Parents, today’s Bible story was about the triumphal entry. Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey, which fulfilled a prophecy about Him. When the people saw Him, they remembered the wondrous acts He had done and praised Him as a king.
Propitiate is a verb which means to make favorably inclined; appease; conciliate. Our Daily Bible Reading today highlights God’s love for us. He wants to make us new and wash away our sins.
“The Lord Needs It” as Trevin Wax puts it “How much does Christ have to say to you before you can let go of something you hold on to dearly? What is the item in your life that Christ asks for? It could be your money, time, speaking talent, house, even your family.” Read more here: https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/trevin-wax/the-lord-needs-it/
It seems unthinkable, that we could do something that God wouldn’t forgive. Yet Jesus said plainly, “Blasphemy against the Spirit will not be forgiven” (Matthew 12:31). As we look at the context in which Jesus said this, we see the burden rests on us. God does desire to forgive!
Take it Further: Check out the “The Triumphal Entry” section of the Bible Studies for Life: Kids Family App. There are engaging activities that are fun for everyone to help dive further into this week’s lesson and it’s free to download.
What an amazing fact our Unit Verse points out this month. Take a walk outside today as a family and learn it together. Talk with your child about what it means to be saved.