Stand Firm With
the Oak! pt 3 (don't forget to thank God) by Gramma Cherbear
©All copyrights ©1995-to date Cherlyn Clifton, www.cherbearsden.com
Greet new members and introduce them to
the class and the Critters.
Open the class with a prayer.
- Teach the children to have an attitude of
gratitude with God. He wants them to thank Him for everything.
We should remember to thank God when He brings our help in times
of troubles. We can even thank Him for what we have learned during
- Talk with the children:
- God wants you to praise Him and thank Him
for the good times and for the battles too! It is in times of
troubles that you learn to know Him better. That's because you
can see how He brings help to you. When you trust Him for small
things, it will help you have faith and strength to trust God
during really hard times. Seeing and thinking about how good
God is will help you to be brave. When He brings your help, remember
to thank Him for and praise Him for taking such good care of
- Teach the children:
- When we depend on Him, and trust Him, He
will show us great and mighty things. Praying and reading God's
Word will help us know how much God loves us! It will also teach
us to love Him "no matter what." This is the way God
loves us. Remember to thank God for sending Jesus to save us
and give us victory over all of our battles.
- (Let the Critters help teach the lesson)
- Stand Firm With
the Oak! pt 3
- This battle is over for Joshua
Jack Rabbit and Liam Leapfrog. Because they fought the battle
together, they are better friends. They have seen God's help
and now their faith will be stronger when other problems come.
They will not forget to thank God for giving them the victory
over the battle. The Critters praise God for His faithfulness.
- Repeat today's Bible verse."
- God wants us to face our battles, but not
alone. We can ask Him for help. He might send angels to protect
us. He may send a friend or family member or maybe a church family
member well help us win the battle. Thank
God and trust Him no matter what happens. He is with you! His
love never fails!
Worship God with music.
Use crafts, games, puzzles, hidden pictures, word search, mazes, and books to further emphasize the current weeks' teachings.
Pass out the coloring pages.
Explain the daily devotions! Encourage the Kids to show these to their parents
and get help as they continue to learn how God takes care of
them through the week.
Daily Trail Blazer Devotions for kids and pre teens