Lesson Goal: The children will learn that all of our gifts and abilities come from God, and that He gives us these gifts in order to help us.
Bible Story: Solomon is given wisdom. (1 Kings 3)
Main Point: God Gives Us Gifts To Help Us!
Bible Verse: “Whatever is good and perfect comes down to us from God our Father, who created all the lights in the heavens.” James 1:17a (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that we should use our gifts and talents for God’s purpose, rather than our own.
Bible Story: Samson’s gift of strength. (Judges 13 – 16)
Main Point: I Will Use My Gifts The Way God Wants!
Bible Verse: “When someone has been given much, much will be required in return; and when someone has been entrusted with much, even more will be required.” Luke 12:48b (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that everything we have is from God, and as He gives generously to us, we can use our belongings to help others.
Bible Story: Nabal and Abigail. (1 Samuel 25:2-43)
Main Point: Our Belongings Are A Gift From God!
Bible Verse: “And God will generously provide all you need. Then you will always have everything you need and plenty left over to share with others.” 2 Corinthians 9:8 (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that God gives us the gift of opportunities to do good things, and through them, we can have great experiences and even impact the world for Him.
Bible Story: Esther’s opportunity to save her people. (Book of Esther)
Main Point: Opportunities Are A Gift From God!
Bible Verse: “Therefore, whenever we have the opportunity, we should do good to everyone— especially to those in the family of faith.” Galatians 6:10 (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that God has given us all different gifts, and when we work together with these gifts, we can make a big impact for God.
Bible Story: Priscilla and Aquilla help Apollos. (Acts 18:24-28, 1 Corinthians 12:4-11)
Main Point: God Gives Everyone Different Gifts So We Can Work Together!
Bible Verse: “God has given each of you a gift from his great variety of spiritual gifts. Use them well to serve one another.” 1 Peter 4:10 (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that we can share the good news of Jesus with others by using the unique gifts and talents that God has given us.
Bible Story: Disciples Share the Gospel at Pentacost (Acts 2:1-41)
Main Point: I Will Use My Gifts To Share Jesus With Others!
Bible Verse: “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you. And you will be my witnesses, telling people about me everywhere—in Jerusalem, throughout Judea, in Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” Acts 1:8 (NLT)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that God puts other people in our lives to support us, and we should be willing to accept their help.
Bible Story: God Sends Aaron to Help Moses (Exodus 3-4)
Main Point: Other People Are A Gift From God!
Bible Verse: “Two people are better off than one, for they can help each other succeed.” Ecclesiastes 4:9 (NTL)
Lesson Goal: The children will learn that God is preparing us for gifts and abilities He will give us later, when we are ready. Until then, we should train and work hard in preparation for these gifts.
Bible Story: Elijah Trains Elisha to Replace Him (1 Kings 19:19-21, 2 Kings 2:1-4)
Main Point: God Is Preparing Me For More Gifts!
Bible Verse: “And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns.” Philippians 1:6 (NLT)