Quest :: Week of September 16

Monthly Focus: Who is always with you? (God is always with you.)
Bible Story: Esther  Esther 2:2 – 8:17
Main Point: When God is with me, I can be strong.
Memory Verse: Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid… for the Lord your God goes with you.” Deuteronomy 31:6, NIV 

We can do super things when we trust that God is always with us and do things His way. It’s not about what WE can do but about what GOD can do. Because God is always with us, we can be super!

In this week’s lesson, God is with Esther.

Esther’s plan to save the Jews was risky and could have made her get in trouble with the king. But because God was with her and made her strong, Esther convinced the king not to get rid of her people! Being strong on the inside is even important than having strong muscles. We’re strong when we choose to do things God’s way. And He can help us because He is with us!

September Memory Verse
This month our Bible verse tells us we don’t need to be afraid. We can be strong and courageous because God is always with us!

Children can recite the verse every week in September to earn a special memory verse card. When your child receives a memory verse card celebrate with them on learning their verse and put the card on their Quest poster.

Be strong (cross left arm over chest)
and courageous. (cross both arms over chest)
Do not be afraid (roll arms then karate chop)
for the Lord (point left finger up)
your God (point both fingers up)
goes with you.” (fists on hips)
Deuteronomy 31:6 (open hands like a book)

Practice this verse together and encourage your child to recite it to their eGroup Leader this week in Quest.

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