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Top 100 Children’s Bible Memory Verses: A Approved Worker For God – The Story Behind 2 Timothy 2:15

2 Timothy 2:15 is a favorite children’s Bible memory verse, but how many know the story behind this verse? “Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word … 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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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 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 Big Idea Of 2 Thessalonians Is Correction Concerning The Return Of Christ

Paul wrote this letter 2ndletter to the Thessalonians to correct some false beliefs that had crept into the church concerning the return of Christ. Just like a child churches need correction when they go astray. False teachers had come into … Continue reading

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The Big Idea Of Philemon Is To Encourage Philemon To Forgive His Runaway Slave, Onesimus

Paul wrote to Philemon to encourage him to forgive his runaway slave Onesimus and to welcome Onesimus back as a brother in the Lord. Paul was in prison and somehow a runaway slave, Onesimus, had come to Paul.  Paul then … Continue reading

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Top 100 Children’s Bible Memory Verses: God’s Good Plan – The Story Behind Romans 8:28

Romans 8:28 is a favorite bible memory verse, but how many know the story behind the verse? Paul was a great missionary and went around planting churches everywhere.  This particular letter he wrote to the church in Rome.  Surprisingly he … Continue reading

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Top 100 Children’s Bible Memory Verses: God’s Love – The Story Behind Romans 5:8

The story behind Romans 5:8 was that Paul was telling the Roman believers that God loved them so much that He had His son die for them even though they didn’t deserve it. Kid’s will remember, and more importantly understand, … Continue reading

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Top 100 Children’s Bible Memory Verses: Gift Of Eternal Life – The Story Behind Romans 6:23

Romans 6:23 is a favorite children’s bible memory verse, but how many know the story behind this verse? “For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Paul was … Continue reading

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Top 100 Children’s Bible Memory Verses: Thinking Right – The Story Behind Philippians 4:

Philippians 4:8 is a favorite bible memory verse, but how many know the story behind the verse? “Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever … Continue reading

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Top 100 Children’s Bible Memory Verses: Sin Of Man – The Story Behind Romans 3:23

Romans 3:23 is a favorite bible memory verse, but how many know the story behind the verse? “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” Paul was a great missionary and went around planting churches everywhere.  … Continue reading

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Top 100 Children’s Bible Memory Verses: Worship – The Story behind Romans 12:1

Romans 12:1 is a favorite bible memory verse, but how many know the story behind the verse? “I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which … Continue reading

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Top 100 Children’s Bible Memory Verses: Fruit Of The Spirit – The Story Behind Galatians 5:22, 23

Galatians 5:22, 23 are favorite bible memory verses, but how many know the story behind the verses? “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control”.   The great missionary Paul planted these … Continue reading

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