With these verses from John’s gospel, Jesus continues to provide comfort and promise of presence to his disciples. Verse 17 says, “He lives with you and will be in you,” describing a new experience of presence for followers under the new covenant. God was with believers in the Old Testament, dwelling in the temple, appearing
The flight to Egypt (recorded in Matthew 2:13-23) provides additional evidence of Joseph’s care for Mary and Jesus. Because of his obedience, Joseph, Mary, and Jesus were able to escape King Herod’s anger and make their way to Egypt. The gifts from the wise men probably provided the funds needed for their trip. This passage
Include your children during Lent with Lent coloring pages based on the Gospel Readings from the Revised Common Lectionary Year B. The first Sunday of Lent features an image from Mark 1:9-15, Jesus’ time of tempation in the wilderness. The second Sunday of Lent features Mark 8:34 from the Gospel Reading from Mark 8:31-38. Jesus
Let your kids color their way through the Christmas Story with this set of 8 coloring pages. Once they have colored all the pages, they will be able to retell the Christmas story by putting the pages in the correct sequence. Included: These coloring pages are an excerpt from the Storybook Bible Fun December Series.
Are you still amazed at Mary’s humble response to Gabriel’s announcement? The NET translation shares Luke 1:38 this way. So Mary said, “Yes, I am a servant of the Lord; let this happen to me according to your word.” This is the first lesson and preschool crafts packet in my weekly lesson series following the