Discovering God is a sweet experience no matter how old you are.
This devotion is designed to help children remember to look and see
God's hand in everything from creation to candy.
Theme: God connections
Text: Romans 1:20
Preparation: You'll need a different package of
candy or a candy bar for each child and a Bible.
The Message: (Give each child a different
candy.) In two minutes, analyze your candy bar's wrapper. What does
it look like? What does it say? How is what's on your wrapper like
or unlike your faith relationship with God?
(Kids may discover that a package of Skittles candy has a
rainbow that reminds them of God's covenant, or that all the candy
has an expiration date just as we do, but God gives us eternal
Turn to a partner and take 30 seconds to tell what you
discovered. (Time partners to tell them when to switch.)
I'd like to hear what you came up with. (Have kids quickly call
out the connections they discovered.)
(Read aloud the Scripture.) If we look closely enough around us
in nature and all of our world, we can find things that remind us
of God. This week, try to find one thing around you every day that
reminds you of your faith relationship with God.