The world can be cruel, but the spiritual fruit of kindness is growing in the hearts of all who follow Jesus. Kids who follow Jesus can be an example to their friends and a powerful witness to Jesus. Use this lesson to teach children to BE KIND to all people.
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This is the fifth Bible lesson in our series based on the Fruit of the Spirit in Galatians 5. Each particular lesson plan explains a specific character quality that God creates in us through His Spirit.
Relevant Scriptures Pertaining to Kindness: Galatians 5:22-23; Proverbs 3:3; Micah 6:8; Ephesians 4:32; Titus 3:3-5a
Learning Objectives: After this lesson, the children will demonstrate:
- An understanding that kindness is a fruit of the Holy Spirit.
- An understanding that kindness is modeled most greatly by our God and is made possible through Christ.
Bible Verse to Memorize: Ephesians 4:32: “Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.” (ESV)
Thank you for sharing the lesson. I was looking for something to share with my grandchildren for a Cousins Camp during our vacation. I have 4 grandchildren ages 4-12. It was very well presented. I just do not need a 9 week program.
Thank you for all your hard work,
GREAT MATERIAL/ AND EASY TO USE AND TEACH
GREAT MATERIAL/ EASY TO USE AND TEACH
Easy to read through and use. I used this for children’s church and the kids really enjoyed it. Thanks!
It was great! They loved the necklace craft!
I taught this lesson to the bus kids at Calvary Baptist Church in Keokuk, IA. Not as a Sunday School lesson, but as the lesson for Children's Church, which we have during the sermon upstairs for adults. It was an extremely good lesson, and kept the kids engaged and motivated to participate. We had 11 kids in Children's Church that day, and they loved the craft idea, and also the letters hidden around the room. I made a slight adjustment in the lesson (our church uses KJV, for adults and kids alike), so I had them searching for the letters for G E N T L E N E S S instead of kindness. And of course changed bible verses within to KJV as well. Thank you for making this lesson!
I'VE REALLY ENJOYED THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT (KIND)! THIS IS SOMETHING THAT I REALLY HAVE TO WORK ON FOR ME!
One of the better lessons I have found so far. Given the printable page on the fruits, it allows to teach them 1 by 1, using everyday experiences in a child's life.