Lesson: The Prophet Elijah Runs Away, Receives Encouragement and Rides Chariot to Heaven

This lesson is the 4th in the series of lessons on Elijah. This story includes Elijah running for his life, Elisha being called as Elijah’s successor and Elijah’s departure to heaven. It was written for upper elementary age children Sunday school class in mind. This lesson can be adapted to younger students or used in Children’s church as well. Additional resources for crafts and activities can be found at the end of the lesson. Scripture: 1 Kings

Preschool Bible Lesson: Elijah Challenges the Prophets of Baal (1 Kings 18:16-40)

Lesson Title: Elijah Challenges the Prophets of BaalBible Reference: 1 Kings 18:16-40Target Age Group: PreschoolLearning Context: Children’s ChurchTarget Time Frame: 1 ½ hourOptional Coloring Page: The story of the Prophet ElijahGospel Connection: As you read through the Old Testament you will see the Israelites turn from God and then go back to Him over and over again. The story of Elijah vs. the Prophets of Baal is one example of this happening. Whenever the prophets of Baal

Elijah Confronts the False Prophets (Sunday School Lesson)

This lesson plan is designed for a broad range of elementary aged children. It covers the dramatic events in 1 Kings 18 where THE LORD shows himself to be the only true God in Israel. This Bible lesson is appropriate for children’s church or Sunday School. Please modify to best fit the needs of your class. Bible Story: Elijah and the Prophets of Baal – 1 Kings 18:16-39 Learning Objectives: After this lesson, the children will demonstrate

Elijah and the Prophets of Baal (Preschool Bible Lesson)

This free Bible lesson for preschoolers is based on the story in 1 Kings 18 where Elijah confronts the false prophets of Baal. Please leave your own suggestions to help other readers. Bible Story: Elijah and the Prophets of Baal Bible Text: 1 Kings 18:19,21-24,26-28,31,33-39 Target Age: 2 year olds – 5 year olds Learning Context: Sunday School Print Friendly: [print_link] this lesson plan Image Credits: Image courtesy of Sweet Publishing and Distant Shores Media Learning Objectives: After this lesson, the

Lesson: Elijah Versus The False Prophets On Mt. Carmel

This lesson plan is based on the Bible story where Elijah gathers the false prophets on Mt. Carmel to have a contest to prove that God is the True Living God. It is written for upper elementary age students yet it can be adapted for younger children or children’s church.  At the end of the post there are additional resources to help you adapt to the needs of your class. Scripture: 1 Kings 18 Target Age Group:  School ages 3rd-5th Memory

Children’s Sermon ⛰️Elijah Hears God’s Whispers from 1 Kings 19:1-15

Use this children’s sermon lesson when teaching children the story of Elijah in the Bible. Download the teaching directions below, watch our children’s sermon video demonstration, and gather your object lessons supplies as you prepare to teach. This short message is perfect for kids church, Sunday School, or sharing the children’s ministry moment in your main worship service.  The Unexpected Whisper… Children’s Sermon on 1 Kings 19:1-15 on Listening to God Lesson Objective: We often hope, or

Elijah Coloring Page

Use this coloring page when teaching about Elijah, the prophet featured prominently the book of Kings. His ministry was during a dark time in Israel’s history and he often was the messenger of God’s judgement. This is another illustration in our Bible Heroes Coloring Book. This line art illustration shows Elijah with hands raised in prayer. Visual elements of a raven, fire, water, and oil jars will remind kids of the main miracles in Elijah’s story. Download the

Elijah and Elisha (2 Kings 2:1-12) Sunday School Lesson

Young students are quite familiar with the concept of having a teacher or leader to guide them. For most, it’s a fact that is taken for granted, with little thought given to what we do with the information we receive from mentors. In this story, we see an eager learner who not only persists in following his teacher, but insists on picking up where he left off in devotion to God. As kids experience the spectacular whirlwind

“Passing the Torch” Bible Crafts from 2 Kings 2:11-12on the Elijah and Elisha

The prophet Elijah is a fascinating figure to explore. He was truly a man of God, used by Him to speak to a people that often ignored His words. In this story, though, we see the ultimate victory of Elijah. The man who once called fire down from Heaven was taken up into Heaven by a chariot of fire. The lesson here focuses on Elijah and his successor. Elisha saw his teacher depart, and pleaded with him

Lesson: Elijah and the Widow

Use this children’s Sunday School lesson about Elijah to teach kids about how God supplies our needs and answers our prayers. Needed: Bibles, a bowl with some flour in it, bowls and cereal or building blocks, 2 six-sided dice Lesson Say, Last time, we learned about how King Solomon died and his son, Rehoboam, made a big mistake. Does anyone remember what King Rehoboam did? (He wouldn’t listen to the people of Israel when they asked him

Lesson: God Appears to Elijah

Use this children’s Sunday School lesson about Elijah to teach students about the ways God speaks to us. Needed: Bibles, blindfolds, drawing paper and crayons or colored pencils Intro Craft: How God Works  Give students drawing supplies and ask them to draw their favorite way that God worked in the Bible. It could be a story about God from the Old Testament. It could be a story about Jesus. It could be a story about how the

Lesson: Elijah Taken to Heaven

Use this Elijah and Elisha children’s Sunday School lesson to teach children about how we can serve God best in this life and how we’re looking forward to going to Heaven one day. Needed: Bibles, blanket or sheet or beach towel, drawing paper and crayons or colored pencils, various objects to hide Intro Game: Up and Down Give students blankets, sheets, or beach towels to hold between them. You can break the students into teams or have

Lesson: Jesus Declares His Mission – A Prophet without Honor

Use this children’s Sunday School lesson about Jesus’ announcement to teach kids about what Jesus came to do. Needed: Bibles, prophecy clues on strips of paper Intro Game: Fulfilling Prophecy Print or write out prophecy clues about Jesus, along with their Scripture reference, on strips of paper and hide them around the room. Kids rush to find them and then, put them in order according to book of the Bible. When they’re finished, explain that all of

The Story of Elijah Lesson

Elijah lived during a time when it was extremely unpopular to worship and obey God. However, Elijah didn’t let peer pressure keep him from delivering God’s message of truth and he experienced God’s protection and blessings because of his obedience. Furthermore, the impact of Elijah’s obedience was experienced beyond his family and spread throughout the entire nation of Israel. Children will learn in this ninth lesson of the series that individual obedience can be used by God

Elijah and the Chariot of Fire (2 Kings 2 Lesson)

Up and Away in a Chariot of Fire…Elijah passes off the baton After discussing Elijah’s life and miraculous adventures (through a series of lessons or just one or two), it’s plain to see what an amazing figure he was in God’s word. But he knew that he would not be around forever and eventually had to hand off his duties to someone else. In this lesson, we see him turn over the responsibility to Elisha and then

Elijah Encounters God (1 Kings 19) Sunday School Lesson

How do we know what God is like? Can we know without seeing Him what His traits are? Why don’t we hear His voice loud and clear? In this story, Elijah has an opportunity to feel the full presence of God and be refreshed by His spirit. As Christians, it can be frustrating to feel as though God is far from us or doesn’t answer things as we’d imagine, but in wonderful moments He comes to us.

Showdown on Mt. Carmel…Elijah and the Priests of Baal (1 Kings 18 Lesson)

The amazing thing about miraculous stories of the Bible is that they tend to be so, well…miraculous! As we view events of Elijah’s life we see him do remarkable things against all odds. In this story, Elijah confronts hundreds of priests and a wicked king and queen, and under seemingly impossible circumstances manages to overcome. Students will see that no matter what we may face, God always wins. Lesson focus: If we have faith and trust in

Elijah Lesson: Evicted, Escaped, and Eating with Birds (1 Kings 17:1-6)

Following God is not always easy…we have the great privilege and blessing of living in a time and country that are not too threatening for Christians, but this certainly has not always been the case. In the Bible, we see many instances of people suffering for serving God and obeying His instructions. This story is one in a series following the prophet Elijah, who experienced more than his share of hardship for sharing God’s word. In Elijah

"Elijah and the Ravens" Cartoon & Coloring Page

These free coloring page and cartoon illustration is based on 1 Kings 17 where God provides for the Prophet Elijah by sending food to him by ravens. Use our search page to find free lesson plans based on that same scripture passage. Download the printable black/white coloring sheet in either PDF format or as a PNG image file. You can download the full color illustration as print friendly PDF version or PNG image. You shall drink from the brook, and I have commanded the

Lesson: Elijah and the Sacrificial Altar

This free lesson plan is designed for your children’s church or Sunday School. It tells the story from 1 Kings 18 where Elijah stands up to the false prophets of Ahab. These dramatic events show that only the LORD is the true God. We welcome your feedback and suggestions for other readers using this lesson, please leave your comments below. Lesson Title:   Elijah and the Sacrificial Altar Bible Reference: 1 Kings 18:16-39, Luke 18:27 Target Age Group:

Lesson: Elijah Heals the Widow's Son

Use this free Bible study in your children’s Sunday School or Kids Church. It recounts the story Elijah and the how God used him to heal the son of a widow in 1 Kings 17. We welcome your feedback and suggestions to improve this lesson plan, simply leave a comment at the bottom of this page. Lesson Title: The Widow’s Son is Healed Bible Reference: 1 Kings 17:17-24 or read more Bible verses about caring for widows Target

Sunday School Lesson (1 Kings 17:1-24) God Provides for Elijah

Use this free Bible study in your children’s Sunday School or Kids Church. It recounts the story of God’s care for Elijah and the Widow of Zarephath in 1 Kings 17. We welcome your feedback and suggestions to improve this lesson plan, simply leave a comment at the bottom of this page. The download below includes bonus coloring pages and activity sheets. Lesson Title: God Provides for ElijahBible Reference: 1 Kings 17:1-24Target Age Group: Preschool to Early ElementaryLearning

"Story of Elijah" Coloring Page

This free storyboard illustration sheet recounts several of the key stories about the prophet Elijah. They include raising the widow’s son, God providing food, the showdown with Baal’s prophets, and the chariot of fire. story page | pdf | jpeg 1st number sheet | pdf | jpeg 2nd number sheet | pdf | jpeg Directions: Right click on the links above to download each page in this project. Have the children coloring the main story sheet and

Elijah and the Widow Coloring Page

This free coloring page maze shows Elijah and the Widow of Zarephath. Simply click the preview image to the right to download it as a print friendly PDF file. This Bible story is from 1 Kings 17:7-16. This would be a helpful activity for our Elijah and the Widow Sunday School lesson. We also have a coloring page that illustrates several of the key stories about the prophet Elijah. This free ministry resource was sent to us