Entries by Christin A.

Joseph’s Dreams Came True

Key Passage: Genesis 28:15 “Look, I am with you and will watch over you wherever you go.” Big Picture Question: Why did God send Joseph to Egypt? God sent Joseph to Egypt to save his family. Christ Connection: Joseph recognized that though his brothers intended evil, God planned his circumstances for good—to establish a remnant […]

Joseph Sent to Egypt

Key Passage: Genesis 28:15 “Look, I am with you and will watch over you wherever you go.” Big Picture Question: Who is always with us? God is always with us. Christ Connection: God sent Joseph to Egypt and blessed him, so that he rose to a position of great power. In that position, he was […]

Jacob’s New Name

Key Passage: Genesis 28:15 “Look, I am with you and will watch over you wherever you go.” Big Picture Question: What new name did God give Jacob? God changed Jacob’s name to Israel. Christ Connection: Jacob’s meeting with God changed his life as reflected in his new name, Israel. Jesus came so that we might […]

Jesus’ Crucifixion and Resurrection

Key Passage: Luke 24:46 “This is what is written: The Messiah will suffer and rise from the dead on the third day” Big Picture Question: What did Jesus do for sinners? Jesus died on the cross and is alive Christ Connection: The most important thing that ever happened is that Jesus died and was raised […]

Jesus’ Triumphal Entry

Key Passage: Luke 24:46 “This is what is written: The Messiah will suffer and rise from the dead on the third day” Big Picture Question: How did people act when they saw Jesus? People welcomed Jesus as their King. Christ Connection: The people were happy to see Jesus. They knew He was their King. Jesus […]

The Stolen Blessing

Key Passage: Genesis 28:15 “Look, I am with you and will watch over you wherever you go.” Big Picture Question: What can stop God’s plans? Nothing can stop God’s plans. Christ Connection: Jacob is a perfect example of why a Savior was needed. Like Jacob, we seek a birthright and blessing that is not ours, […]

The Promise Reaffirmed

Key Passage: Genesis 28:15 “Look, I am with you and will watch over you wherever you go.” Big Picture Question: How did people know God’s plan? God told people His plan. Christ Connection: God’s wonderful plan to Abraham extended well beyond his lifetime. The plan was shared with Rebekah, Isaac, Jacob, and eventually an entire […]

God Tested Abraham

Key Passage: Genesis 17:1 “I will keep My covenant between Me and you…to be your God.” Big Picture Question: How can we show we believe God’s plan? We obey God. Christ Connection: Abraham showed his faith in God when he was willing to sacrifice Isaac. Isaac also showed he was ready to do what his […]

The Sons of Abraham

Key Passage: Genesis 17:1 “I will keep My covenant between Me and you…to be your God.” Big Picture Question: Who always keeps His promises? God always keeps His promises. Christ Connection: God fulfilled His promise to Abraham by giving him a son. Isaac was the hope of Abraham and Sarah for a future and 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 […]