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Family Discipleship Resources - 3/28/21

March 28, 2021
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THIS WEEK:

From the Sermon: Christ Our King

Preacher: Brian Bailey
Scripture: Matthew 27:32-44

We’ve looked at Jesus as Prophet and Priest, and this week we learn that Jesus is King. When Jesus came to live on Earth, he wasn’t the King people expected. He came as a suffering and sacrificial King - a King that died for his people. Jesus is the perfect King the world had been waiting for! The Bible promises that Jesus is a victorious King that is making all the bad in the world come undone. Jesus is making all things new! Jesus is deserving of all our praise and worship and love because he is the true, perfect King over everyone and everything.

Family Discussion Questions:

  1. What’s something that surprised or confused you about this Bible passage? (Look back at your Sermon Notes for help remembering!)
  2. What were the kings like in the Old Testament and how is Jesus different?
  3. What does it mean that Jesus is making all things new?
  4. What does Jesus’ death on the cross teach us about who God is?
  5. What are some things we can do this week to show God how thankful we are that he sent Jesus to die for our sins?
Parent Tip:
· Read the sermon summary together as a family. Build this into your normal routine, perhaps reading together around the table during a meal.
· There are five questions, each with a different theme. You can choose one night a week to go over all five, do a couple questions a few times a week, or discuss one question per day.
· Each question is meant to be a conversation starter. Model for your children how to answer these questions by sharing your own personal insights.  
· Even if your conversations don’t go as planned, don’t be discouraged. ALL time spent talking about and reading God’s word is valuable!
· The more consistent you are in having these discussions, the more fruitful they will be. As this becomes part of your weekly rhythm, your kids will anticipate the questions and listen more attentively at church.

Other Scriptures:

Parent Tip:
Use these additional scriptures as daily reading. These are also a great way to help your children learn to locate passages in the Bible.

Attribute of God:

WISE: God is all knowing and uses his knowledge to do exactly what is right all the time.

Parent Tip:
We focus on a new attribute of God each week to discuss as a family. Use this time to discuss who God is, answer questions the kids might have, and talk about what that week’s attribute means to each person in your family.

Prayer Focus:

REPENTANCE: As we reflect on the cross this week, pray for God to forgive any unkind actions you’ve done toward someone else.

Parent Tip:
Each week of the month has its own prayer theme: Church, Family, Community and Repentance. Use these themes to show your children how to pray. It can be helpful to add this to an already existing routine like at bedtime or when you’re in the car together.

THIS MONTH:

I Saw the Light

I wandered so aimless life filled with sin
I wouldn’t let my dear savior in
Then Jesus came like a stranger in the night
Praise the Lord I saw the light.

I saw the light I saw the light
No more darkness no more night
Now I’m so happy no sorrow in sight
Praise the Lord I saw the light

Just like a blind man I wandered along
Worries and fears I claimed for my own
Then like a blind man that God gave back his sight
Praise the Lord I saw the light

I was a fool to wander and astray
Straight is the gate and narrow the way
Now I have traded the wrong for the right
Praise the Lord I saw the light.

Parent Tip:
Each month we highlight a different song for you to sing together. Singing is an integral part of worship! Singing as a family helps teach the kids how to worship at church, and as they learn more songs, they will be able to participate more on Sunday mornings. You can practice your songs in the car, at the dinner table, when you wake up, or at bedtime! You can also check out our playlist on Spotify and sing along with your favorite worship songs.

Memory Verse:

Proverbs 1:7
“The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction.”

Parent Tip:
This is the same memory verse that the whole church is learning and it rotates monthly. Practice reciting it as a family each day at least once. Dinner time is a great opportunity to practice together.

New City Catechism:

Question 2: What is God?
Answer:
God is the creator of everyone and everything.

Parent Tip:
We are making our way through the New City Catechism with a new question every month. You can practice catechism questions anytime throughout the day! For the complete list of questions, answers and songs, download the free app “New City Catechism” on your device.
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Krysta leads Coram Deo's Kids Ministry, splitting her time between working for the church and being a full-time mom. She and her husband live in Bremerton with their three boys. She loves baking, reading, spending time with friends and family, and listening to heavy metal rock music.

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<<Download as a PDF>>
<<See previous weeks>>

THIS WEEK:

From the Sermon: Christ Our King

Preacher: Brian Bailey
Scripture: Matthew 27:32-44

We’ve looked at Jesus as Prophet and Priest, and this week we learn that Jesus is King. When Jesus came to live on Earth, he wasn’t the King people expected. He came as a suffering and sacrificial King - a King that died for his people. Jesus is the perfect King the world had been waiting for! The Bible promises that Jesus is a victorious King that is making all the bad in the world come undone. Jesus is making all things new! Jesus is deserving of all our praise and worship and love because he is the true, perfect King over everyone and everything.

Family Discussion Questions:

  1. What’s something that surprised or confused you about this Bible passage? (Look back at your Sermon Notes for help remembering!)
  2. What were the kings like in the Old Testament and how is Jesus different?
  3. What does it mean that Jesus is making all things new?
  4. What does Jesus’ death on the cross teach us about who God is?
  5. What are some things we can do this week to show God how thankful we are that he sent Jesus to die for our sins?
Parent Tip:
· Read the sermon summary together as a family. Build this into your normal routine, perhaps reading together around the table during a meal.
· There are five questions, each with a different theme. You can choose one night a week to go over all five, do a couple questions a few times a week, or discuss one question per day.
· Each question is meant to be a conversation starter. Model for your children how to answer these questions by sharing your own personal insights.  
· Even if your conversations don’t go as planned, don’t be discouraged. ALL time spent talking about and reading God’s word is valuable!
· The more consistent you are in having these discussions, the more fruitful they will be. As this becomes part of your weekly rhythm, your kids will anticipate the questions and listen more attentively at church.

Other Scriptures:

  • Matt. 9:10-13; 26:26-29, 39-42
  • 2 Corinthians 5:21
  • Psalm 22:18
  • Philippians 2:1-8
  • Hebrews 2:10-11, 14; 12:1-2
  • Isaiah 53:12
  • 1 Peter 2:23
Parent Tip:
Use these additional scriptures as daily reading. These are also a great way to help your children learn to locate passages in the Bible.

Attribute of God:

WISE: God is all knowing and uses his knowledge to do exactly what is right all the time.

Parent Tip:
We focus on a new attribute of God each week to discuss as a family. Use this time to discuss who God is, answer questions the kids might have, and talk about what that week’s attribute means to each person in your family.

Prayer Focus:

REPENTANCE: As we reflect on the cross this week, pray for God to forgive any unkind actions you’ve done toward someone else.

Parent Tip:
Each week of the month has its own prayer theme: Church, Family, Community and Repentance. Use these themes to show your children how to pray. It can be helpful to add this to an already existing routine like at bedtime or when you’re in the car together.

THIS MONTH:

I Saw the Light

I wandered so aimless life filled with sin
I wouldn’t let my dear savior in
Then Jesus came like a stranger in the night
Praise the Lord I saw the light.

I saw the light I saw the light
No more darkness no more night
Now I’m so happy no sorrow in sight
Praise the Lord I saw the light

Just like a blind man I wandered along
Worries and fears I claimed for my own
Then like a blind man that God gave back his sight
Praise the Lord I saw the light

I was a fool to wander and astray
Straight is the gate and narrow the way
Now I have traded the wrong for the right
Praise the Lord I saw the light.

Parent Tip:
Each month we highlight a different song for you to sing together. Singing is an integral part of worship! Singing as a family helps teach the kids how to worship at church, and as they learn more songs, they will be able to participate more on Sunday mornings. You can practice your songs in the car, at the dinner table, when you wake up, or at bedtime! You can also check out our playlist on Spotify and sing along with your favorite worship songs.

Memory Verse:

Proverbs 1:7
“The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction.”

Parent Tip:
This is the same memory verse that the whole church is learning and it rotates monthly. Practice reciting it as a family each day at least once. Dinner time is a great opportunity to practice together.

New City Catechism:

Question 2: What is God?
Answer:
God is the creator of everyone and everything.

Parent Tip:
We are making our way through the New City Catechism with a new question every month. You can practice catechism questions anytime throughout the day! For the complete list of questions, answers and songs, download the free app “New City Catechism” on your device.

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