Story of 1 Samuel 3:1 – 4:1 in Stick Figures

This year (2015-2016) in Followers, we are storying our way through the book of 1 Samuel. It's a little experimental (you can read about that here). 1 Samuel 3:1 - 4:1 "The boy Samuel ministered before the LORD...

Esther // What’s in the Bible?

It's time for the last of the historical books. Esther Esther is a story about a girl. Another book of the Bible is Ruth, which is also a story about a woman who did amazing things...

Story of 1 Samuel 1:21 – 2:36 in Stick Figures

This year (2015-2016) in Followers, we are storying our way through the book of 1 Samuel. It's a little experimental (you can read about that here). 1 Samuel 1:21 - 2:36 Hannah weans Samuel and presents him...

Ezra and Nehemiah // What’s in the Bible?

Review Last week we learned that the Bible is true and trustworthy. Also, the empires, Assyria and Babylon, had taken over Israel and Judah, respectively. Ezra and Nehemiah The prophet Jeremiah (25:11) announced that the Israelites would be...

The Exile of Israel and Judah // What’s in the Bible?

Review Last week we learned about all the 39 kings of Israel and Judah. What were God's prophets (those who deliver God's messages to the kings to return to God) doing during all this time? They kept...

Ruth // What’s in the Bible?

Review of Judges: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TzEAmeM7Qj0?rel=0&controls=0&showinfo=0] source YouTube Cycle of Apostasy Israelites would abandon God and worship idols. God would send them an oppressor to punish his people. The Israelites would cry out the the LORD for help. God would raise up...

Story of Ruth // Main Street

Wow. The book of Judges had some really interesting characters in it. Especially one of the last ones, Samson. He just couldn't figure out how to be a stable "image of God" bearer. It...

Kings of Israel and the Prophets, Elijah and Elisha // What’s in the Bible?

Review Last time the story in 1 Kings discussed the consequences of King Solomon's sins (idolatry and accumulation of horses), which was a divided kingdom. The northern 10 tribes followed a man named Jeroboam who...

Judges // What’s in the Bible?

Review of Genesis thru Joshua God made people to be close to him (Genesis 1-2). But our bad choices has broken God's creation and brought death into the world (Genesis 3). God wants to rescue us from...

The Assyrian and Babylonian Empire // What’s in the Bible?

Where are we in the Bible? There are two sections in the Bible: Old Testament and New Testament. We are currently in the Old Testament, which itself is divided into sections. So far we are...

1 Samuel: Prophet Samuel and the Israelites Want a King // What’s in the...

Review A long time ago God created man and woman. We fell, we sinned, we ignored God and went our own way. With the stain of sin on us we had to leave God and live on...

1 Kings: Jeroboam, Rehoboam, and a Divided Kingdom // What’s in the Bible?

Review 1 and 2 Samuel We have learned about the first 3 kings of Israel: King Saul, King David, and King Solomon. They all made mistakes but each handled those mistakes differently. What happened when these...