Parents, today your child heard about the start of the church and how the Holy Spirit came to help the disciples. The Holy Spirit empowered the disciples to tell others about Jesus.
Our Daily Bible Reading today comes from one of Paul’s letters. What a great reminder of God’s faithfulness and love for us. What an encouragement for us to have a personal relationship with Jesus.
Take it Further: Check out the “The Holy Spirit Empowers Witnesses” section of the Bible Studies for Life: Kids Family App. We offer a fun interactive way for your child to learn more about each lesson through games and activities on our FREE app.
John Piper has a wonderful illustration for answering the question “Was the Holy Spirit Not on Earth Before Pentecost?” You can read it here https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/jared-c-wilson/was-the-holy-spirit-not-on-earth-before-pentecost/
If you ask your child right now “where is Jesus?” would they be able to answer “He has risen?” The Unit Verse this month was a great verse to memorize together and open up ways to talk about the resurrection and ascension of Jesus Christ.
The constant barrage of news via social media and 24-hour news outlets can often dull us and make us passive observers. Others can feel overwhelmed by all the wrong in the world and think there’s nothing they can do. We can’t fix every injustice we see, but we are called to step in where we can.