Christmas for Beginners – Day 8

Judah and Joseph Just the gist (for small children and others with tiny attention spans):               Judah is the brother from which the line of kings will come, including the most important king of all.             Joseph was favorited by his father Jacob so much so that his father gave him a beautiful coat of many colors.   Joseph’s…

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…