COURAGE: BEING BRAVE ENOUGH TO DO WHAT YOU SHOULD DO, EVEN WHEN YOU’RE AFRAID.
Courage - Being brave enough to do what you should do, even when you’re afraid.
Memory Verse - “Be strong and brave. Do not be afraid. Do not lose hope. I am the Lord your God. I will be with you everywhere you go.” Joshua 1:9b, NIrV
10/6 - You can do what you should, even when you don’t know what will happen next. (Moses is Born - Exodus 2:1-10)
10/13 - You can do what you should, even when you don’t feel ready. (Moses and the Burning Bush / The 10 Plagues - Exodus 3:6-12, 7-12:42)
10/20 - You can do what you should, even when things seem impossible. (Israel Goes Through the Red Sea - Exodus 13:17-14:31)
10/27 - You can do what you should, even when others are afraid. (Twelve Men Check Out the Land of Canaan - Numbers 13-14)
These are excellent resources to help your children have some time with God each week and begin forming the habit of regular Bible study. There are four different devotions on each GodTime sheet. Each devotion is designed to be done on a different day. At 2:52 Groups on Sunday nights, we do the first God Time with your child, leaving them just 3 more to do during the week. Turning in last week’s completed God Time gets your child entered into our Great God Time Giveaway. For more information about this, click here.
Each day’s devotion includes:
1. a verse(s) to read
2. a devotion paragraph that teaches something about God and an explanation of today’s verse(s)
3. an activity that makes real-life application of the day’s devotion
4. a suggested prayer.
Even though kids in early elementary (Kindergarten through 3rd grade) are beginning to read things on their own, most are not mature enough to have a God time by themselves. We encourage you to do this with your children.
Encourage kids to choose four different days during the week to do these devotions. Most 4th and 5th graders are capable of having a “quiet time” on their own, once they’ve been taught how to do it, but they still need an adult to prompt them and/or follow up on it.
Click the images below to view and download.