And It Was Good, Session 1 (God’s Work of Creation): Intro Option for Parent groups

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Have you ever thought about the fact that we are creative because we have been made in the image of a creative God? Do you think of yourself as a creative person? What about your kids? Do you see them as creative? Do they see themselves as creative? Share the following quote from Christopher Bergland, […]

And It Was Good, Session 1 (God’s Work Of Creation): Optional Closing Activity for Collegiates

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Play the video “The Greatness of our God” by Hillsong. If you don’t see the video below, click here to watch on You Tube. As they are listening, invite your group members to silently consider the following questions: What have you seen or experienced recently that leads you to praise God? In your own life, […]

And It Was Good, Session 1(God’s Work of Creation): Introduction Option for Boomers

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Many members of the Baby Boomer Generation (those born between 1946 and 1964) will remember Christmas Eve, 1968. An estimated television audience of 1 billion, the largest single TV audience in history at that time, listened as James Lovell, Command Module pilot of Apollo 8, Commander Frank Borman, and Lunar Module pilot Bill Anders took […]

And It Was Good, Session 1 (God’s Work of Creation): Intro Option and Discussion for Women’s Groups

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    As you begin, invite the women in your group to share favorite natural vacation spots. Ask, “What is it about that place that makes it your favorite?” Show “In the beginning, the Most High created the heaven and the earth.” If you don’t see the video below, click here to watch on YouTube.  […]

And It Was Good, Session 1 (God’s Work of Creation): Introduction Option for Men

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  As an introduction to today’s lesson, challenge your men to think about our God’s power, wisdom, and love. Summarize the following paragraph. He is powerful. He is powerful enough to speak things into existence. God spoke, it exists. He is wise. He designed every detail of the earth and its’ inhabitants precisely and perfectly, […]

And It Was Good, Session 1: Designed for Life

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By Jennifer McCaman  God created us with a plan. It’s the time of year when everything’s in bloom. Flowers burst with color. Trees are lush and green. There’s no trace of winter. Watching the intricacy of life is a visual feast. A beautiful tree grows from a tiny seed. A stunning butterfly once crawled on the […]

And It Was Good, Session 1: Blessed to Be a Blessing

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God blesses you so you can share your bounty with others. by Aaron Householder Blessings and nations and peoples, oh, my! Blessings and nations and peoples! “May God be gracious to us and bless us; look on us with favor so that Your way may be known on earth, Your salvation among all nations (Psalm […]

And It Was Good, Session 1: The Seas as Divine Imagery

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By Thomas Goodman Gifted Bible Teachers will use analogies and illustrations drawn from their students’ lives. Some churches will even use a clip from a popular movie to drive home a Bible lesson, while acknowledging that the film in its entirety may not accurately portray God’s character or the biblical lifestyle. This teaching tool is actually quite ancient. The biblical writers sometimes […]