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Tagged With: Bible

Day 7: Books

Welcome to Being Thankful for the Little Things, our annual November Thanksgiving family devotional series. This year, we’re focusing on being thankful for the little stuff, the things we often take for granted. Each devotional is meant to be read as a family. At the end of each devotional, you’ll find a journaling prompt (you … Continue reading »

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Jesus Loves Me

Last Monday, I got to go to the Hillsong concert. A friend of mine had an extra ticket and offered it to me. I loved the music and the atmosphere of worship. But of all the songs we sang, my favorite was “Jesus Loves Me.” As we were singing those simple words: Yes, Jesus loves … Continue reading »

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The Sweet Sound of Scripture

My house on Friday was filled with the sweet sound of children reciting the word of God. My ears tingled and my heart sighed. It was beautiful. You see, Friday was the finale of our summer adventure. Every summer I gather my girls and four of their neighborhood friends around my kitchen table, and we … Continue reading »

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Friday Introduction: The Bible in Rhyme

 When I was growing up, we would read the story of Jesus’ birth from Luke 2 on Christmas Eve. We read it from the King James Version of the Bible. I think I was 8 or 9 years old before I understood that “sore afraid” meant the shepherds were very scared, not in pain.The Bible … Continue reading »

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I’m Thankful for the Bible

Each day until Thanksgiving, Everyday Truth is looking at a different reason to be thankful in a family devotional. Use these devotionals with your kids to help keep your family focused on giving thanks. If you missed the introductory post, check it out here for directions on creating a “Thanksgiving wall.” When you’re done with … Continue reading »

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Memory Monday: Don’t Judge (Romans 14:13)

My kids are out of school today, so I’m taking the day off from blogging. I’m re-running my Halloween post from last year because I think at this time of the year, it’s important to keep our hearts from judging others. There’s some strange-looking kids in the Fairchild house today. My youngest has been transformed … Continue reading »

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Friday Introductions: Study Tools

I was watching “WipeOut” with my family the other night when a commercial came on for Old Navy “Flare” jeans. As I watched the commercial, I looked at my husband and said, “Didn’t we used to call those bell bottoms?” It seems the same fashion trends come and go over the decades. We just give … Continue reading »

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Summer Fun: 39 Clues Finale

Another summer adventure is in the books. We finished up the summer with a scavenger hunt that required the girls to complete tasks tied to their own unique talents. The prize was a trip to play laser tag. I wish I could tell you that the six girls that gather around my kitchen table each … Continue reading »

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Memory Monday: Finding Refreshment (Isaiah 50:4)

If this weekend was any example of what the summer is going to be like, then I think it could be a long summer. My girls seemed to be constantly picking at each other and arguing over things. On Saturday, my oldest told me she didn’t have anything to do. All I could think was … Continue reading »

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Teaching the Truth of the Bible

One summer when my oldest was three, we had a Vacation Bible School curriculum that had a Japanese theme. The story for the day was about Mary and Martha, where Martha chooses to sit at Jesus’ feet instead of helping Martha with the chores. My oldest came home from church and told me they had … Continue reading »

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