Big Truth:

God is Father

Matthew 7:7-11; John 1:14; Hebrews 12:7; Romans 8:14-15; Ephesians 1:3, 4:6; Galatians 4:6; Philippians 2:11; 1 John 3:1

Bible Verse:

“Yet for us there is one God, the Father, from whom are all things and for whom we exist, and one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom are all things and through whom we exist.”

1 Corinthians 8:6

Big Ideas:

  • God is Father and the Father is good.
  • The Father loves His children perfectly.
  • We can trust the Father because He cares for us.

Bible Story:

Luke 11:9-13; 12:22-31

During His earthly ministry, Jesus taught His followers about God the Father. He taught them that God is the Father and the Father loves perfectly. The Father always cares for His children because He loves them and watches over them.


“God is.” God exists. There is only one God, and He is the only one worthy of our worship and praise. And, by His grace and mercy, He has made Himself known to us. We do not worship one who is distant from us or who is uninvolved with His creation. This series walks through nine attributes– nine realities that unpack who God is. These realities are so foundational that preschoolers can learn them, and yet are so deep that they impact and inform every aspect of our lives throughout our entire lives.

During the summer, elementary through high school are aligned under the same Big Truths, Bible passages, and Big Ideas as we invite families to return to the foundational truths of who God is.

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Every child should know that:

  • There is only one true God, and He is good.
  • We can know God because He has made Himself known through creation and Word.
  • God alone is our source of life and joy.

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Every child should strive to:

  • Memorize the Bible verse each week about who God is.
  • Pray that God would open their hearts and minds to know Him more.
  • Tell someone else about the God who is.

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Every child should feel:

  • Loved by God, and thankful for His love for us.
  • Broken over the depth of our sin against God.
  • Joy in Jesus, the only Son of God who came to save us.

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Every child should want to:

  • Learn more about the God who has made Himself known.
  • Repent of their sin and of the lies they believe about God.
  • Cling to God as the source of truth.