Parents, today your child heard that Joseph worked for Pharaoh. Joseph was the second-highest leader in the country. Joseph used his hard work to honor God even though Joseph was working in a land that did not honor God.
“The question about discerning particular spiritual gifts is probably the primary question on many a Christian’s mind. However, I want to propose that it is the wrong question. It is the wrong question because as I have already argued, the lists are representative, not exhaustive. Consequently, any spiritual gifts inventory will be limiting.” Read more on how Juan Sanchez answers “How Do I Discover My Spiritual Gift?” here: https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/how-do-i-discover-my-spiritual-gift/
Take it Further: Check out the “Joseph Worked for Pharaoh” 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 activity supplements.
As we reflect this week on how God wants us to use our talents and abilities, we can remember what our Weekly Bible Verse encourages us to do.
It’s easy to value those who bring value to our own lives, those we naturally love or who contribute to our lives in a positive way. It’s harder when those people make no obvious contribution or may even appear to block our plans and goals. It’s tragic when any of us feels that way, but it is doubly tragic when society embraces that mindset about groups such as the unborn, the elderly, or the handicapped.
Have you worked to memorize the Unit Verse together this month? Make an art project out of it, print it out, let the kids decorate the page, and post it somewhere everyone can see it.