Parents, today your child heard that God sent angels to tell Mary and Joseph that Jesus would be born. God chose a young girl and a simple carpenter to be Jesus’ family on earth.
Have you begun your Daily Bible Reading for the week? You can start today where we find the angel of the Lord speaking with Joseph over the decisions that had been running through his head.
Take it Further: Check out the “Angels Spoke to Mary and Joseph” section of the Bible Studies For Life: Kids Family App. This awesome FREE app helps your child dive deeper into the lesson of the week with fun and interactive games and activities.
“After spending nearly two years investigating the identity of the Christmas child, I was ready to reach a verdict. …” says Lee Strobel, you can read more about The Case for Christmas here: http://blog.lifeway.com/biblestudiesforlife/priceless-session-3-saved-by-gods-son-the-case-for-christmas-2/
Whether or not you are a detailed planner, you likely have goals and an idea of where you’d like to go in life. We can be resistant when someone else’s plans collide with ours, and our plans are disrupted. But changes can also be welcome, especially if they come from God.
As you memorize the Unit Verse for the month take a moment to discuss with your child what Immanuel means. It is the Hebrew meaning for “God with us.”