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What if Jesus is a Liar?

Who is Jesus? Jesus Is Always Truthful. He is The Way, The Truth, and The Light! Some people don’t know Jesus very well today; they say Jesus is a liar.  We all know how it feels to be lied to.  Use this lesson to help understand that we don’t feel this way with Jesus because…

Why Do I Have To Sit In The Back Seat?

God’s call to sacrifice for our siblings Wherever there are siblings, there are feelings of always being stuck in the back seat, always getting the leftover snack, or never getting the priority with the TV.  It’s tough having to share with siblings or give up what we want to make a brother or sister happy.…

Why can’t I be an only child?

God’s Plan for Loving Our Siblings God puts some of us in families as an only child.  The rest of us have siblings.  If we desire to be an only child, it is probably for reasons that aren’t that pleasant.  It is difficult, at times, to love your siblings, but that is what God has…

God’s Plan for handling Family Conflict

Key Scriptures:  Genesis 4:1-12; Psalm 133; Colossians 3:12-15 There are times in our lives when family members don’t get along – but what are we supposed to do about it?  We can learn through this lesson that, although there may be conflicts, God wants each of us to take responsibility for creating and maintaining peace…

Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?

God’s Direction to Parents:  Boundaries in Loving Relationships (Why Parents Say No) Wow, here we are already a couple of weeks into the new year.  Time flies fast doesn’t it?  I am excited to introduce our new study for the 4th and 5th graders.  There are three modules in this curriculum.  The first is entitled…

Taking A Risk; Walking in faith: What if I fail?

Focus:  God is full of grace When we fail, and we all do, we worry about what God or other people will think.  Sometimes we don’t know if we can recover, or bounce back.  This lesson will show us how, even during difficult times, God is full of grace. Matthew 17:14-20 The disciples, closest to…

Take A Risk: Walk in Faith

What if I don’t like it? Key Faith Foundation:  God is good! It can be scary when God asks us to take a step of faith, or take a risk.  When we enter unfamiliar territory, we want to run back to what was; to our comfortable area and to what we know we can handle.…

Why Don’t All People Want God?

Rebellion leads our hearts away from God. When you think of how much God means to you, it’s hard to understand why all people don’t want God in their lives.  These four passages will show us how rebellion leads our hearts away from God.  If we have the Holy Spirit in us, we can say…

Why Aren’t Other Religions Okay?

Jesus Is The Only Way (Part 2) 1 John 5:1-12 The only way to become a child of God and defeat the world is through Jesus!  When we repent and put our faith in Christ, we know that God’s Word is true and Jesus is the only Savior.  Those who don’t believe are calling God…

Why Aren’t Other Religions Okay?

Jesus Is The Only Way (Part 1) “If God loves everyone, why doesn’t God accept all religions?” – Have you ever been asked this question? God wants everyone to go to heaven. However, God gave us a path to Him, and it’s only through His Son the Lord Jesus Christ, and His death on the…