Read in 1 min Bible Activities and Sermons » Activity Type » Kids' sermon/message Print / Download Article Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Elementary Children’s Message: Seeing Others As God Does Published: January 17, 2020 This children’s message will help show your children’s ministry kids how to see others the way God does. You’ll need: two adult volunteers and a Bible. Elementary Children’s Message: Seeing Others As God Does Have one volunteer dress up in fancy clothing, a hat, and lots of jewelry, and have the other volunteer dress in ragged clothing with no shoes. Have the volunteers stand in front of your class. Ask: Which of these people would you rather have as a friend? Have kids vote for the rich person or the poor person. Ask: Why do we choose certain people over others as friends? Did you make your choice based on how these two people look? Why or why not? How does the way people look on the outside affect our opinions of them? Has your opinion about someone changed after you got to know the person? Explain. How does the way people look affect the way we treat them? Read aloud James 2:5. Ask: What do you think the Scripture means when it says, “Has not God chosen those who are poor in the eyes of the world to be rich in faith and to inherit the kingdom he promised”? Ask: How does God want us to treat people regardless of how they appear? How can we change someone else’s life even if we’re not rich in money or possessions? Looking for more children’s messages? Check out these posts! And for even more ideas and daily posts of inspiration, follow us on Facebook! © Group Publishing, Inc. All rights reserved. No unauthorized use or duplication permitted. Get our FREE enewsletter! Join thousands of other children’s ministry leaders, getting fresh, helpful ideas delivered weekly to your inbox. Sign Up Please enter valid email address Sign Up Recieve offers and promos from Group? Got it! Would you also like offers and promos from Group? Yes! No Thanks, you're all set!