God the Spirit Gives New Life to the Redeemed

Big Truth:

God the Spirit Gives New Life to the Redeemed

John 6:63; Job 33:4; Romans 8:10; 2 Corinthians 3:6; Ephesians 4:30; Galatians 4:6

Bible Verse:

If the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, He who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies.

Romans 8:11

Big Ideas:

  • The Holy Spirit makes God’s people alive.
  • The Holy Spirit indwells God’s people.
  • The Holy Spirit helps God’s people.

Bible Story:

Ezekiel 37:1-14

When the prophet, Ezekiel saw the vision of the valley of dry bones, he prophesied that God’s Spirit would come upon the bones and make them alive again. God’s Spirit gives life to His people, creating a new heart no longer enslaved to sin inside of them. The Holy Spirit helps God’s people and guides them to glorify Him.


The Story is the good news of the gospel. All of Scripture tells the Story of God the Father’s work to redeem a people from the power of sin through God the Son so that they might live for His glory through the power of the Holy Spirit. During this series we will explore the four main movements of the Story of God, and our response to the life-altering Gospel Story!

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Every child should know that:

  • God is the author, subject, and hero of the gospel story
  • Salvation comes by grace alone, through faith alone, in Christ alone

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Every child should strive to:

  • Describe the gospel message through Creation, Fall, Redemption, and New Creation
  • Memorize the Bible verse each week

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Every child should feel:

  • Brokenness over the depth of our sin against God
  • Joy in Jesus, our Savior and King

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Every child should want:

  • To study the Bible so that they can better understand God’s story of redemption
  • To share the gospel story with those who are separated from God in their sin