Entries by Christin A.

Solomon Asked for Wisdom

Key Passage: 1 Kings 8:61 “Let your heart be completely devoted to the Lord our God.” Big Picture Question: What did King Solomon ask from God? King Solomon asked God for wisdom. Christ Connection: King Solomon asked God to give him wisdom. He wanted to be a good leader for God’s people and do what […]

David Sinned and Was Restored

Key Passage: Psalm 51:10 “Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.” Big Picture Question: What happened when David sinned? God punished David, but He forgave David. Christ Connection: God forgave David for his sins, but sin always has a price. God let David live, but David’s son […]

God Made Covenant with David

Key Passage: Psalm 51:10 “Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.” Big Picture Question: What did God promise David? God promised that Jesus would be part of David’s family. Christ Connection: God made a promise to David. God told David that every king of Israel would come […]

David and Jonathan Became Friends

Key Passage: Psalm 51:10 “Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.” Big Picture Question: Who is our friend? Jesus is our friend. Christ Connection: Jonathan was a very good friend to David. He reminds us that Jesus is the friend of sinners. Jesus showed His friendship to […]

David Was Anointed and Fought Goliath

Key Passage: Psalm 51:10 “Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.” Big Picture Question: Who gave David power to defeat Goliath? God gave David power to defeat Goliath. Christ Connection: The men in Israel’s army were afraid of Goliath, the mighty Philistine warrior. Nobody would fight him. […]

God Rejected Saul as King

Key Passage: Psalm 51:10 “Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.” Big Picture Question: Who is our perfect King? Jesus is our perfect King. Christ Connection: God told Saul to obey Him and everything would go well. But Saul did not obey God. God rejected Saul as […]

Israel Demanded a King

Key Passage: Psalm 51:10 “Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.” Big Picture Question: Who was Israel’s first king? Saul was Israel’s first king. Christ Connection: The Israelites wanted a king. They did not trust God. God gave the Israelites a king, but He had a plan […]

The Ark Was Captured

Key Passage: 1 Samuel 2:35 “Then I will raise up a faithful priest for Myself. He will do whatever is in My heart and mind.” Big Picture Question: Why was the ark of God important? The ark reminded God’s people that God was with them. Christ Connection: The ark of the covenant reminded the Israelites […]

Eli and the Boy Samuel

Key Passage: 1 Samuel 2:35 “Then I will raise up a faithful priest for Myself. He will do whatever is in My heart and mind.” Big Picture Question: Who spoke to Samuel? God spoke to Samuel, and Samuel listened. Christ Connection: Samuel told people what God is like. Jesus came to earth as a human. […]

Ruth and Boaz

Key Passage: 1 Samuel 2:35 “Then I will raise up a faithful priest for Myself. He will do whatever is in My heart and mind.” Big Picture Question: Who is our Helper? Jesus is our Helper. Christ Connection: Boaz helped his close relatives. Boaz was a family redeemer. He bought back what his relatives lost. […]