July 30, 2014 -- Issue #12 - Volume 15

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1) Bible Memory Idea: Vanishing Words

2) Bible Craft: Hands of Service Gloves

3) Assembly Line Up Song: “Tell Me Rap” 

4) Reflect the Light Activity

5) Lighthouse Bible Curriculum

6) N.O.A.H Acronym

7) G.R.A.C.E Acronym


1) Bible Memory Idea: Vanishing Words

Write the Bible memory verse on the board; say it through a few times, and then erase two words, replacing them with underlines. Say the verse again, including the erased words. Continue doing this until the entire verse is erased and only the underlines remain. It’s amazing how the mind continues to “see” the words! Get more Bible memorization ideas at. http://www.sundayschoolnetwork.com/curriculum-bible-games-explosion.html  

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2) Bible Craft: Hands of Service Glove

Children decorate a work glove to remind them that Jesus’ followers must work to do God’s will here on earth: Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.

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3) Assembly Line Up Song: “Tell Me Rap”  (Sung in cadence-echo style)

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4) Reflect the Light Activity

You will need some handheld mirrors and flashlights. Turn off the lights. Have children divide into teams to shine their flashlights into the mirrors. Kids aim their mirrors at the other teams to shine the reflected light on the other kids. When the light . . . 

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5) Lighthouse Bible Curriculum

This coming Fall semester we'll be studying the Book of Acts and the Glory of God, themed around lighthouses. We'd love to have you join us, and to share our new ideas here on SSTN as we move through the lessons. If you'll be participating this Fall, let us know!

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6) N.O.A.H Acronym

Noah and I were the same. We both:

Needed God--but we went our own way instead.
Obeyed God--God showed us his way.
Agreed with God--God changed our hearts.
Honored God--by serving him.

by Ray Zander

from SSTN: Learn more about Noah in God's Great Promises of the Bible


7) G.R.A.C.E. Acronym


God's love

by Ray Zander

And another one---an oldie, but a goodie:



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