Category Archives: Devotions for Children

Including Devotions for Children in your Sunday School lessons will help children gain a better appreciation for the messages found in the Scriptures.

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“Christmases Past” Gratitude Tree – Christmas Craft & Lesson

Image by Ann McArthur via Pinterest  This Christmas craft (and lesson!) asks children to remember everything they got for Christmas in previous years, an exercise that is telling: While opening presents is really fun, the gifts fade into shadows of memories. But the experience of celebrating Christ lasts a lifetime. Children will make a gratitude tree…

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Matthew 7 Bible Lesson: The Narrow Gate (I’m Too Klutzy To Squeeze Through!)

Jesus said, “Enter by the narrow gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and many are they that enter through it. For narrow is the gate, and straight is the way, that leads unto life, and few are they that find it.” ~ Matthew 7:13-14  Some words of…

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Standing Up For God – A Childrens Devotional Lesson

“Only someone who has God’s Spirit can understand spiritual blessings. Anyone who doesn’t have God’s Spirit thinks these blessings are foolish.” ~ 1 Corinthians 2:14 We can thank God that He doesn’t ask us to do scary things like jump in a hot, fiery furnace to prove He can save us, right? But we live…

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Helping Kids Respond To Teasing About Their Faith – A Childrens Devotional

Sometimes the best witness we can give people—especially if they’re resistant to scripture—is just some heartfelt stories of how God worked in our lives. Called “testimony,” these stories emphasize that our faith is about a real guy—Jesus—and not just a set of rules. Christianity is different than any other faith for just that reason. It…

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A Children’s Lesson on Humility, Looking Inward, and Forgiveness

Lessons in hypocrisy (or anti‐hypocrisy) come hard for kids due to their self‐centered world view. Let’s ask them to chin themselves to the bar of fairness with this lesson on hurts and hypocrisy‐‐in a way that they can remember in the future.  This touching lesson teaches children about Humility, Looking Inward, and Forgiveness. The Hypocrisy…

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Sins Can Tie Up Your Life; Jesus Can Clip You Free!

In Matthew 9, Jesus told the paralytic his sins were forgiven; then he told him to rise up and walk. This Bible object lesson will give children an opportunity to see how wise choices are freeing, but wrong choices—sins– can be very binding; however, Jesus has the power to set us free. JESUS HEALS AND…

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Back to School Mom Challenge: 7 Ways to Pack God in Your Kid’s Backpack

All Christian parents would like their kids to think about God in school—especially while facing temptations or fears or challenges. However, school and God seem not to go together in some critical ways. Kids find it difficult to think of God while in a crowd of their peers, and this is one of the reasons…

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Mother’s Day Lesson about Showing Mom Our Love!

This Mother’s Day lesson uses a flower arrangement to help kids understand the challenges parents have with juggling responsibilities. And hopefully the next time they see their moms having a challenging day, they will understand that it’s time to give instead of time to pout or feel hurt. Mother’s Day Lesson: The Mother Nobody Loved Materials: • Silk…

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