What Makes Jesus Weep (John 11:28-37)?
“Lazarus died and he was Jesus’ buddy,” says Samuel, 5. We don’t often think of Jesus as having buddies or friends, but he did. From the story in John 11 where a crying Mary meets Jesus to tell him that he could have prevented her brother from dying, we have the shortest verse in the […]
July 10 2020
What Can We Learn From Jesus Healing A Man Born Blind (John 9:1-12)?
The first time I met Art Linkletter of “Kids Say the Darndest Things” fame, the president of Awana was leading him on a tour of its headquarters. Linkletter remarked on the cleanliness of Awana’s floors and then quipped, “You must not allow spitting!” When Jesus healed the man born blind, he spat on the ground […]
January 20 2020
Do We Have to Always Be Content?
Do we have to always be content? Read how some children responded and what the Bible teaches us about being content with godly things while being intolerant of evil. (Matthew 21:12)
June 27 2007
If God Made You a King or a Queen, What Would You Do?
If God made you a king or a queen, what would you do? Read how some children responded and what the Bible teaches us about power and compassion. (Colossians 3:23, Revelation 19:9)
September 29 2006
How Do You Respond When People Make Fun Of You For Doing The Right Thing?
How do you respond when people make fun of you for doing the right thing? Read how some children responded and what the Bible teaches us about persecution and forgiveness.
September 14 2006
What Do You Like Most About Your Mom?
What do you like most about your mom? Read how some children responded and what the Bible teaches us about our moms.
August 29 2006
How Can I Glorify God? (Part 2 of 3)
“One thing to glorify God is to jump at the chance to jump rope at the nursing homes,” says Elizabeth, 10. Who would ever think that jumping rope could glorify God? After reading the rest of her story, I doubt if any reader will wonder whether Elizabeth’s jumping glorifies God: “Thanks to my teacher, I […]
August 21 2006