FAITH5 Plus 1 – 2/19/2017

Hey, Grace’rs, for the next several weeks we will be using a souped-up version of FAITH5. You will notice special things to do each day to embed the message for the week into your heart and soul. This will be especially engaging for families with kids. (Note for Tuesday…you can find Luther’s Small Catechism on our website:

Your Plus 1 assignment: text or email a friend today to let them know you are praying for them.

FAITH5 Steps Scripture of the Week

Our Father in heaven…
— Matthew 6:9a

Nightly Challenge

Sunday Music: Highlight today’s scripture in your Bible. Go to and listen to the song by entering LP01 in the FINKlink box on the bottom left. What words or phrases jump out at you? Why?

Monday Art Encounter: What do you see in the image on the front page? How might it relate to the Lord’s Prayer?

Tuesday Catechism Encounter: Open your Small Catechism or go online to Part III: The Lord’s Prayer. Hold hands and pray this amazing prayer together. Now whisper, “Our Father” three times. Shout it together three times. Whisper it again three times. Now read Luther’s explanation of the introduction to the Lord’s Prayer. What word or phrase jumps out at you? Why?

Wednesday Game Night: Go to and play the Quizbowl game by entering LP01 in the FINKlink box on the bottom left column. Scroll to the bottom of the linked page and click “Launch game.” Have fun!

Thursday Question: What makes a good parent? How is God like a good parent? What does the introduction to the Lord’s Prayer say about the confidence we can have in coming to God with our needs?

Friday Role Play: Act out one of these situations.
1. You invite a friend to a meal at your home. Before eating, you pause and say a prayer. Your friend asks: “What’s that prayer all about?” How do you respond?
2. A friend says: “I don’t believe in prayer. I prayed when my grandma was sick and she died anyway. Prayer doesn’t work.” How do you respond?

Saturday Reflections: What was your highest high this week? What was your lowest low? Thank and praise God for the highest high. Ask the Holy Spirit to help you with the lowest low. Close in Jesus’ name.