Bible Texts:

 Mark 8:27-38


Children's Bible Story sources:

“Peter's Faith," Spark Story Bible, p.322

“Peter the Rock,” The Lion Bible for Children, p.262


Children's Story Resources

Guji Guji by Chih-Yuan Chen

A crocodile egg rolls into a duck's nest. When it hatches, Mother Duck raises Guji Guji as one of her own. But when the crocodiles find Guji Guji, will he have the strength to stay with his duck family?

How these stories are connected: Relationships make all the difference. Mother Duck's car for Guji Guji transformed the relationship between duck and crocodile. Jesus' care for Peter transformed Peter's relationship to the Messiah.


Questions about Guji Guji:

     Who did mother duck think Guji Guji is?

     Who did the crocodiles think Guji Guji is?

     Why did Guji Guji save the ducks?


Questions about the Bible story:

     Who did the people think Jesus is?

     Who did Peter say Jesus is?

     What did Jesus tell everyone about God’s plan?


Questions about our lives:

     What do you think God wants for your life?



God, thank you for sending Jesus to save the world. Help us to think about you and what you want for the world. Help us to want what you want. Amen.