This Month in Sprouts
Use the information below to talk with your children about what they're learning in Sprouts.
Big Idea: FORGIVENESS
Verse of the Month: "Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.” Colossians 3:13
Bottom Line: Jesus has the power to forgive.
Bible Story: Jesus Heals the Paralyzed Man - Luke 5:17-26
Ask: What are some ways you can show forgiveness to people who are mean to you?
Bottom Line: We ALL need to be forgiven.
Bible Story: The Stoning of the Sinful Woman – John 8 CEV
Ask: Have you ever done anything to someone and had to ask for their forgiveness? What happened?
Bottom Line: Forgive because you’ve been forgiven.
Bible Story: Colossians 3:13
Ask: Did you know that God forgives you of everything wrong you’ve ever done? If God forgives you, don’t other deserve our forgiveness?
July 22 – No Relevant Kids
Bottom Line: Ask for forgiveness.
Bible Story: Confessing Sin to God - 1 John 1:8-9, 2:1-2; James 5:16
Ask: Who is someone you aren’t getting along with right now that you can ask for their forgiveness?