Parents, today’s Bible story was about Peter’s breakfast with Jesus. Not only did Jesus help the disciples catch fish and feed them breakfast, He also redeemed Peter from his denial of Christ. Jesus’ purpose was to show people how to live.
The Daily Bible Reading for today, found on your One Conversation Page™, is such a wonderful verse for our children to hear and learn. They too can be leaders in our faith by example. What a great time to start a discussion with them about how they can influence others around them.
Take it Further: Check out the “Peter had Breakfast with Jesus” section of the Bible Studies for Life: Kids Family App. Allow your child to dive further into the lessons each week with this FREE app that combines games and activities.
Trevin Wax shares an exploration of “A Conversation Between Jesus and Peter” to help us better visualize what happened on the shore that morning. “It is as we see Jesus, dying so that his people need not die, completing on the cross the work of our salvation, wounded for our transgressions and bruised for our iniquities, that we see clearly the love that God has for us. It is also the point at which we begin to love God in return.” Read more here https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/trevin-wax/a-conversation-between-jesus-and-peter/
Life is just not fair. People with poor character, questionable ethics, and skewed morals seem to get ahead in life, while those who seek to do right seem to be passed by. In fact, people are often treated badly because of their right actions and character. We might be tempted to think God is also unfair since He allows this to happen.
Why is it important to see the empty tomb? We have faith in something we did not witness but it was witnessed by others and documented for us. Our Unit Verse reminds us of the fact that Jesus was not confined to death. He has risen, and there are witnesses.