Our God, We Thank Thee
Opening Prayer: May we gather together today and appreciate everything God has blessed us with - giving thanks to Him alone for all things.
Today's Memory Verse:
Now therefore, our God, we thank thee,
and praise thy glorious name. -1 Chronicles 29:13
FOR THE BEAUTY OF THE EARTH
For the beauty of the earth
For the glory of the skies,
For the love which from our birth
Over and around us lies.
Lord of all, to Thee we raise,
This our hymn of grateful praise.
For the beauty of each hour,
Of the day and of the night,
Hill and vale, and tree and flower,
Sun and moon, and stars of light.
For the joy of ear and eye,
For the heart and mind’s delight,
For the mystic harmony
Linking sense to sound and sight.
For the joy of human love,
Brother, sister, parent, child,
Friends on earth and friends above,
For all gentle thoughts and mild.
Bible Reading :
4. Rejoice in the Lord alway: and again I say, Rejoice.
5. Let your moderation be known unto all men.
The Lord is at hand.
6. Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer
and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.
7.And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding,
shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.
Discussion Questions :
1. What word is repeated in the first verse of today's
Bible reading ? ( rejoice )
2. Have you prayed a prayer of thanks to God today ?
3. What are some things right now that
you can thank Him for ? Take turns mentioning some of them out loud
with the group .
4 From the Bible reading --- who are we told to go
with our requests ? ( Verse 6)
5. Do you have a prayer request right now to bring to God ?
*** Drawing Paper /Writing paper - pencils and crayons *****
Have the children take the time to write a " I Am Thankful To God for .." list
of all they can possibly think of .
For those who prefer to express
their praise and thanks to God in drawing form - tell them to
fill up their picture/drawings as much as possible with all the things
they can think of in which God has blessed them with .
**If any of the children would like to share their " Thankful To God" lists and/or
drawings with World Sunday School , we would love to hear from them
and perhaps post some of their lists and drawings on the website.
Close With Prayer.