Year Three Summer Quarter

SUPER SPEEDWAY

JOURNEY 1 – “Passing the Baton” (Generations of Genesis)

Key Passages: Genesis 3; Isaiah 14; Ezekiel 28:14–17
Key Word: Decisions
Key Thought: Begin now to make decisions that honor Christ.
Key Verse: “Choose this day whom you will serve…. But as for me and my house we will serve the Lord.” —Joshua 24:15

JOURNEY 2 – “Go for the Gold!” (God Keeps His Promises)

Key Passages: Genesis 12; Exodus 20; Luke 2
Key Word: Promise
Key Thought: Claim God’s promises as you live each day.
Key Verse: “The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.” —2 Peter 3:9

Sample: GOD KEEPS HIS PROMISES

JOURNEY 3 – “Overcoming Obstacles” (Divided Nation/Bitter Exile)

Key Passages: 1 Kings 12:16–24 (The Split); 2 Kings 18:9–12 (The Assyrians); 2 Kings 24:1–16 (The Babylonians); 2 Kings 25:8–12 (Jerusalem)
Key Word: Overcomer
Key Thought: Overcome life’s challenges by asking for God’s help.
Key Verse: “Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do; forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.” —Philippians 3:13–14

JOURNEY 4 – “Setting Goals” (Ezekiel’s Dry Bones)

Key Passages: Ezekiel 1; Revelation 4:2–11: Ezekiel 37:1–23
Key Word: Goals
Key Thought: Learn how to set goals that honor God.
Key Verse: “Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do; forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.” ––Philippians 3:13–14

JOURNEY 5 – “Strength Training” (Daniel in Babylon)

Key Passage: Daniel 1–2
Key Word: Fitness
Key Thought: Invest time in developing physical and spiritual fitness.
Key Verse: “Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.” —1 Corinthians 16:19–20

JOURNEY 6 – “Cool Under Pressure” (The Fiery Furnace)

Key Passage: Daniel 3:1–30
Key Word: Trust
Key Thought: Trust God to protect you in every situation.
Key Verse: “So we can confidently say ‘The Lord is my helper; I will not fear; what can man do to me?’ ” ––Hebrews 13:6

JOURNEY 7 – “A Shut Out” (Daniel in the Lion’s Den)

Key Passage: Daniel 6
Key Word: Commitment
Key Thought: Keep your commitment to God no matter what happens.
Key Verse: “Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him, and he will act.” —Psalm 37:5

Sample: DANIEL IN THE LION’S DEN

JOURNEY 8 – “Delay of Game” (The 70 Weeks of Daniel’s Prophecy)

Key Passage: Daniel 9
Key Word: Timing
Key Thought: Learn to wait for God’s perfect timing in your life.
Key Verse: “… at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.” —Philippians 2:10

JOURNEY 9 – “Team Building” (Ezra Leads the Exiles Home)

Key Passages: Ezra 1–10
Key Word: Determination
Key Thought: Determine to finish the work God gives you to do.
Key Verse: “But one thing I do; forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.” —Philippians 3:13–14

JOURNEY 10 – “Born to Win” (Esther: Queen of Persia)

Key Passage: Esther 2–7
Key Word: Courage
Key Thought: Demonstrate courage as you help others to know God.
Key Verse: “If I perish, I perish.” —Esther 4:16

JOURNEY 11 – “The Winner’s Platform” (Nehemiah Builds the Wall)

Key Passages: Nehemiah 2:1–18; 4:1–19; 6:15–16
Key Word: Team Player
Key Thought: Develop character qualities that make you an MVP on God’s team.
Key Verse: “It is good that I have been afflicted, that I might learn your statutes.” —Psalm 119:71

Sample: NEHEMIAH BUILDS THE WALL

JOURNEY 12 – “Finishing Strong” (God’s Plan of Salvation)

Key Passages: Genesis 3:15; John 1:1–14; Philippians 2:6–11; Hebrews 1:1–5
Key Word: Victory
Key Thought: Experience victory by using your life to bring glory and honor to Jesus
Christ, God’s Son.
Key Verse: “And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.” —Acts 4:12

JOURNEY 13 – “Beyond the Finish Line” (A Heavenly Home)

Key Passages: Genesis 3:15; 8:20–9:18; 12:1–3, Exodus 20:1–17, 2 Chronicles 36:20, 2 Kings 17:6, Nehemiah 2:1–7, Matthew 1:1, Luke 2:1–7, Matthew 27:45–50, John 20:12–18, Acts 2:41, 1 Thessalonians 4:15–17, Revelation 19:12–18; 21:1–6
Key Word: Home
Key Thought: Discover the joy and peace of knowing that God is preparing an eternal home for you.
Key Verse: “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Henceforth, there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness which the Lord, the righteous judge, will award to me on that Day.” —2 Timothy 4:7–8

 

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