Directions: Read the article in sharing time then talk about how we can fill up our buckets with faith. For junior primary (younger children) write things that increase our faith on the back of the fish then let them put the fish into the bucket. For senior primary (older children), in advance write the words using a secret code then ask the individual classes to decode them. Don't give them the decoder at first to help illustrate how sometimes we need to ask for help to receive more faith or to receive the things we need. After they tell you that they need help give them the code. (Each class should have a different set of words written on the backs of their fishes.) After they decode the words have them tell everyone else how their words can help us to increase our faith. Some words you can use are: prayer, fasting, scripture study, hard work, obedience, and anything else that relates to the story. Then fill the bucket with their "fishes of faith".
Clipart and New Era Posters:
- Fish (scroll down)
- Fish Bookmarks (PDF 250K)
- Fishes (PDF 1Meg)
- "Get Ready to Work Miracles" from January 1987
- "Let the Master Be Your Teacher" from April 1990
- "You Are Never Alone" from April 1994
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