You can help others make peace
Hi Reign Forest Friends,
In week three, we jump back to 1 Samuel 25:1-35, where we find a story about a woman named Abigail that starts with King David. He was furious with a man named Nabal, who mistreated his soldiers. David decided to get revenge until the man’s wife, Abigail, used her peacemaking skills and stopped something that could have been horrible. Even though she was not responsible for her husband’s offense, she realized she could play a role in making peace.
Today we listened to the Fruit of the Spirit is not a Coconut song. We reviewed Bible memory verse #30 given on the 1st Sunday of June 2022. We did a pass the fruit matching game on the foam mats to music. Then children had a choice to do a Father’s Day card or a Fruit of the Spirit-themed paper.
Bottom Line: You can help others make peace. Peace is often about helping stop an argument before it can escalate into something worse. Acting as a peacemaker between others will take time and energy, but God can give us the strength to help others make peace. Sometimes our outside perspective is what someone might need to see a peaceful solution. We want kids to know that with God’s help, they can make waves by helping others make peace.
Memory verse: There is no NEW memory verse. But please encourage your children to work on memorizing and reciting their verses if they still have ones from the 30-verse Bible Memory Challenge here at Reign Forest.
Have a great week!
The Reign Forest team
Hope everyone is having a good week!
This past Sunday, we wrapped up our month on resilience in Hebrews 12:1-3. Resilience might not be easy, but the author of Hebrews reminds us of something important: all sorts of people have gone before us. They give us an incredible example to follow of what it means to have resilience, even throughout the most challenging moments of life. We can focus our attention on Jesus. He is the ultimate example of someone who endured death itself to accomplish the rescue mission God set out for Him.
Bottom Line: Keep going because of what Jesus did for you. Knowing that Jesus persevered through His death and was resurrected is the best encouragement for us to keep going when life gets hard. When we focus on Jesus, we remember that nothing is impossible, and God will help us show resilience through whatever we face in life.
Bible Verse #29: And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us. We do this by keeping our eyes on Jesus, the champion who initiates and perfects our faith (Hebrews 12:1b-2a).
The RF Team
Reign Forest Team
1st Sunday - Anita Wenrich
2nd Sunday - Kristin Wise
3rd Sunday - Christina
4th Sunday - Cheryl Marshall
5th Sunday - Angie Martin