Parents, today your child heard that Jesus grew as God had planned. After the wise men’s visit, God sent Joseph, Mary, and Jesus to Egypt to protect them from Herod. Later, the family returned to Nazareth where Jesus grew to manhood.
Our Weekly Bible Verse this week refers to Jesus’ growing up years. After his family left Egypt, they made a home in Nazareth.
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The Hindu religion contains 330 million gods, but worship of those various gods lead to the same place. Many non-Hindus believe something similar: we call God by different names and believe different things about Him, but at the heart of it all, we’re worshiping the same God.
Were you able to memorize the Unit Verse together? What a wonderful seed to plant in your child’s heart as they grow and mature.
“When he heard of these learned men and their quest, the dissonance of the words “king” and “Jews” with no mention of himself was more than he could stand. To Herod, the solution wasn’t that complicated. If it meant killing every last baby boy in Israel, then that was what he would do.” Russ Ramsey writes “One Star Lit for Them.” Read it here: https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/one-star-lit-for-them/