Questions for Kids:
1. What was the most exciting part of the story for you?
Encourage them to share their favorite moments and why they found them exciting.
2. Why do you think God helped the Israelites by parting the sea?
This can lead to a discussion about God's role in their lives.
3. How would you have felt if you were one of the Israelite children crossing the dry seabed?
Help them empathize with the children in the story.
4. What can we learn from the Israelites' trust in God even when things seemed impossible?
This is an opportunity to discuss faith and trust in difficult situations.
5. What are some challenges in your life that you think God can help you overcome, just like He did for the Israelites?
Encourage them to think about their own struggles and how faith can help.
Questions for Teenagers:
1. The Israelites had to take a step of faith by walking into the parted sea. Are there situations in your life where you've had to take a leap of faith?
Discuss how faith can be a powerful motivator in challenging times.
2. Pharaoh's army pursued the Israelites. In your life, are there "pursuers" or challenges that you feel are chasing you? How do you plan to overcome them?
Help them explore strategies for dealing with challenges.
3. Moses played a significant role in this story. Do you think leadership is important in times of crisis? How do you define effective leadership?
Discuss the qualities of leadership and its relevance today.
4. God's presence was with the Israelites throughout this ordeal. How do you think faith and spirituality can help individuals and communities during difficult times?
Encourage a discussion about the role of faith in coping with challenges.