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April 28

Session Title: Thomas Believed Life Point: Jesus performed miracles through the power of God. Unit Verse: “The Son of Man has come to seek and to save the lost. Luke 19:10 Weekly Bible Verse: “This is eternal life: that they may know you, the only true God, and the one you have sent – Jesus Christ. John 17:3 Bible Passage: John 20:19-31 Extras from LifeWay (GREAT Ideas Here): Click here * * * Activity: Trust Falls  Can be done at … Continue reading

April 14

Session Titles: The Triumphal Entry Life Point: God sent His only Son, Jesus, because He cares about people Unit Bible Verse: “The Son of Man has come to seek and to save the lost.” Luke 19:10 Weekly Bible Verses: “Love consists in this: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the atoning sacrifice for our sins.” 1 John 4:10 Bible Passage: Luke 19:28-40; John 12:12-19 Extras from LifeWay (GREAT Ideas Here): … Continue reading

April 7

Session Titles: Jesus Washed the Disciples Feet Life Point: Jesus taught people to serve others Unit Bible Verse: “The Son of Man has come to seek and to save the lost.” Luke 19:10 Weekly Bible Verses: “Just as each one has received a gift, use it to serve others, as good stewards of the varied grace of God.” 1 Peter 4:10 Bible Passage: John 13:1-7, 14-15 Extras from LifeWay (GREAT Ideas Here): http://blog.lifeway.com/biblestudiesforlife/leaderextras/by-age-group/ Craft: Serving Trays Kids design serving trays … Continue reading

March 31

Session Titles: Woman at the Well Life Point: God has a plan for every person Unit Bible Verse: “May the Lord direct your hearts to God’s love.” 2 Thessalonians 3:15 Weekly Bible Verses: “This is good, and it pleases God our Savior, who wants everyone to be saved.” 1 Timothy 2:3-4 Bible Passage: John 4:1-30 Extras from LifeWay (GREAT Ideas Here): http://blog.lifeway.com/biblestudiesforlife/leaderextras/by-age-group/ Craft: Cup of Living Water White Paper Paper 9-oz. Party Cups Crayons or Colored Paper Scissors Hole Punch … Continue reading

March 24

Session Titles: Jesus and Zacchaeus Life Point: People can follow Jesus’ example by obeying God Unit Bible Verse: “May the Lord direct your hearts to God’s love.” 2 Thessalonians 3:15 Weekly Bible Verses: “Don’t neglect to do what is good and to share, for God is pleased with such sacrifices.” Hebrews 13:16 Bible Passage: Luke 19:1-10 Extras from LifeWay (GREAT Ideas Here): http://blog.lifeway.com/biblestudiesforlife/leaderextras/by-age-group/ Craft: Finger Print Tree You can print off a trunk or have the students draw a trunk … Continue reading

March 17

Session Titles: Mary and Martha Life Point: People can honor God by making good choices Unit Bible Verse: “May the Lord direct your hearts to God’s love.” 2 Thessalonians 3:15 Weekly Bible Verses: “Many plans are in a person’s heart, but the Lord’s decree will prevail.” Proverbs 19:21 Bible Passage: Luke 10:38-42 Extras from LifeWay (GREAT Ideas Here): http://blog.lifeway.com/biblestudiesforlife/leaderextras/by-age-group/ Way to Introduce the Story Ask the children to imagine this: You are home one night, asleep in your bed. You … Continue reading

March 10th

Session Titles: Good Samaritan Life Point: People can take deliberate actions to grown in Christlikeness Unit Bible Verse: “May the Lord direct your hearts to God’s love.” 2 Thessalonians 3:15 Weekly Bible Verses: “May the Lord direct your hearts to God’s love.” 2 Thessalonians 3:15 Bible Passage: Luke 10:25-37 Extras from LifeWay (GREAT Ideas Here): http://blog.lifeway.com/biblestudiesforlife/leaderextras/by-age-group/ Craft: Who is Your Neighbor This is a very fun and informative craft. Have kids take index cards and write the letters of the … Continue reading

March 3rd

Session Titles: Four Friends Helped Life Point: People can ask Jesus to care for those around them Unit Bible Verse: “May the Lord direct you hearts to God’s love.” 2 Thessalonians 3:15 Weekly Bible Verses: “Pray for one another.” James 5:16 Bible Passage: Mark 2:1-12 Extras from LifeWay (GREAT Ideas Here): http://blog.lifeway.com/biblestudiesforlife/leaderextras/by-age-group/ Object Lesson: Bend and Tell This is such a simple and genius way to tell this story!  I have seen it a few different places, but I have … Continue reading

February 24th

Session Titles: Daniel’s Choice Life Point: The truths in the Bible never change Unit Bible Verse: “Your word is a lamp for my feet and a light on my path.” Psalm 119:105 Weekly Bible Verses: “The entirety of your word is true, each of your righteous judgments endures forever.” Psalm 119:160 Bible Passage: Daniel 1:1-20 Extras from LifeWay (GREAT Ideas Here): http://blog.lifeway.com/biblestudiesforlife/leaderextras/by-age-group/ Game: Scavenger Hunt Hide vegetables (real or plastic) in small batches around the room; hide at least one … Continue reading

February 17th

Session Titles: Esther Chose Courage Life Point: The Bible teaches people how to live Unit Bible Verse: “Your word is a lamp for my feet and a light on my path.” Psalm 119:105 Weekly Bible Verses: “Your word is a lamp for my feet and a light on my path.” Psalm 119:105 Bible Passage: Esther 2:2-18; 4:1-17; 5:1-14; 7:1-10; 8:1-17   Extras from LifeWay (GREAT Ideas Here): http://blog.lifeway.com/biblestudiesforlife/leaderextras/by-age-group/ Because Esther was a queen you could make a crown in the class. … Continue reading