Grandpa wants the church school class to learn the connection between prayer and action, so he challenges them to go out and find prayer stories!Play Episode
Episode Theme: Prayer and action
1. Romans 12:12 says to be "faithful in prayer" and Nehemiah 4:9 says, "we prayed to our God and posted a guard." Think about the things you pray for each day. Do you pray and then forget about it? Pray that God's Spirit will show you what He wants you to do (or even if he just wants you to wait and keep praying).
2. Esther was a young Jewish woman who was chosen from many women to marry the Persian king Ahasuerus. King Ahasuerus did not know that Esther was Jewish, and he was tricked into making a law that all the Jews were to be killed. Esther's uncle told her that this might be the very reason God had made her queen. Esther asked the Jews to pray and fast (fasting is when you choose not to eat, but to pray instead). Only then did she take action! Esther decided to approach the king about the law, even though she might die if she came to see him without an invitation. God moved the king’s heart to allow Esther into his presence. She then invited him to a banquet, where she told him what had happened. The Jewish people were saved! (You can read the whole story in the Bible, in the book of Esther.)
Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayerRomans 12:12
The theme of this episode is prayer and action. God wants us to pray and listen to learn his heart, THEN go and take action as he leads. In this episode, Grandpa said that we listen to God by reading the Bible and letting his Spirit guide us.
It’s easy for prayer to just be a routine. Sometimes all we’re doing is asking God for “stuff.” Sometimes we take action without praying about it first. We need both: first prayer, then God-directed action.
What did Jenny pray about?
After she prayed, what did she do?
She took babysitting classes.
What was Mark praying about?
His brother's need for financial support for the mission field.
What did Mark do?
Mark organized a craft fair to raise money.
What did Liz do when the old man chased him away?
He prayed for him.
What kind action did Liz and his friends perform?
What kind action did Liz and his friends perform?
1. Share your prayer stories with your family (just like Grandpa asked people to share in this episode). Tell them about a time when you prayed, then took God-directed action, and how it turned out.
2. Share about a situation that you’ve been praying for. Brainstorm with your family about what you could do to be Christ's hands and feet in the situation. Pray about the suggestions your family gives you, and see where God leads you. Be sure to go back and tell your family what happens!
Have fun making the paper chain decoration. Then countdown to Christmas by reading each day's verse and using the daily clue to begin unlocking the season's big surprise.
Creation, the Fall, Cain and Abel, Tower of Babel
Moses, Joshua and the Battle of Jericho, Ruth, Elijah at Mount Carmel, Esther, Deborah, Jonah and the Whale
Mary and the Angel, Mary and Elizabeth, The Journey to Bethlehem, The Birth of Jesus, The Baptism of Jesus, Jesus in the Wilderness
The Paralyzed Man Healed, Blessing the Children, Jairus' Daughter, Feeding 5000, Man of Tombs.
The Evil Servant, The Big Dinner, The Lost Son, The Good Neighbor
Jairus' Daughter, Palm Sunday, The Cross, Resurrection
Pentecost, Conversion of Saul, Dorcas, Philip, Paul and Silas, Lydia.
Listen to these fun Kids Corner episodes. Cut out the Bible verse bookmarks and use them as daily reminders of the verses from these episodes.
What if for one year you documented God's faithfulness in your life? The Kids Corner Memory Jar activity helps your family make a habit of remembering every God's did for you throughout the year. You'll be amazed at His awesome faithfulness.
Welcome to Kids Corner’s “Know Your Bible Activity Book, Part 3.” Can you find solutions for all fourteen Kids Corner Bible puzzles?
Welcome to Kids Corner’s “Know Your Bible Activity Book, Part 4, Christmas Edition.” Find solutions for all seven Kids Corner Bible puzzles. Merry Christmas!
Welcome to Kids Corner’s “Know Your Bible Activity Book, Part 5, Easter Edition.” Can you figure out all nine Kids Corner Bible puzzles? Happy Easter!
The Life of Jesus coloring pages illustrates both the miracles and parables of Jesus. Share the pictures and the verses that tell each story.
Make this mezuzah craft to remind you how God’s word needs to be on your heart. Hang it somewhere in your home so that you see it daily!
God Will Never Stop Loving You. Put your worries aside.
This Bible bookmark can give you daily reminders of key passages to guide you and your family in prayer life. Please store these bookmarks in your Bibles as great tools to support you in all your prayers!
¡Esta canción es acerca usar palabras de bondad, gracia y amor!
Here's a song about saying words of kindness, grace and love!
At Christmas, God came to earth as a little baby. Listen to this dramatic presentation of the miracle of Jesus as seen through the eyes of Mary.
When God promises a miracle, God delivers a miracle. All we have to do is follow His instructions. Joshua and all of the Israelites discovered this at the Battle of Jericho. Listen to this amazing story.
Jesus told stories about the kingdom of God everywhere. Here is a story of a master who gave a feast and the guests he invited.
Ever wonder how God feels about sinners who ask for His forgiveness? Listen to this story Jesus told.
How did Jesus' ministry begin? Listen to this story how Jesus met John the Baptist and hear what happened.
At Easter, we believe and celebrate Jesus’ resurrection from the dead. Listen to this story of a little girl from Galilee who believed because she experienced Jesus' resurrection power in her own life.
At Easter, two crowds faced Jesus at different times. One crowd wanted to make him king, and the other crowd wanted him crucified. Listen to the second part of this Easter story.
At Easter, Jesus died on the cross to save us from our sins. Listen to the third part of this Easter story.
At Easter, we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus and the victory over sin. Listen to the fourth part of this Easter story.
Jesus is the ruler over all things. In this story, listen how he showed his power even over the demons that followed Satan.
Have you ever been in so much trouble that you thought there was no way God could help you or hear your prayers? Then you should meet Paul and his friend Silas.
When people encounter Jesus, their lives are changed. Meet Saul, a man that God changed into the greatest missionary in history.
Morrie Clumptoes is back in town! Liz and Spike have the whole weekend planned, but Morrie has his own plans for his visit home.
Liz needs to discover the real truth. What does “the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth” really mean?
Liz and Lucille think they will have no problem finding 50 good people in Terrene, but as they meet with friends and family, they find it is not as easy as they thought.
Lucille faces a dilemma when the scaleball championships are scheduled for Sunday mornings. What will she do?
What if you had been there the night Jesus was born? Liz and friends find themselves in Bethlehem reliving the incredible Christmas story.
Liz, Spike, and Lucille let their greatest fears control them. Can Granny show them God’s joy for their lives or are they doomed to wear buckets on their heads?
A tornado traps the gang in a pile of rubble. How are they going to get out, and why is Lucille acting so strangely?
The Social Media buzz is hitting Terrene! And everyone is on board…except Lucille. She doesn’t see the point, until she meets the website's creator!
Liz really wants to be elected to student council, and he’s got a secret weapon to win. Will his plan work?
Liz becomes trapped. How will he be rescued from an underground tunnel?
Bad news! The rescue workers can’t find Liz and Morrie anywhere! Who will rescue them?
Spike has a huge dilemma: if he wears his glasses, Cole will make Spike’s life miserable, but if he doesn’t wear his glasses, Spike will strike out in the big baseball game.
When the gang arrives in Ireland they meet Aven, the girl who contacted them for help. But before they even get out of the airport Liz is kidnapped!
Faraway from home, Liz has to discover a way to escape from his kidnappers.
Liz gets away with everything! That's what his sister Linda thinks. And what do a coin and missing chick have to do with precious Liz?
Linda hates that Liz is the special child who always gets what he wants. Grandpa and Granny teach some lessons from Luke 15 to help change her mind.
When a tragedy happens to a Terrene family, Liz has a decision to make. Is it an easy one or not?
Liz learns about St.Patrick and makes a decision to share God's word with some special people who need to hear it.
Does wishing on a charm make Liz and Spike the most popular kids in school? Grandpa decides to teach the kids a lesson "Elijah style".
Liz the dog sitter? Can Liz be dependable when something fun comes up or will he end up in the doghouse?
Liz is ready to win his first 10K race. He’s eating right, visualizing the trophy, telling all his friends—everything but actually training. How does his unique preparations help on race day?
Liz and his friends are on a mission trip. Their job is to build a school and tell kids about Christ, but they are facing strong opposition.
Grandpa wants the church school class to learn the connection between prayer and action, so he challenges them to go out and find prayer stories!
Morrie's mom in the hospital. A terrible storm. A power outage. Morrie missing. Can Liz save the day?
Liz doesn't sleep for days because he is preparing for the big spelling bee.
How much trouble can Liz cause at his dad's job in just one day?
Liz digs up a time capsule left by the founders of Terrene. Everyone’s excited until a valuable item goes missing. Can Liz solve this mystery before Granny goes to jail?
Liz is celebrating Granny’s birthday on a special train ride, but what happened to Granny?
Where's Granny? Now the train has left without Liz and his friends. This mystery's clues don’t make any sense.
Liz and his friends travel back in time and see the events after Jesus’ resurrection. Experience for yourself how our Savior conquered sin, death, and Satan for us all on this episode of Kids Corner.
How do people deal with loss? The kids are saddened when a death occurs in the Terrene community. At the same time, Lucille has to say goodbye to a favorite aunt who is going to do far away missions. How do you say goodbye?
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to meet Jesus? Or to be in Jerusalem the very week Jesus was crucified and raised from the dead?
Christian Pop Star Carrie Grace is coming to Terrene! And she’s offering VIP passes for a party with her! Liz and the gang are all certain they have what is needed to win the contest. What does it take to win the prize?
Look out! Liz disobeys his dad, and then he and Spike are all tangled up with robbers.
After Liz uses the expression, “Oh, geez,” Grandpa teaches the kids what it means to honor God’s name.
What does glorifying God in everything we do have to do with skydiving? Yup. Skydiving and Liz...
Live animals on stage? 75 elementary school kids flying like angels in the air? It’s up to Lucille and Olivia to bring Liz’s Christmas drama back to earth. And Grandpa has a story that might do just that.