Thursday, November 18, 2010

December 1: The Greatest Gift

  • Gather your children and present a large wrapped box with a removable lid (keep the lid on for today, unless you want to show them wrapped gifts inside the box).

  • Explain that each day in December you will get a present out of this "Christmas Adventure Box" and talk about how that present reminds us of Jesus.

  • Tell them that this large wrapped present reminds you of the Greatest Gift ever given.

  • Read John 3:16.

"For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life."

  • Talk about the biggest gift in the history of time, God's gift to us in Jesus.

  • Tell about when you received Jesus as a gift and made him Lord of your life.

  • Share the gospel story with your children, giving them a chance to receive this Greatest Gift.

  • Pray with your children, thanking God for the gift of Jesus. Thank God for the season of Advent and the anticipation of the celebration of Jesus. Ask Him to bless each day as you experience this Christmas Adventure Box!


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  2. I agree that it's important to think carefully about what the underlying reason is for a website, the dogs example fits the bill perfectly :)
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