"Rock/Cornerstone" Names of God Lessons for Kids

names of God lessons

This lesson is part of a series we’re calling, “Hello, My Name Is…  A Series on the Names of God.” You can find the latest when you follow Tara’s author archive. We’ll add links to the whole Bible study once it’s complete. Lesson Nine: The Rock/Cornerstone Main Idea: God the Rock is our place of safety. Jesus is the cornerstone and … More Children’s Ministry Resources

"Father Jacob" Bible Story Teaching Skit

This skit was written directly from: Genesis 29:13,15-20,23-29,31-35, 30:1-13,17-24,35:16-18. It would be a helpful teaching idea for Father’s Day and helpful activity to supplement our printable Father’s of the Bible booklets. Characters / Props: Narrator sign saying “7 Years Passed” Laban signs with names of Jacobs children Jacob (Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Dan, Naphtali, Asher, Leah Issachar, Zebulun, Dinah, Joseph, Benjamin) … More Children’s Ministry Resources

"Blessed are the Meek" Sunday School Lesson

Beatitudes 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. This is lesson 4 of 9 in this series. Use these links to find the whole series. … More Children’s Ministry Resources

5 Lies That Sabotage Children's Pastors

Negative voices tend to beat us down. They make us doubt our abilities, our anointing and even our calling. Sometimes those negative voices come from the people you serve (or their parents and grandparents) other times, those negative voices come from people you know outside the church and other times, those negative Nellies come from within your own two ears. … More Children’s Ministry Resources

I AM the True Vine (John 15:1) Lesson

Lesson Eight: The True Vine Main idea: Jesus helps us to grow when we stay connected to him. Series: This study is part of a  8- part series on the I AM statements of Jesus. Follow that link to find the other lesson plans. Teacher preparation: Read Scripture references, Isaiah 5:1-7, Psalm 80:7-19, and Hebrews 12:7-12. Gather: Bible; dry erase markers … More Children’s Ministry Resources

I AM the Way, the Truth, the Life (John 14:6) Lesson

Jesus is the Way

Lesson Seven: The Way, the Truth, and The Life Main idea: Jesus is comfort and certainty in an uncertain world. Series: This study is part of a  8- part series on the I AM statements of Jesus. Follow that link to find the other lesson plans. Teacher preparation: Read Scripture references. Gather: Bible; dry erase markers or chart paper and markers; … More Children’s Ministry Resources

I AM the Resurrection and the Life (John 11:25) Lesson

Lesson Six: The Resurrection and the Life Main idea: Jesus has power over life and death. Series: This study is part of a  8- part series on the I AM statements of Jesus. Follow that link to find the other lesson plans. Teacher preparation: Read Scripture references, Romans 5:12-21, 1 Corinthians 15 Gather: Bible; dry erase markers or chart paper and … More Children’s Ministry Resources

I AM the Gate of the Sheep (John 10:7) Lesson

Lesson Four: The Gate for the Sheep Main idea: Jesus is the only entrance to salvation. Series: This study is part of a  8- part series on the I AM statements of Jesus. Follow that link to find the other lesson plans. Teacher preparation: Read Scripture references, Psalm 23 Gather: Bible; dry erase markers or chart paper and markers; hula hoops, … More Children’s Ministry Resources

I AM the Good Shepherd (John 10:11-16) Lesson

Lesson Five: The Good Shepherd Main idea: Jesus is the good shepherd who sacrificed his life for our lives. Series: This study is part of a  8- part series on the I AM statements of Jesus. Follow that link to find the other lesson plans. Teacher preparation: Read Scripture references, Ezekiel 34:1-24 Gather: Bible; dry erase markers or chart paper and markers; white … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Lost Things Get Found (Luke 15:1-32) Lesson

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 Heaven, we search for lost … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Jericho March for Kids' Church

We all know that God is a miracle-working God but have you ever paused to wonder why He performed so many miracles? I think one of the reasons why God would cause the sun to go backward or bring the walls of Jericho down is to show His people that nothing is impossible–if He is in the equation. As children’s … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Bible Lesson: Proverbs-Two Paths: Pride & Humility

This lesson is another in a series from Proverbs that our entire church is doing.  The lesson was prepared for a small group of students ranging from age 5-10.  This lesson focuses on how the path of pride leads to destruction and the path of humility leads to wisdom. Bible Passage: Proverbs 11:2, 16:18, 29:23, Daniel 4 Bible Story Title: Proverbs-Two Paths: … More Children’s Ministry Resources

The Hope of Advent Sunday School Lesson

Few kids do not grow eagerly excited at Christmastime. Who doesn’t look forward to new toys, flashing lights, and festive family gatherings? But why is Christmas so important, and what do we celebrate at Advent? This lesson focuses on the hope and waiting of the first Christmas, and how it relates to hopeful anticipation of Christ’s Second Coming, as well. … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Story Time with Jesus: Lesson Seven

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 us when we don’t use … More Children’s Ministry Resources

The Power of Words (Proverbs 18:21) Sunday School Lesson

Words Have Power- Bible lesson from Proverbs

This is a continuation of lessons from Proverbs.  This lesson focuses on the tongue and the power of our words to bring life and death.  Students will discover that we need God to use our tongues wisely. Bible Passage: (Selected Scriptures)Bible Story Title: Proverbs-The Power of WordsTarget Age Group: Ages 5-11 (K-5th Grade U.S.A.)Target Time Frame: 60 MinutesOriginal Teaching Context: Sunday School … More Children’s Ministry Resources

I AM the Bread of Life (John 6:35) Lesson

Lesson Two: The Bread of Life. Main idea: Jesus fills up our physical and spiritual needs. Series: This study is part of a  8- part series on the I AM statements of Jesus. Follow that link to find the other lesson plans.  Teacher preparation: Read Scripture references, John 6:1-59, Proverbs 30:8, and Exodus 16:1-18 Gather: Bible, dry erase markers or … More Children’s Ministry Resources