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Teaching Kids The Big Ideas In Life

How do we teach kids to think bigger than today, tomorrow or even a couple of months from now. We believe on way is to teach them the big idea’s in the Bible. Instead of just focusing on a story … Continue reading

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Teaching Children About Bible Miracles – Jesus Heals A Leper

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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Teaching Children About Bible Miracles – Jesus Heals A Paralytic

  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 … Continue reading

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The Big Idea Of Malachi Is The Story Of God’s Calling His People Back To A Passionate Relationship With Himself

  God cares too much to let His people go through the motions of playing at worship. Instead calls them back to a passionate relationship with Him. It has been 100 years since God brought His people back from captivity … Continue reading

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The Big Idea Of Luke Is The Story Of Jesus The Man

Luke the doctor wrote about Jesus’ human side and emphasized that although Jesus was God, He was also a man. Sure it is hard to relate to a God who feels far away in heaven.  Luke’s gospel reminds us that … Continue reading

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The Big Idea Of Zechariah Are The Visions Of God Remembering His People And Future Blessings

God gave Zechariah visions to remind His people that He remembers them and will give them future blessings. When God’s people had returned from captivity in Babylon, the temple had not been rebuilt and they were experiencing drought and poverty.  … Continue reading

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The Big Idea Of Habakkuk Is The Questions He Asks God

Habakkuk represents all of us who question God why something is or is not happening in our lives.  No wonder we call Micah “The Questioning Prophet” in our book, Hooked On The Book. Habakkuk asked God two questions: Why does … Continue reading

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The Big Idea Of Micah Is The Story Of God’s Judgment and Restoration Of His People

Micah teaches us, like many of the other prophets did, that God hates sin and will judge it, but His purpose in judgment is to bring His people back to Him so He can bless them. When Micah saw the … Continue reading

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The Big Idea Of Zephaniah Is The Story Of God’s Final Judgment And Blessing Called “The Day Of The Lord”

Zephaniah tells God’s people to turn back to God because there is coming a day, called “The Day of the Lord”, when all the world would be judged for their sin and only the faithful would be saved. Zephaniah gets … Continue reading

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The Big Idea Of Acts Is The Story Of The Church

Luke wrote the book of Acts to provide the historical account of  the coming of the Holy Spirit. After Jesus ascension into heaven, the Holy Spirit empowered the beginning and expansion of the church. Acts begins with the final days … Continue reading

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The Big Idea Of Amos Is The Story God’s Anger At Injustice

When God’s people ignore the needs of the poor in the name of religion, God gets angry at this injustice. Amos was a shepherd and fig tree farmer in a little town.  That is why we called Amos in our … Continue reading

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3 Ways To Teach Your Kids To Share Their Money With God

Have you ever thought why is it so hard to teach your kids to give? Especially to God? Well here are three ways to bring back the joy of that blessing in your kids lives.  1. Talk about the privilege … Continue reading

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Stories Are Powerful Teachers!

Books And Reading Illustration   1. Stories allow kids to visualize truth.  Well known Duke University Basketball coach, Mike Krzyzewski, once said regarding teaching his players, “I’ve always felt a kid needs to see things, not just hear them or … Continue reading

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