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Date:__________________ Lesson

At Home Weekly is designed for you to use during the week with your son or
daughter. You’ll find out what they learned today at church and can help them
prepare for next week by exploring the theme (or Ponder Point) and spending CONNECT AS A FAMILY
time together in God’s Word. Read this part of The Big God Story outside, preferably in a park or garden. Take
some time to look around at God’s creation—trees, clouds, birds, flowers,
insects, and more. Then read Genesis 1—3.
REMEMBER & CELEBRATE After reading the Scripture passage, discuss these questions together:
Festival of Jubilee: Remembering and Celebrating God’s Gift of Freedom
• If you could have been there on any of the days of creation, which day would
PONDER POINT: GOD REDEEMS • Talk together about how God “covered” Adam and Eve when they sinned.
Need for a Redeemer
• Discuss how God, in His perfect love for us, covered our sin by sending His Son
Genesis 1—3
as our Redeemer.

DID YOU KNOW? These questions can easily extend into the rest of the week. Look for
Share these facts to get the conversation started. opportunities to bring conversations about how God redeems into your everyday
life as a family.
• “Genesis,” which means “origin,” explains how God created everything in the
1 • God gave the first humans the full responsibility over the earth and
The Remember Verse focuses on a character trait of God that’s highlighted in
next week’s portion of The Big God Story.
2 • Adam and Eve gave up the right to live in perfect harmony with God
when they chose to sin. Know therefore that the LORD your God is God; he is the
3 • After Adam and Eve sinned, God immediately showed them His perfect faithful God, keeping his covenant of love to a thousand
love by promising to send the Redeemer. generations of those who love him and keep his
commandments. Deuteronomy 7:9

Blessings are often used in the Bible. A blessing can be a prayer of commission,
a portion of Scripture, or words to encourage and guide.

A blessing to pray over your child:

(Child’s name), “the LORD your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who
saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love he will no longer rebuke
you, but will rejoice over you with singing” (Zephaniah 3:17).

For more information about blessing your child, talk to your ministry leader or see
Spiritual Parenting by Michelle Anthony.

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