Parents, your child heard that people can choose to obey God. God called Gideon to be a warrior and defend his people from the Midianites. Gideon obeyed, and God gave the people a great victory.
“But Christians should have a different reaction to the word. For us, obedience means blessing, not baggage. And the ultimate authority who was our Judge is now our Savior.” Sara Wallace gives “3 Ways to Help Kids Connect Obedience with Joy” here: https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/3-ways-help-kids-connect-obedience-joy/
Take it Further: Check out “Gideon Obeyed God” in the Bible Studies for Life section of the Lifeway Kids app. This FREE app engages your child to dive deeper into the weekly lesson by utilizing fun games and activities.
Our Daily Bible Reading today highlights our Life Point for the week: People can choose to obey God. You can read along with us by finding the schedule on the One Conversation page.
The Christian life is often portrayed in a positive manner, to the exclusion of any trials, difficulties, or sacrifices. Living for Christ can be hard. The Christian turns his or her back on the former way of life and embraces a new way of living in Christ. Unfortunately, non-believers often react with anger and rejection.
The Unit Verse is so good to hide in our hearts. Help your child memorize this today by creating movements for the words understand, instruction, obey, follow, and heart. Start today and have it memorized together by the end of the month.