Parents, in today’s Bible story your child heard about Joseph and his early life. Joseph’s brothers hated him, and they sold him to traders who took him to Egypt. But God had an important plan for Joseph’s life.
In our Daily Bible Reading, found on your One Conversation™ Page, we are given instructions on prayer in the Bible. God wants us to live a life of godliness and dignity, and wants everyone to be saved.
Take it Further: Check out the “Joseph’s Early Life” section of the Bible Studies For Life: Kids Family App. This FREE app engages your child to dive deeper into the weekly lesson by utilizing fun games and activities.
“Perhaps Moses spends so much time on Joseph to show us God can pull off the impossible even through a seemingly insignificant Jew rejected by his own brothers. Perhaps Moses spends so much time on Joseph so his people would anticipate a coming Joseph who would finally and completely reverse the curse and fulfill the promises.” Read “What Joseph’s Story Is Really About” by Samuel Emadi here: https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/what-joseph-story-really-about/
Christians would agree that worship is important, but many only take time to worship if they can work it into their schedules. Whether we’re talking about weekly worship with others or taking time to privately pray and worship on a daily basis, the reality is we often treat worship as an option. Their example underscores the value we should give to worship.
In our Unit Verse this month we are reminded that the Lord already has His perfect plan in mind for us. Put this in writing somewhere in your house. The front door, or the refrigerator, as a reminder to memorize this together as a family.