In Memory of Three of My Favorite Soldiers
We will use these stones to build a memorial. In the future, your children will ask, ‘What do these stones mean to you?’ Then you can tell them, ‘They remind us that the Jordan River stopped flowing when the Ark of the Lord’s covenant went across.’ These stones will stand as a permanent memorial among the people of Israel.”
This is Memorial Day Weekend. Don’t forget to let your children know what it is all about – to remember those who served in the military and to honor those who are presently serving, helping to keep our country safe.
- Ministry-to-Children.com has a great Bible lesson for Memorial Day based on the above verse.
- Look at pictures of soldiers.
- Thank God for the soldiers.
- Ask God to protect them.
- March like a soldier to this song: March, March, March like a Soldier
As children, our boys loved to pretend to be soldiers, dressing in full camouflage. When they got older they made this short film to illustrate one of their father’s sermons: