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13 Jun

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Science Object Lesson: God is All Knowing

8 Nov

Supplies – ruler, piece of white paper , marker

On a piece of paper, mark a small X on
the right side.

paper w x

With the ruler, measure 5
inches to the left of the X and make a dot
the size of a penny at this point.

x and o on paper w ruler

Hold the paper up and close your right eye.

While looking at the X, move the paper left
and right or closer and farther away. Keep
looking at the X. Even if you are looking
at the X, you should be able to see the dot
out of the corner of your eye until you
have found your blind spot. At this point,
the dot will seem to disappear.

Even though you know the dot is still on
the paper, you cannot see it when you
hit your blind spot.

Is there ever a time
when God knows that we are here but
does not see us? (No, He always knows
where we are and can see us.)

Lesson comes from the Kaboom curriculum.

The Lord searches every heart and understands
every motive behind the thoughts.

I Chronicles 28: 9b

Simple science gadget gets kid’s attention!

4 Oct

Have you ever used an energy ball or UFO ball?  These gadgets light up when both of the metal strips on the ball are touched (makes a circuit). When one metal strip is let go, the light goes out. This will even work with thirty kids standing in a circle and two different kids making the connection with the energy ball.

These are great for mission’s trips. They travel easy, are inexpensive and grab kid’s attention no matter what language difficulties might exist.

>>Check out the energy ball

Spiritual Connection: Staying connected to Jesus

(Show the energy ball.)   When we look at this ball, it just seems like a plain ball. However, if I put both of my fingers on these metal strips, look at what happens. (Ball lights up.)  The ball lit up when I was connected to the ball. What happens if I take one of my fingers off the ball? (Take a finger off and the ball will not light up.)  The light went out.

We need to stay connected to Jesus for our lives to show a light to the world. Without being connected to Him, we can’t shine for the world to see.

Yes, I am the vine you are the branches. Those who remain in me, and I in them, will produce much fruit. For apart from me you can do nothing.  John 15:5  NLT