One Wrong Word

One Wrong Word

19 Meanwhile, the high priest questioned Jesus about his disciples and his teaching. 20 “I have spoken openly to the world,” Jesus replied. “I always taught in synagogues or at the temple, where all the Jews come together. I said nothing in secret. 21 Why question me?...
Holy Wednesday – More Than Gold

Holy Wednesday – More Than Gold

READ MATTHEW 26:14-16,47-56  Have you ever had your feelings hurt? When someone hurts us, we can feel sad, mad, or maybe even confused. How does it feel if someone close to you hurts your feelings? If someone who we love and call a friend hurts our feelings it can...
Holy Tuesday – This Little Light of Mine

Holy Tuesday – This Little Light of Mine

DO Grab a flashlight and build a blanket or pillow fort on the ground before you read your devotion! Read the Bible story only by flashlight and candlelight. READ JOHN 8:12, JOHN 12:46 What does it feel like to be in the dark? Many people are often afraid of the dark....
Holy Monday – Love is Number One

Holy Monday – Love is Number One

Read MATTHEW 22:34-40 In our Bible story today, some important men wanted to know what the most important rule was for them to follow. They were all about following rules. (Older kids: research what a Pharisee was.) When they asked Jesus, they expected Him to say...
Living with the End in View

Living with the End in View

Preschool Say: “God is with you all the time!” and “Jesus will take us to Heaven someday!” Reinforce: Every time your child feels scared, gets hurt, or is unhappy this week, remind them that God is always with them. As you pray with your child this...
Thriving Together in 2020

Thriving Together in 2020

Preschool Say: “God gives us everything we have! What can we praise God for today?” Follow up: As you work around the house, remind your child that everything you have comes from God. Say things like, “I clean the kitchen to take good care of it, because it came from...
Modeling Law and Gospel

Modeling Law and Gospel

Preschool Ask: What is a rule we have at home? What is one of God’s rules? Say: “God loves you no matter what!” Repeat this phrase as much as you can this week! Say it when you wake your child up in the morning, say it when you’re in the car, say it when you...
The Bible, Our Lasting Legacy!

The Bible, Our Lasting Legacy!

Preschool Conversation Starter: Say, “Who wrote the Bible? God did!” “How do we hear from God? We read the Bible!” “Whose words are in the Bible? God’s words!” Follow Up: This is a great time in your child’s life to begin a habit of daily Bible reading! When you read...
Developing A Thankful Home

Developing A Thankful Home

Preschool Make an effort to regularly express gratitude in front of your child. At mealtime, say, “Thank you Jesus for this healthy food!” While playing in the yard say, “Thank you, Jesus, for the beautiful fall colors – the red and yellow and orange leaves!” At...