NOTE TO THE TEACHER: Ahead of time, make several
signs in the shape of common road signs. Write the following phrases on
them: "TURN LEFT NOW"; "STOP AND PRAY"; "SIT
QUIETLY AND LISTEN"; and "STAND AND SHOUT 'AMEN'."
(Or use PowerPoint to create these signs for
Have the children tell
who drove them to the meeting. Have them tell of some of the
signs and lights that are on the road, i.e. stop sign, green light.
The signs and lights are there to lead the driver as they drive.
Ask the children if they know of something else that helps people
find their way from one place to another. Show them a map.
The directions on a map help to lead a person. Hold up the
"Turn Left Now" sign and have the children follow what it
says. That was an easy direction for the children to follow.
It's easy to follow road signs. But sometime, the children
will need a different kind of direction. They will need
directions to serve God. God leads us. Have the children
follow the directions on the remaining signs. God will lead
the children if they allow Him. If they let Him, God will help
them to know when they should stop and pray, or sit quietly and
listen to His voice, or shout out loud and praise Him. God
wants to lead the children. God will be their leader if they
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