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Three Wise Men and a Star (At Home for December 21st)

sojournkids at homeThis week’s SojournKids Bible lesson was “The Angels Visit the Shepherds” (Matthew 2:1-15) Use the questions below to review it with your kids. You can also review the weekly North Star Catechism (below).

READ Matthew 2:1-15

ASK: Who traveled from the east to see Jesus?  The wise men

ASK: How did they know where to look for Jesus?  A star appeared in the sky above where Jesus was born and the wise men followed it.

ASK: Why did the wise men want to see Jesus?  They wanted to worship him and give him gifts

 

Check out the daily devotionals that correspond with this week’s lesson in Prepare Him Room by Marty Machowski, pages 62-82.  This week’s North Star catechism question is…

9.  What is God’s glory?  God’s glory is his goodness and greatness shining out to the world.

Psalm 19:1  The heavens declare the glory of God.  The skies proclaim the work of his hands.

The Angels Visit the Shepherds (At Home for December 14th)

sojournkids at homeThis week’s SojournKids Bible lesson was “The Angels Visit the Shepherds” (Luke 2:8-20) Use the questions below to review it with your kids. You can also review the weekly North Star Catechism (below).

READ Luke 2:8-20

ASK: Who told the shepherds what was going on?  The angels told the shepherds

ASK: Do you remember what the angel said?  The angel told the shepherds that the baby was born in the City of David. The baby is Christ, the Lord.  Then, a whole army of angels praised God and said, “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whom he is pleased.”


 

Check out the daily devotionals that correspond with this week’s lesson in Prepare Him Room by Marty Machowski, pages 43-61.  This week’s North Star catechism question is…

8.  Why did God make you?  God made us to enjoy him and show his glory to others.

1st Corinthians 10:31  Whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.

God Speaks to Joseph (At Home for December 7th)

sojournkids at homeThis week’s SojournKids Bible lesson was “God Speaks to Joseph” (Matthew 1:18-25) Use the questions below to review it with your kids. You can also review the weekly North Star Catechism (below).

READ Matthew 1:18-25

ASK: Who appeared to Joseph in his dream?  The angel of the Lord

ASK: What did the angel of the Lord tell Joseph about where Mary’s baby came from?  The Holy Spirit gave the baby to Mary

ASK:  What name did God tell Joseph he should name the baby boy?  Jesus.  What would the baby do?  Save his people from their sins.

 

Check out the daily devotionals that correspond with this week’s lesson in Prepare Him Room by Marty Machowski, pages 24-42.  This week’s North Star catechism question is…

7.  Is God great?  Yes, and his greatness cannot be measured.

Psalm 145:3  Great is the Lord and worthy of praise; his greatness no one can fathom.

Gabriel Visits Mary (At Home for November 30rd)

sojournkids at homeThis week’s SojournKids Bible lesson was “Gabriel Visits Mary” (Luke 1:26-38) Use the questions below to review it with your kids. You can also review the weekly North Star Catechism (below).

READ Luke 1:26-38

ASK: Who are the two characters in this story?  Gabriel, the angel, and Mary, a young woman

ASK: Who sent the angel to Mary, and what did he tell her?  God sent the angel to Mary to tell her that she was going to have a baby

ASK:  What was special about Mary’s baby?  Mary’s baby wasn’t going to be an ordinary baby.  Mary’s baby would be both human and God (verse 35).

 

Check out the daily devotionals that correspond with this week’s lesson in Prepare Him Room by Marty Machowski, pages 6-23.  This week’s North Star catechism question is…

6.  Is God good?  Yes.  No one is truly good except God.

Psalm 106:1  Praise the Lord.  Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; His love endures forever.

By Faith (At Home for November 23rd)

sojournkids at homeThis week’s SojournKids Bible lesson was “By Faith” (Hebrews 11:1-10) Use the questions below to review it with your kids. You can also review the weekly North Star Catechism (on the attachment).

READ Hebrews 11:1-10 or Story 153 in The Gospel Story Bible

ASK: What quality does every person mentioned in the story have?  Faith!

ASK: What is faith?  We have faith when we trust God even though we can’t see Him or prove that His promises will come true

ASK:  Why do we need faith?  Without faith it is impossible to please God.

 

Check out the daily devotionals that correspond with this week’s lesson in Old Story New by Marty Machowski, pages 397-402.  This week’s North Star catechism question is…

5.  God exists forever in how many persons? Three.  God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit.

2 Corinthians 13:14  May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.

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