What is Faith?

During our Wednesday evening Bible study, we realized that Jesus talked much about faith. Faith is a big deal, and Jesus gets serious about it. But, Matthew never really defines exactly what faith is. The book of Romans, however, presents us with a more holistic view of the Christian faith. It is an umbrella commentaryContinue reading “What is Faith?”

Children’s Church/Family Worship 09-06-2020

Text: 1 Samuel 26:1-25 Topic(s): Freedom From the Law Questions to ask in children’s church: Read Romans 8:1-9 (NIV is best for children) Why do you think the Law brings death? It deals with outward works. To set our minds on outward works is to set our minds on the flesh. Why do you thinkContinue reading “Children’s Church/Family Worship 09-06-2020”

Children’s Church/Family Worship 08-23-2020

Text: 1 Samuel 25:39-44 Topic(s): Serving Others Questions to ask in children’s church: Read John 13:1-17  (NIV is best for children) Jesus is King, yet He washed His disciples feet. Why do you think He washed their feet? He washed their feet to teach them about what it means to be a Christian. No matterContinue reading “Children’s Church/Family Worship 08-23-2020”

Children’s Church/Family Worship 08-16-2020

Text: 1 Samuel 25:18-38 Topic(s): God is Our Shepherd Questions to ask in children’s church: Read 1 Samuel 2:8-9 (NIV is best for children) To whom does the whole world belong? Who owns the pillars of the earth, the power sustaining the earth? God does. He keeps all things moving and existing. Who keeps peopleContinue reading “Children’s Church/Family Worship 08-16-2020”

Children’s Church/Family Worship 08-09-2020

Text: 1 Samuel 25:2-17 Topic(s): Sharing Questions to ask in children’s church: Read Genesis 1:26; 2:5, 15, 18 (NIV is the best translation for children). For what purpose, or function, did God make people? God made people to take care of the earth. God owns the earth and people. We are simply here to takeContinue reading “Children’s Church/Family Worship 08-09-2020”

Children’s Church/Family Worship 08-02-2020

Text: 1 Samuel 25:1 Topic(s): The Gospel Questions to ask in children’s church: Ask children if they have ever had a pet or family member die. Does death make you sad? Do you ever wonder why God allows death? Read Genesis 3 (NIV is the best translation for children) Ask the following questions: Why didContinue reading “Children’s Church/Family Worship 08-02-2020”

Children’s Church/Family Worship 07-26-2020

 Text: 1 Samuel 24:16-22 Topic(s): When You Are Bullied Questions to ask in children’s church: Ask children if they would like to share about a time when they were bullied. Share your own experience from your childhood—remember to keep it age appropriate. How do God’s people treat bullies? Read Romans 12:14-21—use an NIV; It’s theContinue reading “Children’s Church/Family Worship 07-26-2020”