Peter the pumpkin eater grows pumpkins and the fruit of the Spirit! After all, pumpkins are fruit! Likewise, it’s October and pumpkins are everywhere. Therefore, I thought it would be a good time to discuss the decay and growth of a pumpkin while also growing the fruit of the Spirit. If you know Little Pot’s […]
Avoiding temptation is not easy. We all face temptation. Jesus was tempted too (Mark 1:12-13, Matthew 4:1). Therefore, the temptation itself is unavoidable. However, giving into it is what we must never do. Likewise, Little Pot (a vessel created by the potter to grow fruit) faces temptations. Let’s take a look at the three temptations […]
Looking for an Ants Bible lesson? Did you know ants can help us learn about God? They can also help us understand how God can grow the fruit of His spirit through us. If you are familiar with Little Pot’s fruit-bearing steps, you know that God uses our physical, spiritual, social, and academic growth to […]
What is the meaning of the Pentateuch? I was recently asked to write a review for the fruitful book, Pentawhadda by Lynn Calvin Plater. From Westbow Press and CYLS-KIDS comes a book designed to teach children about the first five books of the Bible. In the tradition of Pilgrims’ Progress, the characters’ names have a […]
Biblical integration can be done through any story. I love finding spiritual truths in children’s literature. Harry, the Dirty Dog is no exception.
Teaching young children about the changes between solid, liquid, and gas can be easy with help from DawnStephensBooks.com, Children can learn about water in the three states of matter.
The fruit of the Spirit for kids is described in Galatians 5:22-23. It is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Are these characteristics that describe most children? If you have children around, you probably would love these characteristics to flow from them. However, growing these traits is not natural for them […]
There’s an old hymn that asks the question, “What can wash my sin away?” The answer? “Nothing but the blood of Jesus”. I sang this song before I was taught what it meant. I was too young to read the lyrics for myself. However, I still stood with an open hymn book resting on the […]
When pride became the name of a month that businesses and schools began to celebrate, I considered how the word itself is viewed by our kids. I’ll be honest, I hesitated to write this post. I know I risk offending people on both sides of LGBTQ+ issues. However, If you spend time on the internet […]
What does pot calling the kettle black mean? Tea Pot calling the kettle black is an idiom that dates back to the 1600s. The phrase or a similar phrase can be found in a 1620 novel titled Don Quixote and another in 1693 titled Fruits of Solitude. During that time, most pots and kettles were […]