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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 41 – Saul

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Saul? Context (1 Samuel 9-31 ):  Saul was the first king ofIsrael.  He was selected when the people rejected God as their king and asked for a human … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 40 – Samuel

  What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Samuel? Context (1 Samuel 1-28 ):  Samuel had been dedicated to the Lord by his mother Hannah from the time he was an infant.  He grew up … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 4 – Noah

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Noah? Context (Genesis 6-9):  During the time of Noah, the earth became very wicked and God decided to start over with just his servant Noah and his family.  … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 39 – Eli

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Eli? Context (1 Samuel 1-4):  Eli was a priest and was a judge over Israel for 40 years.  Although Eli looked good on the outside, he had some … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 38 – Hannah

  What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Hannah? Context (1 Samuel 1, 2):  Hannah was a woman who loved God but was sad because she could not have any children.  She prayed with all … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 37 – Boaz

  What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Boaz? Context (Ruth):  When Ruth was faced with the premature death of her husband, she chose to follow her mother-in-law, Naomi, back to her homeland in order … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 36 – Ruth

  What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Ruth? Context (Ruth):  Ruth is one of my heroes in the Bible.  Even as a man, I can find so much to pattern my life after in … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 11 – Hagar

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Hagar? Context (Genesis 16-21):  Hagar was Sarah’s maid.  When Sarah was old and she didn’t think she could have children, she selected Hagar to be her surrogate mom … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 16 – Laban

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Laban? Context (Genesis 24:1-31:55):  Laban was the brother of Rebekah and the brother-in-law of Isaac.  When Isaac’s son Jacob went out looking for a wife, he came to … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 35 – Delilah

  What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Delilah? Context (Judges 16):  Delilah is one of the most tragic and devious people in the Bible.  Samson was infatuated with her and she used his trust … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 34 – Samson

  What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Samson? Context (Judges 13-16; Hebrews 11:32):  Most of us remember the failures of Samson as he used his incredible strength to get himself out of jams and … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 33 – Jephthah

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Jephthah? Context (Judges 11:1-12:7):  He was the son of a harlot and his father was  named Gilead.  Because of this, his half brothers hated him and they drove … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 32 – Job

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Job? Context (Job):  Job was a man who faithfully served God and had been greatly blessed by God with a wealth, family, friends and good health.  One day … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 31 – Deborah

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Deborah? Context (Judges 4, 5):  Deborah was chosen by God to lead Israel as a judge because of her great wisdom and humility.  At that time the Israelites … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 30 – Ehud

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Ehud? Context (Judges 3:12-30):  Maybe you have never heard of Ehud.  God raised up Ehud as a Judge to throw off the 18 year domination of the Moabites.  … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 28 – Rahab

  What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Rahab? Context (Joshua 2; 6:22, 23):  When Joshua was getting ready to cross the Jordan River in order to take back the Promised Land, he sent two … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 27 – Joshua

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Joshua? Context (Numbers 13:1-14:10):  Many things could be said about Joshua.  He and Caleb were the only of God’s People that were allowed not only to travel through … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 26 – Balaam

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Balaam? Context (Numbers 22:1-24:25):  Balak the King of Moab was afraid of the Israelites since the God was with them and God helped them to defeat all their … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 25 – Eleazar

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Eleazar? Context (Numbers 20:22-29; 27:12-23):  Eleazar was the son of Aaron and the nephew of Moses and Miriam.  He was a priest and later became the High Priest … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 24 – Korah

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Korah? Context (Numbers 16:1-40):  Korah was a Levite who assisted in the daily functions of the Tabernacle (a tent erected as a meeting place with God).  Korah made … Continue reading

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