When I get out of bed each morning, the first thing I do is open the curtains, make the bed (as long as hubby is not still in it), get dressed, make coffee for hubby and breakfast for both of us. I don’t think about doing things in a particular order. They just happen. Have…

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Lesson Theme: Trying to live our lives without God’s instructions is impossible so God gave us the Bible to show us the way.  Scripture: “Your word is a lamp to my feet and alight to my path.” Psalm 119:105   PRE-CLASS ACTIVITIES – These activities get the children engaged and primed for new lesson material. Do as…

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This is a continuation of a flipchart by Sandra Humphrey and Aline Clevenger with Sandra doing the illustrations. The copyright is 1974. It may not be reproduced in order to be sold. Before presenting the images below, do a quick review of the The Bible’s Own Story Part 1 flipchart by only showing a few…

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“Wouldn’t it be nice if the Bible could actually stand up and speak to us? Of course, it DOES speak to us, but not in voices we hear with our ears.”  These are the words I use to introduce this flipchart. The Bible’s Own Story was published in 1974. Sandra Humphrey and Aline Clevenger wrote…

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Children love puzzles, mysteries and codes! We can use that to our advantage as we teach Bible classes. We can teach the Bible account using visuals that don’t “tell the whole story”. This  creates curiosity in the child’s mind. Curiosity results in the child being more absorbed in the lesson being presented. When the child…

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Yes, Moses was raised as the son of Pharaoh’s daughter. Technically that makes him a prince even though he was not related by blood and not in the line of succession for the throne. Acts 7:22 tells us that, “Moses was educated in all the learning of the Egyptians.” What might his education have included?…

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This is an introduction to our study of Noah which will begin fully in the next lesson. We look at Genesis 5 in this lesson. It is a chapter about the “generations of Adam”, his son, grandson, great grandson and so on. It includes a fun song about some of the old men mentioned. One…

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This lesson is about Noah and all those animals. It also emphasizes one answer to one objection by ark critics who say the story of Noah’s ark is not a true story. It begins with a review of previous lessons going back to creation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pu4gEpIB6t0&t=7s

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This is lesson 4 out of 5 on Noah. This lesson is all about all the water during the flood. A fun song is also introduced that kids will love! The lesson itself is presented in puzzle form.  Each puzzle piece displayed on a bulletin board is removed. On the reverse side of the puzzle…

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This lesson emphasizes Noah’s exact obedience in building the ark exactly as God commanded. Watch the video here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9QH3Nf92dOM&list=PLkJ7psdIV2kyqnF0-1M3rlg_Zu4JdkaFU&index=14&t=14s The video may be shown to children in a class setting or used for a teacher who wants to discover new teaching ideas. The large ark may be purchased here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/724619926/noahs-ark-kit?ref=shop_home_active_4 The song about Noah is from…

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