I just returned from a 1600+ mile round trip road trip. It was emotional and exhausting. I can't tell you how wonderful it was and is to meditate on this verse throughout the week.
God does not get tired or weary, but I sure do. His promises are true though and I am refreshed in His Word.
Pastor's topic on this passage this week is 'Serve'. We teach the children the passage that Pastor is preaching on.
After my week, which was filled with serving, I understand why. Serving can be exhilarating or exhausting, but it is often both.
How do we teach this to children?
First we teach them about the character of God.
- He is the Everlasting God.
- He is the Creator.
- He does not grow weary or tired.
- Strength when we are weak
- Power when we are weary
- We will soar like eagles.
(It will be interesting to discuss with the kids how God gives us the ability to soar like eagles.)
We will read the verses together and give examples of each bullet point.
For songs, here are a few I will use:
We will discuss the power of God and how He helps us to serve others.
For a craft, I will use something like this: