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Kids Lesson: Jesus Appeared To The Disciples

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Jesus Appeared to the DisciplesLuke 24, John 20 God made Jesus alive again! Jesus visited many people so they would know He is alive. Jesus is still alive today. We have not seen Jesus, but if we believe in Him, we will be blessed. He wants us to tell others the good news about Him. Songs 03_music_vid_jesus_said_John 11_25 Jesus Said 6 - Just As I Am Just As ...

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Kids Lesson: The Emmaus Disciples

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The Emmaus Disciples Luke 24 The whole Bible is about Jesus. All along, God had a plan to send His Son to rescue people from sin. No matter what part of the Bible we read, it all points to what Jesus did for us in His living, dying, and coming alive again. Songs 03_music_vid_jesus_said_John 11_25 Jesus Said 7 - Nobody Like Him Nobody Like Him View more song...

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Kids Lesson: Jesus Was Resurrected!

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Jesus Was Resurrected! Matthew 28; John 20 Jesus died on the cross for our sins, but He rose from the dead and is alive! God raised Jesus from the dead to be the King over everything. Jesus rescues us from sin and promises that we will live forever with Him. Songs 03_music_vid_jesus_said_John 11_25 Jesus Said 6 - Just As I Am Just As I Am View more songs in...

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Study Guide: Revelation 3:14-22 (Laodicea)

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Laodicea - Revelation 3:14-22 14"And to the angel of the church in Laodicea write: 'The words of theAmen,the faithful and true witness,the beginning of God's creation.15"'I know your works: you are neither cold nor hot.Would that you were either cold or hot!16So, because you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I will spit you out of my mouth.17Foryousay, I am rich, I ...

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Kids Lesson: Jesus Was Crucified

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Jesus Was Crucified Matthew 2627; John 1819 We deserve to die because of our sin, but God loves us and kept His promise to send a Rescuer. Jesus never did anything wrong, but He died in our place. On the third day, Jesus rose from the dead. When we trust in Jesus, God forgives our sin and gives us life forever with Him. Songs 02_music_vid_philippians 2_8 Philippia...

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Kids Lesson: Jesus Was Arrested

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Jesus Was Arrested Matthew 26-27 Jesus knew God's plan was for Him to die to rescue people from sin. Jesus' friends left Him and He was arrested, but Jesus did not fight back. He wanted to do His Father's plan no matter what. Songs 02_music_vid_philippians 2_8 Philippians 2 8 Kingdom Kid Kingdom Kid View more songs in ourMusic Video Archive Key Passage "H...

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Kids Lesson: The Last Supper

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The Last Supper Matthew 26; Mark 14;Luke 22; John 13 God made a covenant, or agreement, with His people long ago. The people promised to love and obey God, and He promised to be their God. Sadly, God's people broke the covenant. God sent Jesus to make a new, even better covenant. God would forgive people for their sins, and God would help them obey him. Songs 02_musi...

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Kids Lesson: Jesus Was Questioned

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Jesus Was QuestionedMatthew 22; Mark 12; Luke 20 When the religious leaders asked Jesus questions, He answered with wisdom. Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God. He came to show us what God is like. Jesus has power in heaven and on earth. Songs 02_music_vid_philippians 2_8 Philippians 2 8 04_music_vid_jesus_saves Jesus SavesView more songs in ourMusic Video A...

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Kids Lesson: Jesus' Triumphal Entry

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Jesus' Triumphal Entry - Matthew 21; Mark 11;Luke 19; John 12 Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead. He showed that He has power over death. Jesus died on the cross for our sins and rose from the dead. Those who trust in Jesus will live forever with Him. Songs 02_music_vid_philippians 2_8 Philippians 2 8 05_music_vid_jesus_reigns_forever Jesus Reigns ForeverView...

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Kids Lesson: Jesus Raised Lazarus

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Jesus Raised Lazarus - John 11 Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead. He showed that He has power over death. Jesus died on the cross for our sins and rose from the dead. Those who trust in Jesus will live forever with Him. Songs 01_music_vid_he_has_rescued_us He Has Rescued Us 7 - Nobody Like Him Nobody Like Him View more songs in ourMusic Video Archive Key P...

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Kids Lesson: Jesus' Hard Teachings

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Jesus' Hard Teachings - John 6 Jesus did not come just to give people bread to eat, He came to give them true life. Jesus' teachings were hard to understand. God the Father wants us to believe in His Son. When we trust in Jesus, He gives us life with God forever. Songs 01_music_vid_he_has_rescued_us He Has Rescued Us 04_music_vid_jesus_saves Jesus SavesView m...

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Kids Lesson: Three Parables - Luke 15

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Three Parables - Luke 15 Jesus told stories about people who were looking for things that were lost. Jesus told these stories to teach about Himself. Jesus looks for people who are lost, people who do not know Him. Jesus gave His life to save people from sin. Songs 01_music_vid_he_has_rescued_us He Has Rescued Us 6 - Just As I Am Just As I AmView more songs i...

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Kingdom Parables

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Kingdom Parables - Matthew 13 God's kingdom is growing in the world. His kingdom is valuable and worth giving everything for. While we wait for Jesus to come back and set up His kingdom, we obey Him and tell others about King Jesus, who rescues sinners. Songs 01_music_vid_he_has_rescued_us He Has Rescued Us 7 - Nobody Like Him Lord My GodView more songs in ou...

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Kids Worship: Jesus Showed His Glory

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Jesus Showed His Glory - Matthew 17; Mark 9; Luke 9 Jesus showed His glory to Peter, James, and John. Jesus said He would die, rise from the dead, and return to heaven. One day, Jesus will come back to earth in His glory to make all things new. Key Passage "Lord my God, you have done many things. Your wondrous works and your plans for us - none can compare with you. "- ...

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Jesus Walked On Water

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Jesus Walked On Water - Matthew 14; Mark 6; John 6 Jesus showed that we can trust Him. His life, death, and resurrection showed that Jesus is who He says He is. When we look to Jesus and trust Him, He will save us from our sin. Key Passage "Lord my God, you have done many things. Your wondrous works and your plans for us - none can compare with you. "- Psalm 40:5 Lor...

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Jesus Calmed A Storm

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Jesus Calmed A Storm -Matthew 8; Mark 4; Luke 8 Jesus' disciples knew Jesus was a good man and a good teacher. But when Jesus calmed the wind and the waves, He showed His disciples that He is also God. God rules the sea and stills its waves. (Psalm 89:9) Key Passage "The Holy Spirit will teach you all things and remind you of everything I have told you"- John 14:26 T...

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The Good Shepherd

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The Good Shepherd - John 10 Jesus is the Good Shepherd. God sent Him to save sinners. Jesus gave up His life so His people could be forgiven and have life with God forever. Those who trust in Jesus are His sheep. They listen to Him, follow Him, and obey Him. Key Passage "The Holy Spirit will teach you all things and remind you of everything I have told you"- John 14:26 ...

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Jesus Taught About Possessions

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Jesus Taught About Possessions - Luke 12 Jesus is our greatest treasure. Jesus came down from heaven to live on earth with nothing. He obeyed God to set up His kingdom. We can give cheerfully and trust God to give us everything we need. Key Passage "The Holy Spirit will teach you all things and remind you of everything I have told you"- John 14:26 The Holy Spirit (pu...

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Jesus Taught About Prayer

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Jesus Taught About Prayer - Luke 11,18 Jesus taught us to pray. Because of Jesus, we can pray and ask God for everything we need. God is good and loving, and we can trust Him to care for us and to do what is right. Key Passage "The Holy Spirit will teach you all things and remind you of everything I have told you"- John 14:26 The Holy Spirit (put arms up with palms i...

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The Cost of Following Jesus

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The Cost of Following Jesus - Matthew 8; 16; Luke 9; 14 Jesus taught that following Him is not easy. It requires commitment and sacrifice. When we trust in Jesus, we give Him complete control of our lives. True life is found in Jesus, who gave up His life to rescue us from sin and death. He is worth it. Key Passage "The Holy Spirit will teach you all things and remind y...

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Jesus Taught About God's Kingdom

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Jesus Taught About His Kingdom - Matthew 5 Jesus taught people what it means to follow Him. He taught how people should live, how they should treat one another, and how to love God. People who trust in Jesus live to honor God and lead others to know Him. Key Passage "The Holy Spirit will teach you all things and remind you of everything I have told you"- John 14:26 T...

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Jesus Healed a Man Who Was Blind

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Jesus Healed A Man Who Was Blind - John 9 Our sin makes us unable to see the truth about God. Jesus came as a light in a dark world. He came to give us sighttrue understanding of God and His kingdom. Those who trust in Jesus see who He is and worship Him. Key Passage "Yet he himself bore our sicknesses... punishment for our peace was on him, and we are healed by his wou...

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Jesus Healed a Lame Man

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Jesus Healed A Lame Man - John 5 The man at the pool was unable to help himself. Jesus healed him, and he obeyed Jesus' commands. In a similar way, we are unable to free ourselves from sin. Jesus calls us to trust in Him. When we trust in Jesus, He frees us from the power of sin and death so we can follow Him and obey Him. Key Passage "Yet he himself bore our sicknesses...

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Jesus Healed a Woman and a Girl

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Jesus Healed A Woman and A Girl - Mark 5 Jesus showed his power as the Messiah. Jesus can heal and give dead people life! Jesus died on the cross and rose again to save people from sin and death. When we trust in Jesus, God forgives our sins and changes us to be more like his Son. Key Passage "Yet he himself bore our sicknesses... punishment for our peace was on him, an...

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Jesus Healed Ten Men

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Jesus Healed Ten Men - Luke 17 Ten men cried out to Jesus, and he healed them. One man had faith and was saved. When we trust in Jesus, he heals us from something greater than a disease; He saves us from our sins. We can thank God and worship him for making us new. Key Passage "Yet he himself bore our sicknesses... punishment for our peace was on him, and we are healed ...

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Kids Worship: Jesus Fed A Crowd

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Jesus Fed A Crowd - Matthew 14; Mark 6; Luke 9; John 6 Jesus gave the people food so they would not be hungry. The next day, Jesus said that He is the bread of life. (John 6:35) Only Jesus can give us everything we need. Jesus gives us forgiveness, peace with God, and life forever with Him. Key Passage "Lord my God, you have done many things. Your wondrous works and you...

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Jesus And Nicodemus

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Jesus And Nicodemus - Luke 4 Nicodemus needed new lifeeternal lifebut he could not do anything to earn it. Eternal life is a gift that comes only from God. God showed his love in this way: He sent his one and only Son to save the world. Everyone who believes in him will not perish but will have eternal life. Key Passage "For God loved the world in this way: He gave his ...

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Jesus Taught In Nazareth

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Jesus Taught In Nazareth - Luke 4 Hundreds of years before Jesus was born, the prophet Isaiah wrote about God's plan to send a Messiah. The Messiah would bring good news and redeem people who were broken and hurting. Jesus read Isaiah's words and announced that he is the promised Messiah. Key Passage "For God loved the world in this way: He gave his one and only Son so ...

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Jesus' Early Miracles

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Jesus' Early Miracles - Mark 1 Jesus cares about people. Jesus' miracles helped people and showed that He is the Son of God. Through Jesus, God does for us what we cannot do for ourselves. He provides forgiveness and life with God forever. Key Passage "For God loved the world in this way: He gave his one and only Son so that everyone who believes in Him will not perish ...

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Jesus Called The Disciples

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Jesus Called Disciples - Matthew 4; 9; Mark 13; Luke 56 Jesus came to earth to show what God is like and to save people from their sins. This is great news! Jesus told His disciples to tell others about Him, and we are Jesus' disciples when we trust in Him. Everyone in the world needs to hear the good news about Jesus. Key Passage "He must increase but I must decrease" ...

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Galatians 1:6-10 Study Guide

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Download a PDF of the full Study Guide Galatians 1:6-10 6I am astonished that you areso quickly desertinghim who called you in the grace of Christ and are turning to a different gospel7not that there is another one, butthere are some who trouble you and want to distort the gospel of Christ.8But even if we or anangel from heaven should preach to you agospel contrary to ...

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John Pointed to Jesus

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John Pointed To Jesus - Matthew 3; John 1; 3 John the Baptist told people to get ready for Jesus, the promised Messiah. Now that Jesus was on earth, John's mission was complete. Jesus was greater than John, and John joyfully stepped aside as Jesus began His earthly ministry. Key Passage "He must increase but I must decrease" - John 3:30 He (Point up with both hands) ...

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Jesus' Temptation

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Jesus' Temptation - Matthew 4; Mark 1; Luke 4 Jesus was tempted, but He trusted God and never sinned. Jesus is perfect and righteous. A perfect sacrifice was required to take away sin. Jesus was that perfect sacrifice. He died on the cross to free us from sin and to give us the power to say no to temptation. Key Passage "He must increase but I must decrease" - John 3:30...

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Maundy Thursday | God's Passover Lamb

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Readings Passover and the Lord's Supper - Matthew 26:2029; Mark 14:1723; Luke 22:1430Jesus Washes the Disciples' Feet - John 13:117:26Jesus and the Disciples Sing a Hymn Then Depart to the Mount of Olives - Matthew 26:30; Mark 14:26; Luke 22:39Jesus Predicts Peter's Denials - Matthew 26:3135; Mark 14:2731; Luke 22:3134The Garden of Gethsemane - Matthew 26:3646; Mark 14:32...

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Holy Week Family Devotional

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PALM SUNDAY Here Comes The King! Matthew 21:1-11 Thousands of Jews were traveling to Jerusalem to celebrate the Passover Festival. With the first Passover (Exodus 11-12), God rescued his people, Israel, from slavery to the Egyptians. Through the sacrifice of a perfect lamb, the Angel of Death passed over Israel's homes and spared the death of the firstborn sons. Celebr...

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Jesus' Crucifixion and Resurrection

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Jesus' Crucifixion and Resurrection - Matthew 2628; 1 Corinthians 15 Jesus' death and resurrection is the center of the gospel. In Adam, we were spiritually dead in sin, but Jesus died to pay for our sins. Jesus is alive! God gives new life to everyone who trusts in Jesus. Key Passage "He must increase but I must decrease" - John 3:30 He (Point up with both hands) M...

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Jesus' Baptism

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Jesus' Baptism - Matthew 3; Mark 1;
 Luke 3; John 1 Jesus never sinned, but He obeyed God and was baptized like sinners are baptized. Baptism reminds us of Jesus' death and resurrection. It reminds us that when we trust in Jesus, we turn from sin and start a new lifea life lived for Jesus. Key Passage "He must increase but I must decrease" - John 3:30 He (Point up ...

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Video Update - March 30, 2020

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Hey church! Watch as Pastor Jon Merkling gives us a recap on last week and an encouragement for the week ahead. One thing mentioned in the video is how to stay connected with us on social media. Like, follow or join our pages below: facebook.com/citadelsquareinstagram.com/citadelsquare facebook.com/citadelsquarestudentsinstagram.com/citadelsquarestudents facebook.c...

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Jesus As A Child

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Jesus As A Child - Matthew 2, Luke 2 Jesus came to earth to do God's plan, and even as a boy, Jesus knew that. Jesus got ready to do what God sent Him to do. God sent Jesus into the world to die on the cross and rescue people from sin. Key Passage "In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God." - John 1:1 In The (Put hands together b...

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A Message To Parents

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Hey Parents! I know that this strange time has been challenging for us all, including our kids. I know many of your kids are already missing their friends and don't quite understand why they're not allowed to go anywhere. Other kids may be viewingthis as an extended break, but soon I thinkthey will struggle with the uncertainty of it all and the reality that things aren't...

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Jesus Was Dedicated

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Jesus Was Dedicated - Luke 2 God had promised His people that a Savior was coming. When Simeon and Anna saw Jesus, they knew He was the Savior. Jesus came to save people from sin. We can trust Jesus to save us from our sins; and like Simeon and Anna, we get to tell others the good news. Bible Story Video Jesus Was Dedicated(Luke 2) Bible Story Summary Mary and Josep...

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Two Reminders of God's Sovereignty

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If you're anything like me, you have been checking the news every five minutes for the last week or more. I'm typically not one who checks things that often, but since the Coronavirus news began to break in the US, I have followed it closely, alternating between local and national news sites, wanting to know more about where it is spreading, what is closing, and what our l...

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