Category Archives: Parents, Teachers

Teaching kids the big idea of each book of the bible.

Jesus’ 10 New Testament Principles for Parenting: Principle No. 9 – Transparency Is The Best Policy (Part 1)

Jesus was transparent and revealed His struggles to His children (disciples) so that they could understand how to deal with life’s difficulties. When Jesus was going to pray in the Garden of Gethsemane, prior to His arrest and crucifixion, He … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 21 – Aaron

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Aaron? Context (Exodus thru Deuteronomy):  Aaron was Moses’ older brother.  He was used by God to be a spokesperson on behalf of Moses. Aaron was also the first … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids The Biblical Value Of Hard Work

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 9 – Sarah

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Sarah? Context (Genesis 11:29-25:18):  Sarai (later named Sarah) was the wife of Abraham and traveled with from Ur to Haran.  By faith they followed God’s leading to go … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 8 – Abraham

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Abraham? Context (Genesis 11-25):  Abram (later named Abraham) was born to Terah in Ur and traveled to Haran.  By faith he followed God’s leading to go the Canaan.  … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 7 – Ishmael

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Ishmael? Context (Genesis 16, 17):  Sarai (Sarah) was old and had not given Abram (Abraham) any children.  So instead of trusting God, she gave her servant Hagar to … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 6 – Melchizedek

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Melchizedek? Context (Genesis 14:18-20):  Melchizedek is very mysterious.  He was not a Jew, but he still worshipped God.  He was the king of Salem and a priest of … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 5 – Lot

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Lot? Context (Genesis 11-14; 19):  Lot was Abraham’s nephew and traveled with Abraham to a new land.  Because their herds were so big, Abraham and Lot chose to … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 47 – Nathan

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Nathan? Context (2 Samuel 7 – 1 Kings 1):  Nathan is one of my favorite Bible prophets and as a result we named our son Nathan.  Nathan’s name … Continue reading

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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. 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. 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. 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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Making A Praise Shaker Bible Craft With Kids

School is almost out and summer is almost here. Kids want to celebrate! Why not turn that into a time to praise the Lord together. We think this craft idea will be fun way to do just that. It is … Continue reading

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