As I searched through the songs on the Seeds of Worship CD I found one of my favorite verses, Romans 8:38-39:
For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
I so want my kids to know and believe God’s love for them. This verse-song is on the Seeds of Courage CD and at first I thought, “What does that have to do with courage?” But think about it–how different would you live your life if you knew NOTHING could come between God and His great love for you. It would be easy to stand firm and in strength during all occasions.
The first thing I thought of when listening to this song was one of our favorite books! I got this book as a review on my personal blog a year ago and it has barely left the kids’ bedside tables since. It’s called God Loves Me More Than That by Dandi Daley Mackall.
The story is really a little boy asking questions about God. He asks how big God’s love is, how wide, how loud, how soft and how deep. It’s absolutely beautiful. The questions are answered in measurable kid-friendly descriptions. The illustrations are modern and so realistic–but whimsical and childlike, too.
It’s gorgeous and a go-to book for us. So, I was excited to find a song to go along with it. Then I realized—wait a minute, that’s not the same verse! The book is based on Ephesians 3:17-19,
And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the saints, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God.
Oh, well! So much for lining things up perfectly! But guess what? This is still a perfect connection! Here are two verses that talk about God’s great love for us! What a fun activity you could put together for your kids with this book, the Seeds song, a few heart shaped crafts and a group hug!
It’s easy to impress your kids! Use books, songs, crafts and whatever is at your fingertips to them show God’s great love!
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