Lesson Goal: The children will learn that God has a plan for our lives. And by following God’s plan we can experience the best life possible.
Bible Story: Solomon builds the temple (1 Chronicles 28:1-9; 2 Chronicles 2-4)
Main Point: Follow God’s Plan!
Bible Verse: “For I know the plans I have for you” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.” Jeremiah 29:11 (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that God is the ultimate authority and we should be obedient to Him above all others.
Bible Story: Noah builds the ark (Genesis 6-10)
Main Point: Obey God Above All Else!
Bible Verse: “Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need.” Matthew 6:33 (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that as followers of God we should try to do good things. And even when doing something good becomes difficult, we shouldn’t give up.
Bible Story: Nehemiah builds the wall (Nehemiah 1-7)
Main Point: Never Give Up Doing Good!
Bible Verse: “As for the rest of you, dear brothers and sisters, never get tired of doing good.” 2 Thessalonians 3:13 (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that we should focus on God and the great things He has done instead of focusing on ourselves. God deserves the praise, not us.
Bible Story: The Tower of Babel (Genesis 11:1-9)
Main Point: Praise God Instead of Yourself!
Bible Verse: “Pride ends in humiliation, while humility brings honor.” Proverbs 29:23 (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that we should keep God our priority. It is okay to be busy and to have possessions, but none of the things we do or own should ever become more important to us than God.
Bible Story: The man who built for more grain storage (Luke 12:13-31)
Main Point: Keep God Your Priority!
Bible Verse: “Those who use the things of the world should not become attached to them. For this world as we know it will soon pass away.” 1 Corinthians 7:31 (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that we should share with others because everything we have comes from God. And God wants us to use what He has given us so we can help others.
Bible Story: Elisha and the rich woman from Shunem (2 Kings 4:8-17)
Main Point: Share With Others!
Bible Verse: “You should remember the words of the Lord Jesus: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.'” Acts 20:35b (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that the church is not just the building where we meet. The church is really the people who serve and worship God together.
Bible Story: Jesus builds the church (Matthew 16:13-20)
Main Point: You Are The Church!
Bible Verse: “And let us not neglect our meeting together, as some people do, but encourage one another, especially now that the day of his return is drawing near.” Hebrews 10:25 (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that when we make the decision to follow Jesus and serve God, we should know that it will not always be easy. However, it is the absolute best way to live life.
Bible Story: The builder who did not finish (Luke 14:25-30)
Main Point: Keep On Serving God!
Bible Verse: “Yes, everything else is worthless when compared with the infinite value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord.” Philippians 3:8a (NLT)