Category: Bible Study

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5 Steps to Successful Forgiveness

Unforgiveness is toxic. It can consume us. It causes suffering, health problems, bitterness, chronic anger, resentment, rage, and a miserable attitude. Studies show that such emotions can lead to an increased risk of heart attack, joint pain, headaches, high blood pressure and a depressed immune system.

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The Bible Docudrama on The History Channel

Begins  March 3, Record it and add to your homeschool day THE BIBLE: 10-hour Docudrama From Genesis to Revelation, these unforgettable stories unfold through live action and cutting-edge computer-generated imagery, offering new insight into famous scenes and iconic characters. Created by producer Mark Burnett and featuring an international cast that includes Roma Downey, this 10-hour […]

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Go to the Ant Lesson Plan

Last Sunday at children’s church I taught about ants, based on on Proverbs 6:6. Here is my lesson plan, based on Heart of Wisdom 4-step plan:

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Free Printable Bible Worksheets

Charlotte Mason said, “Now our objective in this most important part of education is to give the children the knowledge of God.” Kill two proverbial birds with one stone by having your children practice handwriting with these FREE printable Bible verses in manuscript, cursive, or D’Nealian. Below are links to the printable the pages I […]

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Free Handwriting Bible Verses

Charlotte Mason said, “Now our objective in this most important part of education is to give the children the knowledge of God.” Kill two proverbial birds with one stone by having your children practice handwriting with these FREE printable Bible verses in manuscript, cursive, or D’Nealian. Below are links to the printable the pages I […]

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Bible Lessons & Lapbooks Index

We interrupt this blog to remind you we offer free Bible lessons and lapbooks. Click on the link to go to free lessons with handwriting printables, maps, lapbook booklets, external links, outlines, Bible study tools and more.

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Build a Tabernacle Model

When we began homeschooling (over 20 years ago), we built a model Tabernacle with Popsicle sticks, glue, paint and bits of fabric. It was one of the things that sparked my interest in our the Old Testament portraits of Christ. There are several kit models you can get to make your own Tabernacle.

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The Story: Read the Bible as One Seamless Story

The Story is a powerful, and rewarding way to read though the Bible to get the Big Picture. Condensed into 31 easy accessible chapters, The Story sweeps congregants into the unfolding progression of Bible characters and events arranged chronologically.

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The Importance of Studying Paul's Letters Chronologically

Paul’s 14 epistles found in our present Bible  is not chronological,  but sorted by length, in descending order form the longest (Romans) to the shortest (Philemon). When you understand this critical point you can study the epistles in chronological order and see the types of problems the Church encountered as the years passed and circumstances changed. […]

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God’s Sacred Name

YHWH is God’s Hebrew name. Y’shua is Jesus’ Hebrew name. God and Jesus are just two of the many, many titles English-speaking people use. Which think to cause my people to forget my name by their dreams which they tell every man to his neighbour, as their fathers have forgotten my name for Baal. Jer […]

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Our Bible Timeline Wall

We hung this Bible Timeline on the wall in our dining room (aka school room). Thenmarked the 12 Bible eras with index cards. Then I hung the Bible of the Bible Wall Chart- above the timeline and attached strings from to the Bible stories to show where the story can be found in the Bible.

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Behold the Man!

Jesus’ apostles and Jewish disciples came to know him first as a Rabbi and only later as the risen Savior. For second-generation and subsequent believers, however, the process was reversed. First they encountered in faith the risen and reigning Son of God, and only later – if at all – did they come to learn in any depth about the man, Yeshua MiNatzeret (Jesus of Nazareth).

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Audio Bible for iPhone & iTouch

I have come a long way baby! I used to listen to audio Bible on cassette tapes then went to CDs then to MP3 and now I use an iPhone app. I love it.

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More Printable Bible Verse Memory Cards

Here are more free printables for Bible Drill. Just click on image to download the PDF. I print the card stock and laminate for durability.

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Read the Bible in 90 Days Bible Challenge

Raising Olives challenged everyone to read the Bible in 90 days.

You mean read the Bible cover to cover in 90 Days?! Yes. Its not hard to do. Did you know you can read the Bible in 90 days in less time than it takes to listen to an hour of TV each day? OUCH!

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What Does God Require of You?

What God requires of us is not a great mystery.God tells us what He requires of us He made it very clear in Micah 6:8. Father requires three things. That we: act justly – be fair in dealings with others love mercy and kindness – meet others needs walk humbly with . . . God […]

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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.

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Free Lapbook: Shadrach, Meshach, & Abednego

This is actually a File Folder Game or a mini lapbook. Everything you need to make this lapbook is available to download below. A coloring page goes on the front of the folder. Inside is a game board and two pockets. One pocket is for game pieces, the other is for Bible memory verses. I found this […]

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Producing Spritual Fruit in Our Children

Here lies the secret of parenting that will produce good spiritual fruit in our children: The Parable of the Sower begins with the preaching of the Word, or the planting of the seed in the hearts of people. The seed is God’s Word; the different soils symbolize different types of hearts; and the varied results […]

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Prevent Anger, Resentment, and Bitterness 70X7

“Then Peter came and said to Him, “Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me and I forgive him? Up to seven times?”  Jesus said to him, “I do not say to you, up to seven times, but up to seventy times seven” (Matthew 18:21,22). The foundation of Christianity is a based on forgiveness. […]

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What Happens to a Branch Without the Vine?

If you want to produce fruit remember your job is to be the branch. The branch is a growth from the main stem or root of a plant. Various Hebrew words are translated as branch or shoot. The most common one can be defined as any sprout of vegetation (Gen. 19:25; Ezek. 16:7; Ps. 85:11). […]

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Hidden Romance in the Bible

Deep within God’s Word lies a wondrous story like no other. A drama that originated before time began. An epic saga that resonates with the heartbeat of God. A story that reveals nothing less than the meaning of life and God’s great mission in the earth. From Eternity to Here presents three remarkable stories spanning Genesis to Revelation. Each story traces a divine theme that is woven throughout Scripture.

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Caught In The Do-Dos

The Businessman and the Begger Two men approached Jesus on his last journey to Jerusalem–a businessman and a beggar. The first was a righteous man who had meticulously kept the law all of his life. He only wanted to ensure that his efforts would be enough to secure him eternal life. Tragically, he went away […]

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Get Out of the Pit Videos

Do you feel stuck? Are you in a situation that you feel you can’t out of? Are you facing trials that can’t get victory from? Do you struggle with strongholds? Are you fighting areas of bondage? You are in a pit! God doesn’t want you in a pit. The Christian life does not mean you […]

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Lessons from Peter

If I walked on water with Jesus you better believe I would be blogging about it within the hour. I would immediately be thinking how could put it into 140 characters for a Tweet on Twitter. But Peter never mentions this or the other miracles he was involved with in his epistles! What a lesson […]

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51 Word Bullet List Bible

My first though when I saw this is to put the evens on index cards and have the children put them in chronological order.

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4-Step Ideas for Bible Time

The most important part of your school day is getting to God through prayer and Bible study. Are you skipping Bible time? Purpose to not touch a school book until you spend time in the Living Word!

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Go With the Strength You Have

The angel of the LORD appeared to Gideon, he said, “The LORD is with you, mighty warrior.” Gideon replied in doubt and in an accusatory tone with questions: “But sir,” Gideon replied, “if the LORD is with us, why has all this happened to us? Where are all his wonders that our fathers told us […]

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Are You Interpreting the Bible Correctly?

Are You Interpreting the Bible Correctly? The first biggest mistake is replacing Bible time with academics. The second biggest mistake is not interpreting the Bible correctly!