.
Bible Story: Gideon (Judges 7 – 8:3)
Main Point: I Will Work For Peace!
Bible Verse: Never pay back evil with more evil. Do things in such a way that everyone can see you are honorable. Do all that you can to live in peace with everyone. Romans 12:17-18 (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that we should follow leaders who follow God.
Bible Story: Abimelech (Judges 9)
Main Point: I Will Follow Good Leaders!
Bible Verse: Remember your leaders who taught you the word of God. Think of all the good that has come from their lives, and follow the example of their faith. Hebrews 13:7 (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that who we choose as friends will influence how we act and who we become. Therefore, we should choose friends who follow God.
Bible Story: Samson (Judges 13-16)
Main Point: I Will Choose Good Friends!
Bible Verse: Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble. Proverbs 13:20 (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that we should act in a way that brings honor to God and not to ourselves.
Bible Story: Eli (1 Samuel 2:12-36)
Main Point: I Will Honor God With My Actions!
Bible Verse: He will give eternal life to those who keep on doing good, seeking after the glory and honor and immortality that God offers. Romans 2:7 (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that we should spend time worshiping God and we should encourage others to worship as well.
Bible Story: Samuel (1 Samuel 7:1-8:9)
Main Point: I Will Lead Others To Worship God!
Bible Verse: Therefore, go and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Teach these new disciples to obey all the commands I have given you. And be sure of this: I am with you always, even to the end of the age. Matthew 28:19-20 (NLT)