“I am the Good Shepherd” Bible Lesson for Kids

Listen to the Shepherd!  Sunday School Lesson: Disciples on the Road to Emmaus Jesus is the Good Shepherd, who knows His sheep and takes care of them. He calls Himself the gatekeeper, calling His sheep by name and protecting them from harm. This lesson focuses on how we can listen for the voice of Jesus, … Read more

Bible Lesson: Without the Good Shepherd… We’d All Be Baaaaad Sheep.

Good Shepherd Bible Lesson

Wonderful sheep, source of so many illustrations, parables, and great games and lessons! One interesting thing to note is that Jesus is depicted both as the good shepherd, who knows His sheep, and also the sacrificial lamb, who lays down his life for us. In this lesson, we will look at the importance of loving … Read more

Children’s Sermon on Jesus the Good Shepherd (John 10:1-10)

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This Bible Object Lesson will teach kids that Jesus is the Good Shepherd and how we can trust Him. It’s based on John 10:1-10 where Jesus says, “I am the Good Shepherd.” Download the teachers notes, watch our Children’s Message example, and gather your supplies. Then you’re ready to share this message in your church … Read more

The Good Shepherd Craft Activities

Jesus is the good shepherd craft

Use these crafts when teaching kids about Jesus Christ the Good Shepherd. They work with any John 10 lesson plan for Sunday School. Download the craft directions, watch our how-to instructions video, and then gather your craft supplies. Jesus is the Good Shepherd Craft Ideas Listen for His Voice, Little Sheep!Craft Ideas for Jesus, the … Read more

5 Sheep Crafts for Sunday School “I am Jesus’ Little Lamb”

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Sheep are a fun feature of multiple Bible stories. Fortunately, they also lend themselves handily to crafts, games, and even snacks! Here are several simple craft options to consider if you are preparing to teach a sheepish Sunday school class! It won’t be baaaa-ring. Bonus Activity Ideas: More free ideas for crafting with sheep John … Read more

Hearing the Shepherd (John 10:22-30) Children’s Sermon – Print & Video

This world is confusing – kids need to learn who they can trust. This message from John 10:22-30 will help them listen for the voice of Jesus, the Good Shepherd. Download the printable PDF and watch the video teaching example below. Main Objective: This lesson comes from an intriguing passage of John’s Gospel. Jesus is … Read more

Good Shepherd Game & Object Lesson – John 10:1-21

This shepherd’s voice game idea was shared by Bible Games Central. Use it to add a fun element to Sunday School lessons about Jesus being our Good Shepherd. Use the the Bible references below and it could be a standalone lesson for children’s church too! Be prepared for noise and chaos, with half of the … Read more

“Shepherd / Lamb of God” Names of God Lesson for Kids

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This lesson is part of a series we’re calling, “Hello, My Name Is…  A Series on the Names of God.” You can find the latest when you follow Tara’s author archive. We’ll add links to the whole Bible study once it’s complete. Lesson Eleven: Shepherd, Lamb of God Main Idea: The Good Shepherd takes wonderful care … Read more

My Sheep Hear My Voice (John 10:22-30) Sunday School Lesson

Lesson Title:  Knowing Jesus Through the Five Senses: The Sense of HearingBible Reference: John 10:22-30; Psalm 46:10; John 10:28Target Age Group: ElementaryLearning Context: Sunday SchoolTarget Time Frame: 45 minutes Focus Verse: “My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me.” John 10:27 Gospel Connection: In this lesson, children learn to listen … Read more