Entries by Christin A.

God’s Covenant with Abraham

Key Passage: Genesis 17:1 “I will keep My covenant between Me and you…to be your God.” Big Picture Question: Why did God choose Abraham? God chose Abraham to be part of His plan. Christ Connection: God chose Abraham to be the father of the nation in which Jesus would be born. In this way, Abraham […]

Job

Key Passage: Genesis 1:27 “So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.” Big Picture Question: Who is all-powerful? God is all-powerful. Christ Connection: Job’s suffering and his request for a mediator give us a glimpse of our Savior, Jesus. Neither Job […]

The Tower of Babel

Key Passage: Genesis 1:27 “So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.” Big Picture Question: What happens when people sin? Sin separates people from God and one another. Christ Connection: Instead of glorifying God, people chose to ignore God’s plan and […]

Noah and the Ark

Key Passage: Genesis 1:27 “So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.” Big Picture Question: Why does sin separate people from God? God is holy. Christ Connection: The story of the flood shows us how serious God is about sin. He […]

Sin Entered the World

Genesis 3-4 Key Passage: Genesis 1:27 “So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.” Big Picture Question: What is sin? Sin is breaking God’s law Christ Connection: Since Adam and Eve, everyone has sinned against God. Our sin separates us from […]

God Created the World and People

Genesis 1-2 Key Passage: Genesis 1:27 “So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.” Big Picture Question: Who made everything? God made everything. Christ Connection: Colossians 1:15-22 reveals that Christ is ruler over all of God’s creation. All of creation was […]

Jesus, Our Promised Savior

Dear Parents, Happy New Year! For the past four weeks of Advent, we have been talking about God keeping his great BIG promise to send Jesus to be our Savior. For a long, long, long, LONG time, God’s people prayed, “Dear God, keep your promise.” And God did. God said, “Yes! It’s time for the […]

Angels Announce the Promise Fulfilled

Parents, This week is the third week of Advent. When it came time for God to keep his promise to send a Savior for us, Baby Jesus was born in Bethlehem. Jesus was the very first Christmas gift. Jesus is the very best Christmas gift! And Jesus’ birth was good news for many, many, many […]

God’s Promise to Joseph

Parents, This week is the second week of Advent. We can never, never save enough to buy God’s forgiveness. Not all the money in the world would be enough to save us! God made many wonderful promises to his people, promises to save them. Last week, we talked about promises God made to Mary through […]

God’s Promise to Mary

Parents, This week begins the Advent season: a time of looking forward to the day of Christmas, when we celebrate God keeping his promise to send a Savior to the world. Long ago, the first people sinned. They disobeyed God. God had made them and he cared for them. In fact, he loved them very […]