Parents, today your child learned of the four friends who brought their lame friend to Jesus. When Jesus healed the lame man, He showed how important people are to Him.
Take It Further: Check out the “Four Friends Helped” section of the Bible Studies for Life: Kids Family App. This FREE app allows your child to go further into the lesson through activities and games just with the swipe of a screen.
Today’s Daily Bible Reading comes straight from the story we studied on Sunday. It was such a big thing for Jesus to say because to the listeners it meant something very important. Jesus in that moment showed His power.
Our Unit Verse for this month is an amazing promise from our Heavenly Father, but a great reminder that the relationship works both ways. Cry out, but all exalt!
Text: Do you ever have trouble with finding words to pray over your friends? Scotty Smith helps with “A Prayer for our Paralyzed Friends”. How grateful we are that we have open access to a mighty God. May this prayer help you begin the conversation on behalf of them. https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/scotty-smith/a-prayer-for-our-paralyzed-friends/
Standing up for the sake of others can sometimes be easy: casting a vote, writing a check, or sending an email and making an appeal. Such actions are good, but they require little from us. Sometimes, though, taking a stand doesn’t sit well in the eyes of family, employers, or the community. When it’s costly, what do we do?