Kids Talk About God

How Can Religious Rules Keep Us From Knowing God (John 9:13-23)?

“You might be a redneck if the dog catcher calls for a backup unit when visiting your house,” said Jeff Foxworthy. You might be a legalist if you think keeping religious rules will secure your eternal destiny in God’s kingdom. Most people don’t think of Jesus as a rebel, but he was when it came […]

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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 […]

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Why Didn’t Jesus Trust People?

“Because Jesus knew some people were mean,” says Torie, 7. If you’ve ever watched any old western movies, you know that some people enjoy being mean. They wouldn’t have it any other way. Early in his ministry, Jesus performed miracles in Jerusalem. The Bible says, “Many believed in his name when they saw the signs […]


Why Should We Keep Our Word?

If everyone kept their word, attorneys might go out of business. A lawyer once told a client: “Let me give you my honest opinion.” The client responded, “No, no. I’m paying for professional advice.” We’re more interested in how we can get out of something than the truth. Is it mere coincidence that immediately after […]

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How Has the Lord Protected You? (Part 2)

“The Lord has protected me by using my dog,” says Alan, age 10. “Once a dog almost bit me, but my boxer chased him away. God helps me hide from things, and he helps me by letting my dad be a cop.” You’ve got a boxer, and your dad is a cop. Why hide from […]

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How Has the Lord Protected You? (Part 1)

“I try not to get in fights so I won’t need protection, and God can go and help someone else who really needs protection,” says Taylor, age 9. Avoiding fights will certainly make your life easier, Taylor, but we all need God’s protection for other things. Of course, it doesn’t hurt to be prepared for […]

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What Can We Learn From Jesus About Timing (John 7:1-13)?

“You don’t have to swing hard to hit a home run. If you got the timing, it’ll go,” said Yogi Berra. In life, everyone wants to hit home runs. It’s the lack of timing that causes so many strikeouts. Mark Twain once wrote, “I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased […]

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What Can We Learn From Jesus Feeding 5,000 People (John 6:1-15)?

“A boy gave Jesus five bread and two fish. I’ll give him 50 muffins a day,” says Caden, 5. Somebody likes muffins. “The people were surprised when they saw two fish and five loaves feed all of them,” says Alejandro, 7. Surprised is a gross understatement. They were impressed. They wanted to seize Jesus and […]

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What Has God Entrusted To You?

What has God entrusted to you? Read how some children responded and what the Bible teaches us about handling our privileges and responsibilities. (Luke 12:48; Psalm 119:11; Proverbs 17:17; James 1:17)

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Why is God Full of Truthfulness?

Why is God full of truthfulness? Read how some children responded and what the Bible teaches us about the absolute authority of God’s Word. (John 1:14)

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