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The Story of God's Chosen Family Series

God's Plan for His People Series

  Grade 5
God Chooses a Family
Grade 6
God's Chosen Family as a Nation
Grade 7
God Visits His Chosen Family
Grade 8
God's Redeemed Family—the Church
Grade 9
The Revelation of God
Grade 10
The Completion of God's Plan for Man
Scope

Creation to the prophet Samuel

Saul to Malachi

The Gospels and Acts

Romans to Revelation

Scripture passages that reveal the nature and character of God

Scripture passages about the doctrine of man, his weaknesses, and his need for God

Vocabulary

Over 150 Bible words; people and place names

Objective and subjective thinking skills

Over 150 Bible words; people and place names

Over 175 Bible words; people and place names

Over 225 Bible words; people and place names

Over 200 Bible words and phrases

Over 250 Bible words and phrases

Study Helps

How to use a Bible dictionary, a concordance, a Bible atlas

Table of Bible Measure

(Previous skills extended)

(Previous skills extended)

Bible handbooks are introduced

Introduction to Bible commentaries, doctrinal books, and Hebrew and Greek word-study helps

Emphasis on using previous skills to develop personal Bible word studies, Bible book studies, and Bible subject essays

Bible Memory

Suggestions for memory passages and theme verses are given in the Teacher's Manual.

Choose from "Key Scriptures" in each lesson.

Bible Customs and Information

War and slavery in Bible times, foods and other useful plants, cities of refuge, Nazarite vow, Tabernacle furnishings, the Hebrew camp, anointing with oil

Bible times customs: Music, food, tools, mealtimes, clothing, death and burial, making a living, leprosy, Septuagint, Gezer calendar, visions in Daniel

Palestine under military control; worship customs, the Sanhedrin, Jewish sects, Samaritans, scribes, Judaizers, Jesus' apostles, Herod's temple, money, feasts, sicknesses, travel

Luke, John, Paul, Timothy, Titus, James, Peter, Judas, the Roman Empire, Rome, Corinth, Ephesus, Philippi, Colosse, Laodicea

Old Testament sacrifices, important events in the life of Christ, Jewish calendar

Copying and preserving the Old Testament Scriptures, New Testament manuscripts, early translations of the Bible, English translations of the Bible

Maps and Chronology

Family trees, time lines, the world in Abraham's day, the Middle East, the Nile River, the Exodus, the 12 tribes in Canaan, the unfinished conquest of Canaan, Israel and her enemies

Kings of Israel and Judah time line; Daniel's trip to Babylon; the Babylonian, Persian, and Greek empires; the Jews' return to Palestine

Palestine (history), Roman divisions of Palestine, the Sea of Galilee, Jesus' travels, Paul's missionary journeys, maps of New Testament places

The Roman Empire, Roman cities, Asia Minor, Macedonia, Cyprus, Achaia, Crete, New Testament Palestine

The Jews who were "scattered abroad"

Bible lands in Abraham's time and at the time of the Babylonian captivity, Palestine at the time of Christ, lands of Paul's travels, geographic divisions of Palestine

Chronology from the Creation to the early church

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Click on a course to see an overview and sample lessons.

The Bible is the pupil's textbook. The pupil's workbook for God Chooses a Family is designed to be consumable, but it may be reused if the students write their answers on paper. The workbook follows a chronological sequence through the first half of the Old Testament (Creation to the prophet Samuel). The course has thirty lessons divided into six chapters. Each chapter has five lessons and a review. A chapter is intended to provide work for six weeks. There is a final review for the course before the final test is given.

With the Bible as the textbook, the 30 lessons in God's Chosen Family as a Nation cover Old Testament times from King Saul to the prophet Malachi in chronological sequence, with one lesson on the period between the two Testaments. The importance of right choices and the awful results of rejecting God's truth through His messengers are seen in these lessons of the kings of Israel.

Each of the 6 chapters has four regular lessons following the chronological study and then a review. The supplementary lesson between each chapter teaches about "Life in Bible Times" and gives practice in using Bible study helps.

God Visits His Chosen Family is divided into six chapters. Each chapter has five lessons and a review. A chapter is intended to provide work for six weeks. Chapter tests and a final test are available in a separate booklet.

This series (The Story of God's Chosen Family, Grades 5-8) follows a chronological sequence through the Bible. This workbook is a study of the Gospels and Acts. Most lessons have the following sections.

God's Redeemed Family—the Church is divided into six chapters, with five lessons and a review in each chapter. A chapter is intended to provide work for six weeks. Chapter tests and a final test are available in a separate booklet.

This series (The Story of God's Chosen Family, Grades 5-8) follows a general chronological sequence through the Bible. This workbook is a study of the Epistles and Revelation. Most lessons have the following sections.

The Revelation of God is divided into six chapters. Each chapter has five lessons and a review. A chapter is intended to provide work for six weeks. Chapter tests and a final test are available in a separate booklet.

This series (God's Plan for His People, Grades 9, 10) begins with the attributes of God and then goes through the Bible, noting various ways that God unfolded a revelation of Himself through time until the coming of Jesus. Most lessons have the following sections.

The Completion of God's Plan for Man is divided into six chapters. Each chapter has five lessons and a review. A chapter is intended to provide work for six weeks. Chapter tests and a final test are available in a separate booklet.

This workbook begins with a study of man and then goes through the Bible, noting various ways that God revealed Himself to man and provided for man's salvation. Most lessons have the following sections.

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