God the Father is the Redeemer

Big Truth:

God the Father is the Redeemer

Psalm 130:7; Isaiah 41:14, 47:4; Romans 3:24; Colossians 1:12; Titus 2:11; 1 Peter 1:21

Bible Verse:

For God so loved the world, that He gave His only Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life.

John 3:16

Big Ideas:

  • The Father loves His enemies.
  • The Father provides sacrifice for our sin.
  • The Father gives eternal life to those who deserve eternal death.

Bible Story:

Numbers 21:1-9

The Israelites grumbled against God and complained about His provision for them, even after He gave them victory over their enemies. God loved them even though they were His enemies. He loves us even though we are all born enemies of God because He our Redeemer.


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