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Rely on God

Do you rely on God’s guidance in your life? Psalm 8 For the director of music. According to gittith. A psalm of David. 1 Lord, our Lord,     how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory     in the heavens. 2 Through the praise of children and infants     you have established

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God Scatters His People

Big idea: God’s people were led away from God by their kings, and so were kicked out of God’s special place; just like Adam and Eve. Bible passage: 2 Kings 24:8-20a You will need: A bowl of treats (e.g. lollies, fruit) All Ages Activity: As you read the passage get

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Not The End.

The exile seemed to signal the end for God’s people in God’s place under God’s rule; yet God’s covenant faithfulness, shown in the coming of Christ, gives hope, and endless reasons to be thankful. 2 Kings 25 So in the ninth year of Zedekiah’s reign, on the tenth day of the

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Tough Love

What are the consequences for our actions? 2 Kings 24:8-20(a) 8 Jehoiachin was eighteen years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem three months. His mother’s name was Nehushta daughter of Elnathan; she was from Jerusalem. 9 He did evil in the eyes of the Lord, just as his father had done. 10 At

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Follow God Alone

God called Israel, and calls us, to follow him alone. 1 Kings 18 After a long time, in the third year, the word of the Lord came to Elijah: “Go and present yourself to Ahab, and I will send rain on the land.” 2 So Elijah went to present himself to Ahab. Now the famine was severe in

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Keep your Heart

In tough times, and particularly in times of plenty, we must keep our heart faithful to the Lord. 1 Kings 11:1-13 King Solomon, however, loved many foreign women besides Pharaoh’s daughter—Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites, Sidonians and Hittites. 2 They were from nations about which the Lord had told the Israelites, “You must not intermarry with them, because they

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Complete Servitude and Joy.

It’s not through works that we are saved, but because of our salvation that we want to do good works. 1 Kings 3 Solomon made an alliance with Pharaoh king of Egypt and married his daughter. He brought her to the City of David until he finished building his palace and the temple of

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Awaiting a King of Forgiveness and Grace

Upon his death, King David shows himself to be ambiguous – upholding faith and obedience to God, yet also exacting revenge on enemies – leaving us awaiting a true King of integrity, grace and forgiveness. 1 Kings 2 When the time drew near for David to die, he gave a charge

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King Solomon Falls

Big idea: Solomon isn’t the son who brings the blessing God promised. He chooses not to live with only God as his loving king. Bible passage: 1 Kings 11: 1-10 All Ages Activity Sit together as a family or Growth Group. The oldest person is the leader and is to

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To Be Exposed to the Immensity of Our Sin

How much have you thought about your own sin? 2 Samuel 12 The Lord sent Nathan to David. When he came to him, he said, “There were two men in a certain town, one rich and the other poor.2 The rich man had a very large number of sheep and cattle, 3 but the poor man had nothing

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