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 3

The Fall Just the gist (for small children and others with tiny attention spans):  Adam and Eve disobeyed God and were asked to leave paradise.  Thankfully, the story didn’t end there.  God promised to send a savior who would reopen the gates of heaven. For those that can handle just a bit more: The man forgot to remain…

Christmas for Beginners – Day 1

Creation Just the gist (for small children and others with tiny attention spans):  From nothing, God created everything. For those that can handle just a bit more: “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.  The earth was without form and void, and darkness was upon the face of the deep; and the…