"Ask people who minister to children what they want most, and you'll hear something like this:
- "I want kids to know the Bible."
- "I want children to have a strong relationship with God."
- "I want kids to have a faith foundation that'll stand the test of time."
That's what the 13 Most Important Bible Lessons for Kids series is all about—helping kids build a strong foundation in the basics of their faith. In 13 Most Important Bible Lessons for Kids About Living for Jesus, you'll draw children closer to Jesus and help them learn through his example and those who followed him how to live for our Savior. Based on the prayer that Jesus offered for his disciples in John 17, each lesson uses Scripture, conversation, and hands-on experiences to teach kids vital truths that include:
- Jesus' followers obey God's Word. (John 17:6)
- Jesus' followers accept God's gifts through faith. (John 17:7-8)
- Jesus' followers belong to God. (John 17:9)
- Jesus' followers bring glory to Jesus. (John 17:10, 14)
- Jesus' followers live in the world but aren't of it. (John 17:11)
- Jesus' followers trust in God's protection. (John 17:12)
- Jesus' followers are filled with joy. (John 17:13)
- Jesus' followers are made holy by God's truth. (John 17:17, 19)
- Jesus' followers are sent into mission. (John 17:18)
- Jesus' followers share their faith with each other. (John 17:20)
- Jesus' followers unite with each other. (John 17: 21, 23)
- Jesus' followers look forward to heaven. (John 17:24)
- Jesus' followers stay close to Jesus. (John 17:25-26)
13 Most Important Bible Lessons for Kids About Living for Jesus is kid-sized theology that really cements the fundamentals of faith into kids' hearts and heads. Children's ministry leaders are looking for an effective way to teach kids the foundational truths of the Christian faith, and this lesson book is it!
Here's a quick overviews of this Sunday school resource and the components of each lesson:
- Scripture foundations
- Lessons at a glance
- Bible explorations
- Relational applications
- Closing prayer
The step-by-step format of these children's Bible lessons make teaching these concepts simple.
And you'll be fully equipped to tackle tough questions and encourage children every step of the way. Let 13 Most Important Bible Lessons for Kids About Living for Jesus be the launch pad to send the children in your ministry into a rewarding and exciting journey of faith!
This practical and engaging Sunday school resource will draw children closer to Jesus and help them learn through his followers how to live for him. These 13 Bible-packed lessons equip upper-elementary kids to experience, grasp, and embrace the fundamentals of their faith. Each kids Bible lesson uses Scripture, conversation, and hands-on activities to teach kids vital truths that include:
- Living in the hope and joy of Jesus
- Showing the glory and truth of Jesus to others
- Living in the world but belonging to Jesus
- Uniting in faith with other followers of Jesus
- Trusting in Jesus for eternity
6" x 9" softcover
- Lesson 1 Jesus' Followers Obey God's Word
- Lesson 2 Jesus' Followers Accept God's Gift Through Faith
- Lesson 3 Jesus' Followers Belong to God
- Lesson 4 Jesus' Followers Bring Glory to Jesus
- Lesson 5 Jesus' Followers Live in the World but Aren't of It
- Lesson 6 Jesus' Followers Trust in God's Protection
- Lesson 7 Jesus' Followers Are Filled With Joy
- Lesson 8 Jesus' Followers Are Made Holy by God's Truth
- Lesson 9 Jesus' Followers Are Sent Into Mission
- Lesson 10 Jesus' Followers Share Their Faith With Others
- Lesson 11 Jesus' Followers Unite With Each Other
- Lesson 12 Jesus' Followers Look Forward to Heaven
- Lesson 13 Jesus Followers Stay Close to Jesus