It is finished. The tomb is empty. Jesus has risen. There is salvation for all who repent and believe in Him! This is the good news of the gospel. And we have the great privilege and responsibility to declare this glorious reality to the next generations.
As Easter approaches, churches and families have the opportunity to teach and remind children of the eternal hope and joy that is found in our resurrected Savior.
Below you'll find free lessons and devotionals as well as books and booklets that introduce the gospel to children.
Free lessons and devotional materials
- Jesus Dies for Sinners
A 2-chapter excerpt from More Than a Story: New Testament
- Jesus Gives New Life to Sinners
A chapter from the book God's Gospel
- Why Did Jesus Die?--Teaching Helps for Parents
A blog post including a free devotional
All materials for teaching lessons 33-35 from the curriculum Jesus, What a Savior (Kindergarten-1st grade).
A gospel booklet to introduce children to a treasure beyond imagination.
This small (24-page) full-color booklet has been designed to lead children on a journey to discover 10 essential truths of the gospel, which culminate in the greatest treasure of all—enjoying God Himself forevermore!
A book to help young children see the good news of the gospel.
This simple gospel presentation uses the themes of creation, fall, redemption, and restoration to help young children (ages 4-7) understand and be able to explain to others the good news of the gospel.
A new kind of Bible resource to introduce children to a glorious God.
More Than a Story: New Testament takes children (ages 6-12) on a chronological journey through the Bible with a God-centered, gospel-focused, discipleship-oriented, theologically grounded perspective.
A booklet to help present the gospel in an accurate and child-friendly manner.
This resource covers: preparing the hearts of children to hear the gospel, discerning stages of spiritual growth, communicating the essential truths of the gospel, and presenting the gospel in an accurate and child-friendly manner. Includes a 10-week family devotional based on the 10 essential truths of the gospel (which are featured in The Greatest Treasure).
A family devotional to help all ages know who God is and what He is like.
TheGlorious God, Glorious Gospel devotional includes 15 lessons for family discipleship designed to ground children in the essential and glorious truths of the gospel.
• Notebook — Help students stay engaged and apply the lessons.
• Coloring Book — Engage the littlest minds by keeping their fingers busy.
Glorious God, Glorious God devotional is also now available on Kindle
A book that helps introduce children to their need for a Savior and lays out God's plan of salvation.
In God's Gospel, Jill Nelson demonstrates that even young children can learn about the gospel — not just in general, but in full detail! In this illustrated guide for parents to read with children (ages 5 to 10), she lays out God's plan of salvation, starting with His very first designs for creation and moving through what went wrong, how important and hopeless our situation truly is, and what the wonderful news of our Savior's sacrifice means for us.
A book to help children embrace the life-transforming truths of the gospel.
This children's book has been written so that children (ages 6 to 10) might know and embrace the life-transforming truths of the gospel. Through the use of key Scriptures and child-friendly, compelling narrative, children will encounter the greatest realities in all the universe—and in their own lives.