Story and Stretch February 2023

Story and Stretch

Story & Stretch - Lent Week 1 - Ash Wednesday

The Story:  Jesus Is Tempted - Matthew 4:4

Main Point:  Jesus relies on God and God's Word and so can we.  

I Wonder Statement:  I wonder when you need to rely on God and God's Word...

Discussion:  Share about a time you made a positive choice and felt proud of yourself.

Prayer:  Dear God, thank you for your Word.  Help me follow your Word.  Amen. 

Music:  The Lent Song

Story and Stretch

Story & Stretch - Lent Week 2

The Story:  The Cracked Bucket (with Philippians 4:13 & Isaiah 41:10)

Main Point:  A story for spring about believing in yourself.  I can do all things through him who strengthens me. -Philipians 4:13  Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. -Isaiah 41:10

 I Wonder Statement:  I wonder if you have ever asked God to help you believe in yourself...


  • What talent or skill did you picture yourself doing during the relaxation?  
  • How can you share that talent or skill with the world?
  • How can you encourage others to share their unique talents and skills with the world?

Prayer:  Dear God, thank you for helping me believe in myself even when it's hard.  Help me to look to you for strength and encourage others around me to do the same. Amen. 


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