Lessons from the Pentateuch (Genesis through Deuteronomy)

Genesis through Deuteronomy

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Cain and Abel Object Lesson

Sin is a big deal. People don’t like to admit that, but it is true. If it wasn’t such a big deal, then why did Jesus give up His life for us? Even during the beginning of civilization, blood sacrifice represented forgiveness and redemption. Knowing the difference between the offerings of Cain and Abel helps …

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Adam and Eve Object Lesson

  Have you ever had anyone ask, “Why do people do bad things?” Many say there isn’t an easy answer, but is that correct? Those of us with a biblical worldview understand to go to the Bible first when tough questions arise. How would the Bible answer this question? This Adam and Eve object lesson …

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Creation Object Lesson

  There are times when Christians are accused of not thinking logically. Christians are accused of not looking at evidence. What these accusations are really doing is pointing out that Christians have a different worldview. Instead of looking at the world and then making decisions, Christians look to the Bible first and then make decisions …

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Creation Resources

Teaching Creation Resources

  The study of Creation is vital to Christianity. The first chapter of Genesis is packed with theology that brings up questions in our heads. Because of its importance, Bible teachers must be sure to focus on the aspects of Creation and explain why it is foundational to a Christian’s worldview. Therefore, I have searched …

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Respecting the Rights of Others {Genesis 13}

Everyone seems to be focused on their personal rights these days: the right to say what we want; the right to do what we want; the right to bear arms; the right to life; the right to have an education. According to the Bible, what are our rights? Helping our children understand the importance of …

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When is it Okay to Disobey Authority?

  Respecting authority is important. It helps us to be good citizens. However, when is it okay to disobey authority? Looking at events in the lives of Jesus, Paul, the disciples, and midwives will help our children understand God’s authority versus man’s authority. This is a step in the right direction on the narrow path …

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Being a Best Friend {David and Jonathan Bible Lesson}

Everyone has friends. Everyone wants to be a friend to others. But what does that really look like in God’s eyes? Using the story of David and Jonathan will help our children understand true friendship. This is a step in the right direction on the narrow path of godliness. {Deuteronomy 5:32} Scripture Focus: 1 Samuel …

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Dealing With Rebellion {Moses, the Snakes, and God}

Rebellion. Is it really that bad of a thing? Helping our children understand why rebellion is harmful is a step in the right direction on the narrow path of godliness. Take a look at Moses, the snakes, and God. {Deuteronomy 5:32} Scripture Focus: 1 Samuel 5:23; Numbers 21: 4-9; John 3:14  Materials: print out pictures …

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Why Should We Follow Directions?

  I stared at the little face wondering when the body would move. I had given the instructions at least two times and the actions still had not been completed. Helping our children understand why following directions is important is a step in the right direction on the narrow path of godliness. {Deuteronomy 5:32}Scripture Focus: …

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How to Encourage Cooperation

  All the children stopped and stared as a fellow classmate tripped over his shoelaces. And then, timidly at first, a little hand reached down and helped pull the boy up. Kind words were expressed and smiles exchanged. Encouraging cooperation will help our children take a step in the right direction on the narrow path …

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How to Deal with Cheating

  As soon as it was quiet, the eyes began to roam. An answer was spied as the pencil began to write. Cheating! Cheating comes in different forms, but every example oozes with dishonesty. Being able to choose honesty over cheating will help our children take a step in the right direction on the narrow …

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