The True And Living God
“But the LORD is the true God; He is the living God and the
WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
Two packages of unsweetened Kool-Aid (any flavor), sugar, water
and two pitchers.
Two paper plates for each child, scissors, a ruler, pencils, magazine
pictures (especially of nature), glue paper fastener, hole punch,
marker or crayon.
Idols Cannot Move
Have everyone in your class try this fun exercise. Have them face a
wall and stand arms length from it with their feet close together.
They should carefully lean against the wall so that only their
forehead is touching it and their body is stiff and straight. Have
them cross their arms in front of them. When everyone is in this
position tell them that on the count of three to try to stand
upright. They must keep their body stiff and their arms crossed.
Count to three and let them go.
The children will struggle to stand upright without bending at their
waist or using their arms. Allow them a few seconds to try. Begin
to go around to students and help them to stand up straight. After
you have helped them all to stand straight gather your class in a
circle and introduce today’s lesson. We are going to learn about
idols. Idols in the Bible were made out of wood, stone or metal.
They couldn’t breathe, move, create or help anyone. The people
who made them had to help them, just like your teacher had to
help you! Sounds pretty crazy, huh? Well people are still
worshipping other things besides the true and the living God
today. We are going to learn about Him and how that He is the one
we need to worship, not anything else. Our God is the true and
the living God.
In our lesson today we will see God’s warning against worshipping
false gods. We will see that false gods are really nothing, especially
as we see the true God, the God we serve. He is the almighty and
everlasting God who cares for everyone in this world. It may seem
funny to think that pe