Year Two Summer Quarter

NATION OF ISRAEL

JOURNEY 1 – “A Costly Cow?” (A Desert Full of Disobedient Children)

Key Passages: Exodus 32:1–8; 15–20; 33:12–17
Key Word: Prayer
Key Thought: I am to pray for others and their salvation.
Key Verse: “…do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.” —Philippians 4:6

JOURNEY 2 – “A Designer Tent?” (Israel Builds the Tabernacle)

Key Passage: Exodus 25:1–22
Key Word: Worship
Key Thought: We can worship God any time and any place.
Key Verse: “Oh come, let us worship and bow down; let us kneel before the Lord, our Maker!” —Psalm 95:6

JOURNEY 3 – “Divine Discipline” (Israel Wanders in the Wilderness)

Key Passages: Numbers 13, 14
Key Word: Discipline
Key Thought: I must accept discipline as a way to develop Godly character.
Key Verse: “For the moment all discipline seems painful rather than pleasant, but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness…” —Hebrews 12:11

JOURNEY 4 – “Will the Wall Fall?” (Joshua Flights & the Battle of Jericho)

Key Passage: Joshua 6:1–27
Key Word: Challenge
Key Thought: God helps me through every challenge.
Key Verse: “Be strong and courageous . . . for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” —Joshua 1:9

JOURNEY 5 – “A New Judge in Town” (The Period of the Judges & Gideon)

Key Passages: Judges 6:1–16; 7:1–24
Key Word: Fearless
Key Thought: My faith in Christ helps me to face my fears.
Key Verse: “Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” —Isaiah 41:10

JOURNEY 6 – “A Bad Hair Day?” (Samson and the Philistines)

Key Passages: Judges 13–16
Key Word: Repent
Key Thought: When I repent of sin, God is able to use me for His purposes.
Key Verse: “Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.” —Psalm 51:10

JOURNEY 7 – “Out of the Ordinary!” (The Love Story of Ruth and Boaz)

Key Passages: Ruth 1–4
Key Word: Extraordinary
Key Thought: God uses ordinary people, like me, to do extraordinary things.
Key Verse: “You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit.” —John 15:16

JOURNEY 8 – “The King Maker” (Samuel: Judge, Priest, Prophet)

Key Passages: 1 Samuel 1–8
Key Word: Trust
Key Thought: When I trust God, He blesses me.
Key Verse: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.” —Proverbs 3:5–6

JOURNEY 9 – “A Poor Excuse for a King” (The Rule of Saul)

Key Passages: 1 Samuel 8:1–22; 13–15
Key Word: Choices
Key Thought: I honor God when I make right choices.
Key Verse: “And you shall do what is right and good in the sight of the Lord, that it may go well with you.” —Deuteronomy 6:18

JOURNEY 10 – “Giant Slayer” (David Slays Goliath)

Key Passage: 1 Samuel 17:1–58
Key Word: Strength
Key Thought: God gives me the strength to do His will.
Key Verse: “The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?” —Psalm 27:1

JOURNEY 11 – “Long Live the King!” (David is Crowned King)

Key Passages: 1 Samuel 16; 2 Samuel 5:1–11; 1 Chronicles 11:1–9
Key Word: Plan
Key Thought: I can fulfill God’s plan for my life when I do His will.
Key Verse: “I have found in David the son of Jesse a man after my heart, who will do all my will.” —Acts 13:22

JOURNEY 12 – “Bad Choices!” (David’s Sin and Its Consequences)

Key Passage: 2 Samuel 11–12
Key Word: Forgiveness
Key Thought: God’s forgives me when I truly repent of my sin.
Key Verse: “Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love, According to your abundant mercy, blot out my transgressions.” —Psalm 51:1–2

JOURNEY 13 – “Sing a Psalm!” (The Book of Psalms)

Key Passages: Psalm 23, 51, 119, 139, 145, 150
Key Word: Praise
Key Thought: I will praise God for all He has done for me.
Key Verse: “Great is the Lord and greatly to be praised, and His greatness is unsearchable. One generation shall praise your works to another.” —Psalm 145:3–4

 

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