Kid City Times 09/30/18

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Nursery & Toddlers

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Big Picture Questions

What does is mean to forgive?
To let go of anger towards others.

Who forgives us of our sin?
God forgives us when we turn to Jesus.

 

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The Stories

The Terrible Lie
Genesis 3
Adam & Eve Lose Everything

 

The Forgiving Prince
Excerpts From Genesis 37-46
Joseph & His Brothers

A New Way to See
Excerpts From Acts 6-9, 12-28, Colossians 2, Romans 8, & Ephesians 2
The Story of Paul


Preschool & Elementary

This Week’s Lesson: Tower of Babel

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Scripture

Genesis 11:1-9, Revelation 7:9-10

Memory Verse

Romans 10:9  (Preschool)
“Say with your mouth, ‘Jesus is Lord.’ Believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead. Then you will be saved.” 

Genesis 12:12 (Elementary)
 “I will make you into a great nation, I will bless you, I will make your name great, and you will be a blessing.”

Big Picture Question:

Who is worthy of our worship and praise? Only God is truly worthy! 

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What We Learned

Last week we heard the story of Noah and how God rescued Him from the flood by having him build an ark. Well after that Noah’s family continued to grow. His kids had kids. And those kids had more kids. And those kids had even more kids! Finally there were a lot of people on the earth again. The people lived in a plain called Shinar, and they all spoke the same language. The people wanted to build a city and a tower that reached all the way into the heavens. The problem was that the people were building all of this for themselves and to glorify themselves; not for the glory of God. In order to stop this, God changed everyone’s language which caused major confusion and thus put the construction to a halt. The hearts of the people became so prideful that they thought they could actually build their way to heaven! God knew that if He didn’t discipline His people, they would fall deeper and deeper into sin. That’s not what God wants! He wants us to know Him and glorify Him, because only He is worthy of our glory

Jesus Connection

Because of their sin, God scattered the people and confused them so they no longer spoke the same language. But in the end times, we see that the people God from every nation and language join together to give God praise. Because Jesus sacrifice for our sins, we can join in this celebration if we place our faith in Him.