A Gentle Answer: Proverbs 15:1 For Kids and Adults

Gentle Answer Turns Away Anger

Proverbs 15:1 says, “A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.” This verse has been coming in handy lately, at home as well as in my classes at church. Maybe it’s the warmer weather that makes everyone, including myself, be quick tempered with others, but this was a necessary lesson […]

Children’s Sermon: Be Still and Know that I am God


Just like grown ups, children struggle with busy hearts and minds that often distract them from God. This children’s sermon will help them discover the importance of being still before the Lord. Leader Preparation: Many times teaching lessons to others can have an impact on the teacher too, and this is a wonderful thing. For this lesson, […]

Children Sermon: Way, Truth, Life


This world is a confusing place, especially for children. This simple children’s sermon will teach them that Jesus Christ is the only way to God, his truth, and the life God created them to enjoy. Leader Preparation: It is good to get the full context of the reading.  Reading John 13:31-38 would be very beneficial, […]

Children’s Sermon on Psalm 8: How Majestic


God has designed us to find our greatest joy in lifting up praises to Him. Psalm 8 is a beautiful expression of worship to God and description of his majestic work in creation. Each line of this treasured scripture passage points us to his Glory. Leader Preparation: If possible, prepare a little music for the children. […]

Children’s Sermon on Psalm 1


The Psalms have always held a special place in the devotional lives of believers. The first Psalm has often been used to instruct children about walking in the way of the Lord. This free children’s sermon will introduce this classic passage of Scripture and help children learn these truths on their own level. Preparation: We […]

Children Sermon: God is the Good Shepherd


This children’s sermon is about God’s protection for his people. It can be used in a variety of teaching settings or expanded into a full lesson plan. For added emphasis, you might include a shepherd’s crook into the following devotional text. Preparation: We recommend teachers read the whole of Ezekiel 34 as background before presenting […]

Sports Related Lesson Ideas for the “Big Game”


Still looking for a children’s message that relates with the upcoming big game?  Try one of the following ideas and you’ll be sure to have kids remember this lesson for a long time! These can work with the Olympics, Super Bowl, The World Series or March Madness. Basically anytime kids have the “Big Game” on their […]

Children’s Bible Lesson for the Super Bowl (Proverbs 20:11)


This is a message geared towards elementary students from first through sixth grade.  It can be utilized in a chapel message, Awana lesson, or children’s church sermon.  It is intended to be used prior to the Super Bowl, but can be adapted to be used at any time of year, especially for any major sporting […]