Christmas for Beginners – Day 12

King David Just the gist (for small children and others with tiny attention spans):               God told the prophet Samuel to anoint David, son of Jesse, causing the Spirit of the Lord to come upon him.  At the time, the Israelites were at war with the Philistines.  David killed Goliath, the Philistine’s giant warrior.  When King Saul died, David…

Christmas for Beginners – Day 9

Moses Just the gist (for small children and others with tiny attention spans):               The Israelites became slaves in Egypt.  A Hebrew (Israelite) baby named Moses was saved when his mother put him in a basket and floated him down the Nile, from which he was rescued by the Egyptian princess.  Later, God appeared to him in a…