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BridgeKids Weekly Family Devotional and Announcements – July 3, 2019

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Hey BridgeKids Families! The apostle Peter preached and taught boldly after Pentecost. Jesus had commanded His followers to take the gospel to the ends of the earth. Acts 10 shows us how God made clear to Peter that the gospel is for everyone—not only the Jews but also the Gentiles. Family Devotional   Open your […]

Weekly Family Devotional and Announcements – June 16, 2019

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Family Devotional Stephen was one of the seven men chosen to serve as leaders in the early church at Jerusalem. (See Acts 6:1-7.) God blessed Stephen and gave him power to do wonders and miracles like some of the apostles.   Open your Bibles to Acts 6:8–7:60.  Some of the Jews accused Stephen of blasphemy […]

Weekly Family Devotional and Announcements – May 22, 2019

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Hey BridgeKids Families! Picture the reality of your salvation: Imagine standing as a defendant in a courtroom. You’ve been justly found guilty of a crime and the penalty is death. But rather than ordering law enforcement to lead you away to be executed, the judge gets up and takes your place. He takes your punishment […]

Weekly Family Devotional and Announcements – May 15, 2019

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Hey BridgeKids Families! After Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection, Jesus showed His followers that He is alive. He taught them about Himself and about God’s kingdom. (Luke 24:25-27,44-48) Jesus told them that He would soon return to the Father. (John 20:17) Family Devotional As we read in Acts 1:4-14, Jesus directed the Eleven to go a mountain. […]

Weekly Family Devotional and Announcements – May 8, 2019

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Hey BridgeKids Families! After Jesus’ death and resurrection, He appeared to His disciples over a 40-day period. At one point, He appeared to more than 500 people. During that time, Jesus taught about the kingdom of God. (Acts 1:3) Some disciples wondered if Jesus was going to restore the kingdom of Israel. (Acts 1:6) Family […]

Weekly Family Devotional and Announcements – May 1, 2019

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Hey BridgeKids Families! After Jesus’ resurrection and His appearance to the disciples, seven of the disciples returned to Galilee, near the Sea of Galilee where Jesus had called four of His disciples to be fishers of men. (See Luke 5:1-11.) The disciples went fishing. Perhaps they felt it reasonable to return to the fishing business […]

BridgeKids Family Devotional and Announcements – April 17, 2019

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Hey BridgeKids Families! Jesus’ followers had seen Jesus alive! Two disciples met Jesus as they were walking to Emmaus, and then Jesus appeared to a group of His disciples as they met together in a locked room. But one of the disciples, Thomas, had missed out. He wasn’t there when Jesus appeared. He hadn’t seen […]

BridgeKids Family Devotional and Announcements – April 10

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Hey BridgeKids Families! Only a few days had passed since Jesus was arrested, beaten, and crucified. His followers were undoubtedly afraid and confused. They met together in a house, locking the doors because they were afraid of the Jews. Would the Jews do to them what they had done to Jesus? The disciples had believed […]

Wednesday – February 27

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Hey BridgeKids Families! The Pharisees and other Jews in Jerusalem did not like Jesus. He didn’t play by their rules (Matt. 12:1-14), He claimed to be God (John 8:58-59; 10:22-33), and He extended salvation beyond the Jewish people (Luke 4:29). So they plotted several times how they might kill Him. Family Devotional Open your Bibles […]

Wednesday – February 20

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Hey BridgeKids Families! Jesus knew it was time for Him to die. He sat down with His disciples for the Passover meal and did something very unusual. Jesus washed His disciples’ feet. This humble act was usually reserved for a servant. The foot washing symbolized a spiritual cleansing. The disciples were already positionally “clean” before God […]