Main point: God’s plans are always best.
Bible story: Joseph and the Grain ● Genesis 41-45
As a family, watch this week’s video and then discuss a few questions together.
- “Who was today’s Bible story about? (Joseph, the king of Egypt, Joseph’s family)
- What happened in the Bible story? (The king had a strange dream. Joseph told him it meant they’d need to save grain. Joseph became a ruler and helped save the grain. When Joseph’s brothers needed food, they traveled to Egypt and Joseph gave them grain and Joseph forgave them.)
- What does this story teach us? (God has plans for us. God’s
plans are always best.)
- Can you trust God’s plans for you because His plans are best? (yes)
Family Activity: Puzzled Memory Verse
WHAT YOU NEED: activity page, scissors
WHAT YOU DO:
- Before the Activity: Print the activity page and cut along the dotted lines.
- During the Activity: Spread out all the puzzle pieces and help your child put the puzzle together. When most of them are finished, point out the words as you repeat the memory verse together several times.
WHAT YOU SAY:
- During the Activity: “Do you see the words on your puzzle? It’s our memory verse for this month. Let’s read it together. ‘“For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord,’ Jeremiah 29:11.”
- After the Activity: “Let’s put your puzzle pieces in a bag so you can take them home. You can put the puzzle together and show the verse to your family this week. I’m so glad God has plans for each of us! Who has plans for you?” (God has plans for me.)