January at Living Word – “The world needs to see Christians burning, not with self-righteous fury at the sliding morals in our country, but with passion for God” Kevin DeYoung
Pre-k & Kinder learn
Jan 3 Paul taught about Jesus. Acts 17:1-4, 10-12, I can tell others about Jesus. Psalm 86:9
Jan 10 The church sent help. Acts 11:19-30 People at church help other people
Jan 17 The church prayed for Peter. Acts 12:5-19 I can ask God to help others
Jan 24 Jesus at the temple. Luke 2:40-52, Psalm 18:1 People at church love each other and teach about God and Jesus
Jan 31 John the Baptist and Jesus baptism. Luke 1:1-25, 57-80; 3:1-22; John 1:19-37; Matthew 3:13-17, Psalm 18:1. I can do things like Jesus.
Jan 3 Stephen Preached Acts 6:8-7:60; Psalm 86:9; Matthew 5:11 People should tell about Jesus even when it is difficult. God wants us to tell others about Jesus and what He has done for us.
Jan 10 The church sent help. Acts 11:19-30. Galatians 5:13 God uses the church to accomplish His purpose in today’s world. People serve others because they love Jesus. People at church help other people
Jan 17 The church prayed for Peter. Acts 12:5-19 God wants His followers to pray for people. I can ask God to help others
Jan 24 Jesus at the temple. Luke 2:40-52, Psalm 18:1; 122:1; 1 Peter1:15 Church leaders are called by God to do His work. People at church love each other and teach about God and Jesus. People learn about God at church.
Jan 31 John the Baptist and Jesus baptism. Luke 1:1-25, 57-80; 3:1-22; John 1:19-37; Matthew 3:13-17, Psalm 18:1. I can do things like Jesus. I can follow the examples of Jesus teaching, commandments, and life. I can do things that honor and please God & so can you. Take deliberate action to grow like Jesus. Know the Holy Spirit, and let God’s love show in you.
Jan 3 Equipped with God’s gifts – 1 Corinthians 12-4:11. God has gifted you to serve Him.
Jan 10 Used in God’s service- 1 Corinthians 12:12-16,21-22; 1 Peter 4:9-11. God expects you to use the gifts He has given you.
Jan 17 Cherished in God’s eyes – Psalm 8:1-8; Psalm 139:13-18 God loves and values you. He gives you power, plug in.
Jan 24 Distinct in my character – Matthew 5:1-12; Proverbs 28:13 Choose actions & attitudes that are blessed by God
Jan 31 Distinct in my influence – Matthew 5:13-20; 1 Peter 2:12 Make your influence count for what matters.
You have been given gifts that are far different & far greater than the world can imagine. The gift was not given to you for your personal benefit. The gifts you have are given so you can build up, encourage, & strengthen others. Use your gifts to glorify God and reveal Him to others.