God doesn’t want his children to lie. He wants them to control their tongues in the area of speaking the truth. By speaking the truth, we will not hurt each other. 


SCRIPTURE

Genesis 3:1-6; Exodus 23:1-8



MEMORY VERSE

Ephesians: 4:25

MEMORY VERSE


Ephesians: 4:25


Do everything without grumbling or arguing,

AGES: 2-5 YEARS


Craft Activity:


Materials: Cardboard, paper, glue, and scissor 

Step 1: Write the 10 commandments in order on the paper and cut them into strips:

·Put God first

·No fake gods

·Respect God’s name

·Respect God’s day of rest(Sabbath)

·Respect your parents

·Do not kill people

·Respect marriage 

·Do not steal

·Do not lie

·Do not be jealous

Step 2: Paste them on the cardboard (allow the kids to paste)

Allow the kids to repeat after you as you are reading the 10 commandments.


Memory verse: Read it aloud. You can memorize it in a form of a song or a game so the kids can remember it easily.

AGES: 6-13 YEARS

Read the scripture and write a few things that stand for you.

Questions:

1. Why do you think “you shall have no other gods before me” is the first commandment?

2. What does “you shall not misuse the name of the Lord or you shall not use the name of the Lord in vain” mean?

3. What is an idol?

4. Why do you think that honoring your parents is so important?

5. Do you think a person who lies can say he has tamed or controlled his tongue? Explain why

6. Has someone lied to you? How did you feel about that?

7. Have you ever lied in your life?

8. Why lying is so bad before God and before men.

9. In the bible where do we find the first lies. Can you relate the story?

TAKE AWAY


·God doesn’t want his children to lie. He wants them to control their tongues in the area of speaking the truth. By speaking the truth, we will not hurt each other.