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This resource is designed to allow your family to have time in God’s Word BEFORE your children attend church. Because God’s plan is for parents to be the primary spiritual nurturers of their children’s faith, we want YOU to be the one to introduce this part of The Big God Story to them. For additional support in spiritual parenting and to learn more about creating transforming environments in your home, be sure to pick up HomeFront: A Spiritual Parenting Resource from your church or download at HomeFrontMag.com. You can also access the HomeFront app for your iPhone, iPad, or Android device.
1.7 God Shows Us Who He Is
• When Moses saw the burning bush, he was tending sheep in the desert of Midian. • The angel of the Lord appeared to Moses in the flames of the burning bush. • God gave Moses several miraculous signs to show the Israelite people and to encourage them to follow him out of Egypt.
Though your child may not yet be reading, consider purchasing his own Bible. Read to him from Scripture often and emphasize that we can know God through reading His Word.
Teachable Moments After reading the passage, discuss the following together: • What was Moses thinking when he first saw the burning bush? • What did God ask Moses to do?
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• How do you think Moses felt when God told him what His plans were?
I want to know Christ—yes, to know the power of his resurrection. Philippians 3:10a
For more information about blessing your child, see the Blessing section in HomeFront: A Spiritual Parenting Resource.
A blessing to pray over your child: (Insert name of child), may you grow in your knowledge of the Lord. May God grant you wisdom and understanding from the Holy Spirit. © 2013 David C Cook. TruResources are developed in partnership with ROCKHARBOR Church and a national network of family and children’s ministry leaders. All rights reserved.