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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 46 – Michal

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Michal? Context (1 Samuel 14 – 2 Samuel 6):  Michal was the daughter of king Saul.  David fought and killed 100 Philistines in order to have her hand … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 45 – Abner

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Abner? Context (2 Samuel 2, 3):  Abner was the commander of the armies of king Saul and later Saul’s son Ishobosheth.  Ishobosheth was a weak king and Abner left him … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 44 – Abigail

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Abigail? Context (1 Samuel 25):  Abigail was the wife of foolish Nabal.  When David and his men were fleeing from Saul and Saul’s army, David and his men … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 43 – Jonathan

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Jonathan? Context (1 Samuel 13-31):  Jonathan was the son of king Saul and close friend of David.  Even when his father turned against David, Jonathan remained David’s friend … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 42 – David

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of David? Context (1 Samuel 16 – Kings 2 ):  David was the second king of Israel.  David was called a man after God’s own heart.  David was considered … Continue reading

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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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