Hands-On Faith for Families Devotionals

A weekly guide to help parents raise their children with a thriving faith, from Focus on the Family

Hands-on Faith for Families– week of February 8, 2016

Theme: Believing in God’s Best for You

God Wants to Know You

Scripture: Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.” (1 Timothy 4:12 ESV).

Play: Play a game of “I spy” focused on small items that do big or powerful things. For example, in a car someone may “spy” keys, the radio knob or a power window button.

Talk: The things you spied are small, but they cause big things to happen. Small things can have a big impact. Jesus was only 12 years old when He astonished the religious leaders with His knowledge. David was a young man when he defended God’s people and defeated Goliath. When we depend on God, neither size nor age matters because He is at work in us (1 Timothy 4:12). What are some big things you can do or have done by God's power?

Pray: Thank God for using you to do great things because He is powerful.

Naomi Cassata


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