Sunday Morning 9/27: Unit 9, Session 5: Ruth and Boaz

Only two books in the Old Testament bear the name of a woman: Ruth and Esther. Ruth’s story occurs at the time when judges ruled over Israel. God’s people were characterized by rebellion and immorality. At a time when the Israelites desperately needed a king to lead them back to God, Ruth’s story of faithfulnessContinue reading “Sunday Morning 9/27: Unit 9, Session 5: Ruth and Boaz”

Sunday Morning 9/20: Unit 9, Session 4: Samson

Samson was the last of the major judges of Israel. He was born to parents who dedicated him to the Lord as a Nazirite after the Angel of the Lord announced that Samson would be born to save the Israelites from the power of the Philistines. Samson grew up, and God blessed him with greatContinue reading “Sunday Morning 9/20: Unit 9, Session 4: Samson”

Sunday Morning 9/13: Unit 9, Session 3: Gideon

Last week, your kids learned about Deborah and Barak. This week, Judges 6 starts out in a familiar way: “The Israelites did what was evil in the sight of the Lord.” The period of Judges was not a good time for the Israelites. Their cycle of sin, bondage, deliverance, and peace clearly showed the lawContinue reading “Sunday Morning 9/13: Unit 9, Session 3: Gideon”

Sunday, September 13: Main Worship will feature “Faithful” from the Family Worship Project

Join us for a family worship moment this Sunday, September 13 as we sing this song in main worship (9am or 10:30am). We would love for you to share a video of your family worshiping through this song! Use #redemptionresponse or @goredemption when posting on Facebook or Instagram. Be sure to practice but we will have the motions on yourContinue reading “Sunday, September 13: Main Worship will feature “Faithful” from the Family Worship Project”

Sunday Morning 9/6: Unit 9, Session 2: Deborah and Barak

This week, kids learn that the time of the judges continued after the death of Ehud. The Israelites fell into a continuous cycle of sin, bondage, deliverance, and peace. Every judge was imperfect, yet God worked through the judges. At the time when the Israelites were oppressed by the king of Canaan, Deborah was theContinue reading “Sunday Morning 9/6: Unit 9, Session 2: Deborah and Barak”

Sunday Morning 8/30: Unit 9, Session 1: Israel’s Unfaithfulness

Following Joshua’s death, the Israelites were without a leader. They fell into a cycle of sin that can be seen during each reign of the judges. The cycle is marked by an A-B-C-D-E pattern. Let’s look at the first judge, Othniel, to see this pattern.  First, the people fell into Apostasy. They turned away fromContinue reading “Sunday Morning 8/30: Unit 9, Session 1: Israel’s Unfaithfulness”