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Children’s Ministry (FamilyConnect-Jubi Srs, Sept. Week 3)

Weekly Devotionals

Children’s Ministry (FamilyConnect-Jubi Srs, Sept. Week 3)

Adam and Eve Sin

We learned this week that we’ve all sinned but God offers us forgiveness and a relationship with him through Jesus’ sacrifice (Genesis 3). Strengthen your family’s faith learning and growth at home with this easy idea:

Parents

Tell your family about a time you experienced unexpected or undeserved forgiveness. Maybe a friend forgave you after you said something insulting or your supervisor showed grace after a significant mistake at work. What about your experience of forgiveness impacted you? Allow your kids to share their experiences with forgiveness. God’s forgiveness of our sin is much like when we’re forgiven by another person without earning it. It’s a wonderful gift! God loves us so much he sent Jesus to take the punishment of our sins, and God forgives us in return.

Pray

God, we know every person sins and it’s part of being human—ever since Adam and Eve first sinned. Thank you for sending Jesus to take away that sin and forgiving each of us. In Jesus’ name, amen.

Our family thanks God for:

Our family talks to God about:

Bible Point

God doesn’t want us to sin.

Key Verse

“For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God” (Romans 3:23).

Sneak Peek

Don’t miss next week when we discover that God wants us to love our families and ways we can do that even when we have conflicts.