Just a Little Fun!

This effect should be done with adult volunteers getting the difficult questions and the children getting the easy questions. Plan ahead: For this effect you will need to prepare a list of 20 Bible questions, (10 easy and 10 very difficult.) On small slips of paper, write numbers 1 through 20. Place the 10 numbers […]

How Many Clowns? Gospel Lesson

Over a century ago, Sam Loyd designed one of the most popular and magical puzzles ever created-more than ten million copies were produced! This genuine puzzle masterpiece is called “Get Off the Earth” and features a posse of sword-wielding Chinese warriors. I was inspired to re-imagine Sam’s puzzle with an added gospel flavor and had […]

Teaching on the Trinity Using The Three Unequal Ropes Magic Trick

(Hold all three ropes separate and explain.) The Bible tells us the story of how God was born as a little baby: his name is Jesus Christ. Jesus is God, and He is God’s son. He came to earth to die so that you and I could go to heaven when we die and have […]

Called By God – Gospel Magic Object Lesson

Use your favorite card force. Theme Verse: Isa 49:1 …Before I was born the LORD called me; from my birth he has made mention of my name. (NIV) Supporting Scripture: Jer 1:5 Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart;(NIV)

Why Use Gospel Illusions or Gospel Magic Object Lessons

Creating the anticipation that something special is about to happen gives a big boost to children’s interest in your lesson! Increased interest is just one of the benefits of using illusions in your classroom. Gospel illusions, simply object lessons with a special effect, are also helpful because they do well at illustrating abstract concepts such […]

Gospel Adaptation for the Effects “Color Deception” or “Black & White Surprise”

Gospel Adaptation by George H. Sprague II If you don’t already own it, I strongly recommend you seek out an effect called “Color Deception,” or “Black & White Surprise” (See Note below). This is a great effect that fools just about everyone and may be completely examined at the conclusion! And, although it was not […]

What to Pray About – Lesson with Lota Bowl

Needed: lota bowl, bucket, water We need to be praying all throughout the day, a whole lot more than what we do. Ephesians 6:18 says, "And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the saints." […]