Why Did Jesus Say, “I Am The Resurrection And The Life” (John 11:17-27)?
“Jesus gave life to humans to eat plants and meat to keep the circle of life in balance,” says Alexa 9. The “Circle of Life” makes for a catchy song in “The Lion King,” but the idea that death in and of itself is no big deal is ridiculous. Is there really hope in the […]
July 10 2020
Why Do Some People Refuse To Hear God’s Word (John 8:37-47)?
“Some people are troubled by the things in the Bible they can’t understand,” said Mark Twain. “The things that trouble me are the things I can understand.” This was the case when the religious leaders heard Jesus teach in Jerusalem. Jesus’ teaching threatened their religious tradition, which caused them to plot his murder. Jesus told […]
January 20 2020
What is the Most Important Promise God Ever Made?
“God promised he would never flood the Earth again,” says Katie, age 7. “He put a rainbow in the sky. God told Joseph to build an ark. It was hard for Joseph, but he did it.” Katie, you left out the part about Joseph painting the ark many colors. Actually, it was Joseph’s coat that […]
June 18 2019
How Can You Be Sure You Will Live With Jesus Forever (John 5:24-30)?
“Jesus is on top of my ship. We are going to go to heaven,” says John, 5. Yes, Jesus is the captain of our salvation. Apart from him, we are ships in a storm headed for the rocks. A famous Spanish captain searched for the Fountain of Youth in Florida. Ponce de Leon never found […]
February 4 2016
How Do You Know If You’re Going To Heaven?
“My grandma thinks I’m going to heaven,” says Kole, 6. Why is it that most grandchildren can’t get enough of their grandparents? Most grandparents are smart enough to just love on their grandkids. They leave the hard stuff like correction and discipline for the parents. Kids instinctively sense when someone loves them. They know their […]
October 8 2009
What Does It Mean To Be Born Again?
“Well, being born again doesn’t mean to go back into your mother’s stomach,” says Taylor, 11. “It means being born into the family of God.” Unlike Taylor, the religious leader (Nicodemus) who came by night to talk with Jesus missed the point entirely. Jesus spoke of being born again spiritually. Nicodemus thought Jesus spoke of […]
October 8 2009
What Would You Say to People Who Say Life Is an Accident? (Part 2 of 2)
Is life an accident? Read how some children responded and what the Bible teaches us about God's purpose in creating us. (Psalm 16:11; Psalm 37:23; Ecclesiastes 3:11)
June 25 2007
What Do You Like Most About Christmas?
What do you like most about Christmas? Read how some children responded and what the Bible teaches us about the greatest Christmas gift. (John 8:12; John 1:4-5; John 17:3; John 3:16; John 1:14; Matthew 5:16)
December 15 2006
Why Did Jesus Say, “I Am the Bread of Life”? (Part 1 of 2)
Why did Jesus say, "I am the bread of life"? Read how some children responded and what the Bible teaches us about receiving spiritual nourishment from the Word of God. (John 17:3; Matthew 4:4; John 6:60; John 6:66; John 6:51; John 6:27)
October 25 2006
Why Do People Have to Die?
Why do people have to die? Read how some children responded and what the Bible teaches us about death, heaven, salvation and eternal life. (John 3:16, Revelation 5:8)
October 3 2006