Monthly Big Idea
Jesus loves me.
“How wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ.”
Ephesians 3:18, NIV
Jesus and the Children
When the disciples try to stop children from going to Jesus, Jesus says to let the children come to me.
Mary and Martha
Martha becomes frustrated when her sister Mary listens to Jesus instead of helping her cook and clean.
A Centurion (an important leader) asks Jesus to help his servant who is sick, and Jesus makes him all the better without even going to his house!
The Thankful Woman
A woman shows she is thankful and loves Jesus by washing his feet and using her special perfume.
ENGAGE IN EVERYDAY MOMENTS TOGETHER
When you go into your child’s room, say: “Good morning, [child’s name]! Raise your hand if Jesus loves you. (Raise your hand.) Yes! Jesus loves YOU, and Jesus loves ME!”
While on the go, count how many children you can name together. Talk about how Jesus loves all children and wants to be their friend forever.
Cuddle with your child and pray: “God, thank You for Jesus. The way Jesus helps, listens, serves, sacrifices…all that He does shows how much He loves us. I pray [child’s name] grows to believe in the wonderful love of Jesus.”
Play the song “Jesus Loves Me” during bath time. Encourage your child to sing along with you!