” The plans
of the Lord
stand firm forever. “
When you go into your child’s room this month say, “Good morning, [child’s name]!” Cuddle up beside him and say, “Jesus is your friend and I am too! Ready for a great day together?”
GENESIS 37; JEREMIAH 1:5
God is with Joseph when his older brothers get mad and send him to Egypt.
As you drive along, point out people you see and ask your child, “Does Jesus want to be that person in the [color] [car/shirt/truck]’s friend forever?” Respond with, “Yes! Jesus wants to be everyone’s friend forever!”
Joseph is put in jail for something he didn’t do yet continues to trust that God has a plan for him.
Cuddle up with your child this month and pray, “Dear God, thank You for [child’s name]. He is so precious. Help me to trust that with You all things are possible. Help me to be the parent [child’s name] needs. I love You, God. In Jesus’ name, amen.”
Joseph tells Pharaoh (the king) what his dream means. Pharaoh puts Joseph in charge of helping save the food.
Add a several cups to bath time this week. As you scoop and pour, talk about how Jesus turned water into super fancy party drink at the wedding. Only Jesus could do that! Jesus can do anything!
GENESIS 42-45; PSALM 16:11
Joseph forgives his brothers when his family comes to Egypt looking for food.