How to Win at Everything

Learn how to win at what matters most in life.

Winning at Church

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Winning is fun, right? But winning can also be bad. Sometimes, people who win try to make other people feel bad because they lost.

Key Points:

  • The first church shows us how we can win at church.
  • We win when we listen to our teachers.
  • We win when we make friends at church.
  • We win at church every time we pray together.

Memory Verse:

Acts 2:42 All the believers devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching, and to fellowship, and to sharing in meals, and to prayer.

Talk About It
  1. What’s your favorite part of the video? What’s one thing you learned from it?
  2. Make a list of the games you like to play. Describe what it feels like when you win. Describe what it feels like when you lose.
  3. Why is it important to listen to your teachers at church?
  4. How can you be a good friend to others at church?
  5. Read 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18. List the things this verse says to do. What does it say about prayer? Why should we never stop praying?
  6. How will you apply this lesson to your life this week?

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How to Win with Money

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Jesus had a lot to say about money! Find out what things he said here.

Key Points:

  • Jesus had a lot to say about money. 
  • Jesus said to guard against greed. We should not keep all our money to ourselves, but share with those in need.
  • Jesus said that money is not as important as God. Don’t let money or stuff take God’s place in your life.
  • Jesus said that whatever we spend our money on is where our attention will go. If you spend all your money on yourself, you’ll be focused on yourself. If you give to God, you’ll be more focused on God.

Memory Verse:

Luke 12:34 Wherever your treasure is, there the desires of your heart will also be.

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Talk About It
  1. What’s your favorite part of the video? What’s one thing you learned from it?
  2. Why do you think Jesus needed to teach about money?
  3. What is greed? How does greed affect your heart and attitude?
  4. Why is a relationship with God more important than our stuff?
  5. Read Matthew 6:24. How can money get in the way of our relationship with God? Why can’t you “love” both God and money?
  6. How will you apply this lesson to your life this week?

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Winning at School

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God cares about what happens in school and not only in kid’s church.

Key Points:

  • We win at school when we work hard. God wants you to try your best. It makes God smile when you work hard.
  • We win at school when we respect our teachers. Direspecting your teachers is like disrespecting God. Our teachers are in charge for a good reason, and we should listen to them.
  • We win at school when we follow the rules. Rules are like fences by a highway. They keep us from wandering onto a dangerous road.
  • We wint when we act like Jesus is right there with us. How would you act if you really believed Jesus with with you all the time? He is!

Memory Verse:

Ephesians 6:7 Work with enthusiasm, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people.

Talk About It
  1. What’s your favorite part of the video? What’s one thing you learned from it?
  2. What does it say to our teachers when we don’t work hard? How about when we do work hard?
  3. Do you think God was a hard worker? List some reasons why or why not.
  4. Why are rules important? What happens if you don’t have rules in your classroom?
  5. Read Colossians 3:23-24. Why does Paul make a point to say we are working for God and not people? How can this verse impact your efforts at school?
  6. How will you apply this lesson to your life this week?

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Winning at Losing

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Failure is defined as “lack of success.” But failing is not always a bad thing.

Key Points:

  • Failure is “lack of succss.”
  • Failure is not always a bad thing. But we have to keep going even if we fail.
  • You win with attitude and effort, even when you lose.
  • You make God smile when you do your best, and that’s how you win at losing.

Memory Verse:

Galatians 6:9 So let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t give up.

Talk About It
  1. What’s your favorite part of the video? What’s one thing you learned from it?
  2. Have you ever been cut from a team? How did that feel? What do you think Michael Jordan did to go on to be the best to ever play basketball?
  3. Why is it easier to give up than to keep trying when we fail or lose? What do you think God wants us to do?
  4. Read 1 Corinthians 9:24-25. What does this passage tell us to do? What is the eternal prize we all want?
  5. How will you apply this lesson to your life this week?

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