Why Did Mary Put Perfumed Oil on Jesus’ Feet and Wipe Them with Her Hair (John 12:1-11)?
John the Baptist said he was not worthy to untie the strap of Jesus’ sandals (Luke 3:16). Mary felt the same way when she poured the expensive perfume on Jesus’ feet and wiped them with her hair. “Mary wanted to be a blessing by getting her hair dirty,” says James, 7. Using her hair to […]
May 10 2021
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
Why Do People Seek People’s Praise Rather Than God’s Glory (John 5:41-47)?
“Taking glory for yourself is stealing the glory from God,” says Forrest, 10. We are born thieves. If you doubt this, look at babies throwing a tantrum. We want to be the center of attention. When you see the thief in yourself or the glory grab by others, think of grass and flowers. “All flesh […]
June 19 2019
How Can I Remember That Life Is About Living For God? (Part 1 of 2)
”I can remind myself life is about living for God by making my bed,” says Kevin, 5. Living for God is exciting when we think of Moses lifting his staff to see God part the Red Sea or Elijah seeing fire come down from heaven to consume the offering he prepared in a duel with […]
September 19 2016
What Can We Learn About Christmas From The Song Of Mary (Luke 1:46-56)?
What can we learn about Christmas from the Song of Mary? Read how some children responded and what the Bible teaches us about humbly glorifying God. (Luke 1:46-56)
December 27 2011
What Do We Mean When We Say God is Holy?
”Something that is holy is set apart as something special,” says Jennifer, 11. “The Israelites took all their gold earrings and jewelry and things like that and made them into a golden calf. Moses was on Mount Sinai so he couldn’t tell them not to. They worshiped the calf and considered it holy. “God is […]
June 26 2007
What Is Heaven Like?
What is heaven like? Read how some children responded and what the Bible teaches us about paradise, God's glory, and His promise to faithful believers. (II Corinthians 4:17; Revelation 21:23; Revelation 3:21)
June 20 2007
How Do You Know God Hears You When You Pray?
How do you know God hears you when you pray? Read how some children responded and what the Bible teaches us about God's grace and what makes an effective prayer. (John 15:7; James 4:6; James 4:2)
April 27 2007
How Would You Pray That God Be With You Like Jabez Prayed (I Chronicles 4:10)?
How would you pray that God be with you like Jabez prayed? Read how some children responded and what the Bible teaches us about God's protection and how we can give up fear and worry to glorify God.
September 20 2006
What Is God’s Favorite Song?
What is God's favorite song? Read how some children responded and what the Bible teaches us about praising God through music.
September 13 2006