Christmas for Beginners – Day 7

Jacob Just the gist (for small children and others with tiny attention spans):               Jacob tricked his brother into selling him his birthright and he tricked his father into giving him the firstborn blessing.  He dreamt of a ladder that bridged heaven and earth.  His tricking ways would come back to haunt him when he was tricked into…

Christmas for Beginners – Day 6

Isaac Just the gist (for small children and others with tiny attention spans):   Remember that Isaac was almost sacrificed by Abraham on Mount Moriah before the Angel of God stopped Abraham’s hand and a ram was sacrificed instead.  The key points concerning Isaac in this biblical scene are: that Isaac was a begotten son as God,…

Christmas for Beginners – Day 5

Abraham Just the gist (for small children and others with tiny attention spans):   Abraham was kind of a big deal.  He was a man of extraordinary faith and obedience to God.  Abraham pretty much did everything God asked of him.  God gave Abraham a son even though he and his wife were super old.  Abraham’s trust…

Christmas for Beginners – Day 4

Noah Just the gist (for small children and others with tiny attention spans):   Noah was a righteous man so when God decided to destroy all the evil people with a worldwide flood, he had Noah build an ark to save himself, his family and two of every animal. For those that can handle just a…

December 3, 2022

Children are naturally curious creatures and with so many under one roof coupled with the fact that we homeschool, we are frequently looking things up to answer the various questions that arise. For instance, the children found that one of the chickens had laid an egg the size of a cherry tomato. We looked it…