During the week we resumed our family devotional bible reading, something that hasn’t been happening too well over the last few months. I have given up the idea, for the moment of studying the Westminster Catcheism, and instead just read scripture, talk about it and have the kids write in their journals. I am going in this way for a few reasons
- To read scripture together, without the aids of someone else’s writings (such as a devotional, catcheism, or bible curriculum)
- It will support the level my youngest two are at with their own personal devotions of reading the word, hearing God, and praying
- It requires little preparation from me!
We are going to read 1 Tim. Together.
As the older children went off to write in their journals, which I will discuss with them throughout the week, I spent some one on one time with Daniel discussing what he gleaned from our reading, clarifying some of his concepts and applications. We then read his devotional book, discussed that and wrote in his Bible Journal and then prayed together. this is a developing practice.