Monthly Big Idea

Jesus wants to be my friend forever.


“Jesus said, ‘Come follow me.’” Matthew 4:19, NCV


Week One
Paul Becomes a Believer

Acts 9:1-9

Paul meets Jesus on his way to Damascus, and his life is changed forever.

Week Two
Ananias Helps Paul

Acts 9:10-31

Jesus sends Ananias to help Paul regain his sight.

Week Three
Peter Goes to the House of Cornelius

Acts 10

Jesus teaches Peter to love everyone, so Peter tells Cornelius about Jesus. Then Cornelius brings more people to hear about Jesus too.

Week Four
An Angel Helps Peter Escape from Prison

Acts 12:1-19

The Lord sends an angel to lead Peter out of prison, where he joins his friends who are praying.



Morning Time

When you go into your child’s room, say: “Good morning, [child’s name]! Jesus loves you so much, and He wants to be your friend forever.”

Drive Time

While on the go, look for lights. Talk about how Jesus used a very bright light to make Paul stop and listen to Him. Jesus wanted Paul to be His friend forever.

Cuddle Time

Cuddle with your child and pray: “God, thank You for sending Jesus to be our friend forever.”

Bath Time

As you bathe your child, sing the following words to the tune of “The Wheels on the Bus”: “Jesus wants to be my friend forever, friend forever, friend forever. Jesus wants to be my friend forever. For ever and ever!”

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