In "Love Connects Us," a Tapestry of Faith program
Read or tell the story to the group.
After the story, invite the group to be silent for a moment to think about the story.
Begin a discussion by asking the children to recap the story in their own words. What they recall indicates what they found most meaningful or memorable. You may say:
This story is the first instance in the Bible of the idea of a covenant, a sacred promise. Later in the Hebrew scriptures, God makes a covenant with other people, including Abraham and Moses, and people make covenants with each other. The covenant in this story is special not only because it is the first, but also because it is between God and all of creation.
Lead a discussion using these questions:
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Last updated on Thursday, October 27, 2011.
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