If you haven’t got any shoes on, see if you can put some on now. A soldier would not want to go into battle in bare feet!
Now, obey these commands!
Attention! (Stand ready.)
At ease. (Relax.)
Read Ephesians chapter 6, verse 15.
What should we always be ready to do in our fight against evil?
Read Ephesians chapter 6, verse 16.
The Bible tells us that trust in Jesus is like a shield to protect us. Practise saying this rhyme:
Trust in Jesus to help you be strong,
when you’re tempted to do something wrong.
Can you say it without looking?
Did you know that faith isn’t something we can make up ourselves? Read Ephesians chapter 2, verses 8 and 9. Faith is a gift from God – a good thing that he gives to us.
Pray: Touch your shoes and ask God to help you to be ready to share his peace. Use the rhyme to ask God to help you to hold faith, like a shield.
Ancora kids! Play the Bible Quest “Jesus and the Roman Officer” in the free Bible app Guardians of Ancora.