Parents, today your child learned about King David. During his lifetime, David tried to live in ways that honored God, but David did not always succeed. God still loved David. Help your child understand that God desires our obedience and wants us to live in ways that honor Him.
The Weekly Bible Verse for this session on King David hits home to parents everywhere. We want our children to grow and mature in the right ways so we have boundaries and rules that we teach them. As we do this with our own children out of love, our Heavenly Father does the same.
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“To fear the Lord means putting God in His rightful place in our lives. That means God must become bigger than people.” It takes an all-in commitment to our faith and following the Lord’s call in our lives not man’s. Read more about “Growing into Our Full Potential” here http://www.lifeway.com/Article/redeemed-growing-into-our-full-potential
Use a family devotion time to think and talk about this month’s Unit Verse. Think of times when God has listened to your prayers and answered them.
Culture often presents a skewed idea of commitment. People have no problem expressing their loyalty—or even love—to others, but if those relationships encounter difficulty or something more appealing comes along, they quickly transfer their loyalty. In other words, their faithfulness and commitment are anything but faithful and committed!