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10 Lessons for Children’s Church You Can Use Any Time

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Lessons for children’s church help bring the Bible to life for youngsters. But when it comes to explaining the Bible to children, many parents and even Sunday school teachers are sometimes at a loss for how to really connect kids to God’s Word and bring it to life in interesting and creative ways.

That’s why we’ve compiled some excellent lessons for children’s church. Best of all, these lessons work well for any season of the year.

10 Great Lessons for Children’s Church

1. Tower of Babel Bible Lesson for Kids

In this lesson, children learn that the gospel message is “God’s answer to human pride.” They’ll also consider whether their own actions glorify God or themselves.

2. Honor Your Father Bible Lesson

Students hear that only Jesus obeyed God’s commandments perfectly. Jesus sets an example for how we should give honor to people in authority.

3. Jesus Gives Freedom from Sin Bible Lesson

In this children’s church lesson, students discover how Jesus sets us free by forgiving all our sins. They also find out how that freedom gives us power to overcome bad habits.

4. Glory of the New Covenant Bible Lesson

Based on 2 Corinthians 3:7-18, this teaching plan uses age-appropriate wording to describe God’s new covenant with his followers.

5. Treasure in Jars of Clay Bible Lesson

This lesson, based on Paul’s message in 2 Corinthians 4:1-7, helps children understand that God “has chosen to use us, worthless vessels, to spread the ministry of the New Covenant.”

6. Persecuted Not Abandoned Bible Lesson

In this Bible lesson, students hear that Jesus understands our sufferings and gives us power to endure them.

7.  We Do Not Lose Heart Bible Lesson

During children’s church, the most important message kids can receive is news of eternal life. This lesson plan gives children confidence that because Jesus rose from the dead, we can spend forever with him in heaven.

8. Keep Your Eyes on Jesus Bible Lesson

This small-group-format lesson for children’s church is about Peter walking on the water. Paraphrase the words in bold print to present them to kids. Based on Matthew 14:22-23, the Bible truth for this lesson is: Keep your eyes on Jesus, not on the waves.

9. Living Sacrifice

Use this children’s church lesson as an eight-week series of messages about heroic faith.

10. Ready to Serve

The focus point of this lesson is that God wants us to be ready to live the Christian life, expecting God to move and being determined to share the gospel. This lesson is based on 1 Corinthians 16:13. OpeningGameMemory Verse. Bible Story. Object Lesson and Sermon

Find 37 free lessons for children’s church and Sunday school here.

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Tamera Kraft has 30 years experience in children's ministry and founded Revival Fire Kids Ministry in 2007 in her hometown of Akron, Ohio. Tamera received the Church of God National Children’s Leader’s Association Shepherd’s Cup in 2007 for lifetime achievement and advancement in children’s ministry. Tamera has taught in national workshops and has conducted kid’s crusades, church camps, and children’s camp meeting services as well as consultations and teacher training for a number of churches.