Family Devotion: Belt of Truth

by Naomi Cassata

week-28Play: Play a game of True or False by making simple statements and asking your children to identify them as true or false. "Jesus died on the Cross, true or false?" "God only loves people who live in the United States, true or false?" (Be sure to give the correct answers to the false statements.)

Talk: The answers to all these questions can be found in God's Word. The Bible shows us the truth. In Ephesians 6:14, the apostle Paul said that we should put on God's truth like a belt. In Bible days, soldiers wore a special belt to keep their weapons organized and their loose clothing from slowing down their movements. Like a belt, God's truth can keep us from being tripped up by lies and can help us stay prepared to do God's work. How does knowing God's truth prepare us to do His work?

Pray: Ask God to help you recognize the truth.

See all our family devotions.


Copyright © 2013 by Focus on the Family. ThrivingFamily.com.


Did you enjoy reading this? Subscribe to Thriving Family, a faith-based marriage and parenting magazine!

Favorites

Create Your Own Fun

Create Your Own Fun

Unstructure your tween's free time

Loving Your Stepkids

Loving Your Stepkids

(even when you don't like them)

Garage Sale Money Smarts

Garage Sale Money Smarts

Priceless lessons from a thrifty pastime

Book Reviews for Parents

Book Reviews for Parents

Read our teen and tween book reviews for parents.

Thriving Family Archives

Thriving Family Archives

Articles from the magazine and the website

How God's Design Reveals His Best for You

read more >>

Men of God who made history

read more >>