Lesson: Heavenly Treasures…Winning in God’s Eyes (Matthew 20:1-16)


With sporting events like the Super Bowl and March Madness so close at hand, many Americans have competition on the brain. In our culture, winning is highly prized and success is measured by performance. Again and again, though, the Bible gives quite different definitions of victory and achievement. Remind students in this lesson that our […]

Not of this World… Bible Lesson about Heaven for Children


This lesson emphasizes placing our hope and peace in what is far beyond ourselves…God has put a sense of “eternity in our hearts,” yet we often drown that out with our busy-ness and noise. Using inspiration from books and stories, children will be stirred to recall that they are made for more than just earthly […]

Temple Maintenance: Bible Lesson about Taking Care of Your Physical Body (1 Corinthians 6:19-20)


In our culture there is tremendous value placed on a person’s physical appearance and health. Media seems to drown us with advertising for weight loss or fitness potential, flaunting the body as a top priority. It is critical for our children to receive the most accurate possible messages I this regard. Yes, it is important […]

Lesson: Jesus Dedication in the Temple – Luke 2:22-40


Often the excitement of the Nativity story centers around the typical manger scene images: shepherds, angels, Mary and Joseph…somehow we skip from that to the remainder of Christ’s life and neglect some of the significant details. This lesson focuses on the dedication of Jesus in the temple, and the excitement of Simeon and Anna as […]

Sunday School Lesson: Boy Jesus in the Temple (Luke 2:41-52)

Sunday School Lesson:  Boy Jesus in the Temple (Luke 2:41-52)

This lesson was created to teach an inductive style lesson to older students.  Reading the Scripture passage and interacting with what is written, the students will discover that when Jesus is in the temple at age 12 He showed that He was God’s Son who came to do God’s will. Bible Passage: Luke 2:41-52 Bible Story […]