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Outrageous Grace: Grace is a Person (Kids in Community for October 12th)

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Applying God’s Word with your Kids in your Community Group

Read John 3:16

  • What does grace mean? Grace is a free gift.
  • What gift did God give his people? (What does the verse say?) God gives us his one of a kind Son.
  • How does it make you feel to know that God gave himself for you?

Invite a child to pray and thank God for giving us Jesus.

Family Devotions at Home

Read Ephesians 3:14-19

  • Where does this verse say that Jesus lives? He lives in the heart of every person who believes in him!
  • Why does Jesus’ spirit live inside our hearts? To help us know how much he loves us–how long and wide and high and deep it is.
  • Parents: Tell your children about how you first came to believe in Jesus. Tell about how you first came to understand his love for you.

Thank God for sending his Spirit to help us know his love.

Keep Your Eyes on the Prize (At Home for October 12th)

sojournkids at homeThis week’s SojournKids Bible lesson was “Keep Your Eyes on the Prize” (Philippians 3:12-13).  Use the questions below to review it with your kids. You can also review the weekly North Star Catechism (below).

READ Philippians 3:12-16 or Story 147 in The Gospel Story Bible

ASK: Why do people run races? People run races to show that they are fast and to win the prize.

ASK: If you could have any prize for running, what would it be? if you could get that price for winning a race, how fast would you run?

ASK: What prize did Paul want? He wanted Jesus.

Check out the daily devotionals that correspond with this week’s lesson in the book, Old Story New by Marty Machowski, pages 364-369.

This week’s North Star catechism question is…

77. Will the church ever be free from sin? Yes. When Jesus returns, we will appear with him–changed into his image and totally free from sin.

Download this week’s SojournKids at Home here.

Outrageous Grace: Grace Through the Church (Kids in Community for October 5th)

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Download the free Revival series devotional here!

Applying God’s Word with your Kids in your Community Group

Read Ephesians 3:8

  • What grace/gift did God give to Paul? God gave Paul a job. He made Paul a preacher. His job was to tell others about Jesus.
  • What gift has God given to you?
  • What job does God want you to do ot show his love to others?

Invite a child to pray and thank God for giving us gifts so that we can show his love to other people.

Family Devotions at Home

Read Ephesians 3:12

  • This verse says that we can approach God with freedom and confidence. What does that mean? We don’t have to be good enough or work hard enough to talk with God. We can talk to him for free!
  • If you could ask God any questions at all, what would you ask him?

Talk to God and ask him those questions right now.

The Humility of Christ (At Home for October 5th)

sojournkids at homeThis week’s SojournKids Bible lesson was “The Humility of Christ” (Philippians 2:3-11).  Use the questions below to review it with your kids. You can also review the weekly North Star Catechism (below).

READ Philippians 2:3-11 or Story 146 in The Gospel Story Bible

ASK: What does it mean to humble yourself? To treat others better than you treat yourself.

ASK: How did Jesus humble himself? He gave up the glory of heaven that belongs to him as God and came to earth as a man.

Check out the daily devotionals that correspond with this week’s lesson in the book, Old Story New by Marty Machowski, pages 359-363

This week’s North Star catechism question is…

76. What are we asking when we pray, “Lead us not into temptation but deliver us from the evil one”? That God will keep us from sin and Satan’s lies.

James 1:13-14 When tempted no one should say, “God is tempting me.” For God cannot be tempted by evil, nor does he tempt anyone; but each person is tempted when they are dragged away by their own evil desire and enticed.

Download this week’s SojournKids at Home here.

The Armor of God (At Home for September 28th)

sojournkids at homeThis week’s SojournKids Bible lesson was “The Armor of God” (Ephesians 6:10-20).  Use the questions below to review it with your kids. You can also review the weekly North Star Catechism (below).

READ Ephesians 6:10-20 or Story 145 in The Gospel Story Bible

ASK: Why did Paul talk about armor? Armor is for protection, and Paul knew that Christians need gospel truth to protect them every day.

ASK: What are the different parts of the armor? The belt of truth; the breastplate of righteousness; the shoes of readiness to share the gospel message; the shield of faith; the helmet of salvation; and the sword of the Spirit.

Check out the daily devotionals that correspond with this week’s lesson in the book, Old Story New by Marty Machowski, pages 353-358

This week’s North Star catechism question is…

75. What are we asking when we pray, “Forgive us our debts”? That we receive God’s forgiveness for sins and God will enable us to forgive others.

Mathew 6:14-15 For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.

Download this week’s SojournKids at Home here.

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