Storytelling tips: ‘The calling of Moses’

Having a conversation round the campfire

We’re going to think about the calling of Moses sitting around a campfire.

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Moses, calling, fire

You can use this for:

Creative prayer idea, creative illustration of a Bible story/theme

Bible text:

“There the angel of the Lord appeared to him in flames of fire from within a bush. Moses saw that though the bush was on fire it did not burn up. Moses thought: "I will go over and see this strange sight- why the bush does not burn up." (Exodus 3: 2,3)

What do you do:

This activity fits in with the story of the calling of Moses.

The question to ask around the campfire is: "What would you ask or tell God, if you were to meet Him?".

Make a camp fire in a barbecue or on a suitable piece of ground. Using some good bits of wood and firelighters you’ll have a nice fire in no time.

While the fire is burning and the children are standing around it, tell them the story of the shepherd Moses who is walking with his sheep through the desert. Suddenly he also sees a fire. But this is a very special fire, because the wood is not burning up.

Tell the story..

God talks to Moses through the fire.

Today I have a question for you. Moses met God at the fire:
-  What would you say to God if you were to meet Him,  just like Moses?
-  What would you want to tell Him?
-  Or ask Him?


Tags: Object lessons, Prayer ideas, Obedience / Disobedience, God's voice, Trust / Fear