Week 4: Love
1 John 4:7 Beloved, let us love one another, for love comes from God…
Song: O Come Emmanuel
O come, Thou Key of David, come, And open wide our heavenly home; Make safe the way that leads on high, And close the path to misery. Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel Shall come to thee, O Israel.
Light the first Candle of Hope: We light the first candle to remind us of the hope that we have in Christ; the hope that he brings to the world.”
Light the second Candle of Peace: “We light the second candle to remind us that Jesus comes to bring Peace to both the world and to people's hearts.
Light the third Candle of Joy: We light the third candle; the candle of Joy to remind us that Jesus brings us Joy.
Light the fourth Candle of Love: We light the fourth candle of Love to remind us that Jesus loves us.
Story: We will continue the story of Jesus, reading a few verses a day. This week is all about the Wise men. (Using the pieces from our nativity to tell the story)
The Promise of Jesus:
Sunday: Matthew 2:13 (a dream)
Monday: Matthew 2:14-15(to Egypt)
Tuesday: Matthew 2:19-20(a dream in Egypt)
Wednesday: Matthew 2:21(Back to Israel.)
Thursday: Matthew 2:23 (Nazareth )
Friday: Luke 3:40 (Jesus grew)
Saturday: John 3: 16, 1 John 4:9(Love)
Action: Our act of love this week is to send a care package to friends in Serbia.