Big Beliefs!: Small Devotionals Introducing Your Family to Big Truths

Big Beliefs Small Devotionals Introducing Your Family to Big Truths For many consistently practicing family devotions can be an overwhelming task Recognizing this Pastor David Helm has written a devotional expressly intended to help parents to succeed and children t

  • Title: Big Beliefs!: Small Devotionals Introducing Your Family to Big Truths
  • Author: David R. Helm
  • ISBN: 9781629951287
  • Page: 207
  • Format: Paperback
  • For many, consistently practicing family devotions can be an overwhelming task Recognizing this, Pastor David Helm has written a devotional expressly intended to help parents to succeed and children to grow Three weekly readings accompanied by suggested Scripture passages introduce and simply explain key theological concepts found in the Westminster Confession of Faith For many, consistently practicing family devotions can be an overwhelming task Recognizing this, Pastor David Helm has written a devotional expressly intended to help parents to succeed and children to grow Three weekly readings accompanied by suggested Scripture passages introduce and simply explain key theological concepts found in the Westminster Confession of Faith reproduced here in modern English Questions following each reading help to start a conversation about what is learned It s never too early to introduce Christianity s big beliefs

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    1. This book is a selection of devotions to help families learn big truths in bite-sized sessions. There are seven parts to the book, with each part having a collection of lessons relevant to the assigned part. Thus, for the section on the Church, there are lessons on: (i) the Church, (ii) communion, (iii) sacraments, (iv) baptism, (v) L-rd’s Supper, (vi) discipline, and (vii) synods and councils. The book approaches all of the content from a Presbyterian theology, with the original intention of [...]

    2. Big Beliefs is a family devotional structured around the Westminster Confession of Faith. There are thirty-three lessons in Big Beliefs, or, thirty-three weeks of devotions. Each lesson is divided into three devotionals. Each devotional begins with a bible reference. This is probably the most important part of the devotion: the reading of the Bible itself. This should not be seen as skippable. Next there is the devotional itself. This is usually just two or three paragraphs long. It's short and [...]

    3. This is a wonderful resource for families and ministries. Leading a family in regular devotions can be overwhelming for many, and good intentions often lead to discouragement and frustration when goals are set unrealistically and inevitable failure finally rears its head. Big Beliefs! is a book that will benefit many by offering sustainable and attainable goals when beginning family worship. It is based on the Westminster Confession and offers 3 short lessons and Scripture readings over each cha [...]

    4. This one is a maybe for me. I got really excited when I saw the great topics in the table of contents for family discussion, based off the Westminster Confession of Faith and the Presbyterian Church of America unfortunately the execution didn't satisfy like I hoped for. Some great topics but not very many scriptural back up, some unhelpful or irrelevant examples or applications, and unsatisfying answers. Bit it could also be a great starting point to start from to do family devotions but supplem [...]

    5. This is a great resources for family devotions, using the Westminster Confession as a companion guide.The lesson are short and are followed by questions to engage good conversations. This devotional covers some great topics to solidify basic theology (e.g. the Bible, justification, adoption, christian liberty, and the sacraments)Recommended age is 7-12 yrs old.(In regard with this confession having distinct Presbyterian beliefs, particularly with infant baptism, the devotion is presented in a co [...]

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