Kids Talk About God

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 […]

Glorifying God Praise Self-Centeredness Stealing

Why Do Some Christians Stop Following Jesus (John 6:60-71)?

“Maybe the things Jesus asks people to do are so hard that they do not want to do it,” says Maggie, 11. “It’s easier to quit.” Being a disciple of Jesus Christ is difficult because one is usually swimming upstream against the current of this world. Becoming a Christian is as easy as reaching out […]

Cross Discipleship Gospel of John Series Self-Centeredness

How Can We Make Jesus More Important In Our Lives?

“We can make Jesus more important in our lives by putting Christ in the center of all we do,” says Nathaniel, 8. “We do this by finding pleasure in studying God’s Word, learning about him and hiding God’s Word in our heart that we might not sin against him.” The issue in all of life […]

Gospel of John Series Self-Centeredness Servanthood

Why Does Jealousy Drive Some People Crazy? (Part 1 of 2)

Why does jealousy drive some people crazy? Read how some children responded and what the Bible teaches us about self-centeredness vs. thankfulness. (Colossians 3:1-2; Ephesians 1:22-23)

Jealousy Self-Centeredness Thankfulness

How Do You Sense God’s Presence? (Part 1 of 6)

How do you sense God's presence? Read how some children responded and what the Bible teaches us about thinking beyond our self-centered world and living in the presence of God. (Proverbs 23:7; Psalm 119:105; 2 Corinthians 10:5)

Guidance Presence of God Self-Centeredness Thought Life

Is It Wrong To Complain?

Is it wrong to complain? Read how some children responded and what the Bible teaches us about contentment, thankfulness and an attitude of gratitude. (I Thessalonians 5:18; Hebrews 3:12-13; Numbers 21:5-7; Exodus)

Attitude Circumstances Complaining Contentment Provision Self-Centeredness Thankfulness

Does Being Honorable Like Jabez Influence God In Answering Your Prayers?

Does being honorable like Jabez influence God in answering your prayers? Read how some children responded and what the Bible teaches us about how God blesses the righteous.

Attitude Heaven Honor Jabez Prayer Righteousness Self-Centeredness

Why Is It Important To Be Courteous?

Why is it important to be courteous? Read how some children responded and what the Bible teaches us about how courtesy is an expression of love.

Courtesy Family Friends Golden Rule Grace Kindness Love Marriage Patience Self-Centeredness

How Do The Merciful Obtain Mercy?

How do the merciful obtain mercy? Read how some children responded and what the Bible teaches us about God's mercy and grace.

Beatitudes Forgiveness Gentleness Golden Rule Grace Justice Kindness Love Mercy Self-Centeredness Selfishness

What Does it Mean to Worship God? (Part 1)

“To worship God is paying attention to nobody else but God,” says Pruitt, 11. “If you don’t do it, it sort of messes you up. You can worship him anywhere.” “It sort of messes you up” is a great way to describe our preoccupation with ourselves. God wants to take us into a larger place […]

Attitude Self-Centeredness Time with God Worship

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