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“He put another parable before them, saying, ‘The kingdom of heaven is like a grain of mustard seed that a man took and sowed in his field. It is the smallest of all seeds, but when it has grown it is larger than all the garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds of the air come and make nests in its branches.’” Matthew 13:31-32
Day 12 of the Matthew Bible Lego Challenge! Jesus is telling some of the most famous parables in Matthew 13, including the one about the mustard seed.
If you haven’t downloaded the printable yet, you want to do that right away! You can do the challenge on your own (there are 34 days total with copywork and notebooking pages) or you can use it to follow along with us here and share your creations with us on the Proverbial Homemaker Facebook page, Twitter, and Instagram!
For the 12th day of the challenge, we read all of Matthew 13 including the mustard seed parable. The build challenge is to show a buried mustard seed or a large tree with birds resting in it. My son chose to do both, with a “ginormous” bird in it. 🙂
We talked about how God can use small things for His purposes, growing them into great big things for His kingdom. Even small children can be used to accomplish great things. Of course, we also talked about having faith as small as a mustard seed and how God can accomplish much through it.
The copywork for the challenge is Matthew 13:31. The printable includes a drawing and writing page for those who would rather draw the scene.
We are going through 21 (out of 34) of the buils from the Matthew Lego Challenge together, following a FREE kids’ devotion on the YouVersion app (or the desktop version, Bible.com). The devotion is called Walk With Jesus: 21 Days Through Matthew and it is from What’s in the Bible?, one of our favorite family discipleship tools! Don’t forget to enter to win the What’s in the Bible DVD that goes along with the book of Matthew!
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