Simple Bible Study with Kids

The pace of life is a bit different this fall, but we can still help our children grow their faith! Even though some of our options for church youth groups and Sunday School aren’t the same as usual, this is something we can do. It’s also perfect for inviting some other kids or a family to do it with yours. I’ll share everything you need to do this in this post!

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Home Church: Life is Out of Order with Lazarus

Here’s an easy, no-prep Home Church idea for you! All you need is a roll of toilet paper. No worry – you can save it afterwards and use later!

For these Sundays leading up to Easter, each member of our family is taking a turn leading Home Church. We’re choosing passages from the gospels to help us focus on Jesus’ life and knowing him. This is comforting and encourages our faith through this stressful time, and prepares our hearts for Easter.

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Knowing Jesus in Luke

I’d like to invite you to join me in reading Luke the next few weeks!  For me, it’s meaningful to think on the life of Christ in the weeks leading up to Easter.  I like to read one of the four gospels at least once a year, because it gives us an excellent way to get to know Jesus.  We come to know him and learn from him as we see his actions, hear his words, and gain a sense of his heart for God and people.

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By starting now, we can read about five chapters a week for five weeks (there are 24 chapters in Luke).  Then the readings for his death and resurrection will line up close to Easter!

 

A Lamp to Your Path

The last few weeks, we’ve been considering the paths and and choices we make.  Wisdom guards our path and keeps us walking in the right direction (Wisdom for Your Path from Proverbs).  Honoring God in the “small” daily decisions prepares our hearts for making bigger decisions in life (Which way to go?).  And when we are in the maze of life, we can ask some smart questions to guide our bigger decisions (Navigating Life’s Maze).

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Fellow Sheep {Home, Part 6}

{Home is the starting place for lived-out-love, a place where the needs of the whole person are cared for.  This post explores spiritual care.}

Jesus is our Shepherd, and we are his sheep.  Thinking of our relationships this way sets the tone for spiritual care and relationships within our home.  Seeing ourselves as “fellow sheep” would be helpful for any people living together under the same roof!  Knowing Jesus as the Shepherd puts our relationships into perspective.  When we have a growing relationship with Jesus and trust him to work in others’ lives, it is humbling, hope-giving, and freeing for our relationships with one another.

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My daughter, Aubrey, reading her Bible before bedtime.

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