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Do Not Fear Children Leader Guide

Follow Me Year 3 Ages 3-5
Product Description
Do Not Fear
It’s been said that the phrase do not fear appears 365 times in Scripture. Paul writes in Romans 8 that that we did not receive a spirit of fear, and that nothing can separate us from God’s love. Nearly every time an angel from God shows up with a new assignment for one of the biblical characters, they come with a message: “Do not fear.” Still, whether there are enough utterances of “do not be afraid” in Scripture to give us a unique reminder every day, the idea remains that the command to put away fear is comprehensive—whatever trials befall us, we can remember that we are created for faith, not fear.

In this unit, participants will learn that the command to “do not fear” does not mean that there is nothing to be afraid of—it means that God will walk with us through whatever fears we have. We will not eradicate fear, but we can move through it, and through studying this practice we can see how we must not let fear paralyze us from holy actions. The four dimensions of the practice that are discussed include: tuning into God’s presence, trusting God’s promises, taking one step at a time, and persevering.

Young Children Leader's Guide
This leader’s guide is for children ages 3–5. It contains helpful information for the leader, including information about young children, background information about the practice, a note about supplies, and other helpful information for each session. There are symbols for each activity within the session that allow a leader to see at a glance the type of activity and customize each session for their group of children. Each session includes resource pages and “Practicing the Practice at Home,” which may be copied, printed, or sent out electronically to participants. There are other helpful pieces for young children in the Congregational Guide.

Featured in the Young Children Leader’s Guide:

Listen for God (Matthew 1:18–24)
Trust God’s Promises (Luke 1:26–38)
One Step at a Time (Luke 2:8–20)
Keep Going! (Matthew 2:1–12)

Series Description
Follow Me: Biblical Practices for Faithful Living is a twenty-seven-unit curriculum based on practices Jesus did and taught us to do as faithful followers. Written for people of all ages who wish to live out their faith, this new curriculum examines where these practices are found in the Bible and how they have been used in Christian faith then and now.
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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 2370001755017
    • Manufacturer: Westminster John Knox Press
    • ISBN 13: 2370001755017
    • Language of Text: English
    • Publication Date: 10/13/2023
    • Format: Other
    • Width: 8.25 inches
    • Height: 0.13 inches
    • Length: 11.00 inches
    • Weight: 0.02 pounds

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