The Pharisee and Tax collector

It has been such a fun summer walking through the parables of Jesus at #FishermensClub at #Htownkids . I pray that the kids are learning half as much as I am in preparing these lessons. Here are the parables that we have covered so far.

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Lazarus and the rich man

Well, Wednesday is coming upon us. That means that Fishermen’s club is taking place at Hoffmantown Kids. We have been walking through the parables of Jesus this summer. It has been neat to see what Jesus has to teach His disciples about being fishers of men. I have learned a lot and it is neat to see the kids learning so much about Christ and His ways. A couple of weeks ago, we looked at the parable of the wheat and the tares. This week, we are going to learn about Lazarus and the rich man. God has much to teach us here about how we live our daily lives. I pray that this teaching will be as helpful to you as it is to me.

The story of Lazarus and the rich man is found in Luke 16. Take a moment to read this parable and we will discuss what we learn. Continue reading

The “Prodigal Sons”

Jesus embrace I am preparing to go to summer camp with our youth group next week where we will be serving as missionaries at Lake of the Ozarks, MO. I am excited about the chance to share the Love of God through the Word of God with the people of the area. As I prepare to go I have been preparing Bible studies for our group and sermons for the kids with whom we will work. I would like to share a couple of these messages with you. The first one comes from Luke 15 and is commonly known as the “Prodigal Son”. I find this passage even more amazing every time that I read/study it.

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