“God is great, God is good…”
“Bless us, O Lord, and these thy gifts…”
There are a number of good traditional Christian mealtime blessings out there, but why not use meals as a opportunities to also teach Bible verses? Post one of these psalms in your dining area and recite it during meals. Or post all three: one for breakfast, another for lunch, another for dinner. If you recite these before every, your children will know them by heart before you know it.
Psalm 136:1-3, 23-26
In Jewish families this psalm is called “the Great Hallel” (praise), and it is traditionally recited during the Passover meal. Psalm 136 celebrates God as Creator and Rescuer. It speaks of God’s supreme lordship over the universe, His creative power, and His mighty acts during Israel’s exodus and wilderness wanderings. [Read more...]