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Leader 1 & 2: Hi, I'm Mr./Ms. (First name)!
Leader 1: Good morning/evening!! I have a question for you: Is our God Great!? [Yes!] I’m sorry, I’m not sure I could hear you all. I said, IS OUR GOD GREAT?!? [YEAH!!] Alright!! We have a song all about how GREAT He is! Let’s sing it together!
“Oh, Great is Our God” by Brian Eichelberger
Leader 2: Our memory verse this month is Exodus 20:12! Repeat after me:
"Honor" = bow down, both arms in front, palms down
"your father" = turn left palm up
"and your mother" = turn right palm up (they echo here)
"so that you may live long" = put palms together, arms straight out to your right, and move your left arm over the top of your head and all the way to the other (left) side (they echo here)
"in the land" = spread your arms out in front, palms up
"the Lord your God" = both hands point up
"is giving to you." = bring open hands down, palms up, extend arms forward like offering a gift
Leader 1: This memory verse is from God’s 10 commandments, which were the rules He has given to His people, including us! He gave us these commands AFTER He had shown His love to Israel, and after He has shown His love to us. His rules show us how to OBEY Him, and He also told us that when we OBEY, we are showing Him that we LOVE Him! Obedience is a way to Love God! Jesus said this too: “If you love me, you will obey my commands.” What are some other ways we show God that we love him? [allow for 2-3 answers, then supply this one if it isn’t given:] That’s right! We can show God we love Him by giving Him an offering, a gift to Him from what He has given us. As we sing this next song, you can bring your offering to God!
"More Than Conquerors" by Seeds Family Worship
As we learn about God’s chosen people, Israel, and their story in the book of Exodus, we have heard about how often the mess up, disobey, and don’t trust God! Can you tell me some stories that you remember about the Israelites disobeying or distrusting God? [allow 2-3 answers; grumbling in the wilderness; building the golden calf; wanting to turn back before the Red Sea, ect.] Wow! Those Israelites seemed to have a lot of problems trusting God! But the amazing thing about God is that He was still faithful, good, and loving to them anyway, because they were His chosen people.
Are we any better at obeying or trusting God than the Israelites? Do we have trouble trusting God? What are some ways that you have struggled to obey God or trust God recently? [Allow a few answers; offer your own confession if answers are slow] That’s right — we ALL have fallen short of obeying God perfectly. But just as God was faithful to Israel, to continue to save them, God has made a way for us to be made right with Him. He sent Jesus to live a perfect life for us, and to take on the punishment we deserved on the Cross. This next song is called “The Gospel Song,” and it’s the story of just that — the good news that God has made a way for us sinners to come back to a relationship with Him. Let’s sing it together!
"The Gospel Song" by Sovereign Grace Music
Leader 1: Hey, who can tell me what time it is? (Catechism time!!)
(Play Catechism riff like “Tequila”: G-F-G-F x3, G-F-G “Catechism!”)