In difficult times trust is challenged, what will you hold on to? The Israelites experienced terrible life circumstances while in Egypt but prayed for God’s deliverance. God not only proved He could be trusted, but demonstrated that the things society holds on to, cannot.
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Scavenger Hunt - Connect Three
- Bags (to retain scavenged items)
- PDF print out or mobile device opened to the pdf for each group or participant
- A plague example that would work in your home
Review the ten plagues. Tell your children they are trying to connect three in a row of scavenged items that represent plagues. Brainstorm some ideas, for example band aid red stickers, or a red marker could represent boils. Either utilize individuals or teams to complete this challenge. Ancient Egypt believed that some of God’s creation, like the sun or a river, could be worshiped to take care of their needs, but not God. Through the plagues God showed Pharaoh that false god’s are false. Take a moment to review all the plagues and then thank God for being trustworthy and true.
- White sheet of paper
- Something to write with
On a plain white sheet of paper, write or draw concerns you want to share with God. Examples: Dear God, help all the people sick feel better. God, I’m worried about my grandfather. God, I need Your help being nicer to my sister. Follow the directions attached to fold your paper into an airplane. Mentions that we do not need airplanes to get our prayers to God. Have the children Tear the paper as directed by the pdf below. Jesus loves you so much that He died on the cross, so you could be reconnected to (with) Him. You can talk to Him anytime. He has promised to always be with us.