Category: Holidays

Luke 2 for Children, 5 Days Until Christmas!

Read Luke 2:1-20 again today, pausing to let the children fill in words as you read. Then sing some Christmas carols that relate to this passage of Scripture. Gather round the piano, pull out the guitar and play along, or use the following links for accompaniments and lyrics: While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks by Night  Angels from the Realms of Glory Angels We Have Heard on High Once in David’s […]

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Luke 2 for Children, 6 Days Until Christmas!

Today let’s look briefly at the journey Joseph and Mary made to Bethlehem. Print  copies of this map for your children (if they are old enough to understand it) before you start. Read Luke 2:1-5. While you read, pause occasionally to see if the children can tell you what the next word is. Then read the same verses (1-5) one more time, asking the children to stand up when they […]

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Luke 2 for Children, 7 Days Until Christmas!

Only seven more days until Christmas! We all have lots to do, but let’s take time to bathe our children in the real reason for our celebrating! Read Luke 2:1-20 aloud with your children. If this is a passage they are fairly familiar with, you might consider reading from a different translation than they would usually hear. (Go to Luke 2 in Blue Letter Bible, look for the translation selection box, […]

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New Children’s Study Leading Up to Christmas!

Would you like a little help spending some time in the Word with your children during this busy season as we celebrate the birth of our Savior? Right here, every day until Christmas, you will find a short Bible lesson for children. We’ll be reading Luke 2:1-20, listening for specific words, making lists, drawing pictures, acting out portions of the story, watching videos, and memorizing — much like we do […]

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Giveaway Winner, Just in Time for Our Christmas Sale!

We have a winner! Thank you to everyone who shared your comments on the Bible study. They are a help and encouragement to us! Today we drew from those comments at random to find out who won the $50 Doorposts gift certificate… Our winner is Michelle in OK, who said: “Thanksgiving week really derailed me and I am still behind but even on the days I didn’t have time to […]

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A 1 Corinthians 13 Valentines Day for Your Children

A 1 Corinthians 13 Valentines Day for your children

Looking for something besides hearts and chocolate to help your children celebrate Valentine’s Day? How about celebrating true love — the kind of love God describes for us in 1 Corinthians 13? Here’s a collection of ideas you can use all through the day on Valentine’s Day (or any other day) to help your children better understand what real love looks like. Use all these ideas for a whole day of […]

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All Things

“He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all, how will he not also with him graciously give us all things?” (Rom 8:32, ESV) It’s easy to take it for granted — God becoming man. We know the story. It’s what we celebrate every Christmas. But how much thought do we really give to this miracle? Jesus, God’s Son, willingly came to earth. He […]

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A Christmas Scavenger Hunt

Here’s fairly simple, no-prep activity to help your children learn about or review the Bible’s account of Jesus’s birth. In a translation your children can understand, read Matthew 1:18-25; Luke 2:1-20; and Matthew 2:1-15. If your children are very young, you might choose to read a storybook about the birth of Jesus instead of . Then have a little Christmas scavenger hunt. You can do this all together as a […]

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