Isaiah 43:2 When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.
A few years ago our family had the privilege of seeing an amazing exhibit of the Dead Sea Scrolls at our local science museum. How incredible to see those ancient words of God – words that He miraculously preserved in jars inside of caves for two thousand years! What a mighty act of God! Preserving words on paper for two… Read More
There are lovely stories in the Bible. Children’s movies have been made of these stories; devotionals for the young are full of them. But God also covered the tough areas, as in the rape of Tamar by her brothers. He dealt with the incestuous acts of Lot and his daughters. He covered the beheading of John the Baptist. And yes,… Read More
Some words of Jesus can make anyone feel downtrodden before they investigate the meaning—and children even more so. “Enter through the narrow gate” can raise heart wrenching questions in children like, “How am I ever supposed to measure up to that?” The answers lie in Christ, not in us, and this lesson helps to demonstrate how peaceful our walk with Christ… Read More
“Max Shares the Gospel…or Tries To” A Devotion to Help Kids Respond To Teasing About Their Faith Max was thrilled to see that a new family was moving in across the street with a boy his age. Brent seemed a little stand offish after Max invited him to eat with his family, and finally he asked Brent what was wrong…. Read More
The Real Face of Jesus: An Ascension Discussion for Older Children If you’re looking for a way to bring Jesus to life for older kids (10 and up) on Ascension Sunday, consider a 15-minute version of the History Channel’s The Real Face of Jesus, about how science and computer expertise were combined to make a factual face likeness of the… Read More