Parents, today your child heard that Jesus was born just as God had planned. Jesus was not born to a prince or a king but to a humble family in humble circumstances. His birth was announced to lowly shepherds. Jesus truly came for all people.
“Four different Gospel accounts and one conclusion—Jesus is sufficient. Intellectually, according to Matthew, the Christmas story is rooted in history. Morally, according to Mark, the Christmas story requires our repentance. Emotionally, according to Luke, the Christmas story invites our worship. And relationally, according to John, the Christmas story restores our relationship with God.” Read “Four Accounts, One Savior” here: https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/four-accounts-one-savior/
Today our Daily Bible Reading reminds us of the Old Testament prophecies that Jesus fulfilled. You can find the schedule on the One Conversation page.
Take it Further: Check out the “Jesus Was Born” section of the Bible Studies For Life: Kids Family App. You can download this FREE app onto your devices and allow your child deeper access to the lessons each week through games and activities.
Pontius Pilate once asked, “What is truth?” (John 18:38). Society answers that question today by saying truth is whatever you want it to be. Even as many people deny the idea of absolute truth—“truth that applies to all people at all times”—science reveals the reality of absolute truth. Does absolute truth also apply to moral and spiritual matters? Yes!
This evening at dinner, read the Unit Verse out loud together taking turns. The birth of Jesus brought many reminders that God always keeps His promises. What is a promise you trust God to keep?