Be creative as to how to make the scriptures fun. Sing together songs that the family enjoys. Engage with family. Show notes: • Read the Word with your children, make it a fun time. • Let them choose what scripture to read. • Read as a family together, be creative. • Reading or singing of the scriptures helps the scriptures become real or alive for the family. • As parents we can lay a foundation for our children like no one else. Include their friends. • This all has to do with the family of God. References: Mark 9:36, 37 36 Taking a child, He set him before them, and taking him in His arms, He said to them, 37 "Whoever receives one child like this in My name receives Me; and whoever receives Me does not receive Me, but Him who sent Me." Psalms 59:16, 17 16 But as for me, I shall sing of Your strength; Yes, I shall joyfully sing of Your lovingkindness in the morning, For You have been my stronghold And a refuge in the day of my distress. 17 O my strength, I will sing praises to You; For God is my stronghold, the God who shows me lovingkindness. Psalms 66:4 4 "All the earth will worship You, And will sing praises to You; They will sing praises to Your name." Psalms 51:14 14 Deliver me from blood guiltiness, O God, the God of my salvation; Then my tongue will joyfully sing of Your righteousness. Isaiah 52: 8, 9 8 But as for me, I am like a green olive tree in the house of God; I trust in the lovingkindness of God forever and ever. 9 I will give You thanks forever, because You have done it, And I will wait on Your name, for it is good, in the presence of Your godly ones. Romans 10:17 17 So faith comes from hearing, and hearing by the word of Christ. Ephesians 3:15 15 from whom every family in heaven and on earth derives its name, Proverbs 22:6 6 Train up a child in the way he should go, Even when he is old he will not depart from it. Matthew 18:2-6 3 and said, "Truly I say to you, unless you are converted and become like children, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven. 4 "Whoever then humbles himself as this child, he is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. 5 "And whoever receives one such child in My name receives Me; 6 but whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in Me to stumble, it would be better for him to have a heavy millstone hung around his neck, and to be drowned in the depth of the sea. Quotes: • " Sing , it was so beautiful to do it together" • "Anything to do with God make it fun" • "You are relating with your family and there is a connection that will never be forgotten" TAKE AWAY: Read the scriptures together and find a way to make them fun, it will create a love for the Word.