"You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with your mind, and with all your strength. This is the first commandment" (Mark 12:30)

Quotes from the Lord's Word (selected quotes about Worship of the Heart)

Teaching the Spiritual Concept (talking about worship with children)

Family Talks:

"The Fiery Furnace" by the Rev. Kurt Horigan Asplundh
"Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego" by the Rt. Rev. Alfred A. Acton
"Nebuchadnezzar's Anger" by the Rev. Kurt Horigan Asplundh
"Worshiping the Lord Alone" by the Rt. Rev. George de Charms

 Projects and Activities:


 Learning by Heart
 Children's Prayers on Worshiping the Lord


 Hand Motions for the Two Great Commandments (ages 3-8) (PDF)
 Family Looking to the Lord Together (ages 4-8) (PDF)
 Fiery Furnace Finger Puppets and Stage (family lesson level 2 , for ages 6-9) (PDF)
 Fiery Furnace Diorama (with cylindrical oatmeal or cornmeal box) (ages 7-10) (PDF)
 Banner or Firebrand? (ages 7-10) (PDF)
 "This is our God..." Border (ages 7-14) (PDF)
      Use this beautiful border as a frame for your own picture of the Lord God Jesus Christ.
 What the King Saw (family lesson level 3, for ages 9-12) (PDF)

For more Projects for the story of the Fiery Furnace (Dan. 3) see the Sunday School lessons and projects.

Coloring Pages

 The Fiery Furnace ( Dan. 3) by Robert Glenn (PDF)
 Four in the Fiery Furnace (Dan. 3) by Ruth Klein (PDF)
 Worshiping the Golden Calf (Ex. 32) (PDF)
 The Worship of Idols  (Judges 6) by Donald Moorhead (PDF)
 A Family Praying to the Lord (PDF)

Family Activities

Sunday School:

For ages 6-9

 Religion Project  (ages 5-9): The Fiery Furnace (Daniel 3) (PDF)
(Use a shoebox or tissue box to make a 3-D diorama of the fiery furnace.)

For ages 9-12

 Sunday School Lesson 24: The Fiery Furnace (PDF)
(Apply wax-resist technique so that crayoned figures of the three men "resist" the painted flames just as the the Lord helped the three men "resist" the real flames of the fiery furnace.)
 Religion Project (ages 9-12): The Fiery Furnace (Daniel 3) (PDF)
(Use salt dough and gold paint to make idols to show who we "worship" when we are selfish.)


 The Fiery Furnace by Lori Odhner (PDF)
 Worship the Lord in the Beauty of Holiness (PDF)
 Trust in the Lord by Lori Odhner (PDF)