Often parents will tell me they don’t have family devotionals because they aren’t really sure what to do. They either feel like they don’t have enough Bible knowledge to do it “right” or that they aren’t creative enough to keep their kids engaged.
It’s important to remember your kids are starting with zero knowledge of God, Jesus or the Bible. No one is born knowing those things. When they are young, anything you teach them that you have learned is new important information to them. As they become older, they do start asking more questions. You don’t have to have all of the answers. Your minister, Bible class teachers, mature Christians and at times – even the internet -can help you find the answers.
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It’s time for another free, fun, flexible family devotional. Sand is everywhere in the Bible. All of the wilderness mentioned in the Bible was basically a desert environment. Those stories that occurred in sandy environments can also teach your kids something God wants them to learn.
As usual, we provide three possible Bible stories and their applications. You can choose which one you think your kids use the most. If you don’t live near a desert or beach, you can still find sand at playgrounds, your local craft or home improvement store and possibly even in your yard.
Let’s get started!
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Did you know there are a lot of insects mentioned in the Bible? They were used to punish people. They were eaten by John the Baptist.
Most importantly, they can teach your kids something God wants them to learn. Which is great, because bugs are interesting and the warm weather brings out all sorts of bugs to observe.
So let’s get started learning what bugs can teach your kids that God wants them to learn!
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Warm weather is here. So is summer vacation for many of you. Why not take advantage of the weather and the freedom from school and have a fun family devotional?
This one is all about rocks. As always, you choose the Bible story and application principle you think your kids need the most. Then enjoy some fun rock activities to tie to the Bible story you chose.
So let’s get started!
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Wealth took many different forms in the Bible. In early Old Testament times, wealth was often measured by how many sheep, goats and other animals one owned. King Solomon was known in part for his tremendous wealth. In fact, gold was so common during his reign, that another precious metal – silver – was considered worthless!
By the New Testament, coins were in use. Coins played an important role in several stories in the New Testament. Our fun, flexible, family devotional allows you to pick the story and application principle you believe your kids most need. Then we will give you some fun ideas of things to do with your kids to help them better understand what these lessons teach.
So let’s get started!
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