“Beatitudes for Kids” Lesson Two

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Lesson Two: Blessed are the Poor in Spirit Main idea: We receive the gift of the kingdom of heaven when we realize how much we need God. Teacher preparation: Read Scripture references, James 4:6-10, Philippians 2:3-4, 2 Chronicles 7:14, Revelation 3:17-18 Gather: Bible; dry erase markers or chart paper and markers; tennis balls decorated to […]

“Beatitudes for Kids” Lesson One

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Lesson One: Introduction to the Beatitudes Main idea: The Beatitudes teach us what it means to be blessed and show us the attitudes that followers of Jesus should have. Teacher preparation: Read Scripture references, Psalm 5:12, Numbers 6:24-26, Deuteronomy 30:16, 1 Peter 3:9, Proverbs 16:20 Gather: Bible; dry erase markers or chart paper and markers; […]

Children’s Bible Lessons on the Parables of Jesus (9 Part Series)

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This page lists all the individual lesson plans in our 9 part series on the parables of Jesus. We’ve also included some additional teaching helps below. Why Jesus Told Parables (Matthew 13:10-17) The Story of the Soils (Matthew 13:3-9, 18-23) Stories of the Kingdom (Matthew 13:24-33) God’s Kingdom is a Treasure (Matthew 13:44) The Unforgiving […]

Story Time With Jesus: Lesson Nine

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This is the final lesson in a nine part study for children on the parables of Jesus. For related ideas, search our website for “Parables of Jesus.” Lesson Nine: The Stories of Lost Things Found Main idea: God rejoices when lost sinners come to him, and we should too. As citizens of the Kingdom of […]

Story Time with Jesus: Lesson Eight

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This lesson is the eighth in a nine part study for children on the parables of Jesus. For related ideas, search our website for “Parables of Jesus.” Lesson Eight: The Story of the Good Neighbor Main idea: Citizens of the Kingdom of Heaven show sacrificial kindness and mercy to everyone, including their enemies. Teacher preparation: […]

Story Time with Jesus: Lesson Seven

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This lesson is the seventh in a nine part study for children on the parables of Jesus. For related ideas, search our website for “Parables of Jesus.” Lesson Seven: The Story of the Talents Main idea: God rewards us when we use the talents he gives us for the sake of the Kingdom of Heaven and punishes […]

The Son Who Obeyed – Story Time with Jesus Lesson 6

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This lesson is the six in a nine part study for children on the parables of Jesus. For related ideas, search our website for “Parables of Jesus.” Lesson Six: The Son Who Obeyed His Father Main idea: Citizens of the Kingdom of Heaven do what the Bible commands, with the help and grace of God. Teacher preparation: […]

Story Time with Jesus: Lesson Five

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This lesson is the five in a nine part study for children on the parables of Jesus. For related ideas, search our website for “Parables of Jesus.” Lesson Five: The Story of the Unforgiving Servant Main idea: As citizens of the Kingdom of Heaven, we forgive others their debt against us since Jesus forgave our […]