Manila, Philippines

Vacation Bible School – By Marvey F. Cuba

Pandemic is not yet over, but God’s promises remain faithful forever. As what He promised to Joshua that we should be courageous for He is always with us wherever we go. (Joshua 1:9 Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.”) God provides good health, protection, direction, wisdom, and daily blessings that are so many we cannot count them. much that we could not count them. For this reason, we as Christians, should be active in God’s ministry through the church activities even during this pandemic time. One of the church activities this sum-mer was to conduct a once-a-year Vacation Bible School, where children will be motivated in God’s Word and should be a part in their daily living the spiritual values that guide them in their Christian life. The program was started last July 05, 2022, until July 09,2022, where we had almost 50 children in atten-dance. We decided to hire a van for picking up chil-dren from their homes, because of the weather con-ditions and the distance. This was a great blessing for the children.
The children enjoyed singing action songs, watching Bible Stories, memorizing memory verses, answering questions from their everyday lesson, and doing daily activities with snacks. The lessons focused on God’s Creation where children realized how God is great in His creation and how much God loves us, He prepared everything for our good. Then the fall of Adam and Eve which reminds everybody that we are sinners and there are some punishments due to disobedience and the solution is the birth of Jesus and His death on the cross. These lessons reminded the children of how much God loves them. He did everything for us, and we should do our part to receive the goodness of God through salvation in Christ alone. We’re glad that we could share with the children the important things about salvation and how to receive Jesus as their Lord and Savior. For us it is a great accomplishment to share God’s Word with the little ones this summer. We are happy to see children respond to the love of our Lord. To God be the Glory!
Vacation Bible School
Manila, Philippines
By Marvey F. Cuba