Category Archives: God/Jesus Christ/Holy Spirit

Build upon a rock

From Sarah in Minneapolis This is an object lesson for teaching a song call the Wise and Foolish Man. It could be used for any lesson using the idea of building upon the strong foundation of Jesus Christ. We have … Continue reading

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Stay in the Light

Start outside when the sun is very bright.  Tell students to stand so they are receiving the most and brightest sun available.  Then everyone moves to a spot that is not so bright, but that you can clearly see the … Continue reading

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Holding a knife

Idea from a speech by Sheri Rose Shepherd For the object, get a sharp knife and hold it up from the sharp end as you give the story You know how toddlers are very curious and they ask lots of … Continue reading

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Staying in the center

Source: New Era magazine – Nov 99, p.44 You need a lazy susan or turntables that go in your cupboard for your spices. Demonstrate in some way how the things in the center spin much slower and don’t fly off … Continue reading

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Reflecting the Light of God

Source: From a book by Robert Folgrum Gather a small mirror and a bright flashlight. Turn the light off in the room. Have one person hold the flashlight up and shine it down on the mirror. (You’ll have to experiment … Continue reading

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God’s Embroidery

When I was a little boy, my mother used to embroider a great deal. I would sit at her knee and look up from the floor and ask what she was doing. She informed me that she was embroidering. I … Continue reading

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Tune in

Obtain a harmonica or some other instrument that most folks will likely not know how to play. Ask someone to stand and play a specific church hymn on the instrument. (Be sure to pick someone who doesn’t know how to … Continue reading

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Light of the World

Source: Vicki Claybrook John 8:12 …I am the Light of the world…. Bring in several sources or pictures of sources of light. Have students identify the purpose of each. Next, have students identify how Christ functions in a similar capacity. … Continue reading

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Dirty Socks

Submitted by Barb Prescott This object lesson has to do with the spirit dwelling in a clean place (your body): Take a sock ( an old one preferably one you don’t care about getting real muddy), soak the sock in … Continue reading

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