Category: Family Worship

A 10-Day Bible Study for Kids — 1 Samuel 25

Today we’re going to take a chapter from 1 Samuel and talk about some ways you could lead your children in studying this passage. We’re going to study 1 Samuel 25. This is the account of David’s reaction and Abigail’s reponse when Nabal refused to give food to him and his men. Day 1: Read the entire chapter (or divide it into two days, if your children are really young). […]

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Advent and Christmas in Family Worship

Here is a tool that will help you and your family stay focused on Christ the King throughout the busy month of December. One of our elders first wrote Advent and Christmas in Family Worship to help the families in his congregation, and he’s graciously allowed us to print hisbook and make it available to you as well. This booklet will guide you in simple family worship times that celebrate […]

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Memorizing Scripture through Song

Not long ago, I was washing dishes with fiddle music playing in the background, when I overheard a small voice start singing in the other room. I listened, and my three-year-old was singing another song that I’d played a few times earlier that week.  As I listened, I was surprised to discover that she knew the whole song! What a wake-up call. I realized if she could memorize things that […]

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A Bible Study on Humility

“Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.” (Philippians 2:3, ESV) God promises some great blessings to those who are humble: A humble person receives God’s favor (Prov. 3:34) A humble person finds wisdom (Prov. 11:2) A humble person finds riches, honor, and life (Prov. 22:4) A humble person will be exalted by God (1 Pet. 5:6) A humble person has the […]

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Family Bible Drama, Part 1: Why Dramatize?

“We will not hide them from their children, but tell to the coming generation the glorious deeds of the Lord, and his might, and the wonders that he has done… So that they should set their hope in God and not forget the works of God, but keep his commandments.” Psalm 78:4 & 7 Samson, his sweatshirt bulging with “muscles,” fights off an endless onslaught of Philistines. King Ahab dies […]

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Loving the Bible in a Hands-On Way

I remember waking up almost every morning to my mama reading her Bible on the couch. I was completely fascinated by the whole thing–the special colored pencils, the special black pens that she had a never-ending supply of, the pictures and notes she drew in the margins. We’re not very alike, but the fact that she drew rainbows in her Bible is a good indicator that we’re related. 🙂 I, […]

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Two Choices — Lady Wisdom or Dame Folly

“Whoever is simple, let him turn in here!” (Proverbs 9:4, ESV) Learning the truths of Scripture can be a lot of fun! Host a feast to help your children remember and understand the contrast between pursuing wisdom and pursuing foolishness. Proverbs 9 paints a vivid picture of wisdom and folly, personified as two women. One woman, Wisdom, has prepared tasty meat and mixed wine. She sends out her young women to call […]

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Ways to Saturate Your Children with the Proverbs

“For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold. She is more precious than rubies: and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her” (Prov 3:14-16). Can you and your children identify the proverb illustrated in the picture above? It is in chapter 2 of Proverbs. The Book of Proverbs is full of wisdom — true, […]

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Proverbs Pictionary!

The book of Proverbs is full of pictures! Children love pictures and will remember the truths that the pictures represent. Make their learning fun with this modified version of Pictionary! Print out this PDF and cut each page into strips with one verse on each strip. Toss these strips into a box or plastic container. You will also need a stack of paper, a dark pencil or felt pen, and […]

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