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Children’s Ministry (FamilyConnect, Feb.1)

Weekly Devotionals

Children’s Ministry (FamilyConnect, Feb.1)

Jesus Heals, Prays, and Preaches

We learned this week that Jesus demonstrated his care by healing, praying, and preaching (Mark 1:29-39). Strengthen your family’s faith learning and growth at home with this easy idea:

As a family, brainstorm about new holidays that would reflect how Jesus cares for us. You might invent Forgiveness Day, when all debts and slates are wiped clean in the family, or Pray Day, when you retreat to a quiet spot to pray together about family concerns. See if you can come up with at least three holidays to celebrate over the next three months, and set dates for them. Have fun sharing your ideas with friends and neighbors and telling them about how the new holidays worked in your family.

God, your care for us is amazing. Thank you for sending Jesus to show your great love for us. In Jesus’ name, amen.

Our family thanks God for:

Our family talks to God about:

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Jesus cares for us.

Key Verse

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest” (Matthew 11:28).

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Don’t miss next week when we discover how we can turn to Jesus when we’re afraid.