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Inductive Study for Kids – The Gospel of John, 1:1-5

Inductive study for kids - working through the Gospel of John verse by verse
This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Inductive Study for Kids

As a lover of Bible study, one of my main goals in teaching my kids is to point them to a love of God, a love of others, and a love of His Word!  I want them to know there are answers in this Big Book.  I want them to know there are wonders.  And I want them to know God wrote it because He wanted us to know Him!

As I was preparing our homeschool choices for this year, I came across a great reading schedule for the Gospel of John.  It looked like such a perfect idea!  To work with G through one book of the Bible, a little bit at a time.  But as I started looking at it, I realized it was for a reading level above where she is.

I still wanted to read through the Gospel of John with her, though!

So, I simply started.  And along the way, I came up with simple ideas for teaching each verse to her.  In the short time we have been doing it, we have started to memorize some of the verses.  We have learned many new things!  And we have had lots of fun doing it! Continue Reading

Devotion

Verse by Verse through The Gospel of John, 1: 6-8

Inductive study for kids - working through the Gospel of John verse by verse
This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Inductive Study for Kids

We have been slowly working our way through John chapter 1, using a modified inductive study method.  We focus on asking lots of questions and reviewing the information a LOT!  In the short time we have been working through John, we have learned much of the content.  For more information and to discover how we walked through the first part of John, check out the previous post in this series.

Here are the simple ideas we used to learn John 1:6-8. Our girls are 4 and 5 years old.  Continue Reading

Devotion

Inductive Study for Kids: John 1:8 – Witness

Inductive Bible Study for Kids through the book of John. Chapter 1, verse 8 - a lesson about the witness of John
This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Inductive Study for Kids

When I started writing about our Inductive Study for Kids through the book of John, it seems I was a bit hasty in publishing it.  Life simply got in the way and I wasn’t able to follow through with it.  But apparently this topic has resonated with you, my readers.  I get very few comments on this blog; fewer still emails from my readers.

Since I published my first post on our Inductive Study for Kids through the book of John, I have received comment after comment asking, “Is there more?!!”  And I even got an email from a pastor-reader asking how I would approach the teaching of another passage for a kids sermon he was working on.

I hear you!  And I am trying to dive back into our Inductive Study.  Today, I am sharing a little bit of a review.  Continue Reading

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