d. I know that he can speak well: Aaron was a smooth talker, but a man weak on content. God Himself said if they didn’t believe the first then they may believe the second and if they didn’t believe either maybe the third would convince them. 2. ‘I Can Do All Things’ by God’s Kids Worship, 3. Many times people today also politely decline to do their part in the work that God has for the church. Sometimes realizing we can’t do something isn’t a problem. (1 Samuel 9), The Rich Man and Jesus: The rich man walked away from Jesus, never saying that he could not do what Jesus asked, but very sad because he had decided that he would not do it. His reply to his mom was always “I can’t”. God demands that this be set right before Moses enter Egypt and begin to fulfill the call of God. It is far more important - and more beneficial - for others to see the fruit of God's guidance in your life than to hear you explain all you believe God said to you. (Exodus 3:13). Miscellaneous The Lead What would they be? There is no reason to give more than three because if the Jews didn’t believe the first three they would not accept later ones either. We will discuss this more after the next section. As these episodes unfolded, Moses surely looked back at why the LORD gave Aaron to Moses as a partner - because God was angry at Moses' unwillingness. Yes and No game. Moses asked Jethro’s permission to leave as a sign of respect to the head of the household. Copyright © 1998-2020 DLTK's Sites - All Rights Reserved. What is the end? Ask the children to draw a picture showing why they could not do what God had asked them to do. Inside it put some different verses on little slips of paper or card that speak about what God can do through each one of us. It’s stopping there that is the problem. Many times excuses takes the form of questioning. Every kids church ministry deserves the very best resources for teaching God’s Word, even when they don’t have the financial resources. Yes and No game. I say theophany because indeed that kind of direct interaction between God and a man by which God manifests Himself in some visible or audible way is rare in the Bible. Matthew 17:20 This has far reaching applications. 3. Historical Books And the LORD said to Aaron, "Go into the wilderness to meet Moses." As they work on the activities, emphasize the following truths: Help children understand that God calls each of us to follow Him and do His will, but we have to be willing to obey. We have therefore created a library of almost one thousand (and growing) inductive Bible studies, which are available for free. c. Please let me go and return to my brethren who are in Egypt, and see whether they are still alive: As well, Moses didn't really tell his father-in-law the story behind his desire to return to Egypt. Learning Objective: To help children understand that God calls each of us to follow Him and do His will. Why do you think God gave three different signs? The water miracle demonstrated God’s power over the lifeline of the Egyptian economy. Or have you been using an excuse so that you just don’t have to? What can we learn about God’s character from His responses? No matter how old we are, God has things He wants us to do and we should be willing to do them. I know that he can speak well. If God didn’t think Moses was capable, He wouldn’t have commanded him to do it. Bible Verse for kids The Bible verse for this lesson is Exodus 9:10 “Let my people go, so that they may worship me”. Is God asking you to do it or use it and you don’t think you can? Mom: Micky, can you try your best in football today? Sometimes, it says that God hardened the heart of Pharaoh (Exodus 4:21). The Old Testament There may be a hundred understandable reasons why Moses was unwilling, some of them making a lot of sense. These cookies do not store any personal information. As long as we are simply repeating what God has already said we have His authority to speak. Just remember: GOD CAN. Learning Objective: To help children understand that God calls each of us to follow Him and do His will. Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Consider the following task. Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This attested to its genuineness. The LORD gives him three signs to perform so that they will believe (4:2-9), III. Moses' perceived inadequacies don't matter at all. Create an ‘iCan’ can or box. Talent Show. The five-collection series starts with Preparing for the Exodus and continues with the Exodus , 40 Years in the Desert , Building the Nation , Entering the Promised Land . Disobedience comes at our own peril. God is also patient with us. Sign up for our newsletter to receive your free Bible study E-book of Hebrews. (4:1) Is this a reasonable question? For example, a person cannot claim he is sinning because it is in his dna and he can’t help it. b. Israel is My son, My firstborn: As a picture, God regarded Israel as His firstborn and God knew that there would be an exchange of His firstborn (Israel) and Egypt's firstborn. What did God do to make Pharaoh listen to his word? She was not an Israelite and may have thought it a barbaric custom. There are slews of possible excuses, but these are just that, excuses. The Bible records several instances where God is angry. (Augustine). Minor Prophets Children show their talent to the group and someone is voted the best. Why? 4. [3]   Ask the children: 1. Moses’ questions if they will believe him. ii. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point And the water which you take from the river will become blood on the dry land.". They gathered the elders together and spoke to them and performed the predetermined signs. ", Then Moses said to the LORD, "O my Lord, I am not eloquent, neither before nor since You have spoken to Your servant; but I am slow of speech and slow of tongue. Moses would not be equipped to be a leader of this great movement unless his own house was in order. The men who sought your life are dead … I will harden his heart: God knew Moses was safe in Egypt, and so eased his mind from this anxiety; but God also knew that He would harden Pharaoh's heart, and that it would take the death of the firstborn before Pharaoh would agree to release the children of Israel. He takes his objections one by one and completely demolishes them by offering the perfect solution for every one of Moses’ scenarios. Actually there are an infinite number of hypothetical possibilities that could arise and therefore it is not necessary to ask about every one. 430 Oak St. Sellersburg, IN 47172, © 2020 Ministry-To-Children.com | Read our, Prodigal Son (Luke 15:11-32) Sunday School Lesson for Kids, Beatitudes Lessons for Kids (Matthew 5:1-12), Sunday School Lesson: Paul's Trial before Festus, Palm Sunday (Luke 19:28-40) Lesson for Kids, Elisha and Shunammite Woman (Sunday School Lesson), Jesus Lives (John 20:19-31) Sunday School Lesson on Doubting Thomas, Back to School (Sunday School Lesson) Armor of God, “Back to School ” Children’s Sermon (Jesus, the Sin Eraser), “Back to School” Object Lessons (School Supplies Backpack). Could he see the song of victory, the water from the rock, the manna from heaven, the battles won through prayer? Was God upset with Moses for asking so many questions? What examples can you give where people offer excuses for not doing what they know God wants them to do? (Exo 4:24-26) Moses' life is spared on the way. What do you think Moses would have done if Jethro said no? This kid’s Bible lesson is offered as a guide for your own teaching. How? They are perfect for our children’s church. Moses and Exodus Puzzles ... Cryptogram : Moses and Exodus Vocabulary Worksheets Jigsaw Word Match Worksheets. Prophets Because Moses was representing God’s exact message and commands so it was if God was speaking. Did Moses have any idea what he was getting into? Surely you are a husband of blood to me! These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent. Micky: I can’t do it mom, I don’t have time. Before the lesson, the children participated in several songs and group Bible memory exercises. Our website uses cookies to store user preferences. You will receive our practical and in-depth Bible study of Hebrews in .epub and .pdf versions delivered to your inbox.