Year Three Winter Quarter


JOURNEY 1 – “Where Are Those Prophets?” (400 Years of Silence)

KEY PASSAGE: Malachi 3–4
KEY WORD: Waiting
KEY THOUGHT: Even when it is hard, I must learn to wait for God’s perfect timing.
KEY VERSE: “The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise, … but is patient, … not wishing that any should perish.” —2 Peter 3:9

JOURNEY 2 – “How Can Words Have Skin?” (Jesus: The Word Became Flesh)

KEY WORD: The Real Thing
KEY THOUGHT: The only real Jesus others may see is ME!
KEY VERSE: “And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father.” —John 1:14


JOURNEY 3 – “Who’s Your Daddy?” (Jesus: Son of Abraham, Son of David, Son of God)

KEY PASSAGE: Matthew 1; Luke 3:23–38
KEY WORD: Inheritance
KEY THOUGHT: In Christ, I can inherit the blessings of a child of the King.
KEY VERSE: “He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. And the Lord God will give to him the throne of his father David.” —Luke 1:32

JOURNEY 4 – “Did Jesus Ever Talk Back?” (Jesus is Born and Grows Up)

KEY PASSAGE: Luke 2:1–32
KEY WORD: Growing Up
KEY THOUGHT: As I grow older, I want to become more like Jesus.
KEY VERSE: “And Jesus increased in wisdom and in stature and in favor with God and man.” —Luke 2:52

JOURNEY 5 – “Do You Want to Get Baptized?” (Jesus Launches His Mission)

KEY PASSAGE: Luke 1; 3:1–22; Matthew 3:13–17
KEY WORD: New Beginnings
KEY THOUGHT: I will demonstrate my commitment to Christ publicly.
KEY VERSE: “You are My beloved Son; with You I am well pleased.” —Luke 3:22


JOURNEY 6 – “Will You Repeat That Please?” (Jesus: A Teacher Come from God)

KEY PASSAGE: John 3; Matthew 13
KEY WORD: Repetition
KEY THOUGHT: I must repeat the message of salvation by faith in Jesus to everyone I know.
KEY VERSE: “For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.” —Ephesians 2:8–9

JOURNEY 7 – “Can I See Some ID, Please?” (Jesus: Who He Claimed to Be)

KEY PASSAGE: John 14–15
KEY THOUGHT: Through Christ, I have access to God the Father.
Key Verse: “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God …” —Matthew 16:16

JOURNEY 8 – “Where’s Your Happy Face?” (The Beatitudes)

KEY PASSAGE: Matthew 5:1–12
KEY WORD: Happiness
KEY THOUGHT: I can find genuine happiness by doing God’s will.
KEY VERSE: “If you know these things, blessed are you if you do them.” —John 13:17

JOURNEY 9 – “Got Salt? Got Light?” (The Sermon on the Mount)

KEY PASSAGE: Matthew 5:13–48
KEY THOUGHT: My purpose in life is to bring glory and honor to God.
KEY VERSE: “In the same way, let your light so shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.” —Matthew 5:16


JOURNEY 10 – “Do You Have a Foundation Problem?” (The Parable of the House Built on Sand/Rock)

KEY PASSAGE: Matthew 6–7
KEY WORD: Foundation
KEY THOUGHT: I am building my life on the truth of God’s Word.
KEY VERSE: “He only is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be shaken.” —Psalm 62:6

JOURNEY 11 – “Who’s Your Neighbor?” (The Parable of the Good Samaritan)

KEY PASSAGE: Luke 10:25–37
KEY WORD: Neighbors
KEY THOUGHT: Because I love Christ, everyone is my neighbor.
KEY VERSE: “… You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” —Matthew 22:39

JOURNEY 12 – “Did You Get More Than Me?” (The Parable of the Talents)

KEY PASSAGE: Matthew 25:14–30
KEY WORD: Service
KEY THOUGHT: I will use the resources God gives me to honor Him and serve others.
KEY VERSE: “His Master said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful over a little; I will set you over much.’” —Matthew 25:21

 JOURNEY 13 – “What Seeds Are You Sowing?” (The Parable of the Sower)

KEY PASSAGE: Matthew 13:10–23
KEY WORD: Response
KEY THOUGHT: My response to salvation in Christ involves doing good works in His name.
KEY VERSE: “For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works …” —Ephesians 2:10



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