Rejoice In The Lord
You can review the story of the birth of Isaac in Genesis 21:1-6. A great memory verse for your family this week is Philippians 4:4: "Rejoice in the lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!"
Questions for review with your child:
- Sarah and Abraham were very happy about what God had done for them. They showed their happiness by rejoicing. What's the best reason you can think of for rejoicing?
- How do you show God you're feeling joyful about what He's done for you?
- When is it hard for you to be joyful? Why?
- When do you feel most joyful? Why?
- What do you think it means to be joyful?
- How can you be joyful this week at home? In school?
- How can a person rejoice even when he or she is not feeling happy?
- What's one reason you have to rejoice in the lord?
- Do you ever find it dificult to rejoice in the Lord in a difficult situation? How do you respond?
- The word praise means to tell the Lord how amazing he is. How do you think rejoicing and praising might be similar?
- What do you think it means when we say we can rejoice in the Lord?
- How can rejoicing in the Lord help you remember things He does for you? Explain.
The Prophets Show the Way to Bethlehem
Verses for this lesson: Isaiah 9:2 and John 1:5.
Questions to wonder about with your child:
- I wonder how the prophets listend to God?
- I wonder how they knew it was God who spoke?
- I wonder if there are still prophets today who can show us the way to Bethlehem?
- I wonder what the way to Bethlehem is like?