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

The Big Idea Of James Is That Genuine Faith Is Accompanied By Good Works

James wrote to the Hebrew Christians that the proof of their genuine faith in Christ would be their good works. James wanted to encourage a group of Hebrew Christians who were undergoing trials and as a result had grown discouraged … Continue reading

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Tim Tebow He Loves His Bible Verses So Much He Wears Them In His “Eye Black.”

Taking your bible verses with you in whatever you do in life, now that is living. The Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow appears to be doing  just that. Check out his father’s website Bob Tebow Evangelistic Association. His father tells … Continue reading

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The Big Idea Of Hebrews Is To Put Complete Faith In The Superior Person And Work Of Christ

The unknown author encourages Hebrew Christians to put their faith in Christ and His superior work and person. KTMTTMT – Keep the main thing the main thing.  It is so easy to get distracted as Christians.  This writer put it … Continue reading

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The Big Idea Of 2 Timothy Is To Encourage Timothy To Be Strong Like A Soldier

Paul wrote this 2nd letter to the Timothy to encourage his young friend to stand strong like a soldier and to defend the church that Timothy leads. Paul was in prison and expected to be executed shortly when he wrote … Continue reading

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The Big Idea Of Titus Is To Select Good Leaders And To Encourage Good Deeds

Paul wrote to his friend Titus to encourage him to select good leaders for the church in Crete and to exhort them to good deeds. It is one thing to say that we believe something, it is quite another to … Continue reading

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The Big Idea Of 1 Timothy Is To Teach Young Timothy How To Lead The Church

Paul wrote to his young associate Timothy to teach him how to lead the church. When Paul left the church of Ephesus, he left Timothy behind to lead the work.  This was a giant task because Timothy was still a … Continue reading

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Three Ways To Teach Our Kid's To Confess Their Sins

Being quick to confess our sins is a mark of maturity. It shows that someone lives in freedom and not secrets and shame. ” If we claim to be without sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in … Continue reading

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The Big Idea Of John Is The Story Of Believing in Jesus The Son Of God And Savior

John wrote “these things have been written that you might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that believing, you may have life in His name”.  (John 20:31)  NASB John wrote to encourage God’s people about … Continue reading

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The Big Idea Of Mark Is The Story Of Jesus The Servant.

Mark wrote specifically to show that Jesus came as the Son of God to serve and to save all mankind. Mark is the shortest of the 4 gospels.  The word gospel means “good news” and is used to describe the … Continue reading

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The Big Idea Of Haggai Is Encouragement By God To Rise Up And Rebuild His Temple

Haggai encouraged God’s people when they had returned from captivity to their Promised Land, to rise up and rebuild the temple that had been destroyed. When God brought His people back from captivity in Babylon they neglected worship in favor … Continue reading

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Three Ways To Teach Kids To Tap Into The Holy Spirits Power

Want to know another great thing about being a parent that is a Christian? We get to teach our kids about the Holy Spirit. How  after Jesus left the earth God sent His Holy Spirit to give us the power … Continue reading

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The Big Idea Of Colossians Is That Christ Is First In All Things

Paul wrote this letter to the Colossians to remind them that nothing compares to Christ, He is first in all things. Some evil teachers had come into the Colossian church and persuaded them that there were things more important than … Continue reading

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The Big Idea Of Philippians Is The Believer’s Joy Of Overcoming Hard Time With Christ

Paul was overjoyed by the church in Philippi and how they were following Christ. Paul wrote this letter from a prison cell in Rome.  Amazingly, he remained joyful because Jesus was with him and he was seeing people come to … Continue reading

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The Big Idea Of Ephesians Is Encouraging The Church To Use God’s Incredible Blessings

Paul wrote this letter to the Ephesians because he wanted to remind them about the incredible blessings God had given them and to encourage them to use them. In the course of every day life how easy it is to … Continue reading

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The Big Idea Of Galatians Is Setting The Church Free From Trying To Keep The Law Again

Paul wrote this letter to the churches of Galatia because he saw they were weighed down by guilt and trying to keep the Law again. How often do we feel guilty because it seems we are not measuring up to … Continue reading

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Top 100 Children’s Bible Memory Verses: God’s Love – The Story Behind Galatians 2:20

Kid’s will remember, and more importantly understand, Bible memory verses if you tell them the story behind the verse. The story behind Galatians 2:20 is about the apostle Paul talking to Christians who lived in a country called Galatia. He was … Continue reading

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The Big Idea Of 2 Peter Is To Seek A True Knowledge Of Christ And Reject False Teaching

Peter writes to the same Christians as 1 Peter and encourages them to seek the true knowledge of Christ and to reject all the false teaching that they are hearing. 2 Peter is written shortly after 1 Peter.  The problem … Continue reading

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The Big Idea Of 1 Thessalonians Is Believer’s Are To Live Holy Lives Because Christ Is Returning

Paul wrote to the Thessalonians to encourage them to live holy lives because Christ is going to return. The way we look at the future molds how we live today. Paul writes about 6 months after he had left the … Continue reading

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The Story About Paul’s Missionary Travels

Love this video! It also includes a timeline and makes it easy to follow where Paul is traveling and when he is there. I love how the marker they use for the video moves. It makes you really feel like … Continue reading

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66 Books In The Bible Song

Check out this fun video that gives you a easy way to remember the names of every one of the 66 books of the bible. Now take this music and dance around the room with kids or maybe add some … Continue reading

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