Parents, today your child heard another story about Elisha. A kind woman helped Elisha by providing him a place to stay. Later, Elisha helped the woman. Each person in this story showed God’s love for the other. How does your family show that God loves all people?
Our Weekly Bible Verse is a reminder that with our freedom comes service. We serve others out of love, because He first loved us.
“I want my kids to know that servitude isn’t something special we do for others. It’s something we do normally because others have served us.” Kristen Welch speaks more about how she’s raising her children in the article “Cultivating a Heart of Gratitude”. http://www.lifeway.com/Article/HomeLife-Parenting-Cultivating-a-Heart-of-Gratitude
For many believers, evangelism is something we know we should do, but we’re uncomfortable with it. The reason is because we think we’re supposed to be salespersons, and if we don’t “close the deal” which leads to a conversion, we have not succeeded.
Take it Further: Check out the “A Couple Helped Elisha” section of the Worship for Life: Kids Family App. Your children will love the interactive activities and games that go along with each Bible story, found on this exciting FREE app.
Who do you call on in times of trouble? This verse from the Psalms makes it very clear who hears our call and answers when we need help.