Parents, today’s Bible story was about Saul. On the road to Damascus, Saul encountered Jesus. Even though Saul had persecuted Christians, Jesus chose him and forgave him. God will forgive anyone who asks for forgiveness.
Our Daily Bible Reading today is Luke 10:34. Find it on your One Conversation™ page. It is a portion of the Parable of the Good Samaritan and a beautiful example of loving others despite what you think you know about them, meeting them at their place of need just as Jesus does for us.
Take it Further: Check out the “Saul” section of the Worship for Life: Kids Family App. There are activities, songs, and videos that are fun for everyone to help dive further into this week’s lesson, and it’s free to download.
Saul is the perfect example to us of how God loves people enough to provide forgiveness for sin. Bible Studies for Life offers a multitude of resources for studying the Bible. In their Beyond Belief series they offer a clip from Courageous to further illustrate this concept. You can find it here as well as deeper questions to ask yourself about this complex concept: http://blog.lifeway.com/biblestudiesforlife/beyond-belief-session-4-god-is-forgiving-conclusion-option-for-parent-groups/
Acts 10:38 is our Daily Bible Reading for today. Find it on your One Conversation™ page. Over and over again we are reminded of the power Jesus had because God was with Him and blessed His ministry with the strength of the Holy Spirit. How do you see God working in your life this week? What about in your children’s lives?
The Weekly Bible Verse is Acts 9:20. It is a reminder that God changes a person by salvation. Saul is the perfect example of completely changing his life because of the saving power of Jesus.