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Children’s Ministry (FamilyConnect, March 15)

Weekly Devotionals

Children’s Ministry (FamilyConnect, March 15)

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Jesus Explains Why God Sent Him

Bible Point
Jesus came to save us.

Key Verse

“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life” (John 3:16)

We learned this week that God loves each of us so much that he sent Jesus to earth to save us from our sin (John 3:12-21). Strengthen your family’s faith learning and growth at home with this easy idea:

Parents
Talk about a time you or your family was in trouble or in danger. Share how you were saved from danger and who rescued you. Talk about how that situation was similar to or different from how Jesus provided a way to save us when he came to earth to die for our sin. Then talk with your kids about how they can know they will live forever with God in heaven. (Not sure how to do this? Check out some of the following verses: Romans 3:23; 5:8; 6:23; and 10:9.)

Pray
God, thank you for sending Jesus to die on the cross to save us from our sin. We believe in you and trust that we’ll live forever in heaven with you because of what Jesus did for us. In Jesus’ name, amen.

Our family thanks God for:

Our family talks to God about: