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Bible I

Category: Spiritual

Year Introduced: Updated 1996

Item Number: YOU4530

Originating Institution: General Conference

Requirements

 

1.      Own or have use of a Bible.

2.      Explain how to show respect for the Bible and how to care for it.

3.      Name the first and last books of the Bible and tell who wrote them.

4.      Tell or act out the following stories:

a.     Creation

b.     Sin and sadness begin

c.     Jesus cares for me today

d.     Jesus comes again

e.     Heaven

5.      Locate, read, and discuss the following Bible verses about Jesus' love for you. Memorize and repeat two of them.

a.     John 3:16

b.     Psalm 91:11

c.     John 14:3

d.     Psalm 23:1

e.     Your Choice

6.      Prepare and act out a Bible story or parable of your choice OR, with a group, recreate a Bible story in some sand.

NOTE: The Bible I Award is a requirement of the Busy Bee class work. It may be taught in the Adventurer Club or, by arrangement and cooperation, in the church school or Sabbath School class.

Answers

 

1.     If possible, see that each child has his or her own Bible. Teach that nothing is ever placed on a Bible and that the Bible is to be kept clean. Show how to be careful and how to handle the Bible reverently.

2.     Same as 1.

3.     Help the Adventurers locate Genesis and Revelation in their Bibles. Encourage them to locate each while a child tells about the author. Play Bible games, use felts, etc. Make this a happy learning experience.

4.     Help the children pantomime or dramatize the stories. Encourage them to make the story "come alive." Keep a box of props, including items such as bath robes, scarves, and a cane to help the children illustrate the Bible characters.

5.     Practice finding the texts in the Bible. Read them together and explain each text so the children can understand its meaning.

6.     Illustrate or act out Bible stories such as Daniel in the Lion's Den, Creation, Garden of Eden, etc., or other Bible story of the Adventurer's choice.

Materials

 

1.      Own or have use of a Bible.

2.      Explain how to show respect for the Bible and how to care for it.

3.      Name the first and last books of the Bible and tell who wrote them.

4.      Tell or act out the following stories:

a.     Creation

b.     Sin and sadness begin

c.     Jesus cares for me today

d.     Jesus comes again

e.     Heaven

5.      Locate, read, and discuss the following Bible verses about Jesus' love for you. Memorize and repeat two of them.

a.     John 3:16

b.     Psalm 91:11

c.     John 14:3

d.     Psalm 23:1

e.     Your Choice

6.      Prepare and act out a Bible story or parable of your choice OR, with a group, recreate a Bible story in some sand.

NOTE: The Bible I Award is a requirement of the Busy Bee class work. It may be taught in the Adventurer Club or, by arrangement and cooperation, in the church school or Sabbath School class.

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