Year 1, Summer: Lesson 6
What we learned today
Big Idea: God is with me (part 2)
1 Kings 19v9–18 God called to Elijah in a gentle whisper. When Elijah heard this, he went out to meet with the Lord.
Where we're headed next time
Big Idea: Our God saves (part 1)
Jonah 1—4 God asked Jonah to go to Nineveh and deliver a special message. Instead, Jonah ran from God. He boarded a boat, but God sent a violent storm. Eventually, Jonah was thrown overboard and swallowed by a great fish. After three days in the belly of the fish, God rescued Jonah and he went to Nineveh to deliver the message.
Dig into God’s word
Read Jonah 1v17-2v10.
After reading, remind your child that it was God who saved Jonah from the belly of the fish.
Connect as a family
Your child may enjoy playing peek-a-boo. As you play and ask, "Where's baby?" remind your child that there's nowhere she can hide from God because He is always with her.
What did Jonah do when he was inside the big fish?
That's right, he prayed to God.
Blessings are often used in the Bible. A blessing can be a prayer of commission, a portion of Scripture, or words to encourage and guide.
Open a Bible and read Galatians 3v26 over your child: "So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith."