God has decided to leave behind some rites and remembering stones as a great tool for his people to remember what He did for them. A sort of, don’t forget what God did for you yesterday, to know what He can do today.
So, why shouldn’t we follow in His steps? Every year we’re telling the Easter story trying to be relevant and get beyond the routine. This year, we have prepared a traditional Jewish Easter supper for our children in Sunday School. It was a big surprise, so they were very excited. Gathered around the table, we imagined ourselves taking part at a real Jewish celebration. While everybody was eating, our leaders, one after the other, shared the story of Jesus, starting with the Last Supper and ending with the Resurrection.
It was a memorable moment in every detail. I’m sure they will remember it in the coming years and most important, they will remember what Jesus did for us.
And when your children say to you, “What does this rite mean to you?” you shall say, “It is a Passover sacrifice to the LORD who passed over the houses of the sons of Israel in Egypt when He smote the Egyptians, but spared our homes.” And the people bowed low and worshiped… (Exodus 12:26-27)
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