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LIVING WORDS C Term 1 OUTLINE

LIVING WORDS C Term 1 LESSON 1 Genesis 4.1–16

Two brothers

Adam and Eve’s sin has terrible consequences. They are sent away from the garden. They cannot live forever. Everything becomes more difficult, even their relationships with each other. Adam and Eve’s children join in the sin their parents began.

LIVING WORDS C Term 1 LESSON 2 Genesis 6.5–9.17

Starting again

God made a very good world, but after Adam and Eve's great sin, everything goes from bad to worse. The people in God's good world do not live the way God made them to live. God brings his judgement against the people he has made and then starts again with Noah and his family.

LIVING WORDS C Term 1 LESSON 3 Genesis 18.1–15; 21.1–7

Barren I

One of God’s great promises to Abraham is that he will become a great nation. But Abraham is very old and so is Sarah, his wife. It seems impossible for Abraham and Sarah to have a baby. Does God keep his promises and can he do impossible things?

LIVING WORDS C Term 1 LESSON 4 Genesis 39.20B–41.57

Saved

Things couldn’t be worse for Joseph. First, he is thrown into a dry well by his brothers. Then he is sold as a slave. In Egypt, he is thrown into prison for something he didn’t do. But God is with Joseph. And God is the one who saves.

LIVING WORDS C Term 1 LESSON 5 Deuteronomy 5.1–22; 6.4–12

Do not forget!

God made a special promise to Israel. God promised that he would be Israel’s God and that Israel would be his people. God showed Israel how to live by giving them his law. Moses reminds Israel about God’s law. Moses reminds God’s people not to forget about who God is and what he has done.

LIVING WORDS C Term 1 LESSON 6 1 Samuel 1.1–2.11

Barren II

Hannah is barren and cannot have children. Hannah asks God for a baby and God, the Great King, is kind to Hannah. God gives her a baby boy. Hannah prays to say thank you to God for his kind gift. Hannah knows that God is the one who saves and the one who can reverse people’s situations.

LIVING WORDS C Term 1 LESSON 7 2 Kings 5

Healed

Naaman has leprosy, a terrible skin disease. Naaman is not from Israel, but hears from an Israelite slave girl that he can be healed by seeing an Israelite prophet. Naaman travels to Israel and is healed from his terrible disease by God, the Great King.

LIVING WORDS C Term 1 LESSON 8 2 Kings 17.1–23

Out of the land I

Just like the other kings of Israel, Hoshea, the last king of Israel, is unfaithful. This also means that the people of Israel are unfaithful. They worship other gods and not God, the Great King. They do not obey God’s Law. Because of their unfaithfulness, God sends the people of Israel away from the Promised Land.

LIVING WORDS C Term 1 LESSON 9 2 Kings 18.17–19.19, 35–37

Hezekiah, king of Judah

Hezekiah has a big problem. The king of Assyria is threatening to attack his kingdom and could totally destroy Judah. But Hezekiah listens to God’s words, prays to the powerful and faithful God, and trusts that God always cares for his people.

LIVING WORDS C Term 1 LESSON 10 Nehemiah 1; 2; 4.1–23; 6.1–16

Rebuilding the wall

Nehemiah hears some sad news from the people who have returned to Jerusalem. The wall of Jerusalem is broken down. Through prayer, trust and action, Nehemiah returns to help rebuild the wall and God continues to work through his people.

LIVING WORDS C Term 1 I’m not giving up on you

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This term we are learning about how the people God made live as God’s people. We will be tracing the story of God, the Great King, and his people down through the ancient stories of God’s Old Words, the Old Testament. Through these stories, we will investigate the question, even though God’s people are unfaithful, will God give up on them? Or will he keep the promises he made to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob to bring blessing to the whole world?

LIVING WORDS C Term 1 OUTLINE

LIVING WORDS C Term 1 LESSON 1 Genesis 4.1–16

Two brothers

Adam and Eve’s sin has terrible consequences. They are sent away from the garden. They cannot live forever. Everything becomes more difficult, even their relationships with each other. Adam and Eve’s children join in the sin their parents began.

LIVING WORDS C Term 1 LESSON 2 Genesis 6.5–9.17

Starting again

God made a very good world, but after Adam and Eve's great sin, everything goes from bad to worse. The people in God's good world do not live the way God made them to live. God brings his judgement against the people he has made and then starts again with Noah and his family.

LIVING WORDS C Term 1 LESSON 3 Genesis 18.1–15; 21.1–7

Barren I

One of God’s great promises to Abraham is that he will become a great nation. But Abraham is very old and so is Sarah, his wife. It seems impossible for Abraham and Sarah to have a baby. Does God keep his promises and can he do impossible things?

LIVING WORDS C Term 1 LESSON 4 Genesis 39.20B–41.57

Saved

Things couldn’t be worse for Joseph. First, he is thrown into a dry well by his brothers. Then he is sold as a slave. In Egypt, he is thrown into prison for something he didn’t do. But God is with Joseph. And God is the one who saves.

LIVING WORDS C Term 1 LESSON 5 Deuteronomy 5.1–22; 6.4–12

Do not forget!

God made a special promise to Israel. God promised that he would be Israel’s God and that Israel would be his people. God showed Israel how to live by giving them his law. Moses reminds Israel about God’s law. Moses reminds God’s people not to forget about who God is and what he has done.

LIVING WORDS C Term 1 LESSON 6 1 Samuel 1.1–2.11

Barren II

Hannah is barren and cannot have children. Hannah asks God for a baby and God, the Great King, is kind to Hannah. God gives her a baby boy. Hannah prays to say thank you to God for his kind gift. Hannah knows that God is the one who saves and the one who can reverse people’s situations.

LIVING WORDS C Term 1 LESSON 7 2 Kings 5

Healed

Naaman has leprosy, a terrible skin disease. Naaman is not from Israel, but hears from an Israelite slave girl that he can be healed by seeing an Israelite prophet. Naaman travels to Israel and is healed from his terrible disease by God, the Great King.

LIVING WORDS C Term 1 LESSON 8 2 Kings 17.1–23

Out of the land I

Just like the other kings of Israel, Hoshea, the last king of Israel, is unfaithful. This also means that the people of Israel are unfaithful. They worship other gods and not God, the Great King. They do not obey God’s Law. Because of their unfaithfulness, God sends the people of Israel away from the Promised Land.

LIVING WORDS C Term 1 LESSON 9 2 Kings 18.17–19.19, 35–37

Hezekiah, king of Judah

Hezekiah has a big problem. The king of Assyria is threatening to attack his kingdom and could totally destroy Judah. But Hezekiah listens to God’s words, prays to the powerful and faithful God, and trusts that God always cares for his people.

LIVING WORDS C Term 1 LESSON 10 Nehemiah 1; 2; 4.1–23; 6.1–16

Rebuilding the wall

Nehemiah hears some sad news from the people who have returned to Jerusalem. The wall of Jerusalem is broken down. Through prayer, trust and action, Nehemiah returns to help rebuild the wall and God continues to work through his people.

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