Parents, in today’s Bible story your child heard that prophets told about the coming of the Messiah. God’s plan for Jesus to be born was made at the beginning of time. Only God knew what was needed at the right time.
Yesterday we learned about how the Prophets told about Jesus because God planned for Jesus from the beginning of time and our Weekly Bible Verse reminds us of just that.
Take It Further: Check out the “Prophets Told About Jesus” section of the Bible Studies For Life: Kids Family App. This FREE app allows you to go further into the lesson through activities with the swipe of a screen.
In our American culture, Christmas has become more than a day; it is a season stretching from Thanksgiving to New Years. Weeks before Christmas day, we’re in the “Christmas spirit.” Retail stores start even earlier, creating Christmas displays and marketing as early as September.
Our Unit Verse for the month reminds us that three things had to happen for the amazing prophecy to come true, and we know that history proved it to be real.
“Sometimes we become overwhelmed by the commercialization of Christmas, and the LifeWay Kids team wants to help you bring families back to the reason for the season. The Way to the Manger is an excellent way for you to help the families in your church connect with each other. Each week, families can read, discuss, and participate in a meaningful Christ-centered devotional and activity. Find it here: The Way to the Manger