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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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The Lord’s Prayer Prayed Out in the Life of Jesus

    I have been working on the Bible lessons for our Vacation Prayer School, based on the Lord’s Prayer.    Our Father . . . I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth (Matthew 11:25, NIV). Thy will … Continue reading

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Prayer Is Fun (God Has a Sense of Humor)

  Ever notice how people get all somber when they pray? Like God won’t listen if they smile?     Our Vacation Prayer School will include games, snacks, jokes and silliness. We can talk with God and laugh at the … Continue reading

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Five Days of Prayer School

  Our Vacation Prayer School lessons are based on the Lord’s Prayer. Henry Ward Beecher said this of the Lord’s Prayer:    “I used to think the Lord’s Prayer was a short prayer; but as I live longer, and see … 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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