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Day 5: Amen. Full Circle

    Final lesson on The Lord’s Prayer:     Lead us not into temptation. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Psalm 23:3 (ESV) Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name. Amen. … Continue reading

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Attention Beyond My Control

  Day 4: Due to circumstances beyond our control, we had only half as many children at VBS. Disappointing? Truth be told, I liked it. I could give each child some undivided attention.   God is never overwhelmed by the … Continue reading

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What Will Be Done?

    Thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.   Day 3: I had to clarify Day 2’s lesson. I realized that the children didn’t understand the word “will” in this context. To them, “will” is … Continue reading

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High Flying Prayers

  We are giving the children opportunities to pray individually and corporately. Some have been bold enough to pray out loud with the whole group.   One of the boys prayed that our Operation Christmas Child boxes would safely get … Continue reading

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Teach Us to Pray School

  This is Vacation Bible School week. I will rush out from work, drive straight to church, get my thoughts together and teach the lesson. It is crazy exhausting, but I love it. This week I’ll share a highlight from … Continue reading

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Vacation Prayer School

  Our Vacation Bible School starts next week. I’m the director, and there’s still much to do. Six weeks ago, I was absolutely clueless. No curriculum seemed right. Dear God, are we just supposed to skip VBS this year? I … Continue reading

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Vacation Bible School (Friday)

Our last lesson: Luke 23:34 (NIV) Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.”   We discussed the acts covered by Christ’s words: betrayal and abandonment, false accusations, mockery, whipping and death. Big stuff, … Continue reading

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Vacation Bible School (Thursday)

  Last night’s lesson came from Luke 5: the men who brought their paralyzed friend to Jesus. Because of the crowd, they resorted to making a hole in the roof and lowering him into the room.   Some of the … Continue reading

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Vacation Bible School (Wednesday)

Temptation does not equal sin.   Our Bible lesson was on the temptation of Christ  (Luke 4). Temptation comes down to this:   Joshua 24:15 (ESV) Choose this day whom you will serve. Choose this day, this hour, this minute. … Continue reading

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Vacation Bible School (Tuesday)

  Luke 2:41-52 was the basis of yesterday’s lesson: Jesus, age 12, stayed behind in Jerusalem, spending three days talking with the religious leaders in the Temple.   Luke 2:48-49 (NIV) His mother said to him, “Son, why have you treated … Continue reading

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