Lesson Goal: The children will learn that in all situations, we should stay focused on God and be obedient to His commands.
Bible Story: Instances from David’s life. (1 Samuel 17, 1 Samuel 26, 2 Samuel 6:14-23)
Main Point: I Will Focus On God And Do What He Wants Me To Do!
Bible Verse: “So you must live as God’s obedient children. Don’t slip back into your old ways of living to satisfy your own desires. You didn’t know any better then.” 1 Peter 1:14 (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that we should pray and ask God for help, especially when we encounter difficult problems.
Bible Story: Hannah and Samuel. 1 Samuel 1 (NLT)
Main Point: I Will Be Prayerful!
Bible Verse: “The Lord has heard my plea; the Lord will answer my prayer.” Psalm 6:9 (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that we should have integrity by always saying what is right and doing what is right.
Bible Story: The fiery furnace. Daniel 3 (NLT)
Main Point: I Will Have Integrity!
Bible Verse: “Even children are known by the way they act, whether the conduct is pure, or whether it is right.” Proverbs 20:11 (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that God offers us forgiveness and salvation if we will repent and choose to follow Jesus.
Bible Story: Repentance and Salvation (Luke 23:32 – 24:49)
Main Point: I Will Choose To Repent!
Bible Verse: “There is forgiveness of sins for all who repent.” Luke 24:47b (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that being prideful can be very dangerous and that we should always be humble instead.
Bible Story: King Uzziah enters the Temple. (2 Chronicles 26)
Main Point: I Will Be Humble!
Bible Verse: “But those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.” Matthew 23:12 (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that we should be loyal to people who follow God and help them when we are needed.
Bible Story: David’s mighty men. 2 Samuel 23:8-17 (NLT)
Main Point: I Will Be Faithful!
Bible Verse: “…pursue righteous living, faithfulness, love, and peace. Enjoy the companionship of those who call on the Lord with pure hearts.”
2 Timothy 2:22b (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that we should always be honest because of the damage that dishonesty can cause.
Bible Story: Man of God from Judah. 1 Kings 13 (NLT)
Main Point: I Will Be Honest!
Bible Verse: “Honesty guides good people; dishonesty destroys treacherous people.” Proverbs 11:3 (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that we should keep on doing the things God wants, and living life the way He has commanded us to live, even when it is difficult.
Bible Story: Josiah’s cleansing of Judah. 2 Kings 22 & 23 (NLT)
Main Point: I Will Persevere!
Bible Verse: “Pursue righteousness and a godly life, along with faith, love, perseverance, and gentleness.” 1 Timothy 6:11b (NLT)