Quest :: Jesus wants to help me.

Main point: Jesus wants to help me.
Bible story: The Centurion ● Matthew 8:5-13

As a family, watch this week’s video and discuss these questions together:

  • Was today’s story about a special kind of soldier or singer? (soldier)
  • Was this soldier called a general or a centurion? (centurion)
  • Was the centurion’s servant sick or lost? (sick)
  • When the centurion’s servant was sick and couldn’t move, who did he ask for help? (Jesus)
  • Did Jesus need to visit the servant to help? (no)
  • When the centurion got home, was his servant better? (yes)
  • Does Jesus want to help you, just like He helped the centurion? (yes)

 

Family Activity: Heart Search

WHAT YOU NEED: Activity pages

WHAT YOU DO: 

  • Before the Activity: Print off the activity pages. Cut out all the hearts and hide them around your room.
  • During the Activity: Encourage your child to find the hidden hearts. When they find the heart that says, “Jesus Loves Me,” ask, “Who loves you?” Encourage them to say, “Jesus loves me!”

WHAT YOU SAY: 

  • Before the Activity: “There are some hearts hidden around this room. One of them has a very special message on them! Let’s search to find the hearts.”
  • After the Activity: “You did an awesome job finding the hearts! They remind us that Jesus LOVES us and He wants to help us! Who loves you?” (Jesus loves me.)