Author Archives: Liz Hagler

About Liz Hagler

Liz Hagler is the illustrator and co-author of Hooked On The Book. Liz loves to draw silly drawings, write crazy poems, walk her dog down the block, talk to her kids on Skype, and eat taco salad.

Top 100 Children’s Bible Memory Verses: Stick Together – The Story Behind Ecclesiastes 4:12

Ecclesiastes 4:12 is a favorite children’s Bible memory verse, but how many know the story behind this verse? “And if one can overpower him who is alone, two can resist him. A cord of three strands is not quickly torn … Continue reading

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Top 100 Children’s Bible Memory Verses: The Way Out Of Tempation – The Story Behind 1 Corinthians 10:13

1 Corinthians 10:13 is a favorite children’s Bible memory verse, but how many know the story behind this verse? “No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind.  And God is faithful; He will not let you be … Continue reading

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Top 100 Children’s Bible Memory Verses: God Can Make Good Out Of Evil – The Story Behind Genesis 50:20

Genesis 50:20 is a favorite children’s Bible memory verse, but how many know the story behind this verse? “As for you, you meant evil against me; but God meant it for good, to bring about that many people should be … Continue reading

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Top 100 Children’s Bible Memory Verses: God Works All Things For Good – The Story Behind Romans 8:28

Romans 8:28 is a favorite children’s Bible memory verse, but how many know the story behind this verse? “For God works all things together for good for those who love Him and are called according to His purpose.” Paul was … Continue reading

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Top 100 Children’s Bible Memory Verses: Make Your Paths Straight – The Story Behind John 1:23

John 1:23 is a favorite children’s Bible memory verse, but how many know the story behind this verse? “John replied in the words of Isaiah the prophet, ‘I am the voice of one calling in the wilderness, Make straight the … Continue reading

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Top 100 Children’s Bible Memory Verses: Jesus Made God Known – The Story Behind John 1:18

 John 1:18 is a favorite children’s Bible memory verse, but how many know the story behind this verse? “No one has ever seen God, but the one and only Son, who is Himself God and is in closest relationship with … Continue reading

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Teaching Children About Bible Miracles – God Gives Solomon Wisdom And Wealth

Teaching children about the Bible miracles is important because it helps them to see how nothing is impossible for God.  If God can do miracles in the Bible, He can do them in our children’s lives today.  Here is an … Continue reading

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For Sunday School Teachers

For all of the Sunday School Teachers that don’t feel equipped for their job. Here is a story for you.

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Cooking With Kids To Help Them Grow In Their Bible Knowledge

Here’s a practical idea for teaching our kids more about the Bible times. Why not cook with them foods that they ate in the Bible times. We think making goat cheese would be a lot of fun. Proverbs 27:27 You … Continue reading

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A Jerusalem Model That Will Help Your Kids Visualize The Easter Story

When my husband and I were in Florida a few years back, we visited a place called The Holy Land Experience. We totally enjoyed the whole experience but there was one highlight. The model of Jerusalem. It is the largest … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids the Heroes Of The Faith

Ever wanted to teach your kids about people who have been committed to their faith through thick and thin? We found a great website called Christian Heroes.com. Christian Heroes.com has tons of stories of men and women through the years that … Continue reading

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Top 100 Children’s Bible Memory Verses: We Each Have A Purpose – The Story Behind Ephesians 2:10

Ephesians 2:10 is a favorite children’s bible memory verse, but how many know the story behind the verse? “We are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.” Paul … Continue reading

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Top 100 Children’s Bible Memory Verses: Let Your Light Shine – The Story Behind Matthew 5:16

Matthew 5:16 is a favorite children’s Bible memory verse, but how many know the story behind this verse? “In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in … Continue reading

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Jesus’ 10 New Testament Principles for Parenting: Principle No. 9 – Transparency Is The Best Policy (Part 2)

Jesus encouraged transparency and the dirty laundry to be aired within His own children (disciples) so that He could deal with it right then and there where it was safe. Just after Jesus shared with His disciples that He would … Continue reading

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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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