Children’s Ministry January Lessons @ Living Word


People need hope – Everyone can have hope
Matthew 28:19-20
Jesus gave hope so you have hope
Acts 1:8
Jesus will give people hope even when they mess up
John 3:16
God’s people live because He lives
Make a difference for the Kingdom by loving others as Jesus did, not condemning them.

Walking requires you to be active
Are you taking an active part in your walk with God?
Think back as far as you can remember and recall times
when you felt His unmistakable presence and love in your life.

What are your plans for the new year?
Hard work – God’s work always has a purpose –
Give – Joyful offerings please God –
Invest – God wants people to invest wisely –
Build – God’s people can work together for His glory –
Rest – God wants His people to rest –
Share – Share the hope of God with everyone –

Bible studies for children up to 5th grade
The good news of Jesus’ birth, life, death, & resurrection to save people changes believers – Galatians 2:11-21, Romans 1:16
When Jesus went to heaven He sent the Holy Spirit to help believers – 1&2 Peter
Jesus heals physically & spiritually Matthew 9:18-31 & Psalm 119:34
There is only one God. Jesus died to free people so they could be with God
Exodus 3:1-4:7 Isaiah 45:22

Middle School in January Showing Love
Love in action – Someone should help
Luke 10:29-37, Romans 5:10, 1 John 3:16-19
The example – What can I do to help?
Matthew 15:32-39, Luke 7:11-17, Mark 1:40-45, Luke 5:27-32
Lord, have Mercy – Mercy is part of God’s character
Jonah 1:1-2, Jonah 3:1-10, Matthew 20:29-34
Is that fair? – Mercy of God defined by God
Romans 9:14-24, 1 Corinthians 13:4-7