Each week in our Children’s Lesson, we will focus on a single Bible verse. Please help your child to remember to bring the memory verse folders back each week, along with a Bible, as we learn new verses together.
I have hidden your word in my heart that I may not sin against you.” Psalm 119:11
This week, we will talk about how God’s word helps us turn away from our sin. We know that left to our own ‘best’ thinking, we will wander into all kinds of trouble. the Bible helps us to know the right way to live.
This week during our lesson, we will talk about some of the other images used for the Bible, as well as look closely at what the Bible has to say about some of our most common temptations to sin.
Talk About It
Take some time this week to talk about this verse with your children:
- Talk about sin. When we ‘normalize’ the conversation about sin, we allow kids to be honest with themselves about their sin, and they see more clearly that we all fall short of God’s glory. When we don’t talk about sin because we are afraid of creating guilt or shame, we ironically create more guilt and shame because kids don’t recognize the universality of it. They think something is uniquely wrong or unredeemable in them.
- Ask your children about some of the sins you all could work on as a family (anger, jealousy, pride, lack of faith, etc.). Identify some easy memory verses that might help with this.
Don’t forget that there is an ‘At Home’ sheet in your child’s folder each week with more ideas to talk about this verse at home!
As always, if you have any questions about our Children’s Ministry or would like to volunteer to serve our children, email Kolby.