Hope Kids Virtual HK – July 09

Virtual Hope Kids - July 09, 2022

Changed by Grace

Step 1: Sing the Songs

Step 2: Memorize the Word Together

Step 3: Watch the Teaching Together

Step 4: Discuss the Teaching Together

Changed by Grace

Read and Explain God’s Word

  1. Spend time reading Acts 1:1-8 with your family.
        1. What is the title of this passage in the Bible?
        2. Who are the main characters?
        3. Are there any words or phrases that are repeated? What are they?
        4. Was the Holy Spirit with Jesus? (v.2)
        5. What did Jesus ask the disciples to wait for in Jerusalem? (vv.4-5)
        6. What did the disciples think Jesus was going to do? (v.6)
        7. Who really gets to decide when Jesus will come back to earth? (v.7)
        8. What are Jesus’ disciples supposed to do until Jesus comes back? Who will help them? (v.8)


Show God’s Word

  1. What are some wrong things you are tempted to do? Have you tried to stop doing these things in your own strength? How did that go?
  2. Who is the Holy Spirit? Is He God?
  3. What do these verses tell us about the Holy Spirit?
    • John 14:16
    • John 14:26b
    • John 16:7-9, 13-14
    • Galatians 5:22-23


Apply God’s Word

  1. What is temptation? (Galatians 5:19-21) How can the Holy Spirit help us fight choosing to sin when we are tempted?
  2. Is there a sin you keep on doing that you need to ask the Holy Spirit for help to say no to? What is it? Take some time now to pray, and ask the Holy Spirit to help you stop sinning. Then ask the Holy Spirit to help you find a verse in the Bible you can remember when you feel tempted with that sin again. Write out your verse in the space below…
  3. One of the greatest ways we can grow understanding who the Holy Spirit is to spend time with God in prayer and in reading His Word. The more we know God’s Word, the better we can live out God’s Word in the wisdom He gives us! Use the Grow Up In Christ planner and schedule the time you need, to spend time with Jesus. Remember- as you get close to Him, He will get close to you and give you the strength you need to live faithfully! Share your plan with your family, friends, and the Hope Kids team (hkids@hopeottawa.ca)
  4. Take time this week to memorize Galatians 5:16 to remember that with the help of the Spirit, you can obey God and say no to sin! “But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.”
  5. When we choose to follow Jesus, God gives us His Holy Spirit to help us love and obey Him, but first we have to have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. To have this, you must put your faith in Jesus Christ as your Lord and Saviour. To become a believer in Jesus, we have to believe that Jesus is the Son of God and the only Saviour. God sent His only Son, Jesus, to come to earth and die for our sins, so we can be saved and have a personal relationship with Him. To accept this gift from God, we must believe that Jesus died for us so that we can be God’s child too. We first must repent of our sin (turn away from it) and believe in Jesus as our Lord and Saviour. When we do this, we put our faith in Him as our Lord and Saviour. If you want to begin a personal relationship with Him, and put your faith in Him alone, all you need to do is;
  • A_______  (Admit) that you have done wrong and ask God to forgive you for disobeying Him.
  • B_______ (Believe) that God sent Jesus to take the punishment for your sin. Trust that you are forgiven because Jesus made you right with God.
  • C______ (Choose) to spend your whole life depending on God’s power to help you say no to sin, and to worship God only. Rely on God to help you tell others that God is your leader and the most important person in your life.

Step 5: Pray the Truth Together



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