VBS Course Guide

Freedom From Fear

Lesson Date: July 13-17
Scripture: Romans 8:1-17

Key Principle: The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God’s children. (Romans 8:16).

Summary: In this lesson we understand that in Christ we have been freed from fear and can live as God’s children.

Lavished With Grace

Lesson Date: July 27-31
Scripture: Luke 15:20-32

Key Principle: “For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found. And they began to be merry”. (Luke 15:24 KJV)

Summary: In this lesson we will understand that God always pours out His grace and always receives us as His children, no matter what we have done wrong. We learn that there is hope for family reconciliation.

Adopted Into God’s Family

Lesson Date: July 20-22
Scripture: Ephesians 1:1-10

Key Principle: God predestined us for adoption to sonship through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure and will. (Ephesians 1:5)

Summary: In this lesson we learn to appreciate the great blessings that God has provided to those who are in Christ. We understand that being adopted into God’s family has always been a part of God’s plan for us.

Blessed With Kingdom Values

Lesson Date: Aug 3-7
Scripture: Matthew 5:1-12

Key Principle: “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God” (Matthew 5:9).

Summary: In this lesson we understand the kingdom values that God has given us as his children. We learn that our embodying the kingdom values is the key to our spiritual growth.

Called to Leave a Legacy of Love

Lesson Date: Aug 10-14
Scripture: 1 John 4:7-21

Key Principle: There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love. (1 John 4:18)

Summary: In this lesson we understand that the God of love wants us to love, leaving a legacy of love so others may see Christ in us. We are committed o loing God as well as the people around us.

Discipleship: Before You Send Them Out

Lesson Date: Aug 17-28
Book: Before You See Them Out