Weekly Family Devotions

Week 16 (6/29 – 7/5)

Bible Reading(Reading plan – Sunday is for catching up)

  • Monday Joshua 8
  • Tuesday Joshua 9
  • Wednesday Joshua 10
  • Thursday Joshua 11
  • Friday Joshua 12
  • Saturday Joshua 13

This Week’s Memory VerseRomans 11:34

33 Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgments and how inscrutable his ways! 34 For who has known the mind of the Lord, or who has seen his counselor?

Children’s Catechism Questions (A question and answer format to teach the basic doctrines and principles of the Christian faith)

Question 95

Leader: What is the 7th commandment?

Unison: The 7th commandment is, Thou shalt not commit adultery.

Question 96

Leader: What does the 7th commandment teach us?

Unison: To be pure in heart, language, and conduct.


 

Week 10 (3/9 – 3/15)

Bible Reading(Reading plan – Sunday is for catching up)

  • Monday Leviticus 9
  • Tuesday Leviticus 10
  • Wednesday Leviticus 11
  • Thursday Leviticus 12
  • Friday Leviticus 13
  • Saturday Leviticus 14

This Week’s Memory VerseHebrews 10:23

23 Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who promised is faithful.

Children’s Catechism Questions (A question and answer format to teach the basic doctrines and principles of the Christian faith)

Question 63

Leader: What did these sacrifices represent?

Unison: Christ, the Lamb of God, who was to die for sinners.

Question 64

Leader: What offices has Christ?

Unison: Christ has three offices.


 

Week 9 (3/2 – 3/8)

Bible Reading(Reading plan – Sunday is for catching up)

  • Monday Leviticus 3
  • Tuesday Leviticus 4
  • Wednesday Leviticus 5
  • Thursday Leviticus 6
  • Friday Leviticus 7
  • Saturday Leviticus 8

This Week’s Memory VerseHebrews 10:19-22

19 Therefore, brothers, since we have confidence to enter the holy places by the blood of Jesus, 20 by the new and living way that he opened for us through the curtain, that is, through his flesh, 21 and since we have a great priest over the house of God, 22 let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, with our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water.

Children’s Catechism Questions (A question and answer format to teach the basic doctrines and principles of the Christian faith)

Question 61

Leader: How were pious persons saved before the coming of Christ?

Unison: By believing in the savior to come.

Question 62

Leader: How did they show their faith?

Unison: By offering sacrifices on God’s altar.


 

Week 8 (2/23 – 3/1)

Bible Reading(Reading plan – Sunday is for catching up)

  • Monday Exodus 37
  • Tuesday Exodus 38
  • Wednesday Exodus 39
  • Thursday Exodus 40
  • Friday Leviticus 1
  • Saturday Leviticus 2

This Week’s Memory VerseHebrews 10:19-221

19 Therefore, brothers and sisters, since we have confidence to enter the Most Holy Place by the blood of Jesus, 20 by a new and living way opened for us through the curtain, that is, his body, 21 and since we have a great priest over the house of God,

Children’s Catechism Questions (A question and answer format to teach the basic doctrines and principles of the Christian faith)

Question 59

Leader: How can you get the help of the Holy Spirit?

Unison: God has told us that we must pray to him for the Holy Spirit.

Question 60

Leader: How long ago is it since Christ died?

Unison: More than two thousand years.


Week 7 (2/16 – 2/22)

Bible Reading(Reading plan – Sunday is for catching up)

  • Monday Exodus 31
  • Tuesday Exodus 32
  • Wednesday Exodus 33
  • Thursday Exodus 34
  • Friday Exodus 35
  • Saturday Exodus 36

This Week’s Memory VerseHebrews 10:19-20

19 Therefore, brothers and sisters, since we have confidence to enter the Most Holy Place by the blood of Jesus, 20 by a new and living way opened for us through the curtain, that is, his body,

Children’s Catechism Questions (A question and answer format to teach the basic doctrines and principles of the Christian faith)

Question 57

Leader: What is it to believe or have faith in Christ?

Unison: To trust in Christ alone for salvation.

 Question 58

Leader: Can you repent and believe in Christ by your own power?

Unison: No; I can do nothing good without the help of God’s Holy Spirit.


 

Week 6 (2/9 – 2/15)

Bible Reading(Reading plan – Sunday is for catching up)

  • Monday Exodus 25
  • Tuesday Exodus 26
  • Wednesday Exodus 27
  • Thursday Exodus 28
  • Friday Exodus 29
  • Saturday Exodus 30

This Week’s Memory VerseHebrews 10:19

19 Therefore, brothers and sisters, since we have confidence to enter the Most Holy Place by the blood of Jesus,

Children’s Catechism Questions (A question and answer format to teach the basic doctrines and principles of the Christian faith)

Question 55

Leader: Who will be saved?

Unison: Only those who repent of sin, believe in Christ, and lead holy lives.

Question 54

Leader: What is it to repent?

Unison: To be sorry for sin, and to hate and forsake it because it is displeasing to God.


Week 5 (2/2 – 2/8)

Bible Reading(Reading plan – Sunday is for catching up)

  • Monday Exodus 19
  • Tuesday Exodus 20
  • Wednesday Exodus 21
  • Thursday Exodus 22
  • Friday Exodus 23
  • Saturday Exodus 24

This Week’s Memory Verse1 John 5:1-5

1 Everyone who believes Jesus is the Christ has been born of God, and everyone who loves the Father loves whoever has been born of him. 2 By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and obey his commandments. 3 For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments. And his commandments are not burdensome. 4 For everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith. Who is it that overcomes the world except the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?

Children’s Catechism Questions (A question and answer format to teach the basic doctrines and principles of the Christian faith)

Question 53

Leader: What kind of life did Christ live on earth?

Unison: A life of poverty and suffering.

Question 54

Leader: What kind of death did Christ die?

Unison: The painful and shameful death on the cross.


Week 4 (1/26 – 2/1)

Bible Reading(Reading plan – Sunday is for catching up)

  • Monday Exodus 13
  • Tuesday Exodus 14
  • Wednesday Exodus 15
  • Thursday Exodus 16
  • Friday Exodus 17
  • Saturday Exodus 18

This Week’s Memory Verse1 John 5:1-4

1 Everyone who believes Jesus is the Christ has been born of God, and everyone who loves the Father loves whoever has been born of him. 2 By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and obey his commandments. 3 For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments. And his commandments are not burdensome. 4 For everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith.

Children’s Catechism Questions (A question and answer format to teach the basic doctrines and principles of the Christian faith)

Question 51

Q: What is sanctification?

A: It is God’s making sinners holy in heart and conduct.

Question 52

Q: For whom did Christ obey and suffer?

A: For those whom the Father had given him.


Week 3 (1/19 – 1/25)

Bible Reading – (Reading plan – Sunday is for catching up)

  • Monday Exodus 7
  • Tuesday Exodus 8
  • Wednesday   Exodus 9
  • Thursday Exodus 10
  • Friday Exodus 11
  • Saturday Exodus 12

This Week’s Memory Verse – 1 John 5:1-3

1 Everyone who believes Jesus is the Christ has been born of God, and everyone who loves the Father loves whoever has been born of him. 2 By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and obey his commandments. 3 For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments. And his commandments are not burdensome.


Children’s Catechism Questions – (A question and answer format to teach the basic doctrines and principles of the Christian faith)

Question 49

Q: What did God the Father undertake in the covenant of grace?

A: To justify and sanctify those for whom Christ should die.

 Question 50

Q: What is justification?

A: It is God’s forgiving sinners, and treating them as if they had never sinned.


Week 2 (1/12 – 1/18)

Bible Reading –  (Reading plan – Sunday is for catching up)

  • Monday Exodus 1
  • Tuesday Exodus 2
  • Wednesday   Exodus 3
  • Thursday Exodus 4
  • Friday Exodus 5
  • Saturday Exodus 6

This Week’s Memory Verse – 1 John 5:1-2

1 Everyone who believes Jesus is the Christ has been born of God, and everyone who loves the Father loves whoever has been born of him. 2 By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and obey his commandments.


Children’s Catechism Questions(A question and answer format to teach the basic doctrines and principles of the Christian faith)

Question 47

Q: How could the Son of God suffer?

A: Christ, the Son of God, became man that

he might obey and suffer in our nature.

 

Question 48

Q: What is meant by the Atonement?

A: Christ’s satisfying divine justice, by his sufferings

and death, in the place of sinners.


 

Week 1 (1/5 – 1/11)

Bible Reading(Reading plan – Sunday is for catching up)

  • Monday Genesis 45
  • Tuesday Genesis 46
  • Wednesday Genesis 47
  • Thursday Genesis 48
  • Friday Genesis 49
  • Saturday Genesis 50

This Week’s Memory Verse – 1 John. 5:1

Everyone who believes Jesus is the Christ has been born of God, and everyone who loves the Father loves whoever has been born of him.

 

Children’s Catechism Questions – (A question and answer format to teach the basic doctrines and principles of the Christian faith)

Question 45

Q: What did Christ undertake in the covenant of grace?

A: To keep the whole law for his people, and to suffer the

 punishment due to their sins.

 

Question 46

Q: Did our Lord Jesus Christ ever commit the least sin?

A: No; he was holy, harmless, and undefiled.