Character Trait: Persevering
Definition: Not stopping even though problems come and you feel like quitting
Opposite: Giving up
Bible Story: Blind Bartimaeus
Objective: Jesus gives me strength to keep going even though I want to give up.
Scripture: Mark 10:46-52
The New Bible in Pictures for Little Eye: pg 280-281
My Story Bible: pg 100-103
Through the Bible in Felt: pg 206
My God is So Big (Traditional) (Traditional)
My God is so big (move hands out from each other at sides)
So strong and so mighty (make muscles with up with both arms, and then down)
There’s nothing my God cannot do (shake head “no” and cross arms in front of body”
For you (point at other person)
The mountains are His (make mountains with arms above head)
The valleys are His (make valleys with arms at waist)
The stars are His handiwork too – oo – oo (Hold hands above head and make “stars” with fingers)
- ABCJLM Bible Coloring Sheets: Blind Bartimaeus
- Try to do a normal activity with a blindfold on. Help the child understand how excited Bartimaeus must have been to have his sight restored.
- Review the five senses from the 4 Year Curriculum Weeks 21-23.
- Coloring Sheet - Phil 4:13
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