dangerously good power
Get comfy and everyone takes it in turn to hold their thumbs out and wiggle them up or down to express how they are and how their week has been. Allow everyone to share why. Perhaps share what God has been doing in your life this week. Why not take a moment to pray about what comes up?
Hot potato – get a soft toy, a pillow or a rolled up socks. Stand in a circle and pass the item around, throwing it to each other. When the leader says hot potato everyone counts down to ten together. When the count reaches zero whoever is holding the ‘hot potato’ loses a life. Everyone starts with three lives – the person with lives left at the end wins. [point: God’s power is dangerously good]
Grab a tasty snack and drink and join Ben on today's video as we look at our story; Acts 6:1-10
Family Discussion questions:
What have you seen or watched that has caused you to have ‘awe’ or ‘respect’ for God’s power (e.g. waves in the sea, massive mountains, the stars in the night)?
Why do you think God, even though He is so powerful and holy, wants to be close to us?
How can we love and respect God’s power so that He works through us?
Find a space with your cushion somewhere, bring your journal or paper and pen with you.
Play this worship music video and spend some Spend some time asking God to show you his dangerously good power and how to love and respect him well.
Plan a trip to the seaside or on a drive up a big hill where you can stop and see the view below (if this isn’t possible, find a clip on YouTube of powerful waves or a massive mountain range and watch it together). As you look at how amazingly powerful God’s creation is thank Him that for the presence of His Spirit with us, and think about how his power is inside of you.