I heard a story about a young mother who skeptically examined a new educational toy. “Isn’t it rather complicated for a small boy?” she asked the sales clerk.
“It’s designed to adjust the child to live in today’s world, ma’am,” the shop assistant replied. “So basically, any way he tries to put it together is wrong.”
I was reminded again recently as I led a kid’s ministry event – they are like sponges. The verse we learned over the course of one evening was Psalm 119:105
Your word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path.
That’s a great verse to memorize. It sinks deep into our heart that even in a troubled and complicated world, we can trust God and his word. He will lead us through His word!
It’s a great one to invite your kids to memorize today or this week.
Use a song to help. Use actions if you need to. Or you can use this power point method that we often use when helping kids memorize scripture. [Here’s the PowerPoint file if it can be helpful to you].
It’s an important aspect to the job of every parent, pastor and children’s pastor. Encourage kids around you to memorize Scripture – and join them in the process!
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