Sacrifice is the natural response when our hearts are stirred by God for something.
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Sacrifice is at the core of Living Sent
“I tell you, ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened.” – Luke 11:9–10 (ESV) When we are praying, we should […]
Dear Parents, We are excited to partner with you as you guide your elementary students in their faith! Below, you will find details about the lesson we learned this week and a helpful activity to reinforce the lesson at home. Bible Story: The Wall is Rebuilt In today’s Bible story, we learned Nehemiah and the people had […]
“I appeal to you, brothers, by our Lord Jesus Christ and by the love of the Spirit, to strive together with me in your prayers to God on my behalf, that I may be delivered from the unbelievers in Judea, and that my service for Jerusalem may be acceptable to the saints, so that by […]
“So, from the day we heard, we have not ceased to pray for you, asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding.” – Colossians 1:9 (ESV) “Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving.” – Colossians 4:2 (ESV) We discover that prayer was […]
“Prayer is not an exercise, it is the life.” – Oswald Chambers “Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” – 1 Thessalonians 5:16–18 Do we really believe that prayer changes things? Do we really believe that God intervenes in the affairs […]
“Four things let us ever keep in mind: God hears prayer, God heeds prayer, God answers prayer, and God delivers by prayer.” – E. M. Bounds Have you ever prayed a God-sized prayer? Can you remember a time when the intercession you made was so intense and so full of God’s power that you knew […]
“God does not just sweep life away; instead, he devises ways to bring us back when we have been separated from him.” – 2 Samuel 14:14 The truth in this statement speaks of God’s heart and power to intervene in our loved ones’ lives. Today, ask the Lord to give you fresh faith no matter the […]
“You also must help us by prayer, so that many will give thanks on our behalf for the blessing granted us through the prayers of many.” – 2 Corinthians 1:11 (ESV) The early church understood the value of community, meeting together daily in prayer, and the other vital disciplines for spiritual growth. These prayers were not […]
Passing along a blessing is a wonderful way to say “thank you” to God.
Your greatest testimony for Jesus can be found in who are you, not what you say. Live and love well.
Define yourself by who you are to others and how well you love them – not by who you are in and of yourself.
Follow Jesus. Don’t follow your heart.
Don’t talk about love. Actually do it. Who can you love like Jesus today?
Do you love people like Jesus loves people?
Dear Parents, We are excited to partner with you as you guide your elementary students in their faith! Below, you will find details about the lesson we learned this week and a helpful activity to reinforce the lesson at home. Bible Story: Nehemiah Hears about the Wall In today’s Bible story, we learned Nehemiah lived in Persia because […]
“I am the vine; you are the branches. Those who remain [abide] in me, and I in them, will produce much fruit. For apart from me you can do nothing.” – John 15:5 (NLT) This is why we abide in Him, because God is the source of everything in our lives. In prayer, we willingly […]
“Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us, to Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus to all generations, forever and ever. Amen.” – Ephesians 3:20–21 Prayer can do anything God can do. Can you imagine […]
“When they were released, they went to their friends and reported what the chief priests and the elders had said to them. And when they heard it, they lifted their voices together to God and said, ‘Sovereign Lord, who made the heaven and the earth and the sea and everything in them, who through the […]
“You will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on You, because he trusts in You.” – Isaiah 26:3 The discipline of prayer will change every aspect of your life for the better. God said that He would keep in perfect peace whoever keeps his mind on Him. Perfect peace – what would the […]
“He is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. And when a flood arose, the stream broke against that house and could not shake it, because it had been well built.” – Luke 6:48 (ESV) We must be reminded that the higher we desire to build our […]
“Prayer is our most formidable weapon, but the one in which we are the least skilled, the most adverse to its use.” – E. M. Bounds Have you ever considered prayer as a weapon? “The weapons of our warfare are not natural, manmade, or carnal, but Divine weapons for the pulling down of strongholds. And […]
“About that time Herod the king laid violent hands on some who belonged to the church. He killed James the brother of John with the sword, and when he saw that it pleased the Jews, he proceeded to arrest Peter also. This was during the days of Unleavened Bread. And when he had seized him, […]
Getting your feet wet is an act of courage.
To join Jesus in a world that denies Jesus takes courage.
Every decision requires courage.
Dear Parents, We are excited to partner with you as you guide your elementary students in their faith! Below, you will find details about the lesson we learned this week and a helpful activity to reinforce the lesson at home. Bible Story: Jesus Will Return In today’s Bible story, we learned John saw more amazing things in his […]
“But you, when you pray, go into your inner room [closet], close your door and pray to your Father who is in secret, and your Father who sees what is done in secret will reward you.” – Matthew 6:6 (NASB) What is your closet? Your closet is that place where you can be alone with […]
“Pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people. Pray also for me, that whenever I speak, words may be given me so that I will fearlessly make known the mystery of the gospel, […]