Empty Hearts Object Lesson (Jeremiah 31:33)

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Unlike other books and bestsellers, God’s word–the Bible has an effect on us that can’t be measured accurately. There’s just something about knowing what God thinks, how He looks at things that changes lives. A person may have a favorite book, kids often do but when that child is in trouble or afraid, the word […]

Holy Spirit Memory Object Lesson (1 John 14:26)

Holy Spirit Memory Object Lesson (1 John 14:26)

You and I know that God’s Word has a supernatural quality–it not only empowers, frees and comforts us but it is infused with the Holy Spirit. How many times have I read a verse and all of a sudden, it kind of “jumps off the page.” You see something unique and amazing for the first […]

Keeping God First Object Lesson (Matthew 22:37)

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Kids have a lot to distraction them from God. Video games, school, home life are just a few of those common distractions. Actually, in some cases, kids have even more distractions than adults. God’s gives us instruction about staying focused and keeping God first. I use the following verse for teaching this object lesson. Jesus […]

A Little Or A Lot Object Lesson (Luke 7:47)

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One of my very favorite verses is Luke 7:47, “Therefore, I tell you, her many sins have been forgiven–as her great love has shown. But whoever has been forgiven little loves little.” I know for a fact I’ve been forgiven much. What about you, kids? Have you been forgiven much or just a little? Let’s […]

Forgiveness Object Lesson: Asking the Father (Mark 11:25)

Forgiveness Object Lesson: Asking the Father (Mark 11:25)

“Why isn’t God hearing my prayers,  Miss Monica?” That’s a question one of my kids asked me recently. Where to begin? I totally understood what my children’s church member was asking me. I had been there too. Sure, there are many reasons why a prayer can be hindered. Some of those top prayer-crushers are “asking […]

Loving Others Object Lesson (John 13: 34-35)

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God wants us to love everyone and people should know that we love them. However, when in regards to loving other Christians, the Bible is very specific. A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are […]

The Temptation Trap Object Lesson (2 Timothy 2:26)

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Temptation is a trap that leads us to sin! The bible tells us in 2 Timothy 2:26, “and that they will come to their senses and escape from the trap of the devil, who has taken them captive to do his will.“ However, we don’t have to walk into those traps–most of the time, if […]

Mother’s Day Craft: Take Home Tea Cup

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Need a craft for a special Mother’s Day service? We all know how much kids love to give Mom gifts–and she sure deserves them! This Mother’s Day craft gives kids something to do and leaves them with something special to give to Mom. No shopping required. What You’ll Need Cardstock (bright or pastel colors work […]