All month we’ve been looking at how God’s got it. We’ve seen how God’s always with us even in the fire, that God will always take care of us even when we don’t know where the current will take us, and God hears us and gives us what we need even when we’re wandering and don’t know where to look. God has made those promises to us. If God says it, then you can count on it. He is ever faithful. Say it with, “God’s got it!”
This week we’ll look at a symbol of one of God’s promises as we look at the story of Noah. God promises to never flood the earth again and put the rainbow in the sky to remind of this promise. This is a great place to start with our young kids to help them understand that God always keeps His promises. But as an adult, think on all the other promises God has made to us. Trust those promises and live your life knowing God’s got it.
Here’s a snapshot of what we’ll show the kids this week:
Bible Story Focus: God keeps His promises. (Noah • Genesis 6:8-33, 7:1-24, 8:1–9:17)
Memory Verse: “God is with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9, NLT
Key Question: Who’s got it?
Bottom Line: God’s got it.
Bible Story & Worship
Watch this video with your kids so you can recap and discuss it with them in the “Bring Jesus To Their Level” section. Then worship God by singing and dancing for Him. Praise God by singing out how He is number one and that He is with you wherever you go.
Bible Story Video – God Hears Me
Worship – My God Is Number One
Worship – God Is with Me
Next, we have an activity sheet and coloring page to help reinforce what they’ve learned. Make sure you have a small reward (sticker, hug, special treat . . .) for them when they say the verse all by themselves.
Bible Story Activity
Memory Verse with Hand Motions
Bring Jesus To Their Level
Finish up your church at home by recapping the story. God asked Noah to build a big boat for his family and a bunch of animals. Noah obeyed and God protected everyone on the ark as He flooded the rest of the earth. The best part, God promised He would never do that again and put the rainbow in the sky to remind us that God keeps His promises. Since God saved all the animals, make a list with your family of your favorite animals. Use the list as you pray together.
PRAYER: “Dear God, Thank You for making so many wonderful animals like (read the you’re your family made). Thank You for putting them on the boat with Noah and keeping them safe. Help us trust that You will always keep Your promises and no matter what happens, You’ve got it. We love You, God. In Jesus’ name, amen.”
As we wrap up, I’d like to leave you with one of the kids’ favorite ‘good-bye’ songs:
Let Me See Your Alligator
Thank you for the opportunity to partner with you in the discipleship of your kid(s). It’s not always easy to guide your own kids through the Bible but it is my hope that these lessons will be the “graceful ornament” on their heads as they grow in the truth of the Lord. My prayers are with you.
“My son, hear the instruction of your father, and do not forsake the law of your mother; for they will be a graceful ornament on your head, and chains about your neck.”Proverbs 1:8-9