• Michael Yudt

psalm 139 challenge

Updated: Mar 6

Encourage your child to participate in the Psalm 139 Challenge!

Here's what you need to know....

Who is eligible? Primarily K-5th grade students, however, parents of older PreK students can opt to have their kids participate if they would like!

How can I help my child complete this Bible challenge?

  1. First, go through the Family Bible Study with your child. Scroll down to the bottom of this page for a copy of the Bible study.

  2. Then have your child memorize & recite the following verses for you:

  • 4th and 5th graders: Psalm 139:13-16

  • 2nd and 3rd graders: Psalm 139: 13-14 and 16b

  • K/1st Grade (PreK can participate at parent discretion): Psalm 139:13-14

3. Finally, let us know your child completed the Family Bible study & memorized their key

verses for you by filling out this online completion form.

Suggested Deadline for completing this challenge:

March 31, 2021 is the suggested deadline, but please let us know if you need more time. Not a problem! Just email childrensministry@damascus.com


  • Any child who completes this challenge will receive a $5 gift card to Dunkin Donuts!

  • In addition, any student who does ALL 6 of the Psalms bible challenges by June 30th will receive a special end of the year award or prize! Did you miss the challenges on Psalm 23 and Psalm 91? No problem! You can do them anytime before June 30th by going to www.damascus.com/post/psalms-bible-challenges.

Optional video:

Parents/guardians, consider posting a video of your child memorizing their key verses in the "DR Kids at Home” facebook group. We'd love to see them, but please know that this is not required in order to complete this bible challenge!

Questions? Email childrensministry@damascus.com

Family Bible Study on Psalm 139:

When you are ready to do the Bible study with your child(ren), please begin with prayer.

Before you read Psalm 139:1-16 with your child, ask them to listen closely and think about what verse is their favorite and why. Then read Psalm 139:1-16 out loud with your child. Encourage them to read parts of it if they are able. Read through Psalm 139:1-16 at least 2x. Remember, repetition is key to hearing from God and learning!

After you are done reading this passage 2x, ask your child to share their favorite verse and why they picked that verse. And don't forget to share with them your favorite verse as well!

When you are dong sharing, please show your child the following video:


After you are done watching the video, see if your child has any questions.

Close your time in prayer, thanking God for making your child! As you already know, each child is a gift from God (Psalm 127:3). Spend time in praying thanking God for the gift He has given you!

THE NEXT BIBLE CHALLENGE: be sure to check out the DR Kids blog by April 1st for the next challenge in the Psalms Bible Challenge series!

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