My Favorite Bible Study Tools: 5 Simple Things to Help You Dig into the Text

My Favorite Bible Study Tools_ 5 Simple Things to Help You Dig into the Text

As Summer begins to come to a close and the new rhythms and routines of Fall come near, I am realizing that I have done a terrible job with personal Bible study over the last few months. So, as I prepare to get myself back in gear and (re)start some good habits, I want to share with you my favorite Bible study tools! They are nothing terribly groundbreaking, but they do a great job of helping you really dig into your Bible.

Here they are…

#1 A simple notebook

What kind doesn’t really matter. It could be a plain composition notebook, a journal, a sketchbook, or whatever. It just needs to provide a place to write down notes, prayers, verses and quotes, doodles, and whatever else you can think of jotting down.

#2 Colored pencils

I like using colored pencils over pens to write in my Bible or notebook because they are not quite as permanent. Plus, you don’t have to worry about the color bleeding through to the other side of your page. I just recently bought this Sargent set for my son as a step up from Crayola. They are really nice and I think I’m going to have to swipe them for my Bible study. ūüôā

#3 Commentaries, word studies, Bible atlas, concordance, etc

While we do have quite a few commentaries and the like, I’m going to be honest, they don’t leave the shelf all too often. That is because my absolute favorite resource for studying the Bible is found in a super convenient place – online!

I love biblehub.com for pretty much anything you could need for studying the Bible. Commentaries, word studies, maps, concordance, different translations, devotionals Рthey have it all!

If you are looking to take your Bible study up a notch, I highly recommend giving this website a try.

#4 The Bible

Of course! Can’t have a¬†Bible study without one of these important little books. ūüėČ For the longest time I used an NIV Bible until it was finally falling apart like crazy and I bought a new one. I had seen how popular Bible journaling was and I¬†loved the journaling Bibles. So, I decided to buy an ESV Journaling Bible. I love it!

I’m definitely not one of those super amazing artistic Bible journalers, but I¬†love having extra space for making little doodles or writing notes.

#5 A Bible Study Guide

Now, I definitely don’t think a devotional or Bible study guide is at all necessary to have a great personal Bible study. However, it can be helpful to have a plan and a little help as you dig into the text. Right now my personal favorite Bible study devotional is the “Journal and Doodle Through the Bible” series by Kari Denker. If you are looking for something new and fun that will also dig you deep into the text – look no further. Go grab her free Ephesians study right now!¬†(I also reviewed Kari’s studies right here.)

Well, those are some of my favorite tools for studying the Bible. Are you getting ready to start a new study this fall? What are some of your favorite tools?

 

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4 Reasons Why You Should Memorize Bible Verses Along With Your Kids

4 Reasons Why You Should Memorize Bible Verses Along With Your Kids

Memorizing Scripture¬†is a common Bible activity for children.¬†Whether it’s through programs like Awana, by using Bible verses set to music, or even one of the lesson plans here on Steadfast Family¬†– there are lots of recommendations and resources for Scripture memorization.

Once you’re a grown up, however, you don’t hear it talked about quite as much.

So, today I want to share four reasons I think we should jump in there and memorize right along with our kiddos!

1. To Be a Good Example

Kids are natural imitators. Monkey see, monkey do. Unfortunately you often realize this after they’ve imitated something you’d really rather them not. AmIright? ¬†ūüôā

What better way to harness that imitator nature¬†than by leading them to the power of God’s Word?¬†

I hope my boys¬†have strong memories of their mama saying, singing, chanting, shouting, and whispering their memory verses right alongside them. And not only that, but also being able to recall scripture during the moments we need it. Which brings me to my next point…

2. To Be Able to Recall During Daily Moments

One of my favorite benefits of knowing and memorizing Scripture is the way the Holy Spirit will bring to mind these verses that you have hidden in your heart.

This is not only helpful when fielding spiritual questions from my very inquisitive four year old, but is a constant source of encouragement for me personally as well.

Just today I was pondering how badly I need more contentment in my life and I was thinking to myself “I sure do wish I could ask Paul how in the world he found contentment when he was stuck in prison!” Immediately the answer popped into my head:

For I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. -Philippians 4:13

3. To Exercise Our Brains

I’m not gonna lie, more days than not you will find me in the fog known as “mom brain.” With everything I have to do and keep track of, plus the constant demands of caring for small children by the end of the day my brain is mush.

Doing brain work such as¬†memorization is like exercise for the brain. It keeps things sharp and working smoothly. I don’t know about you, but I can definitely benefit from my brain being in tip top shape.

Want to read more about the brain benefits of memorization? Check out this article on Ten Proven Brain Benefits.

4. To Meditate on God’s Word

I love studying the Bible. I love learning about historical context, original languages, and the layers of meaning. I enjoy taking notes, reading commentaries, and listening to teaching.

However, I’m also learning that sometimes I need to put away the study Bible, and just meditate on God’s Word.

Read it just to know it. Just to let the truth sink in. To get lost in the wonder and grace of it all.

Memorizing scripture provides plenty of opportunity for just that.

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These are just a few reasons why memorizing scripture alongside your children is a beneficial practice. I’m sure there are many more!

What benefits can you add to this list?

 

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Summer Search for God – Week 8 – Do a Random Act of Kindness

*UPDATE*
An updated version of this eBook is now available in the shop.

Join me as I blog through Summer Search for God

For eight weeks this Summer I will be blogging through my eBook, Summer Search for God. I want to be able to give some more examples of how you can do the activities, so I will be sharing how me and K go through the devotional.

I’d love for you to join us! If you don’t already have the book, grab it¬†here¬†for free. Then, share how¬†you¬†are rocking the missions using the hashtag #summersearchforGod on¬†Instagram¬†or¬†Twitter. If you write a¬†blog post on your experience, please leave a link in the comments!

You can find links to the previous weeks below…

Week 1 – Build a Fort

Week 2 – Make a Special Treat

Week 3 – Go for a Hike

Week 4 – Create a Masterpiece

Week 5 – Go on a Treasure Hunt

Week 6 – Get Wet

Week 7 – Conduct a Science Experiment


 mission 8

Mission Description

For this mission you need to do a random act of kindness. If you’ve never done a random act of kindness before, it is really simple. First, you choose a person or people that will receive your act of kindness. Then you need to think of something really nice to do for them. Try to think of something they’ll really like! It is even more fun if you keep it all a secret!

Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.¬†– Colossians 3:12 NIV

What We Did

This is the last mission! Can’t believe we are already to the end of July!

After I read the mission and explained to K what a “random act of kindness” is he got to work brainstorming. First, he thought of people he wanted to do something nice for (I wrote them down) and then together we came up with something we could do for them.

Make cookies!

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K drew some cookies next to our list of people and then we got started!

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K wanted to make chocolate chip cookies and I was happy to oblige (my favorite!).

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While the cookies were baking, K worked on making some notes to go with them.

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I even snuck in some name writing practice – don’t you just love those first attempts at writing? So cute!

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When the cookies were all done we packaged them up and took a walk around the neighborhood to drop them off at some friends! It was a fun afternoon activity and a good introduction to doing something nice “just because.”

What’s your favorite random act of kindness?

 


Do you have your copy of Summer Search for God yet?

Grab one¬†here¬†and get all the missions, journal pages, and the parent debrief files. It’s currently free for subscribers!

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Summer Search for God – Week 7 – Conduct a Science Experiment

*UPDATE*
An updated version of this eBook is now available in the shop.

Join me as I blog through Summer Search for God

For eight weeks this Summer I will be blogging through my eBook, Summer Search for God. I want to be able to give some more examples of how you can do the activities, so I will be sharing how me and K go through the devotional.

I’d love for you to join us! If you don’t already have the book, grab it¬†here¬†for free. Then, share how¬†you¬†are rocking the missions using the hashtag #summersearchforGod on¬†Instagram¬†or¬†Twitter. If you write a¬†blog post on your experience, please leave a link in the comments!

You can find links to the previous weeks below…

Week 1 – Build a Fort

Week 2 – Make a Special Treat

Week 3 – Go for a Hike

Week 4 – Create a Masterpiece

Week 5 – Go on a Treasure Hunt

Week 6 – Get Wet


mission 7

Mission Description

For this mission you need to conduct an official science experiment. There are many different types of science experiments you can do. You should take a guess at what will be the outcome of your experiment (that‚Äôs called a ‚Äúhypothesis‚ÄĚ) and then do the experiment to see if you were right! Two good places to find ideas for your science experiment are the library and the internet.

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. РGenesis 1:1 NIV

What We Did

K was very excited when I told him that the next mission was to do a science experiment. We’ve just recently started doing more science for homeschool preschool and he loves doing the experiments!

For this mission¬†we decided to do the classic “sink or float” experiment!

First, I had K gather some objects together…

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Then, I wrote them down on a paper with space to write the predictions and results.

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We filled up a bin with some water…

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…and got to work testing our objects!

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We kept track of the guesses and results – and K enjoyed learning the word “hypothesis.”
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And of course you can’t have a bin of water laying around without a little water play time!

 

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The verse for this mission was Genesis 1:1. We talked about how God created the whole world and science is how we learn about the world God made. We kept our discussion pretty simple, but if you’ve purchased¬†your copy of Summer Search for God you will find more discussion points, verses, and ideas.

 


Do you have your copy of Summer Search for God yet?

Grab one¬†here¬†and get all the missions, journal pages, and the parent debrief files. It’s currently free for subscribers!

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Summer Search for God – Week 6 – Get Wet

*UPDATE*
As of 5/9/16 this eBook is now available in an updated version in the shop here. 

Join me as I blog through Summer Search for God

For eight weeks this Summer I will be blogging through my eBook, Summer Search for God. I want to be able to give some more examples of how you can do the activities, so I will be sharing how me and K go through the devotional.

I’d love for you to join us! If you don’t already have the book, grab it¬†here¬†for free. Then, share how¬†you¬†are rocking the missions using the hashtag #summersearchforGod on¬†Instagram¬†or¬†Twitter. If you write a¬†blog post on your experience, please leave a link in the comments!

You can find links to the previous weeks below…

Week 1 – Build a Fort

Week 2 – Make a Special Treat

Week 3 – Go for a Hike

Week 4 – Create a Masterpiece

Week 5 – Go on a Treasure Hunt


mission 6

Mission Description

For this mission you need to get wet! There are so many ways you can enjoy spending time in the water. If you live near a beach, lake, or pool you could go swimming. However, even if you don’t there are lots of other fun things to do in the water. Have a water balloon fight, run through a sprinkler, set up a slip-n-slide, play in the rain Рthose are just some ideas to get you started. You can do whatever sounds fun to you, just as long as you get wet!

Wash me clean from my guilt. Purify me from my sin. РPsalm 51:2 NLT

What We Did

K was super excited about this mission! After I read him the description, he got right to work drawing “rain” on his journal page.

 

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After he finished drawing, he decided he wanted to “get wet” in the sprinkler.

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After he played in the water for a while, I called him over for a little object lesson.

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We just happened to have a 5 gallon bucket full of dirt handy, so I had K come join me by the bucket. First, we reviewed how everybody does bad things except God and those bad things are called sin. I told him that sin is kinda like being all dirty and we can’t wash off the dirt. Then, I had him rub his hands in the bucket of dirt.

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We talked about how when we are all dirty we can’t be with God because He is clean and good. We need someone to wash us clean too. I told him that when Jesus died on the cross he washed our dirty sins. Then, I sent him back out to the sprinkler to wash his hands clean.

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He came back and did the lesson a few times before he moved on to other things. It turned out to be a fun and memorable experience!

 

If you have purchased your copy¬†of Summer Search for God, then you also have access to additional ideas, scripture references, and parent material. If you haven’t downloaded your copy yet, what are you waiting for?!


Do you have your copy of Summer Search for God yet?

Grab one¬†here¬†and get all the missions, journal pages, and the parent debrief files. It’s currently free for subscribers!

Summer Search For God - Spiral Cover

Summer Search for God – Week 5 – Go on a Treasure Hunt

*UPDATE*
As of 5/9/16 this eBook is now available in an updated version in the shop here. 

Join me as I blog through Summer Search for God

For eight weeks this Summer I will be blogging through my eBook, Summer Search for God. I want to be able to give some more examples of how you can do the activities, so I will be sharing how me and K go through the devotional.

I’d love for you to join us! If you don’t already have the book, grab it¬†here¬†for free. Then, share how¬†you¬†are rocking the missions using the hashtag #summersearchforGod on¬†Instagram¬†or¬†Twitter. If you write a¬†blog post on your experience, please leave a link in the comments!

You can find links to the previous weeks below…

Week 1 – Build a Fort

Week 2 – Make a Special Treat

Week 3 – Go for a Hike

Week 4 – Create a Masterpiece


 mission 5

Mission Description

For this mission you need to go on a treasure hunt. However, before you can go on a treasure hunt you will need a map. Figure out where you will search for the treasure and draw a map of that place. Then, get together any gear you will need for your search. Once you are all set, go searching for some treasure!

If you look for [wisdom] as for silver and search for it as for hidden treasure, then you will understand the fear of the Lord and find the knowledge of God. РProverbs 2:4-5 NIV

What We Did

This mission was really fun! I read it to K and we talked about how God’s Word is like a treasure that we would search and search for. After our short discussion, he got started right away drawing treasure maps!

Drawing maps and learning about God!

Little did he know that I had something planned for him later in the day! While he was upstairs having his quiet time, I got to work planning a treasure hunt!

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It was really simple to throw together!¬†First, I cut out some small pieces of construction paper. Then, I wrote simple clues on the¬†papers. Each paper had a clue for where he could find the next piece of paper. The last clue led to a surprise – a candy bar! – with a message written on it: “Search for wisdom like hidden treasure.”

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Once everything was ready, I hid the clues around the house…

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…and hid the treasure inside his lego table, surrounded by some coins we made way back when we learned about Zacchaeus.

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When he came down from his quiet time the treasure hunt was on!

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He ran around finding the clues and having a blast!

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When he found the candy he was pretty stoked! It was a special treat for him!

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The message on the “treasure” gave us another opportunity to talk about the verse application.

If you have purchased your¬†copy of Summer Search for God, then you also have access to additional ideas, scripture references, and parent material. If you haven’t downloaded your copy yet, what are you waiting for?!

 


Do you have your copy of Summer Search for God yet?

Grab one¬†here¬†and get all the missions, journal pages, and the parent debrief files. It’s currently free for subscribers!

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Summer Search for God – Week 4 – Create a Masterpiece

*UPDATE*
As of 5/9/16 this eBook is now available in an updated version in the shop here. 

Join me as I blog through Summer Search for God

For eight weeks this Summer I will be blogging through my eBook, Summer Search for God. I want to be able to give some more examples of how you can do the activities, so I will be sharing how me and K go through the devotional.

I’d love for you to join us! If you don’t already have the book, grab it¬†here¬†for free. Then, share how¬†you¬†are rocking the missions using the hashtag #summersearchforGod on¬†Instagram¬†or¬†Twitter. If you write a¬†blog post on your experience, please leave a link in the comments!

You can find links to the previous weeks below…

Week 1 – Build a Fort

Week 2 – Make a Special Treat

Week 3 – Go for a Hike


mission 4

Mission Description

For this mission you need to create your very best masterpiece. You may think up any type of project you would like to create. You could paint, draw, build, sew, sculpt, or a hundred other things. The most important part is that you do something you enjoy and that you work your very best. Make it something you are proud to sign your name on. Make it your masterpiece!

For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago.¬†– Ephesians 2:10 NLT

What We Did

This has been one of our favorite missions so far! First, I explained to K what the word “masterpiece” means – your very best work. Then, I told him that he got to make a masterpiece out of whatever he wanted. We had already done a painting project that day, but he wanted to do something different.

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K painting fireworks – I post pictures of what we’re up to over on Instagram.

So, I let him loose with the craft supplies!

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He grabbed what he wanted off the shelf (read more about our craft shelf here) and got to work.

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He worked hard!

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It was definitely a 100% three year old made masterpiece and he was so proud of it!

We referred back to last week’s mission and talked about how God created so many awesome things. Then I asked him what he thought God’s best masterpiece was. You should have seen his smile when I said it was him!

We talked about how people are God’s greatest masterpiece and He created us to do good things. He thought this was really cool. He even brought it up again later in the day.

I love how activities like this are so simple and make starting a conversation about God so easy! What’s been your favorite mission so far?

 


Do you have your copy of Summer Search for God yet?

Grab one¬†here¬†and get all the missions, journal pages, and the parent debrief files. It’s currently free for subscribers!

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Summer Search for God – Week 3 – Go for a Hike

*UPDATE*
As of 5/9/16 this eBook is now available in an updated version in the shop here. 

Join me as I blog through Summer Search for God

For eight weeks this Summer I will be blogging through my eBook, Summer Search for God. I want to be able to give some more examples of how you can do the activities, so I will be sharing how me and K go through the devotional.

I’d love for you to join us! If you don’t already have the book, grab it¬†here¬†for free. Then, share how¬†you¬†are rocking the missions using the hashtag #summersearchforGod on¬†Instagram¬†or¬†Twitter. If you write a¬†blog post on your experience, please leave a link in the comments!

You can find links to the previous weeks below…

Week 1 – Build a Fort

Week 2 – Make a Special Treat


 

mission 3

Mission Description

For this mission you need to go on a hike. The destination is not what is important, so pick wherever you would like to go. Instead you must focus on the journey. As you walk, pay close attention to the things you observe in nature. What do you see? What do you smell? What do you hear? What can you feel? It would be a good idea to bring along a bag that you can use to carry home any interesting things you find.

For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities–his eternal power and divine nature–have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse.¬†– Romans 1:20 NIV

What We Did

Like with the previous weeks, I started with reading the mission to K and then I let him color in his mission page. Then, I read him the week’s verse. This verse was a little above K’s head, so I abbreviated it a bit and really focused on how God created the world with his mighty power.

We love going on nature walks, but with a new baby in the house getting out for a nature walk wasn’t really feasible this week. Thankfully, the missions are so easy to adapt to being low-key (or more involved if you want!). So, we headed out to the backyard!

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I gave K instructions to look for things that reminded him of God’s power. We looked at the sticks and the cool circles on the roots of the tree.

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We also turned our gaze upwards and looked at the tops of the trees. We even found a birds nest in the branches.

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We ended our nature time by looking up to the puffy clouds. The whole time we talked about the powerful God who made all these cool things.

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Oh yeah, this little cutie was hanging out with us too. ūüôā

Another fun mission accomplished!


Do you have your copy of Summer Search for God yet?

Grab one¬†here¬†and get all the missions, journal pages, and the parent debrief files. It’s currently free for subscribers!

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Summer Search for God – Week Two – Make a Special Treat

*UPDATE*

As of 5/9/16 this eBook is now available in an updated version in the shop here. 

Join me as I blog through Summer Search for God

For eight weeks this Summer I will be blogging through my eBook, Summer Search for God. I want to be able to give some more examples of how you can do the activities, so I will be sharing how me and K go through the devotional.

I’d love for you to join us! If you don’t already have the book, grab it¬†here¬†for free. Then, share how¬†you¬†are rocking the missions using the hashtag #summersearchforGod on¬†Instagram¬†or¬†Twitter. If you write a¬†blog post on your experience, please leave a link in the comments!

You can see week one here.


mission 2

Mission Description

For this mission you need to cook a special treat to eat. Think for a minute about what your most favorite thing to eat is. What makes your mouth water just thinking about it? Maybe that is what you should make! Once you have an idea or two of what you want to make, first you need to make sure you have all the ingredients. Once you have all the ingredients gathered together, you can get to cooking!

How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth! РPsalm 119:103 NIV

What We Did

I told K that we were going to be doing another mission and asked him if he remembered our last mission. After briefly reviewing mission one, I read him mission two.

I asked him what what his favorite sweet treat was and he listed off a couple before deciding on drawing a cupcake.

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When we moved on to discuss what supplies we needed, I told K that we didn’t have the ingredients for cupcakes, but we did have the ingredients for peanut butter cookies. He was more than okay with that!

Before we got started making the cookies I read the verse and we talked about how God’s Word is sweet like cookies. With K being only three, we also had to back track a little and review how the Bible is God’s words to us.

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Then we got to baking!

IMG_6245Since K is gluten free, we decided to try out these super simple peanut butter cookies.

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For a young child like K, I am able to adjust the devotionals to discuss the topic as we do the activity. However, for an older child you can let them loose to do the mission on their own and then sit down afterwards to discuss the devotional. It’s very easy to adjust for age differences!¬†IMG_6249¬†Once the cookies were done we had to try one of course! This was another good opportunity to talk about the verse.

After he took a few bits of his cookie, we did the extension activity. This activity takes the discussion a slightly different direction. We compared the taste of the sweet cookie to the sour taste of vinegar.

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He had no idea what he was about to taste. As soon as he took a sip, he said “That’s gross! I need water!” ūüôā

We talked about how we can have sweet words and say the good things God wants us to say or we can say mean things that are like something sour. It was definitely a memorable experience!


 

Do you have your copy yet?

Grab one¬†here¬†and get all the missions, journal pages, and the parent debrief files. It’s currently free for subscribers!

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Teaching the Bible Using Different Learning Styles

from guest poster, Anne Marie.

Children come in all shapes and sizes. Each has differing abilities and talents. Each looks at the world differently. While it is important that Biblical Truth not change, how we *teach* the Truth can, and should, differ.

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Many teachers of the Bible, parents and lay church workers, can become set in “how lessons have always been taught.” Or, we do not feel like we are equipped to teach the scriptures well.

Our God is great because he supplies all our needs and He commands us to teach our children. Therefore, we should never worry about what to say. The Lord will provide the words. We must always be ready for the moment though. Deuteronomy 6:7 tells us to diligently teach God’s words to our children. We are to do this when walking, sitting, in the morning, and in the evening.

But HOW?” you ask. “Each of my kids are different. How can I teach so each understands and grows in the knowledge of the Lord?

Study God’s teaching style. He used object lessons AND taught to different learning styles. You can do the same thing!

Visual/Spacial Learning Style:

The greatest way God used visual learning was when he created. Nature is the largest object lesson. Pick up anything in the woods, backyard, beach, desert, and mountains and God will teach you something about himself. Have your children go into the backyard and find something God created. Ask them, What can you tell me about this object? and then ask, How does this object remind you of God? You might be surprised by your conversations.

For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood through what has been made, so that they are without excuse. ~ Romans 1:20 (NASB)

Verbal/Linguistic Learning Style:

I find it amazing that God spoke and everything was. He is that He is. God is verbal and he desires to speak with us. Scripture memory is vital to wielding our sword of the spirit. If you aren’t already, introduce a new Bible verse to memorize each week. You can chose a topic such as ‘wisdom,’ or you could chose to memorize an entire section of scripture, such as Psalm 1.

Saying the scripture, doing copy work, or playing with words are wonderful ways to teach Truth to our children. My children and I have a index cards which I put on a ring to hold our verses and we recite them every day.

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Aural/Musical Learning Style:

Music is a fantastic way to teach! There’s a song I teach that lists the 50 states in alphabetical order. I still have students 17 years later telling me they *still* remember their states! Scripture CDs are a great way to teach scripture memorization. Bible dramas on CDs are good too. For a struggling reader, you might find it easier to read a passage of scripture aloud and then have the child tell you about the story you just read. There are also audio CDs you can find that tell missionary stories. Our favorite series is The Brinkman Adventures.

Physical/Kinesthetic Learning Style:

Any time you can add moving the body into a lesson the better! Assign parts to each child and then read a Bible story aloud while the children act it out. Using hand motions to help memorize the 10 Commandments or the 12 disciples will make learning a list easier. Have your children think up hand motions to go with scripture they are attempting to memorize. You may find they have an easier time remembering the words if their is a motion to go with it.

Logical/Mathematical Learning Style:

God is a God of order, not chaos. Logic and mathematics are daunting to many, but it has such strong significance when it comes to scripture. For children who enjoy numbers, have then think about every time the number 40 is used in scripture. The numbers 12, 3, and 7 are used quite a bit as well.

Consider studying the genealogies of the scriptures and creating timelines of the births and deaths of the patriarchs. Click the link below for chart genealogy lesson:

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Teaching scripture does not need to be a fearful activity for parents and lay teachers. Our God is a creative God, and if you find yourself stuck on a Bible lesson that seems boring or confusing, talk to Jesus about it. He wants to be found. He wants us to seek him. Count on him to help you be creative. You will find that the Bible will come alive for you and your children when you teach using different learning styles!


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Anne Marie has a Masters Degree in Education with a focus on Christian Education. She is the author of the blog Future.Flying.Saucers. Anne Marie has a passion for biblically equipping parents and teachers so children can fly for Jesus. On Wednesday nights you will find her teaching Biblical concepts to Awana clubs at her church. All of her Awana and Bible lessons can be found on her blog.