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Some kids think rules are a bad thing, but they actually make us free to live a great life.

Key Points:

  • Fish are free to swim in water.
  • Fish are not free to swim on the sidewalk. 
  • God’s rules for kids are like water for fish.

Memory Verse:

John 14:15 If you love me, obey my commandments.

See Also: Obedience

Talk About It
  1. What’s your favorite part of the video? What’s one thing you learned from it?
  2. Describe the coolest fish you’ve ever seen whether in the ocean or at the pet store. Why did you like it?
  3. What are some of the rules you have to follow at home? How about at school? How do those rules keep you safe?
  4. Why is it dangerous to break the rules? Think of a rule in your life, that if you broke it, would put you in danger.
  5. What are some of the rules we find in the Bible? Why are those rules important to follow?
  6. Read James 1:22-25. What does this passage say we need to do with God’s rules? What happens when we follow God’s rules?
  7. How will you apply this lesson to your life this week?

This is part of the Versus series.