Lesson Goal: The children will learn that they need to daily check their heart to make sure they are ready to love God and to love others.
Bible Story: Jesus explains the two greatest commandments. (Matthew 22:34-40)
Main Point: I Will Love God And Love Others!
Bible Verse: “Jesus replied, ‘You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your mind.’ 38 This is the first and greatest commandment. 39 A second is equally important: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.'” (Matthew 22:37-39 NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that their feet remind them to follow God wherever He leads them.
Bible Story: The Israelites choose to follow God instead of looking for an easier way. (Exodus 13:17-14:31)
Main Point: I Will Follow God And Make Good Choices!
Bible Verse: “Then Jesus said to his disciples, ‘If any of you wants to be my follower, you must turn from your selfish ways, take up your cross, and follow me.'” (Matthew 16:24 NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that their hands remind them to work out their faith with Godly actions.
Bible Story: The Life of Timothy. (1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, Acts, Philippians, Hebrews)
Main Point: I Will Do Helpful Things For Others To Show Them God’s Love!
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 their ears remind them to listen to what God is saying.
Bible Story: Peter walks on water with Jesus. (Matthew 14:22-33)
Main Point: I Will Take Time To Listen To God!
Bible Verse: “Those who listen to instruction will prosper; those who trust the Lord will be joyful.” (Proverbs 16:20 NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that their mouth reminds them to praise God and to encourage others.
Bible Story: Daniel uses his words well. (Daniel 2:1-48)
Main Point: I Will Use My Words To Encourage Others!
Bible Verse: “Don’t use foul or abusive language. Let everything you say be good and helpful, so that your words will be an encouragement to those who hear them.” (Ephesians 4:29 NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn their eyes remind them to see others the way God sees them.
Bible Story: Jesus teaches us that we should see others the way He sees them. (John 4:5-42)
Main Point: I Will See People As God Sees Them!
Bible Verse: “But the Lord said to Samuel, ‘Don’t judge by his appearance or height, for I have rejected him. The Lord doesn’t see things the way you see them. People judge by outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.'” (1 Samuel 16:7b NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that what they put into their minds will come out in their words and actions.
Bible Story: Jesus explains why it is important to fill our minds with godly things. (Matthew 4:1-11)
Main Point: I Will Put Godly Things In My Mind!
Bible Verse: “And now, dear brothers and sisters, one final thing. Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise.” (Philippians 4:8 NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn they should work together and cooperate with others to make the church the best it can be.
Bible Story: The Israelites work together to build the tabernacle. (Exodus 36) Paul teaches how we should all work together to build the church. (Exodus 36, 1 Corinthians 12)
Main Point: I Will Cooperate And Work With Others At Church!
Bible Verse: “So it is with Christ’s body. We are many parts of one body, and we all belong to each other.” (Romans 12:5 NLT)