Now how do you think she should treat Tiffany? These people tried to trick Jesus. So taking hold of the man, he healed him and sent him on his way. It was thoughtless and horrible. 11 For all those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.” -Luke 14:7-11 Also think back to lessons on competition and pride…do we naturally want to be the best? Copyright © 2007-2020 Ministry-to-Children. But when that same servant went out, he found one of his fellow servants who owed him a hundred dollars, and seizing him, he began to choke him, saying, “˜Pay what you owe.’ So his fellow servant fell down and pleaded with him, “˜Have patience with me, and I will pay you.’ He refused and went and put him in prison until he should pay the debt. Or what happened? He may decide you don’t deserve your forgiveness very much. -Luke 14:12-14 If we walk with a nose in the air, we might not see where we’re headed and trip! Ask kids if they know what “humility” means. come see us at http://shopannies.blogspot.com, Your email address will not be published. Why should that matter? Here’s the thing I didn’t tell you: Last week, Alana made a joke about a kid in their class who has really thick glasses. This touching lesson teaches children about Humility, Looking Inward, and Forgiveness. The Pharisees who originally tried to throw Him off were trying so hard to match each tiny piece of the law…but they missed the bigger picture and neglected the value of individuals. Like, what does she eat at night lately? What about when it’s you? She should remember her own actions and try not to hold it against Tiffany. Paul says (2:17), you “boast in God.” Again, this is a good thing to do in and of itself. The parable talks about people going to jail who don’t forgive debts, and all of that sounds very harsh. Why is it harder? Aren’t these girls acting like we all act sometimes? ADDRESS: Ministry-To-Children All Christians Are Hypocrites Who we are inside is not always what we allow others to see. She asked for God’s help. Allow them to discuss. He refused to forgive another guy for a little when he had been forgiven for a lot. Luke 14:1-6 We can say, “we have a right to be mad”¦.nobody knows how that hurt felt except for me.” And that’s true. She remembered the stuff she’d said to her mom and the stuff she said about Tiffany and the boy with the glasses. Do you want to be forgiven for this thing that you did? The focus of this lesson is on such a message…Jesus was not afraid to ruffle feathers, defy authority, and promote the humble road. Shake Alana a little. We hope to see you drop by our neck of the woods next week! There is nothing wrong with positive attitude boosting, of course…until it leads to pride and entitlement expectations. But sometimes we get a little too eager. Passage: Luke 14:1-14 – Alana and Tiffany printable Jesus sure did this a lot! Mrs. Chris Thompson, thanks for sharing love little ideas like this for my grandkids “Proud Patty” could be boasting and taking the credit for things, while “Humble Holly” quietly completes her tasks. Think of a time when you gossiped. When somebody does something awful or says something awful about us, we tend not to think in those terms. – Some lovely phtoos of a really cute subject. I prefer babies more natural as in the black and whites. Explain that in the Bible, Jesus frequently did things that confused people and changed the way they typically thought or did things. Ball all the hurts up in a ball while speaking. God bless. Finding Your Future in Your Gifts from God: Proverbs 29:18 for Teens, Matthew 7 Bible Lesson: The Narrow Gate (I’m Too Klutzy To Squeeze Through!). Ministry-To-Children.com helps you tell kids about Jesus by providing age-appropriate Bible study material and Sunday School curriculum – all 100% free online.. We believe that God is the loving Father of all kids. Teen Sunday School Lesson: The Real Face Of Jesus, When God Plays April Fools: An April Fools Lesson, “Forgive & Forget” – A Toss & Catch Bible Game. Think we can do it? She says thanks to her mom for the daily jogs, and she’s learned to compare her body to the kid’s eyes who wears the thick glasses. Bring out Tiffany and Alana. (Click on the image above for a larger copy to print.). You can freely license our resources under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International. Brainstorm ways to demonstrate humility. – Slips of paper, enough for each child to have several To show that Jesus did not worry about what people thought of Him. Do you want the chance to never feel guilty again? In closing, bring back the point of how Jesus lays it all out for us. It’s not always comfortable at first. In this day and age, much of the emphasis is on ‘winning’ at all costs! They can be “locked down” because of all the lack of forgiveness we’re storing in them. Thanks for sharing on So Much At Home’s link up party. She is trying to love herself the way she is – the way God loves her. 5 Then he asked them, “If one of you has a child[a] or an ox that falls into a well on the Sabbath day, will you not immediately pull it out?” 6 And they had nothing to say.