Author: Patrice

#5 Bible Overview

Genesis 37—50

In the last overview we ended with Jacob and Rachel having a son named Benjamin. This is Jacob’s twelfth and final son. Descendants of these twelve sons are God’s chosen people, the Jewish people, also known in the Bible as the Israelites. Remember God changed Jacob’s name to Israel, and that is why his descendants were called Israelites.

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#4 Bible Overview

Genesis 24 – 36

It is time for Abraham’s son, Isaac, to marry. Abraham wants Isaac to marry a woman from a good family, so he sends a servant to the land where he was born to find Isaac a wife.

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CONNECT WITH KIDS: Seven ways to engage them

Connect with kids? I know sometimes it seems impossible. After all, connecting with children or teens who don’t live in your home can be difficult. They are so busy with activities, sports, clubs, and music. Of course, screen time is competition for sure.

However, whether they live down the block or thousands of miles away, you can find ways “connect with kids” by building a relationship that can last throughout both your lives.

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#3 Bible Overview

God called Abram (later to be known as Abraham) to go to Canaan, a beautiful land that God promised to Abram and his descendants. Israel is the name of the land today. His wife, Sarai, and nephew Lot traveled with him. God blessed both men and they prospered (became rich).

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