Thank the Lord that He has given you food to make your body strong and His Word to make your spirit strong.
Did you know that broccoli has been served up for dinner for at least 2,000 years? (Parts of the Bible have been around even longer!)1
If you could outlaw one vegetable, what would it be?
Have you ever heard your mom say, “Eat your broccoli; it’s good for you”? Believe it or not, your parents put broccoli (or other veggies) on your plate because they love you. What good things are in broccoli? How is the Bible like broccoli? What good things are in the Bible?
Of course, the best part is that the Bible doesn’t taste like mush or leave little green things between your teeth! What does the Bible leave you with instead?
- How does eating nutritious foods like broccoli make you feel?
- How does reading the Bible make you feel? Just reading it is not enough. What else do you need to do?
Vitamins & Minerals:
He took the Book of the Covenant and read it to the people. They responded, ‘We will do everything the LORD has said; we will obey’ (Exodus 24:7)
Your family’s gathered around the table. What’s on the menu? Cold stares? Stale prayers? The same old leftover questions about “what happened at school today”? Next time you sit down to eat, enjoy some spiritual food too! Get everyone talking―and learning―with the nourishment of Whit’s End Mealtime Devotions! Encourage quality family time and pass on a strong spiritual heritage with these 90 devotions created to engage children in fun, lively, productive dialogue.
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