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God’s presence used to live in a big shiny temple, but now it lives in us!

This is Q7L7 in our Explorers curriculum. Download the family guide here: Download Family Guide (pdf)

Key Points:

  • David’s job was to fight wars; Solomon’s job was to build a temple.
  • Solomon’s temple was big and beautiful.
  • Solomon’s temple is where God’s presence lived.
  • We don’t need temples anymore because God lives in his people.

Memory Verse:

1 Corinthians 3:17 For God’s temple is holy, and you are that temple.

See Also: Wise King Solomon, God

Talk About It
  1. What’s your favorite part of the video? What’s one thing you learned from it?
  2. If you could design your own house, what would it look like?
  3. Who got to build God’s temple? What was inside the special gold box? 
  4. Why don’t we need temples today?
  5. Read 1 Corinthians 6:19-20. Who gives us the Holy Spirit? What does the Holy Spirit help us to do?
  6. How will you apply this lesson to your life this week?

This is part of the Bible Storyline series.

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