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Motion :: Week of December 23

Generosity: Making someone’s day by giving something away.
Series Memory Verse: “Command them to do good, to be rich in good deeds, and to be generous and willing to share.” 1 Timothy 6:18 (NIV)
Main Point: God gave us Jesus.
Bible Story: Jesus is Born | Luke 2:1-18

Every good and perfect gift comes from God. In fact, generosity is at the very core of God’s character— He even gave us His own son, Jesus! Jesus showed unwavering generosity as He traded His life for ours. And, because God gave us Jesus and Jesus gave His life, we can be generous towards others. Not only that, but when we are generous towards others, we prove that we love God by loving the people He loves.

This weekend we celebrated that God gave us Jesus.

The Big Give | Jesus Is Born from Elevation Church eKidz on Vimeo.

God gave us the greatest gift of all, His son Jesus. This Christmas, let’s remember that no matter what we get under the tree, God gave us Jesus, and that’s the most amazing gift of all.

At dinner this week, ask:

  • What is the Good News?
  • What are other words you would use for “great joy”?
  • What brings you joy during the Christmas season?

Motion :: Week of December 16

Generosity: Making someone’s day by giving something away.
Series Memory Verse: “Command them to do good, to be rich in good deeds, and to be generous and willing to share.” 1 Timothy 6:18 (NIV)
Main Point: Look for creative ways to give.
Bible Story: Be Rich | 1 Timothy 6:18

Every good and perfect gift comes from God. In fact, generosity is at the very core of God’s character— He even gave us His own son, Jesus! Jesus showed unwavering generosity as He traded His life for ours. And, because God gave us Jesus and Jesus gave His life, we can be generous towards others. Not only that, but when we are generous towards others, we prove that we love God by loving the people He loves.

This weekend we learned that we can give in creative ways.

The Big Give | Be Rich from Elevation Church eKidz on Vimeo.

Being generous is not trying to get everyone the fanciest gift. It’s about following God’s instruction to love one another. He asks us to be rich in doing good things for others. You could do your siblings chores or let someone ahead of you in line. When you are generous you can look for creative ways to give!

At dinner this week, ask:

  • According to God, in 1 Timothy 6:18, what makes a person rich?
  • What are ways you can be generous?
  • What gets in the way of being generous?
  • If you don’t have a way to buy things for others, can you still be generous? How?

 

The Bring It! Challenge

We want kids to Bring It! to church. The Bring It! Challenge encourages Motion kids to bring themselves, their Bible, and scripture they’ve learned to Motion. Not only can kids be rewarded for bringing it, but the Bring It! Challenge is a fun way to grow and learn more about God and how He wants us to live.

During The Big Give, kids can earn fun prizes each week. Kids have to FIND 1 Timothy 6:9, in their Bible, RECITE it from memory, and SAY what our series virtue, generosity, means!


Motion :: Week of December 9

Generosity: Making someone’s day by giving something away.
Series Memory Verse: “Command them to do good, to be rich in good deeds, and to be generous and willing to share.” 1 Timothy 6:18 (NIV)
Main Point: Don’t miss your chance to give.
Bible Story: Parable of the Rich Man/Bigger Barns | Luke 12:13-21

Every good and perfect gift comes from God. In fact, generosity is at the very core of God’s character— He even gave us His own son, Jesus! Jesus showed unwavering generosity as He traded His life for ours. And, because God gave us Jesus and Jesus gave His life, we can be generous towards others. Not only that, but when we are generous towards others, we prove that we love God by loving the people He loves.

This weekend we remembered that we all have a chance to give.

The Big Give | Parable of the Rich Man/Bigger Barns from Elevation Church eKidz on Vimeo.

The man from our Bible story didn’t want to give up any of what he had. But having all that stuff didn’t bring him happiness. Jesus tells us through this parable: Don’t miss your chance to give. God wants you to give and be willing to share because when you’re generous, you show others that you love them and that they’re more important than having stuff. You also show them that God loves them and cares for them.

At dinner this week, ask:

  • Is it easy or hard for you to give to others? Why?
  • What’s something that’s easy for you to give? Why?
  • What’s something that’s hard for you to give? Why?
  • Why does God want us to give?

 

The Bring It! Challenge
We want kids to Bring It! to church. The Bring It! Challenge encourages Motion kids to bring themselves, their Bible, and scripture they’ve learned to Motion. Not only can kids be rewarded for bringing it, but the Bring It! Challenge is a fun way to grow and learn more about God and how He wants us to live.

During The Big Give, kids can earn fun prizes each week. Kids have to FIND 1 Timothy 6:9, in their Bible, RECITE it from memory, and SAY what our series virtue, generosity, means!


Motion :: Week of December 2

Generosity: Making someone’s day by giving something away.
Series Memory Verse: “Command them to do good, to be rich in good deeds, and to be generous and willing to share.” 1 Timothy 6:18 (NIV)
Main Point: Because God gave, I can give.
Bible Story: God Gave Us Jesus | 1 John 4:9-11

Every good and perfect gift comes from God. In fact, generosity is at the very core of God’s character— He even gave us His own son, Jesus! Jesus showed unwavering generosity as He traded His life for ours. And, because God gave us Jesus and Jesus gave His life, we can be generous towards others. Not only that, but when we are generous towards others, we prove that we love God by loving the people He loves.

This weekend we learned that because God gave, we can give, too!

The Big Give | 1 John 4:9-11 from Elevation Church eKidz on Vimeo.

The most important thing about the Christmas season is to remember that God gave the gift of His Son to everyone. He came so that everyone who would ever live on earth could know Him. God gave us the biggest gift of all, and because God gave, we can give to others, too.

At dinner this week, ask:

  • When is it easy for you to be generous? When is it difficult?
  • How do you feel when someone gives you a gift? Does it make it easier to give knowing you can share that feeling?

 

The Bring It! Challenge
We want kids to Bring It! to church. The Bring It! Challenge encourages Motion kids to bring themselves, their Bible, and scripture they’ve learned to Motion. Not only can kids be rewarded for bringing it, but the Bring It! Challenge is a fun way to grow and learn more about God and how He wants us to live.

During The Big Give, kids can earn fun prizes each week. Kids have to FIND 1 Timothy 6:9, in their Bible, RECITE it from memory, and SAY what our series virtue, generosity, means!