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The people of God had some great leaders in the Old Testament. This section of the Bible looks at the Judges and Kings who led God’s people well because they trusted God with their whole hearts.

Gideon

A 15 min family Bible time looking at the story of Gideon, designed to be done easily together and perfect for ages 5-12. Watch a short video and work your way through the guided talk together and prayer.

Colour By Numbers

A Colour by Numbers sheet for the Gideon story.

Gideon Colouring

A colouring sheet for the Gideon Story.

Gideon Torch Sun Catcher

An activity for slightly older children, to make a torch sun catcher.

Ruth - The Greatest Story Ever

A 15 min family Bible time looking at the story of Ruth, designed to be done easily together and perfect for ages 5-12. Watch a short video and work your way through the guided talk together and prayer.

Games

But Ruth answered Naomi, “Don’t ask me to leave you! Let me go with you. Wherever you go, I will go; wherever you live, I will live. Your people will be my people, and your God will be my God.” Have a go at playing Follow the Leader, Simon Says or this Reflections game to remember how Ruth went with Naomi to Bethlehem.

Kindness Lesson

Boaz's kindness to Ruth is a beautiful part of this story. Ruth & Boaz's story has lasting effects too, with their great grandson King David whose line continued to the birth of Jesus (Matthew 1:5-6) . Explore the ripples of kindness with this object lesson, and have a think about an act of kindness you can perform this week.

King David

A 15 min family Bible time looking at the story of King David, designed to be done easily together and perfect for ages 5-12. Watch a short video and work your way through the guided talk together and prayer.

Make a paper crown

Follow this tutorial to decorate and assemble a paper crown.

David's 5 Stones of Character

Encourage your child and discuss 5 aspects of David's character

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