Entries by Christin A.

Elisha and Naaman

Key Passage: 2 Kings 17:13-14 “The Lord warned Israel and Judah… ‘Turn from your evil ways and keep My commands.’…But they would not listen.” Big Picture Question: Who heals us from our sin? Jesus heals us from our sin. Christ Connection: Naaman was sick. He had a problem with his skin. When Naaman washed in […]

Elijah Ran from Jezebel

Key Passage: 2 Kings 17:13-14 “The Lord warned Israel and Judah… ‘Turn from your evil ways and keep My commands.’…But they would not listen.” Big Picture Question: How does God help in times of trouble? God promises to be with us. Christ Connection: Elijah was a special messenger of God. Jezebel did not like Elijah, […]

Elijah Confronted Evil Ahab

Key Passage: 2 Kings 17:13-14 “The Lord warned Israel and Judah… ‘Turn from your evil ways and keep My commands.’…But they would not listen.” Big Picture Question: Who is the one true God? Yahweh is the one true God. Christ Connection: God sent fire from heaven. The people who did not worship God saw the […]

Israel’s History of Evil Kings

Key Passage: 2 Kings 17:13-14 “The Lord warned Israel and Judah… ‘Turn from your evil ways and keep My commands.’…But they would not listen.” Big Picture Question: What kind of king did God’s people need? God’s people needed a king who loved God. Christ Connection: God’s people wanted a king, but no king helped God’s […]

Poetry and Wisdom

Key Passage: 1 Kings 8:61 “Let your heart be completely devoted to the Lord our God.” Big Picture Question: Where does wisdom come from? Wisdom comes from God. Christ Connection: God gives us wisdom in the Bible. Wisdom comes from knowing and loving God. (Proverbs 1:7) Wisdom teaches us how to live. God wants to […]

Solomon’s Sin Divided the Kingdom

Key Passage: 1 Kings 8:61 “Let your heart be completely devoted to the Lord our God.” Big Picture Question: How should we love God? We should love God with all our hearts. Christ Connection: No king led God’s people perfectly. Solomon sinned, and Israel was divided between two kings. God’s people needed a perfect king. […]

Solomon Built the Temple

Key Passage: 1 Kings 8:61 “Let your heart be completely devoted to the Lord our God.” Big Picture Question: What did King Solomon build? King Solomon built a temple for God. Christ Connection: God is holy. Only the priests could go into God’s special place in the temple, and they had to follow special rules […]

Wise Men Visited Jesus

Key Passage: Luke 2:10-11 But the angel said to them, “Don’t be afraid, for look, I proclaim to you good news of great joy that will be for all the people: Today a Savior, who is Messiah the Lord, was born for you in the city of David.” Big Picture Question: Why did the wise […]

Jesus Was Born

Key Passage: Luke 2:10-11 But the angel said to them, “Don’t be afraid, for look, I proclaim to you good news of great joy that will be for all the people: Today a Savior, who is Messiah the Lord, was born for you in the city of David.” Big Picture Question: Where was Jesus born? […]

Angels Spoke to Mary and Joseph

Key Passage: Luke 2:10-11 But the angel said to them, “Don’t be afraid, for look, I proclaim to you good news of great joy that will be for all the people: Today a Savior, who is Messiah the Lord, was born for you in the city of David.” Big Picture Question: What part did Mary […]