“Beatitudes for Kids” Lesson Five

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Lesson Five: Blessed are those who Hunger and Thirst Main idea: We crave being right with God, and God fills us up with his righteousness when we choose to follow him. Teacher preparation: Read Scripture references, Isaiah 55:2-3, Matthew 6:33, Psalm 106:3, 1 John 3:7 Gather: Bible; dry erase markers or chart paper and markers; […]

“Beatitudes for Kids” Lesson Four

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Lesson Four: The Meek will Inherit the Earth Main idea: Meekness is trusting that God will take care of you, no matter what. So you stand up for what is right, and you don’t seek revenge. You are humble, gentle, and kind. Teacher preparation: Read Scripture references, Psalm 37, Numbers 12, Isaiah 53:3-9 Gather: Bible; […]

“Beatitudes for Kids” Lesson Three

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Lesson Three: Blessed Are Those Who Mourn Main idea: When we mourn over our sins, God gives us the comfort of salvation, the comfort of getting to spend all of forever with him. Teacher preparation: Read Scripture references, Psalm 51, Isaiah 61:1-3 Gather: Bible; dry erase markers or chart paper and markers; BEEATTITUDES poster; cheap […]

“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: […]