Lesson Goal: The children will learn that they should follow God by doing what He wants. They can learn what God wants by praying, reading their Bible, coming to church and listening to others.
Bible Story: Gideon does what God wants. (Judges 6-7)
Main Point: I Will Do What God Wants!
Bible Verse: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take.” Proverbs 3:5-6 (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that they should do what God says is right, despite potential rewards or consequences.
Bible Story: Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego (Daniel 3)
Main Point: I Will Stand Up For What Is Right!
Bible Verse: “Be on guard. Stand firm in the faith. Be courageous. Be strong.”
(1 Corinthians 16:13 NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that God wants them to make wise choices, and that they should ask God to help them make those choices.
Bible Story: King Solomon (1 Kings 3)
Main Point: I Will Make Wise Choices!
Bible Verse: “Wise choices will watch over you. Understanding will keep you safe.” (Proverbs 2:11 NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that they should treat other people with kindness; they can do this with their words and their actions.
Bible Story: Abigail shows kindness to David (1 Samuel 25)
Main Point: I Will Act With Kindness!
Bible Verse: “Instead, be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you.” (Ephesians 4:32 NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will be taught that they should learn from the positive and negative examples of others around them. They will also learn that they should use this knowledge to make better choices.
Bible Story: King Belshazzar and the writing on the wall (Daniel 5)
Main Point: I Will Learn From People In The Bible And From Others!
Bible Verse: “Get all the advice and instruction you can, so you will be wise the rest of your life.” (Proverbs 19:20 NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that they should act on their faith. There are a number of ways they can learn this, including stepping out on beliefs, sharing faith with others and doing what you know God wants you to do.
Bible Story: Jesus and the sick woman (Matthew 9)
Main Point: I Will Show My Faith Through My Actions!
Bible Verse: “Now someone may argue, ‘Some people have faith; others have good deeds.’ But I say, ‘How can you show me your faith if you don’t have good deeds? I will show you my faith by my good deeds.'” (James 2:18b NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that we should help people in need, even if it means risking our own comfort and safety.
Bible Story: Esther saves the Jews (Esther)
Main Point: I Will Take A Risk to Help Others!
Bible Verse: “John replied, “If you have two shirts, give one to the poor. If you have food, share it with those who are hungry.” (Luke 3:11b NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that Jesus took the punishment for our sins and they will be given a chance to respond.
Bible Story: The Salvation Story (Matthew; Mark; Luke; John)
Main Point: I Will Follow Jesus’ Example!
Bible Verse: You must have the same attitude that Christ Jesus had.” (Philippians 2:5 NLT)