|Scripture Reference: Hebrews 11
Study each of the following Bible
characters with the children in your class
and discuss how each demonstrated faith
(some ideas are given with each
Cain and Abel (verse 4) - his
sacrifice of the lamb demonstrated his
belief that God would one day send a
way to save them from sin.
- Enoch (verses 5-6) - walked with God
(verse 7) - believed that God would
send rain even though he had never
seen it before.
(verses 8-19) - willingly left for an
unknown land and trusted that God
would keep his promise to make him
father of a great nation even though
his wife had no children.
(verse 20) - by blessing his sons
continued the tradition of faith
(verse 22) - faith that his people
would return to the promised land
(verses 23-29) - led the people even
against difficult odds.
(verses 30-31) - believed that the
Israelites were God's people and
wished to join them.
(verse 32) - that God would use him to
defeat his enemies even though he felt
(verse 32) - that God could still use
him despite his mistakes.
(verse 32) - God can use even young
and small people!
(verse 32) - listened to God's
instructions and obeyed them.
For older children, read verse 33-39
and discuss which Bible characters match
the description given in these verses.
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- Create a wall of faith using the
templates from DLTK's Castle
Craft or Kids Domain Castle
- you can either create a whole
castle or just one wall section,
complete with turrets either end to
make it stand up if desired.
On the wall create symbols for each
character studied in Hebrews 11 and
place it on the wall. Here are
- Abel - lamb
- Enoch - sandals or footprints
(walking with God)
- Noah - axe, hammer or other
carpentry tools (maybe a
- Abraham - tent or a bag
(packing up to follow God's
- Isaac - knife (sacrifice)
- Jacob - staff
- Joseph - coat
- Moses - rod
- Rahab - red ribbon
- Gideon - trumpet
- Samson - wig
- David - sling
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