I had the privilege of hosting the 6th thru 8th grade class today while their normal teacher, Ms Jaime, attended an online webinar.
God uses times such as these to work in wonderful ways! I started this project off, entitled, "This Puzzling World", by way of a brief devotion:
Here is what I told the students:
"You were made on purpose with a purpose. God's word promises us that. You may not know where you "fit" in the world yet, but you were not a random creation. All your gifts, talents and interests in things were given to you by God, on purpose to meet a need in His world. Make your puzzle piece to reflect what you do know about yourself thus far. As you get older, God will reveal bit by bit, a part of His plan for you and your life." And so I present to you, the 6th thru 8th grades answer to, "Who am I and why am I here?"
Psalm 139:13-14 International Children’s Bible (ICB)
13 You made my whole being. You formed me in my mother’s body.
14 I praise you because you made me in an amazing and
wonderful way. What you have done is wonderful.I know this very well.