Main Point: Saying “sorry” is part of prayer.
Summary: Jesus sets the example of asking for forgiveness and for help resisting temptation. In Psalm 51, David confesses his greatest sins and asks God to give him a clean heart
Activity Needs:
Family Dinner Discussion: Tell about a difficult apology you’ve had to make

Continue the lesson throughout the week: Set up a reminder to say you’re sorry to God this week.

  • As a family, decorate a sign with the words of Psalm 51:10. You could also add illustrations, such as a heart with bubbles on it to show a clean heart.
  • Hang the sign over a soap dish everyone uses. (Your child may have even made a soap dish in class today!)
  • Whenever family members wash their hands this week, they can see the sign and remember to tell God what they’re sorry for and ask him to give them a clean heart.

The Lord’s Prayer

Our Father who art in heaven,
hallowed be Thy name,
Thy kingdom come,
Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread;
and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us;
and lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.
For Thine is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever and ever.

Epic Teachings of the Bible
Lesson Thirteen – The Lord’s Prayer: Forgiveness.
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