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The Gospel Project: Paul's First Journey

Paul obeyed the Holy Spirit and shared the gospel with anyone who would listen. People tried to stop Paul, but Paul did not give up. Many people believed in Jesus, and the church grew. The Holy Spirit wants us to tell others about Jesus so they can be saved from their sin....

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The Gospel Project: Peter Escaped from Prison

God heard the prayers of the people. He had a plan for Peter, and He helped him escape from prison. Peter knew he might die because he believed in Jesus, but he wanted to share the good news about Jesus no matter what....

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Jesus' Crucifixion and Resurrection

The most important thing that ever happened is that Jesus died and was raised from the dead. Jesus is alive! When we trust in Jesus, we have true joy. Jesus brings forgiveness and life with God forever....

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Peter and Cornelius: The Gospel Project Lesson

God showed Peter that the good news about Jesus is for everyone. God wants believers to tell everyone the good news about Jesus no matter who they are or what they do. Jesus is the Lord of all....

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Guarding The Truth: The Gospel Project Lesson

Telling people about Jesus can be hard. There will always be some who do not want to hear the truth. God wants believers to follow Jesus and obey Him no matter what....

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Parenting Conference: Resources Spring 2021

Spring Conference2021 Parenting: It's Not What You Think In four sessions, Paul Tripp will open up the Bible and change the way you think about raising sons and daughters. ___________________________________________________________________ Session 01Give Up ControlThe goal of parenting is not to control your child's life; they will quickly outgrow your autho...

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Paul Met Jesus

Paul was an enemy of Jesus and His followers, but then God changed him. Jesus came to earth to save sinners like Paul. (1 Timothy 1:15). When we trust in Jesus, He changes us from the inside out....

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Philip and the Ethiopian: The Gospel Project Lesson

The man from Ethiopia knew what the Bible said, but he did not know the Bible is about Jesus. The Holy Spirit led Philip to help the man understand the good news about Jesus: Jesus died on the cross for our sins and He is alive....

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Sunday School Activities: Jesus Showed His Glory

Jesus showed His glory to Peter, James, and John. Jesus said He would die, rise from the dead, and go back to heaven. One day, Jesus will come again in His glory to make everything new. ...

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Sunday School Activities: Jesus Walked on Water

Jesus showed that we can trust Him. His life, death, and resurrection showed that Jesus is who He says He is. When we look to Jesus and trust Him, He will save us from our sin....

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Sunday School Activities: Jesus Fed a Crowd

Jesus gave the people food so they would not be hungry. The next day, Jesus said that He is the bread of life. (John 6:35) Only Jesus can give us everything we need. Jesus gives us forgiveness, peace with God, and life forever with Him....

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Sunday School Activities: Jesus Calmed a Storm

Jesus’ disciples knew He was a good man and a good teacher. But when Jesus calmed the wind and the waves, He showed His friends that He is the Lord. Jesus has power over everything He made....

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Sunday School Activities: The Good Shepherd

Jesus is the Good Shepherd. God sent Him to save sinners. Jesus gave up His life so His people could be forgiven and have life with God forever. Those who trust in Jesus are His sheep. They listen to Him, follow Him, and obey Him. ...

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Sunday School Activities: Jesus Taught about Possessions

Jesus is our greatest treasure. Jesus came down from heaven to live on earth with nothing. He obeyed God to set up His kingdom. We can give cheerfully and trust God to give us everything we need. ...

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Sunday School Activities: Jesus Taught About Prayer

Jesus taught us to pray. Because of Jesus, we can pray to God as a Father and ask for what we need. We can trust that God is good and loving, and we can count on Him to do what is right. ...

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Sunday School Activities: The Cost of Following Jesus

Jesus taught that following Him is not easy. It requires commitment and sacrifice. When we trust in Jesus, we give Him complete control of our lives. True life is found in Jesus, who gave up His life to rescue us from sin and death. He is worth it....

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Sunday Activities: Sermon on the Mount

Jesus taught people what it means to follow Him. He taught how people should live, how they should treat one another, and how to love God. People who trust in Jesus live to honor God and show what His kingdom is like....

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Sunday School Activities: Jesus Healed a Man Who Was Blind

Our sin makes us unable to see the truth about God. Jesus came as a light in a dark world. He came to give us sight--true understanding of God and His kingdom. Those who trust in Jesus see who He is and worship Him....

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RCKids Sunday Activities: Jesus Healed a Man Who Was Lame

The man at the pool was unable to help himself. Jesus healed him, and he obeyed Jesus’ commands. In a similar way, we are unable to free ourselves from sin. Jesus calls us to trust in Him. When we trust in Jesus, He frees us from the power of sin and death so we can follow Him and obey Him....

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Sunday School Activities: Jesus Healed a Woman and a Girl

By healing the woman and raising the little girl from the dead, Jesus showed His power as the Messiah. Jesus died on the cross and rose again to save people from sin and death. When we trust in Jesus, God forgives our sins and changes us to be more like His Son. ...

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Family Worship Ideas and Guidelines for June 21st

River City Kids Ministry provides guidelines and ideas for resuming family worship in our public setting starting June 21st, 2020. ...

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RCKids Sunday Activities: Jesus and Nicodemus

Nicodemus wanted life with God, but he could not do anything to earn it. Eternal life is a gift. God showed His love by sending His one and only Son to rescue people from sin. Everyone who believes in Him receives God’s gift of eternal life through Jesus....

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RCKids Sunday Activities: Jesus and the Samaritan Woman

Jesus is different from other people. Jesus loves everyone, and He came to give people a free gift; salvation from sin. When we trust in Jesus, we worship Him as our Lord and Savior....

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RCKids Sunday Activities: Jesus Taught in Nazareth

Long before Jesus was born, Isaiah the prophet talked about God’s plan to send a Messiah to earth. Jesus is the One God promised to send. Jesus would bring good news and help people who were hurting. ...

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RCKids Sunday Activities: Jesus' Early Miracles

Jesus cares about people. Jesus’ miracles helped people and showed that He is the Son of God. Through Jesus, God does for us what we cannot do for ourselves. He provides forgiveness and life with God forever....

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RCKids Sunday Activities: Jesus Called Disciples

Jesus came to earth to show what God is like and save people from their sins. This is great news! Jesus told His disciples to tell others about Him and we are Jesus’ disciples when we trust in Him. Everyone in the world needs to hear the good news about Jesus....

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RCKids Sunday Activities: John Pointed to Jesus

John the Baptist told people to get ready for Jesus the promised Messiah. Now that Jesus was on earth, John’s mission was complete. Jesus was greater than John, and John joyfully stepped aside as Jesus began His earthly ministry....

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RCKids: Sunday Lesson; Jesus' Temptation

Jesus was tempted, but He trusted God and never sinned. Jesus is perfect and righteous. A perfect sacrifice was required to take away sin. Jesus was that perfect sacrifice. He died on the cross to free us from sin and to give us the power to say no to temptation. ...

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RCKids Sunday Activities: Jesus' Baptism

Jesus never did anything wrong, but He was baptized like sinners are baptized. Baptism reminds us that Jesus died and came back to life. People who know and love Jesus are baptized to show they are following Jesus....

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RCKids: Believe Jesus is Alive

The Bible Story this week tells of two men who walked to Emmaus, and Jesus ministered to their doubting hearts. He reminded them of what the Bible had said about Him, and ate with them. Suddenly they understood that Jesus was alive and with them. Remind your kids that Jesus is alive and always with them! Read God’s word in Joshua 1:9 to remind them of God’s presence wi...

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RCKids Easter Sunday Activities

He is Risen, He is Risen indeed! Hallelujah! Happy Easter! May we celebrate this Sunday by hearing His word, giving prayers of thanks, and worshiping together remembering that He is ALIVE, and He LOVES us!...

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RCKids Palm Sunday Activities

Palm Sunday is celebrated as God’s people welcomed Jesus riding, on a donkey, into Jerusalem during the Passover. Take this opportunity to point to Jesus in your upcoming Easter Celebrations. Your family can praise God for saving us from sin and death- “...Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord! Hosanna in the highest heaven!” Matthew 21:9...

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At Home Sunday School 03/29/2020

We hope these few resources will be an encouragement to you and helpful to your family worship time. Let's make these slow moments fruitful for the Gospel in pointing those in our influence to their need for Christ and His sufficiency in all things....

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Kids Sunday Resources and at Home Family Worship Opportunities

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Resources and encouragement for time spent in Family Worship at home daily and weekly. Featuring the Gospel Project for Kids, and two additional resources to help you create a fruitful time of family worship....

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