And we know that Every Word In The Bible Is….ABSOLUTELY TRUE!
From the very beginning of time, JESUS knew that HE would want to talk with us every day. HE has so much to tell us. HE knew we would need to be comforted when we are hurt or we don’t feel well. And HE really wants us to talk with HIM whenever we want to – no matter what time of day it is – even if it is when you are in school, or if it is in the middle of the night. HE wants us to CALL HIM!!
DO you know GOD’s PHONE NUMBER? Do you know HIS email address? Can we send a card or letter all the way to heaven?
Then how can we hear from Jesus and how can HE hear from us? [Give the children an opportunity to answer that question.]
The answer is through prayer and reading the Bible. We can pray anytime and never get a busy signal. God is always home. Jesus is always there to hear our prayers. And the BIBLE is GOD’s Words – written to us from the beginning. It has so many exciting things to tell us.
The Bible also says, “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.” ~ John 1:1
All we have to do is read the Bible if we want to hear from Jesus! All we have to do is pray if we want JESUS to hear us.
Right here in the Bible is a scripture promise straight from GOD! It says, “Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and shew thee great and mighty things, which thou knowest
not.” Jeremiah 33:3
The Bible is full of words to warn us, guide us, and comfort us. All we have to do is open the Bible – take a deep breath and ask HIM to show you what HE wants you to know for today.
And when we are hurting, or sad, or full of happiness that we want to share with God, we have a direct line – a Bluetooth connection - to the
ear of GOD with the promise that if we call him, HE will always answer.
He says, “Call unto me, and I will answer thee.” Isn’t that a great promise? I love that I can “CALL” Jesus anytime, night or day. I just need to pray – or read the Bible!
Dear Heavenly Father,
Thank you for making it SO easy to get in touch with you. Thank you that you are always home and never too busy to hear our call. Thank you that we don’t have to yell really loud for you to hear us. We can whisper our prayers, and YOU can even read our thoughts and hearts. We don’t have to even say words that others can hear and you know what we are thinking. That makes us feel very special, Jesus. That makes us feel your amazing love
or us. Thank you, so much!
In Jesus’ Name
2011 Emmalea Butler