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Free Key Bible Worksheet Printable

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This Key Worksheet can be used for a Bible Chapter or passage. Document Key People, Key Subject, Key Words (Inductive), Application, and Conclusion. Bible study should involve note taking. Whether it is answering questions, rewriting a verse, or making a list; writing helps us to slow down and focus. Bible Journal Key Worksheet Download the black and white for coloring or ... Read More »

Passover Haggadah

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This little booklet will walk you through your Seder step-by-step!  Haggadah is a Hebrew word that means the telling.The Haggadah is the Order of Service for the Passover Seder Dinner. A copy is used by each participant and is essential for understanding and participation. This Haggadah is inexpensive and functional and for a Christian Seder. This 24 page booklet tells ... Read More »

Bible and Topic Tabs for Bibles and Journals

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Below are several Bible Tabs to choose from for Bibles or Illustrated Faith’s Praise Book and planners. Vintage Rose Bible Tabs Print from your computer on plain copy paper. Use glue stick to adhere into your Bible and cover with shipping tape to make them strong and water resistant. Of you prefer to get these in the mail add on ... Read More »

Free Bible Copy Work Revealing Jesus in the Old Testament

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Subscribe on the bottom of this page to receive access to nine free printable pages of copy work using Old and New Testament Passover Bible verses. Use the dotted print for younger children to practice tracing letters. Use the lined space for older children to copy passages. A Family Guide to the Biblical Holidays Learn the teaching method God uses to teach His children. The ... Read More »

Free Passover Lapbook

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Download eleven free booklets to tell Passover story from Moses Birth to the First Passover. Glue the booklets in to a File Folder to create a lapbook. Subscribe at the bottom of this page to access ALL our freebies!   A Family Guide to the Biblical Holidays Learn the teaching method God uses to teach His children. The ultimate hands-on Bible lessons! Teach ... Read More »

Homeschool 101 Infographic

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Did you know over 66% of homeschoolers graduate college? Or that the number 1 and 2 reason for homeschool are safety and religion? Here is a great infographic on homeschool. Visit SchoolingSOS.com  to learn more. Read More »

Is it Legalism or a Desire to Please God?

So what is the difference between trying to please God and legalism? A measuring stick that only measures the end result will identify anything pleasing to God as legalism. As with most things Jesus taught about, the difference between doing something to please God, and legalism, is found in the heart. Read More »

Why Christians Should Observe Passover

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    Why are Christians Celebrating Passover? More and more Christians are learning about our rich Hebraic heritage through Bible study and celebrating God’s holidays.  TIME Magazine identified growing Christian interest in our faith’s Jewish heritage as one of the ten top trends. Passover teaches us about Jesus The early Christians observed Passover The seder is a special fellowship with God Passover is ... Read More »

WOW! World’s First Flying Penguins

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WOW. Have you seen this? Filmmaker and writer Terry Jones discovered a colony of penguins which are unlike any other penguins in the world. Ostensibly filmed for a documentary, the video shows a colony of Adélie penguins suddenly taking to the skies as the astonished presenter, Terry Jones, looks on. The TV spot was filmed on King George’s Island, 1,000 kilometers ... Read More »

A Christ-Focused Passover Seder

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This is a photo of our Passover plate. It has a prominent place of display in a glass cabinet in our living room.I believe it is the one item in our home that the children will remember the most. It is my favorite holiday. Passover begins April 22, 2016. The Passover meal is called a Seder. Seder means “order.”  Every year ... Read More »

30+ Fun Passover Crafts to Teach the Passover Story

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Passover begins sundown April 22, 2016. Here are links to several Passover crafts to help you teach your children the Passover story. Some link to Christian sites, some to Jewish sites. You may want to bookmark this site and come back as I am adding to the list. Follow me on Pinterest for more holiday and Bible ideas. A Family Guide to ... Read More »

In-Depth Passover Study: Torah Class Videos

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I went from a spiritual desert to a Torah fire hydrant this year!  After twenty-five years studying Jewish roots on my own, God blessed me moving one mile from  Seed of Abraham Fellowship lead by Tom Bradford. TorahClass.com Tom Bradford teaches through the Bible chapter by chapter he doesn’t skip a word.  You can have these teaching free via audio, video and ... Read More »

An Unplanned Delight-Directed Homeschool Day

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I teach using a combination of several different teaching methods for years and rarely think of them being different methods. Just as when I am fixing a meal I rarely think of the different methods used (chopping, mixing, blending, frying), I focus on the end result. This morning was a combination of unit study, delight-directed, writing to learn, and thematic studies. Here is a sample of our homeschool day. Our study took on a life of its own going in several unplanned directions (lessons running a muck is norm for us). Read More »

Purim: Proof God is Always in Charge

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Purim begins Wednesday, March 23 commemorating the Jews’ salvation from the hands of Haman and the Persians thousands of years ago. Then the Persians wanted to destroy the Jews; today the Persians want to destroy the state of the Jews. Same peoples, same tired story line. Throughout the generations, men like Haman, Herod, Hitler and Hussein have planned to annihilate the Jewish people. But God will ... Read More »

Messiah in Purim

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Purim begins Wednesday, March 23, 2016. The story of Purim is one of many episodes in God’s dealings with His people. The Jews were saved physically at this point in their history. The time of their full salvation and the complete fulfillment of God’s prophecies given to Abraham was drawing nigh. It happened five hundred years later with the coming of adon Yeshua ... Read More »

The Purim Story: For Such a Time as This

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Purim 2015 begins in the evening of Wednesday, March 4. The story starts with a beauty contest in which Esther is chosen to be the new queen. And the king loved Esther above all the women, and she obtained grace and favor in his sight more than all the virgins; so that he set the royal crown upon her head, ... Read More »

Purim: 8 Esther Videos from Zola Levitt Presents

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This year Purim begins in the evening of Wednesday, March 23, 2016. “Esther,” an eight-part series by Zola Levitt Presents. Esther #1: Beautiful Inside and Out Does God use women? Yes, He does! We begin by considering Esther’s rise and wicked Queen Vashti’s demise, and note how God elevates individuals to places of influence—then as now. Esther #2: Chosen for ... Read More »

Free Printable Stickers & St Patrick Unit Study & Video

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Christian Books and Bibles Knowledge Quest is offering a free 5-day unit study on St. Patrick. You can spread this out by doing two lessons each week or you can take the week off from some of your traditional textbooks and dig right into the life of Saint Patrick. Kidnapped, Confused, Enslaved… Together with your children, learn the intriguing story of ... Read More »

The Ultimate List of Best 30 Free Educational Video Sites

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Bookmark this site—you’ll want to come back. We appreciate a pin on Pinterest, Stumble or Facebook. Thank you! When I began homeschooling (29 years ago) I purchased a few VHS videos by National Geographic to add to my resources. That was about all that was available. Now there is a plethora of educational videos available online FREE! Below is an alphabetical list to ... Read More »

Organize Your Homeschool with Free Trello Lists

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I am a list maker so I fell in love with Trello,  a free collaboration tool that organizes your project lists into boards. In one glance, Trello tells you what’s being worked on, who’s working on what, and where something is in a process. I use Trello to organize my work, hobbies, menu plans, and home life. Trello’s user interface features a ... Read More »

Drive Thru History DVDs Review

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Drive Thru History is a series that makes exploring the history of Western Civilization meaningful and totally entertaining at the same time. My kids roll around the floor laughing at the outtakes and bloopers. David Stotts, a Christian, has spent the last 14 years in professional video and media production. His career in documentary production has taken him to 27 countries ... Read More »

Homeschool with Movies: Ancient History

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I created a list of Ancient History movies and documentaries on Pinterest. I have not seen them all. Check review for suitability. Most are available free on Youtube, Amazon Prime, Hulu, or Netflix. Please pin and share on Facebook Want more movies by theme? Let m know in the comments. Follow Robin Sampson’s board Homeschool with Movies: Ancient History on Pinterest. Read More »

Teaching with Movies: Middle Ages

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I created a Pinterest board list of movies about the Middle Ages.   Many of the videos are free online. Please read the disclaimer first. Remember not all movies are historically accurate. The ones that are historically accurate are noted so. The BBC did a good documentary series which is listed close to the top of the Pinterest board. Check it out. ... Read More »

God’s Wisdom vs. Man’s Wisdom

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There is a major protest against the public school system among Christians today, but it is leveled almost exclusively at moral problems. There is very little question of the meaning and importance of intelligence, but until we have defined education and its purpose and goals in biblical terms, we will not be able to aim for a higher education standard. ... Read More »

Alternative to Rubbish TV

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We live in an age where our children are swimming in sewage when they watch TV. Dove is an alternative for only $4.99 a month! Dove Channel provides a safe walled-garden with hundreds of movies and TV Series that reflect the time-honored standards of The Dove Foundation , known for its trusted Faith & Family Dove Seals of Approval. This ... Read More »

Free Old Testament Survey Videos

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Did you know that the Old Testament is 77% of the Bible? You can get a great overview of the Old Testament by watching these twelve videos by Tom Bradford. The Torah Class Old Testament Survey is a horizon to horizon view of the Bible that begins with Abraham and ends with modern day Israel. This survey is fast moving and interesting, but in-depth ... Read More »

Bible Journaling in my Planner Boxes

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I’ve been experimenting with different Bible study methods with my Happy Planner. I absolutely LOVE  recording my study in boxes. It’s how I learn and teach. I have been making slide show presentations for 30 years. No wonder I gravitate toward bullet list and summaries in boxes!  Click on the image to see a larger view. There are so many different ... Read More »

Disgrace or God’s Grace?

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“What used to make us stumble, God can use to make us stand. What once made us bow our heads in shame, He can use for His glory.” ~ Joanna Weaver~ Having a Mary Spirit I bow my head in shame to think of the number of times I have stumbled or fallen. Each time was a direct result of ... Read More »

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