Kids Devotions

When It’s Good to Read the Same Story Over and Over

Tonight we settled down for devotions and L, my 4 year old daughter, pulled out The Story Bible, which we are going through for the second time (this is an excellent Bible, the words are very close to Scripture, not embellished like other Bible storybooks I’ve seen–read more about it in my starting devotions with […] Read more…

8 simple ideas for helping the child who is hesitant to pray out loud!

Helping the Child Who is Hesitant to Pray Out Loud

“Dear Lord, ummm….” Do your children’s prayers ever begin this way? I know my seven-year-old son’s do! Several months ago, he really started struggling with praying out loud. Previously, he had prayed fairly easily so we weren’t sure what to think! Was it a discipline issue? Was he “bored” during devotions? photo credit While I […] Read more…

Hiding God’s Word

Psalm 119:11 says, “I have hidden Your word in my heart that I might not sin against You.” Will and Leah, ages 5 1/2 and almost 3 are memorizing this particular verse this week. To make it fun, I wrote it out on a piece of paper, cut it up and hid the pieces around […] Read more…

Psalm 23:4

William and I were talking the other night before he went to bed. He told me he was afraid of the shadows in the corner of his room, so we went in search of a Bible verse to comfort him. We found this, the New Living Translation of Psalm 23:4b, “I will not be afraid, […] Read more…

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