Perspective on Truth

God sees things differently than we do.
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4 But God, being rich in mercy, for his great love with which he loved us, 5 even when we were dead through our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved), 6 and raised us up with him, and made us to sit with him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus, Ephesians 2:4-6 NHEB

SUPPLIES:
a piece of paper or other objects to limit what your child can see.

SET UP:
Create a situation which limits your child’s perspective. This can be as simple as folding a piece of paper in half and standing it on a table like a tent. Write a different letter or shape on each side.

BEGIN:
Have the child and the paper remain stationary so the child can only see one side.
Ask your child: What do you see? Tell them what you see from your perspective, a different side than they can see.
Ask: Why do we have different answers? Am I wrong about what I see? Neither of you are wrong. You simply have a different perspective. Show your child how things looked for your perspective so they understand you were telling the truth, too.
Read Ephesians 2:4-6

EXPLAIN:
From our perspective it may not seem we are seated in heavenly places, but God says that we are. Much like a child can trust an adult’s perspective to see and know more than they do we must trust God’s perspective over our own. If He says we are seated in heavenly places than lets believe we are!

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