Parents, today’s Bible story helped your child learn about giving. Jesus taught that when we give, we worship and honor God. In the story of the poor widow, Jesus knew her heart in giving was different from all the others who gave much.
Our Daily Bible Reading is all about our motivations for giving. But don’t stop there, open up your Bible and read the whole chapter. Be cheerful!
Take It Further:Check out the “Jesus Taught About Giving” section of the Bible Studies for Life: Kids Family App. This FREE app allows you to go further into the lesson through interactive activities just with the swipe of a screen.
Holiness is a word people associate primarily with God or things they deem highly religious. Yet holiness—the idea of being set apart—is a life to which all Christians are called. In our culture of self-improvement, many Christians fall into the trap of thinking that being holy—sanctified—is just another do-it-yourself effort.
Were you able to memorize the Unit Verse for the month? Does it make you bolder in sharing about your salvation? Does it encourage you to act out your faith in service to others? Tell us how you transformed this month.
“Giving is more than this, much more. Rather than simply being mechanical, giving is a spiritual discipline that tangibly expresses our faith in God to provide for us and to use what we give for his work.” Read “Why Giving to the Church is Different from Paying Your Bills” by Erik Raymond here: https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/erik-raymond/why-giving-to-the-church-is-different-than-paying-your-bills/