Category Archives: Bible Characters

The Twelve Disciples Craft Idea

Bible Fun For Kids has come up with a great craft idea for learning about the twelve disciples.  How many people can actually remember the names of all 12? Not many I should think.  This craft allows for a creative … Continue reading

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Teaching The Mercy Of God

When trying to teach mercy to your kids it can be challenging.  Why should you be merciful? Because God is a God of mercy. “I am in great distress,  let us fall into the hand of the Lord for his … Continue reading

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Bible Stick Puppets

Danielle’s Place has come up with a really fun way of teaching sunday school stories.  Instead of the classic felt board why not have Bible stick puppets? You can also have your class make them which makes it super special … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 10 – Isaac

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Isaac? Context (Genesis 17:15-35:29):  Isaac was the son of promise that God provided to Abraham when he was 100 and Sarah was 90.  God promised that through Isaac … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids There Are Abundant Blessings Following God

God’s abundant blessings are there for the asking, but are we really helping our kids to see that? Or are we instead giving them a list of rules, don’t do this and that. Why not ask them, “Why would you … Continue reading

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Teaching Children About Work Using The Bible and Children’s Literature

Teaching children about work is an important endeavor. Why not show them how a healthy attitude towards work is focused on the relationships you are serving with your task. This is a topic that your children should really enjoy! One … Continue reading

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Explaining The Holy Spirit To Children

Who is the Holy Spirit? Often in Sunday school teachers focus on God the father and the son Jesus but the Holy Spirit is not normally taught.  Here are some ideas for explaining Him to your kids. Start with the … Continue reading

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Celebrating God Stories

Living off of other peoples God stories is an important way to celebrate God daily. I was talking to a friend of mine who had God answer her in a big way two days ago. She was seeking God for … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids The Biblical Value Of Hard Work

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Solomon – Teaching Kids Life Learnings From Bible Characters – No. 52

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Solomon? Context (2 Samuel 12 – 2 Kings 11):  Solomon was the son of king David and sat on the throne of Israel as king after his father … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 48 – Absalom

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Absalom? Context(2 Samuel 13-19):  Absalom was the eldest son of king David. As we have seen over and over in the Bible, when a father does not train … Continue reading

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Abishai – Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters – No. 50

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Abishai? Context (1 Samuel 26 – 2 Samuel 23):  Abishai was the younger brother of Joab, who was the commander of David’s armies.  Together they had many brilliant victories.  … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 45 – Abner

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Abner? Context (2 Samuel 2, 3):  Abner was the commander of the armies of king Saul and later Saul’s son Ishobosheth.  Ishobosheth was a weak king and Abner left him … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 38 – Hannah

  What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Hannah? Context (1 Samuel 1, 2):  Hannah was a woman who loved God but was sad because she could not have any children.  She prayed with all … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 37 – Boaz

  What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Boaz? Context (Ruth):  When Ruth was faced with the premature death of her husband, she chose to follow her mother-in-law, Naomi, back to her homeland in order … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 36 – Ruth

  What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Ruth? Context (Ruth):  Ruth is one of my heroes in the Bible.  Even as a man, I can find so much to pattern my life after in … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 33 – Jephthah

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Jephthah? Context (Judges 11:1-12:7):  He was the son of a harlot and his father was  named Gilead.  Because of this, his half brothers hated him and they drove … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 30 – Ehud

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Ehud? Context (Judges 3:12-30):  Maybe you have never heard of Ehud.  God raised up Ehud as a Judge to throw off the 18 year domination of the Moabites.  … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 28 – Rahab

  What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Rahab? Context (Joshua 2; 6:22, 23):  When Joshua was getting ready to cross the Jordan River in order to take back the Promised Land, he sent two … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 27 – Joshua

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Joshua? Context (Numbers 13:1-14:10):  Many things could be said about Joshua.  He and Caleb were the only of God’s People that were allowed not only to travel through … Continue reading

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