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Bible Object Lessons for Kids – Corny Promises


The Scripture Lady loves creating Bible object lessons for kids! Here is one called “Corny Promises.”

The promises of God are numerous and amazing. Our kids should learn early on that they can trust every word that God says, especially His promises.

Here is what I like to call a 3-Point Sermon for Kids or Bible object lesson based on the Scripture of Ruth 2:2 which says, “And Ruth the Moabitess said to Naomi, ‘Let me go to the fields and pick up the leftover grain behind anyone in whose eyes I find favor.’ Naomi said to her, ‘Go ahead, my daughter.’”

Bible object lessons for kids will help the Bible’s truths come to life and for this one you will need to do the following:

Point 1: Our verse today talks about Ruth going out into a field and picking grain which might have been ears of corn. Picture this: the field belongs to God and it is a field like none other – rich and full with healthy corn. The ears of corn are like God’s promises that He wants you to go and pick and then feast on their goodness.

Point 2: One of God’s promises says this: “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” (Mat. 11:28) Wow, that’s a nice piece of juicy corn! Jesus is so tender and promises you comfort and rest when you are tired.

Here’s another tasty piece of corn: “Do not be afraid…for I myself will help you,” declares the Lord, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel.” (Isaiah 41:14) Isn’t it wonderful to know that you have no reason to be afraid when the God of the entire universe promises to help you? Can anyone else think of some “corny” promises? (Give the children a chance to think and respond.)

Point 3: There are so many, many more wonderful promises out in God’s field. Go and gather them, dig your teeth into them and enjoy their sweetness!

This 3-Point Sermon for Kids was inspired by my reading of C.H. Spurgeon’s devotional on Ruth 2:2 from his book Morning and Evening. You too can be inspired by your favorite Christian authors and come up with your own 3-Point Sermon for Kids.

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5 thoughts on “Bible Object Lessons for Kids – Corny Promises”

  • Dear Kathy,
    I would like to know about the Noah Game. I already enjoy your helpful newsletter–so how do I get that game?
    Please let me know.
    Thank you,
    Robbie Young

  • I thought how this would make a great bulletin-board idea that the kids could help design! You could tell the kids to bring their favorite promise from God to Sunday School the following week, then give each child a shape of construction paper produce, have them write the promise on it, and put it on the bulletin board in a cornocopia or basket, titled “Reaping the Promises of God!”

    I am so glad to be subscribed to your blog–you have such a wonderful heart and great ideas to focus on sharing God’s love with little ones. Keep it up!!!

    In Christ,

  • has a ton of great resources for planning sermons too, his newsletter areas are chocked full of free stuff too.

    There’s even a hidden button at the bottom that says “articles” that leads to some cool planning resources.

  • Corn was a product only in South America, later brought to North America. There was NO corn in the “old world”, until it was brought back by explorers.

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