Category Archives: Bible Characters

Explaining The Holy Spirit To Children

Who is the Holy Spirit? Often in Sunday school teachers focus on God the father and the son Jesus but the Holy Spirit is not normally taught.  Here are some ideas for explaining Him to your kids. Start with the … Continue reading

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Celebrating God Stories

Living off of other peoples God stories is an important way to celebrate God daily. I was talking to a friend of mine who had God answer her in a big way two days ago. She was seeking God for … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids The Biblical Value Of Hard Work

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Solomon – Teaching Kids Life Learnings From Bible Characters – No. 52

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Solomon? Context (2 Samuel 12 – 2 Kings 11):  Solomon was the son of king David and sat on the throne of Israel as king after his father … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 48 – Absalom

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Absalom? Context(2 Samuel 13-19):  Absalom was the eldest son of king David. As we have seen over and over in the Bible, when a father does not train … Continue reading

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Abishai – Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters – No. 50

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Abishai? Context (1 Samuel 26 – 2 Samuel 23):  Abishai was the younger brother of Joab, who was the commander of David’s armies.  Together they had many brilliant victories.  … 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. 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. 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. 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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A Bible Verse For Parents On Teaching Kids Responsibility.

We love the Bible verse of Galatians 6:5 which says,”for each one should carry his own load.” What a great verse to remind us as parents that we have to have loving boundaries if we want to teach our kids … Continue reading

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Jeroboam – Teaching Kids Life Learnings From Bible Characters, no. 53

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Jeroboam? Context (1 Kings 11:26-14:20):  Jeroboam was a man that God had skilled with leadership.  Solomon recognized this and put him in charge of a portion of the … Continue reading

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Is Public School The Right Choice For Christian Kids

Deciding whether public school is right for your Christian kids is an “on your knees prayer” kind of decision. We have seen it work well for certain kids, while others with the best of intentions are dialed down by the … 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. 17 – Joseph

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Joseph? Context (Genesis 30-50):  Joseph was the 11th of 12th sons of Jacob.  He was Jacob’s favored son and he knew it.  He boasted of this to his … 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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