- God made people for relationship with Him.
- God made a special promise to a guy named Abraham.
- Abraham’s grandkids became a nation called Israel.
- Abraham’s family tree leads to Jesus.
- The Whole story of the Bible is about Jesus.
Genesis 1:1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
- The whole story of the Bible is about Jesus.
- All the great stories in the Bible are true stories.
- Most of the Old Testament stories show us that sin is a problem.
- God chose David to be king.
- An ordinary king couldn’t fix their sin.
- Jesus is the King that fixes sin.
Isaiah 53:6 All of us, like sheep, have strayed away. We have left God’s paths to follow our own.
- Jesus came from heaven to fix the world.
- Jesus taught us how to honor God.
- Jesus died to forgive our sins.
- Jesus rose from the dead to give us new life.
- We have to put our trust in Jesus to be saved.
Romans 3:22 We are made right with God by placing our faith in Jesus Christ.
- The book of Acts tells us about the early church.
- The church is not a building; it’s people.
- The early church didn’t even have a building.
- The church wasn’t perfect, but it was unstoppable.
- We are the same church as the one in the Bible.
Matthew 28:19 “…go and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of Jesus.”