Entries by Christin A.

Jesus Was Born

Key Passage: John 1:14 “The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father.” Big Picture Question: Where was Jesus born? Jesus was born in Bethlehem as God promised. Christ Connection: Jesus was born! This was very […]

John Was Born

Key Passage: Luke 1:76 “And child, you will be called a prophet of the Most High, for you will go before the Lord to prepare His ways.” Big Picture Question: Why was John the Baptist special? John the Baptist told people about Jesus. Christ Connection: Long ago, God’s prophets said, One day Jesus will come.” […]

Mary Visited Elizabeth

Key Passage: Luke 1:76 “And child, you will be called a prophet of the Most High, for you will go before the Lord to prepare His ways.” Big Picture Question: Why did Elizabeth’s baby leap in her belly? Elizabeth’s baby was happy because of Jesus. Christ Connection: God kept His promise to send a Savior. […]

John’s Birth Was Predicted

Key Passage: Luke 1:76 “And child, you will be called a prophet of the Most High, for you will go before the Lord to prepare His ways.” Big Picture Question: Who announced John’s birth? An angel said that John would be born. Christ Connection: God gave John a special job: to tell people that His […]

Genealogy of Christ

Key Passage: Luke 1:76 “And child, you will be called a prophet of the Most High, for you will go before the Lord to prepare His ways.” Big Picture Question: Who is Jesus? Jesus is God’s Son. Christ Connection: Jesus came to earth and was born as a baby. Jesus’ parents on earth were Mary […]

Malachi the Prophet

Key Passage: Malachi 4:2 “The sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its wings, and you will go out and playfully jump like calves.” Big Picture Question: Why does God keep His promises? God is faithful, and He loves us. Christ Connection: Malachi was a messenger for God. He said another messenger was coming. […]

Ezra Read the Law

Key Passage: Malachi 4:2 “The sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its wings, and you will go out and playfully jump like calves.” Big Picture Question: What did God’s Word teach the people? God’s Word helped them know the right things to do. Christ Connection: The Bible teaches us about God and Jesus. […]

Jerusalem’s Walls Rebuilt

Key Passage: Malachi 4:2 “The sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its wings, and you will go out and playfully jump like calves.” Big Picture Question: How did God protect His people? God helped His people rebuild the city walls. Christ Connection: Nehemiah helped God’s people fix the walls around their city. The […]

Nehemiah Heard News of Jerusalem

Key Passage: Malachi 4:2 “The sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its wings, and you will go out and playfully jump like calves.” Big Picture Question: Why was Nehemiah sad? Nehemiah was sad because Jerusalem’s walls were broken. Christ Connection: God promised to keep His people safe and give them a home. God […]

Esther Saved Her People

Key Passage: Zechariah 9:9 “Look, your King is coming to you; He is righteous and victorious, humble and riding on a donkey.” Big Picture Question: How did God use Esther? God used Esther to help save His people. Christ Connection: The Jews were in danger, and they needed someone to save them. God made Esther […]