Stuff You Missed

Your parents might have missed these Bible stories when they were your age, but you don’t have to!

Samson & Self-Control

Samson wasn't good at keeping his promises. Even though he was strong and special, he made a lot of bad choices.

Key Points:

  • God promised to make Samson a warrior. Judges 13:5
  • Samson promised God not to touch dirty things, not to drink alcohol. and never cut his hair.
  • The story of Samson is about self control and keeping your promises. Judges 16:19

Memory Verse:

1 Timothy 4:8 Physical training is good, but training for godliness is much better…

See Also: Self Control

Talk About It
  1. What’s your favorite part of the video? What’s one thing you learned from it?
  2. What is your favorite sport or outdoor activity? Are you good at it? Do you ever practice to get better at it?
  3. How can you get good at doing what pleases God?
  4. Where does the fruit we eat come from?
  5. Read Galatians 5:22 to discover a different kind of fruit. Where do you think the fruit of the Spirit comes from?
  6. How will you apply this lesson to your life this week?

This is part of the Stuff You Missed series.

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Elijah & the Real God

There was a big competition on Mount Carmel one day, and the prophet Elijah proved to everyone that there is only one real God.

Key Points:

  • Elijah was a prophet, which is another word for messenger.
  • God has existed forever.
  • God is the real God.
  • We worship the One True God by singing and obeying.

Memory Verse:

Isaiah 40:28 …the Lord is the everlasting God, the creator of all the earth.

See Also: Courage

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 in a contest or competition? What was it like? How did you do?
  3. Do you ever sing or pray to your favorite toy or video game? Why or why not?
  4. Read 1 Kings 18:37-39. What did God do to prove that He was the only real God? What would you have done if you were there that day?
  5. How will you apply this lesson to your life this week?

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Jehoshaphat & Prayer

When King Jehoshaphat got into some big time trouble with another army, he did one simple thing that made the difference.

Key Points:

  • The Moabites, the Ammonites and the Meunites declared war to King Jehoshaphat. 2 Chronicles 20:1-2
  • Jehoshaphat prayed to God when he was in trouble. 2 Chronicles 20:6
  • Jehoshaphat knew that God was the only hope for his kingdom.
  • God wants to help you in every situation.

Memory Verse:

2 Chronicles 20:9 …We can cry out to you to save us, and you will hear us and rescue us.

See Also: Prayer

Talk About It
  1. What’s your favorite part of the video? What’s one thing you learned from it?
  2. What’s the hardest thing you’ve ever had to do? (ex. learn to read, math, play an instrument) How did you get through it? Who helped
  3. What do you do when you are in trouble or when someone makes fun of you?
  4. How does God wants us to pray?
  5. Read Philippians 4:6-7. Why don’t we need to worry when we pray? Who will help us when we’re scared? Why should we tell God what we’re thankful for?
  6. How will you apply this lesson to your life this week?

This is part of the Stuff You Missed series.

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Naaman & the Girl with No Name

Do you ever want to be kind or helpful to someone who is mean to you? That's exactly what happened in this incredible story.

Key Points:

  • Naaman was a great warrior, but he was a leper.
  • The girl with no name is a hero because she chose to show kindness to someone who was not nice to her. 2 Kings 5:3
  • Compassion means be tender-hearted to someone and see things from their point of view.

Memory Verse:

Psalms 103:8  The Lord is compassionate and merciful, slow to get angry and filled with unfailing love.

See Also: Compassion

Talk About It
  1. What’s your favorite part of the video? What’s one thing you learned from it?
  2. Has anyone ever been mean to you at school? How did it make you feel? Did you ever try to be nice to them anyway?
  3. How do you feel when someone is nice to you?
  4. How can you be nice and show compassion to others?
  5. Read Matthew 5:47. Why does God want us to be nice to everyone, not just our friends? What happens when we’re nice to others?
  6. How will you apply this lesson to your life this week?

This is part of the Stuff You Missed series.

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Josiah the Boy King

Josiah was a king in the Old Testament, starting at age 8! And he listened to God from the very beginning.

Key Points:

  • Josiah was only eight years old when he became king. 2 Kings 22:1-2
  • Idols are things that are not God. 2 Kings 23:2-3
  • Josiah read God’s Word and obeyed it.
  • The Bible has God’s words written on it so you can read it, obey it, and share it! 2 Timothy 3:16

Memory Verse:

Psalm 119:105 Your word is a lamp to guide my feet and a light for my path.

See Also: Obedience

Talk About It
  1. What is your initial reaction to this topic? What jumped out at you?
  2. Are you an “expert” at something your parents know nothing about? (science, TV show, legos, a sport) Have you tried to teach them? How did it go?
  3. How can you use the Bible in your life?
  4. Read 2 Timothy 3:16 Why is the Bible so important to people who love God? How does it help us?
  5. Write a personal action step based on this conversation.

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Shadrach, Meshach & Abednego

When three Jewish friends were told they had to worship the wrong god, their faith was put to the test. It's one of the most famous Bible stories ever!

Key Points:

  • The names of the three friends were Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego.
  • The three friends knew and worshiped the real God. Daniel 3:1-6
  • The three friends had Big faith in a Big God. Daniel 3:17-18
  • The three friends were thrown into the blazing furnace, but God rescued them! Daniel 3:19-26

Memory Verse:

1 Corinthians 16:13 Be on guard. Stand firm in the faith. Be courageous. Be strong.

See Also: Courage, Obedience

Talk About It
  1. What is your initial reaction to this topic? What jumped out at you?
  2. What’s the bravest thing you’ve ever done? Were you nervous? What or who helped you accomplish it?
  3. Have you ever done something that is wrong just because you wanted to please your friends? Does this honor God? Why or why not?
  4. Read Daniel 3:18. The three friends believed God could rescue them – and they were still going to trust him even if he didn’t. Do you think you could have said the same thing if you were there? Explain.
  5. Write a personal action step based on this conversation.

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