PERSEVERANCE—Refusing to give up APP when life gets hard
“But those who trust in the Lord will receive new strength. They will fly as high as eagles. They will run and not get tired. They will walk and not grow weak.” Isaiah 40:31, NIrV
WEEK 1 MATTHEW 28:16-20, ACTS 1–2 Great Commission and Spread of the Gospel
SAY THIS: Keep going because God is with you.
WEEK 2 ACTS 16:16-40 Paul and Silas in Prison
SAY THIS: You can choose joy when life gets hard.
WEEK 3: HEBREWS 12:1 Cloud of Witnesses
SAY THIS: God can help you let go of what is holding you back.
WEEK 4: HEBREWS 12:2-3 Fix Your Eyes on Jesus
SAY THIS: Keep going because of what Jesus did for you.
Morning time: Start the day with some music in the house. Play a favorite Christian song loudly for everyone to enjoy and get pumped about the day. As you say goodbye say this, “Don’t give up today. God is with you!”
Drive time: On your drive this week try out some of these fun riddles with the kids. “What has hands but can’t clap?” (Clock) “What is at the end of a rainbow?” (The letter W) “What goes up but never goes down?” (Your age) Remind your kids that even when life gives us riddles and gets difficult, to keep going because God is with you.
Q & A for kids: Would you rather get a no-homework pass, or a no-chore pass? Why?
Q & A for parents: What is the hardest thing you’ve ever accomplished? How did you feel when it was done?
Bed time: No matter how many friends or family you have, there are times you’ll feel alone. Truth is, no matter how alone you feel, God is always with you. Even though you may not see Him, He offers you the power of His Holy Spirit any time you ask. Because God is with you, you can keep going! Pray that God will give you the power of His Holy Spirit to guide and comfort you in those moments you feel alone.
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