1. Can you think of some parts of creation that show just how great or powerful or wise or beautiful God is? What do they show about God, and how do they do this?

2. Have you ever noticed that little voice of your conscience within you warning you not to do something wrong or encouraging you to do what is right? Can you think of any examples from the past week when you noticed this?

Memory Verse

Psalm 19:1--"The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork."

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Dr. Bruce Ware, Professor of Christian Theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, is a highly esteemed theologian and author in the evangelical world. Dr. Ware has written numerous journal articles, book chapters, and book reviews and, along with Thomas Schreiner, has co-edited The Grace of God and the Bondage of the Will and Still Sovereign. He also has authored God's Lesser Glory: The Diminished God of Open Theism, God's Greater Glory: The Exalted God of Scripture and the Christian Faith, and Father, Son, and Holy Spirit: Relationships, Roles, and Relevance. Dr. Ware and his wife Jodi have two grown daughters and one grandchild.

[Editor's Note: The above article is an excerpt from chapter one of Dr. Ware's book entitiled Big Truths for Young Hearts: Teaching and Learning the Greatness of God (Crossway Books). This book is a tremendous resource to help equip anyone working with children to teach the essentials of the Christian faith in an understandable, chapter-a-day format. To read the moving Foreword to the book by the author's two daughters, go here. Dr. Ware was one of the featured speakers at the 2009 Children Desiring God National Conference.]