What We Teach

Bible

Memory Verse & Bible Truth
Memory Verse

“The law of the Lord is perfect, refreshing the soul. The statutes of the Lord are trustworthy, making wise the simple.”
Psalm 19:7

Bible Truth

Because we can trust God, we can trust the Bible.

2.1 "The Bible is Trustworthy"
Big Idea

Even though many books tell about God, the Bible is the only book that has God’s words to us, so it is where we find the truth.

References

2 Samuel 7:28, Mark 2:25, Mark 7:10, Mark 10:3,4, Galatians 1:8-12, 1 Thessalonians 2:13

2.2 "The Character of the Bible–Trustworthy'"
Big Idea

The Bible is true; it has no lies or mistakes.

References

2 Samuel 7:28, 2 Samuel 22:31, Ephesians 1:13a

2.3 "We Need the Bible Because It Alone is True"
Big Idea

Because the Bible is always true, we should always obey what it teaches.

References

Numbers 23:19, 1 Samuel 15:22, John 14:5,, 23-24, James 1:22

God

Memory Verse & Bible Truth
Memory Verses

“‘To whom will you compare me? Or who is my equal?’ says the Holy One.”
Isaiah 40:25

“I am God & there is no other; I am God, & there is none like me.”
Isaiah 46:9b

Bible Truth

There is no one like God, no one more important or more wonderful to know.

2.1 "God is Holy"
Big Idea

God is perfect; God cannot sin; God is always good.

References

Exodus 15:11, Leviticus 20:26, Numbers 23:19, Psalm 136:1, Isaiah 6:3, 1 John 1:5

2.2 "God is Righteous"
Big Idea

God cannot do evil or consider the evil that we do as okay.

References

Deuteronomy 32:4, Psalm 5:4, Psalm 119:68

2.3 "God is Omniscient"
Big Idea

God knows all things & sees all things; He sees our hearts & knows that we are sinful.

References

Psalm 147:5, Romans 11:33-36

Sin

Memory Verse & Bible Truth
Memory Verses

“For all have sinned & fall short of the glory of God.”
Romans 3:23

“For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.”
Romans 6:23

Bible Truth

Because God is holy, He hates my sin.

2.1 "Defining Sin"
Big Idea

Sin is living to please myself instead of living to please God. Sin separates me from God.

References

Isaiah 59:1-2, John 16:7-9, Romans 3:23, 1 John 1:8, 3:4

2.2 "God Addresses Sin"
Big Idea

God, in His holiness, saw that wickedness on the earth had become so great that it grieved His heart. Noah was a righteous man, so God provided a new beginning with Noah & his family.

References

Genesis 6:5-8, Psalm 14:1, 3, Romans 3:23

2.3 "Guarding Ourselves from Sin"
Big Idea

God gives us the Holy Spirit to help us be holy like He is holy.

References

John 16:7-8, 13, Acts 1:8, Acts 4:31-33, Romans 8:4-5, 13

Jesus

Memory Verse & Bible Truth
Memory Verse
“God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.”
2 Corinthians 5:21
Bible Truth

Jesus lived a perfect life & took the punishment I deserve.

2.1 "Jesus is God's Son"
Big Idea

Because Jesus is God, He is perfect & never makes mistakes.

References

2 Corinthians 5:21, 1 John 3:5

2.2 "What Jesus Accomplished"
Big Idea

Because Jesus is perfect, his death paid the penalty for our sins.

References

Matthew 5:48, Hebrews 5:9

2.3 "What Jesus Taught"
Big Idea

We need to follow Jesus’ teaching & example.

References

Matthew 4:1-11, John 3:4-7, John 14:23, Philippians 2:5-11

Salvation

Memory Verse & Bible Truth
Memory Verse

“If you declare with your mouth, ‘Jesus is Lord,’ & believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is with your heart that you believe & are justified, & it is with your mouth that you profess your faith & are saved.”
Romans 10:9–10

Bible Truth

Jesus died to take the punishment I deserve so I can be forgiven.

21 "Why I Need Salvation"
Big Idea

We have all fallen short of God’s standard.

References

Romans 3:23, 2 Peter 3:9

2.2 "Jesus' Death, Burial, & Resurrection"
Big Idea

Because of God’s gift, not because of anything I can do, I am offered forgiveness.

References

John 3:16, Acts 4:12, Ephesians 2:8,9, Titus 3:4-5

2.3 "I Must Act"
Big Idea

Because of God’s gift, not because of anything I can do, I am offered forgiveness.

References

John 10:28-29, Romans 8:16, Romans 10:9-10, 13, 2 Corinthians 6.2, 1 Corinthians 15:1-4, 1 Thessalonians 5:9, 2 Timothy 3:15, Titus 3:4-5, 1 John 5:13

Christian Life

Memory Verse & Bible Truth
Memory Verse

“But just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do; for it is written: ‘Be holy, because I am holy.'”
1 Peter 1:15–16

Bible Truth

Living for God means becoming more like Jesus.

2.1 "What it Means to Be a Christian"
Big Idea

Being a Christian means that I am a child of God & can talk with Him through prayer.

References

Jeremiah 33:3, Matthew 6:9-13, John 15:7, Ephesians 6:18

2.2 "Growing to be Like Jesus: Living a Holy Life"
Big Idea

Jesus showed us what it means to live a holy life that honors God.

References

Psalm 25:5, Micah 6:8, Psalm 143:8, Philippians 1:6, Hebrews 2:18, Hebrews 4:15, Hebrews 5:9

2.3 "Living it Out–Communion"
Big Idea

Communion reminds us of what Jesus did for us.

Reference

1 Corinthians 11:23-26