Old Testament

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  • 1 Kings: Youth Study

    $7.80$8.70

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    11 lessons

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    By Pat Kampenga

    Joy of Living Youth studies are reproducible for the use of the purchaser's group only.   They offer opportunities for spiritual growth and learning for students ages 6-14 (under 10 may need help on homework). Each lesson includes:

    • Student's Lesson Pages with daily questions to complete
    • Leader's Lesson Pages (answers included to the daily questions)
    • Suggested Schedule for each meeting
    • Activity, game and craft ideas

    The books of 1 Kings and 2 Kings, like 1 & 2 Samuel, were originally one book. Together, Samuel and Kings relate the whole history of Israel's monarchy, in the light of God's covenants, from its rise under the ministry of Samuel to its fall at the hands of the Babylonians.


    The welfare of Israel and her kings is shown to depend on their obedience to God's law. During the period of 1 & 2 Kings, the kingdom was divided between Israel in the north and Judah to the south. There were evil rulers such as Ahab and Jezebel, and godly rulers such as Solomon, Hezekiah and Josiah. Many prophets were sent by God to Israel during this period, notably Elijah and Elisha. In spite of the downfall and captivity of all Israel by the end of 2 Kings, the future remained open for a new work of the Lord in faithfulness to His promise to the house of David.
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  • 1 Samuel: Youth Study

    $15.40$17.10

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    Printed (single-sided looseleaf)…………$17.10
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    22 lessons*

    Download sample  Lesson 1  PDF

    By Pat Kampenga

    *The 1 Samuel Youth study does not match up to the English Adult study lesson-by-lesson.  The Adult study contains 19 lessons, and divides the chapters differently.

    Joy of Living Youth studies are reproducible for the use of the purchaser's group only.   They offer opportunities for spiritual growth and learning for students ages 6-14 (under 10 may need help on homework). Each lesson includes:

    • Student's Lesson Pages with daily questions to complete
    • Leader's Lesson Pages (answers included to the daily questions)
    • Suggested Schedule for each meeting
    • Activity, game and craft ideas

    The book of 1 Samuel covers a period of about 115 years, and is a pivotal point in the history of Israel. The long period of the rule of the judges ended under the prophet Samuel, and royal history began with the anointing of Saul and later David.


    The history and lessons of this book are presented to us in the form of biography of Samuel's, Saul's and David's early years. As with other books of the Bible, 1 Samuel records man's failure and God's faithfulness. Within its pages we see God's long-suffering with those in rebellion against Him, and we see what God can do in and through those who are committed to serving Him.
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  • 2 Kings: Youth Study

    $7.10$7.90

    Formats:
    Printed (single-sided looseleaf)…………$7.90
    Digital — on CD or download (PDF) 
    …………$7.90 on CD
    …………$7.10 download

    10 lessons

    Download sample  Lesson 1  PDF

    By Pat Kampenga

    Joy of Living Youth studies are reproducible for the use of the purchaser's group only.   They offer opportunities for spiritual growth and learning for students ages 6-14 (under 10 may need help on homework). Each lesson includes:

    • Student's Lesson Pages with daily questions to complete
    • Leader's Lesson Pages (answers included to the daily questions)
    • Suggested Schedule for each meeting
    • Activity, game and craft ideas

    The books of 1 Kings and 2 Kings, like 1 & 2 Samuel, were originally one book. Together, Samuel and Kings relate the whole history of Israel's monarchy, in the light of God's covenants, from its rise under the ministry of Samuel to its fall at the hands of the Babylonians.


    The welfare of Israel and her kings is shown to depend on their obedience to God's law. During the period of 1 & 2 Kings, the kingdom was divided between Israel in the north and Judah to the south. There were evil rulers such as Ahab and Jezebel, and godly rulers such as Solomon, Hezekiah and Josiah. Many prophets were sent by God to Israel during this period, notably Elijah and Elisha. In spite of the downfall and captivity of all Israel by the end of 2 Kings, the future remained open for a new work of the Lord in faithfulness to His promise to the house of David.
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  • 2 Samuel: Youth Study

    $6.40$7.10

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    Printed (single-sided looseleaf)…………$7.10
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    9 lessons*

    Download sample  Lesson 1  PDF

    By Pat Kampenga

    *The 2 Samuel Youth study does not match up to the English Adult study lesson-by-lesson.  The Adult study contains 10 lessons, and divides the chapters differently.

    Joy of Living Youth studies are reproducible for the use of the purchaser's group only.   They offer opportunities for spiritual growth and learning for students ages 6-14 (under 10 may need help on homework). Each lesson includes:

    • Student's Lesson Pages with daily questions to complete
    • Leader's Lesson Pages (answers included to the daily questions)
    • Suggested Schedule for each meeting
    • Activity, game and craft ideas

    Second Samuel continues the narrative begun in 1 Samuel, with David being acclaimed king in Israel. He makes Jerusalem his royal city and brings the Ark of the Lord there. We see the glory and success of David's reign, as well as his weaknesses and failures…


    …Within the pages of 2 Samuel God uncovers David's humanity.  You will discover that this “man after God's own heart” (see Acts 13:22) was a sinful human, like us all, who had to depend on God's mercy and faithfulness.
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  • Christ in the Old Testament: Youth Study

    $4.30$4.80

    Formats:
    Printed (single-sided looseleaf)…………$4.80
    Digital — on CD or download (PDF) 
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    6 lessons
    Download sample  Lesson 1  PDF

    By Pat Kampenga

    Joy of Living Youth studies are reproducible for the use of the purchaser's group only.   They offer opportunities for spiritual growth and learning for students ages 6-14 (under 10 may need help on homework). Each lesson includes:

    • Student's Lesson Pages with daily questions to complete
    • Leader's Lesson Pages (answers included to the daily questions)
    • Suggested Schedule for each meeting
    • Activity, game and craft ideas

    Christ in the Old Testament looks at how Jesus is pictured in the Old Testament, including Exodus 25; Leviticus 1; Isaiah 6, 8, 37-39; and 2 Kings 20.

  • Daniel, Chapters 1-6: Youth Study

    $5.00$5.50

    Formats:
    Printed (single-sided looseleaf)…………$5.50
    Digital — on CD or download (PDF) 
    …………$5.50 on CD
    …………$5.00 download

    7 lessons
    Download sample  Lesson 1  PDF

    By Pat Kampenga

    Joy of Living Youth studies are reproducible for the use of the purchaser's group only.   They offer opportunities for spiritual growth and learning for students ages 6-14 (under 10 may need help on homework). Each lesson includes:

    • Student's Lesson Pages with daily questions to complete
    • Leader's Lesson Pages (answers included to the daily questions)
    • Suggested Schedule for each meeting
    • Activity, game and craft ideas

    Daniel: Chapters 1-6 covers the personal history of the prophet Daniel. His story shows the sovereign God ruling over men and nations. Although Daniel began as a captive in Babylon, he held high positions under several kings of powerful empires….


    …In spite of pressures to join the religion and immoral lifestyle of Babylon, Daniel lived a life devoted to the one true God.
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  • Ecclesiastes: Youth Study

    $6.40$7.10

    Formats:
    Printed (single-sided looseleaf)…………$7.10
    Digital — on CD or download (PDF) 
    …………$7.10 on CD
    …………$6.40 download

    9  lessons

    Download sample  Lesson 1  PDF

    By Pat Kampenga

    Joy of Living Youth studies are reproducible for the use of the purchaser's group only.   They offer opportunities for spiritual growth and learning for students ages 6-14 (under 10 may need help on homework). Each lesson includes:

    • Student's Lesson Pages with daily questions to complete
    • Leader's Lesson Pages (answers included to the daily questions)
    • Suggested Schedule for each meeting
    • Activity, game and craft ideas

    The book of Ecclesiastes was written by the “Teacher,” whom many Bible scholars believe to be King Solomon. The Teacher takes stock of the world as he has experienced it, and discovers that human wisdom, even that of a godly person, has limits:


    It cannot find out the larger purposes of God or the ultimate meaning of man's existence. Although man is in mad pursuit of one thing and then another, these things all turn out to be meaningless. In contrast, a life centered on God takes on purpose and meaning. With God's presence, all of life and God's good gifts to us are to be gratefully received, used, and enjoyed to the full.
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  • Esther: Youth Study

    $4.30$4.80

    Formats:
    Printed (single-sided looseleaf)…………$4.80
    Digital — on CD or download (PDF) 
    …………$4.80 on CD
    …………$4.30 download

    6 lessons*

    Download sample  Lesson 1  PDF

    By Pat Kampenga

    *The Esther Adult Study contains 7 lessons, so the Youth Study does not match up to the Adult Study lesson-by-lesson.

    Joy of Living Youth studies are reproducible for the use of the purchaser's group only.   They offer opportunities for spiritual growth and learning for students ages 6-14 (under 10 may need help on homework). Each lesson includes:

    • Student's Lesson Pages with daily questions to complete
    • Leader's Lesson Pages (answers included to the daily questions)
    • Suggested Schedule for each meeting
    • Activity, game and craft ideas

    Although God’s name is not mentioned in the book of Esther, every page is full of God, who hides Himself behind every word. The book of Esther tells the story of a Hebrew girl who was hidden away for God’s purpose and then, when the time was right,…


    …was brought to the front to work out His plan. God used Queen Esther—who was willing to risk her own life—to save His people Israel, so that they might bless the whole world through Jesus Christ.
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  • Exodus: Youth Study

    $19.50$21.70

    Formats:
    Printed (single-sided looseleaf)…………$21.70
    Digital — on CD or download (PDF) 
    …………$21.70 on CD
    …………$19.50 download

    28 lessons*

    Download sample  Lesson 1  PDF

    By Pat Kampenga

    *The Exodus Adult Study contains 26 lessons, so the Youth Study does not match up to the Adult Study lesson-by-lesson.

    Joy of Living Youth studies are reproducible for the use of the purchaser's group only.   They offer opportunities for spiritual growth and learning for students ages 6-14 (under 10 may need help on homework). Each lesson includes:

    • Student's Lesson Pages with daily questions to complete
    • Leader's Lesson Pages (answers included to the daily questions)
    • Suggested Schedule for each meeting
    • Activity, game and craft ideas

    Exodus, the second book of the Old Testament, continues the narrative begun in the book of Genesis. We find God's chosen people, Israel, living in Egypt.


    Although they originally came as honored guests because they were Joseph's family, they have multiplied in number and been enslaved by the Egyptians. Exodus tells of God's redemption of Israel from this bondage, and of His guidance of the people to the land of promise. We will meet Moses, Miriam, Aaron, and Joshua. God's purpose in history is revealed through this account of redemption, covenant, and the building of the tabernacle, all of which picture God's plan which would be fulfilled through Jesus Christ. The final lessons of the Exodus Youth Study cover selected portions of Numbers, Deuteronomy and Joshua, showing how Israel finally settled in the land of promise under Joshua's leadership.
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