Week 26: Memory Work

Week 26: The Prophet Elijah
Assign on April 9, 2017 & Recite on April 23, 2017

PreK – K
Grade 1-2
4th Petition – Give us this day our daily bread.
Grade 1-2 James 1:17 – Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights.
Grade 3-4 Psalm 145:15-16 – The eyes of all look to You, and You give them their food at the proper time. You open your hand and satisfy the desires of every living thing.
Grade 3-4 4th Petition – Give us this day our daily bread.

What does this mean?
God surely gives daily bread without our asking, even to all the wicked, but we pray in this petition that he would lead us to realize this and to receive our daily bread with thanksgiving.

Week 26: Naboth’s Vineyard; Elijah and Elisha
Assign on April 9, 2017 & Recite on April 23, 2017

Grade 5-8 Matthew 28:20 – Surely I am with you always, even to the very end of the world.
Grade 5-8 Matthew 18:20 – Where two or three are gathered together in My Name, there I am in the midst of them.
Grade 5-8 2nd Petition – Thy kingdom come.

What does this mean?
God’s kingdom certainly comes by itself even without our prayer, but we pray in this petition that it may come to us and to many others.

How does God’s kingdom come?
God’s kingdom comes when our heavenly Father gives his Holy Spirit, so that by his grace we believe his holy Word and lead a godly life now on earth and forever in heaven.

Grade 7-8 7th Commandment – You shall not steal.

What does this mean?

We should fear and love God that we do not take our neighbor’s money or property or get it by dishonest dealing, but help him to improve and protect his property and business.