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David Danced (2 Samuel 6) | Story

 
David Danced (2 Samuel 6) | Story

Today’s bible hero is David because he shows us the gift of DANCE

Essential Teachers notes:
If you had to sum up this story in non religious terms it would be a guy went to collect something precious and did an embarrassing ‘dad dance’ all the way home. The story here doesn’t mention it but they also handed out cake to everyone at the end! David however would point to this event as an outpouring of thanks and joy. If even the king can humble himself and look foolish how much more should the people rejoice!

Tell this story or a similar one of your choice from a favourite bible translation or story book. This version is supplied for inspiration, feel free to omit or embellish to give it your personal voice.

Main Passage : 2 Samuel 6
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David’s City (2 Samuel 5) | Story

 
David's City (2 Samuel 5) | Story

Today’s bible hero is David because he shows us the gift of UNITING

Essential Teachers notes:
David’s story is truly a saga. That young teen or boy that was called in from tending sheep to be anointed by Israel’s holy prophet, is now a thirty year old man in his prime. Anointed now as King, David recognises the squabbling between the tribes and knows he must unite them. Dwelling within any one would lead to issues and so he seeks a central place, controlled by none and yet flanked by Israelite’s – the stronghold of the Jebusites is perfect.

Tell this story or a similar one of your choice from a favourite bible translation or story book. This version is supplied for inspiration, feel free to omit or embellish to give it your personal voice.

Main Passage : 2 Samuel 5
Other passages : 1 Samuel 15 + 17.
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David Anointed (1 Samuel 16) | Story

 
David Anointed (1 Samuel 16) | Story

David is today’s bible hero because he shows us the gift of Character.

Essential Teachers notes:
David is anointed but not as king, rather as a chosen one, the elect of God. His anointing was not meant as a threat to Saul and his kingship would not begin for at least another decade. But unlike Saul he would have most of his adult life to prepare both himself and the nation for his kingship.

Main Passage : 1 Samuel 16
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Wanting a King (1 Samuel 8) | Story

 
Wanting a King (1 Samuel 8) | Story

Essential Teachers notes:
It’s the churches birthday! It can be tempting to rush to the good bit of this story where there are tongues of fire and the gift of tongues, but we must start with Jesus’s words to his disciples otherwise the events would have made no sense to the believers.
Tell this story or a similar one of your choice from a favourite bible translation or story book. This version is supplied for inspiration, feel free to omit or embellish to give it your personal voice.

There are two King Saul stories onsite, this one focuses on him becoming king. The other one looks at the significance of his robe. They overlap so choose the one that suits your group best.

Tell this story or a similar one of your choice from a favourite bible translation or story book. This version is supplied for inspiration, feel free to omit or embellish to give it your personal voice.

Main passage: 1 Samuel 6
Additional Passages: this story hints at the other parts of Saul’s later in 1 Samuel.

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Pentecost (Acts 2) | Story

 
Pentecost (Acts 2) | Story

Essential Teachers notes:
It’s the churches birthday! It can be tempting to rush to the good bit of this story where there are tongues of fire and the gift of tongues, but we must start with Jesus’s words to his disciples otherwise the events would have made no sense to the believers.
Tell this story or a similar one of your choice from a favourite bible translation or story book. This version is supplied for inspiration, feel free to omit or embellish to give it your personal voice.

Tell this story or a similar one of your choice from a favourite bible translation or story book. This version is supplied for inspiration, feel free to omit or embellish to give it your personal voice.

Main passage: Acts 2
Additional Passages: none specific

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Incomplete: A New Apostle (Acts 1) | Story

 
Incomplete: A New Apostle (Acts 1) | Story

Essential Teachers notes:
Numbers are of such huge significance to the scriptures that it’s not surprising the apostles felt unsettled by being 11 and not 12. Clearly they decided to do something about it, though later passages will show their number would soon be persecuted and replacements no longer were an option to choose. It is noted that although Matthias is chosen Justus went on to become a prominent bishop and so his story does not end with not being chosen.

Tell this story or a similar one of your choice from a favourite bible translation or story book. This version is supplied for inspiration, feel free to omit or embellish to give it your personal voice.

Main passage: Acts 1
Additional Passages: none specific

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Cornelius (Acts 10) | Story

 
Cornelius (Acts 10) | Story

Essential Teachers notes:
We may think this is a minor story but it’s one that every generation of the church has been challenged to live out. For Peter and the apostles it was totally logical that the Jewish messiah would be a message for the Jews. That God would include every man, woman and child into his great family irrespective of birth was totally revolutionary. So hard was it to imagine that the potential converts were quite literally speaking in tongues before Peter called for water to baptise.

Tell this story or a similar one of your choice from a favourite bible translation or story book. This version is supplied for inspiration, feel free to omit or embellish to give it your personal voice.

Main passage: Acts 10
Additional Passages: none specific

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Peter’s Defence (Acts 4) | Story

 
Peter's Defence (Acts 4) | Story

Essential Teachers notes:
Peter had healed a man using Jesus’s name. Nobody was going to say the healing was bad, but the authorities really didn’t like the mention of Jesus of Nazareth. This story of Peter and Johns arrest and the defence that Peter provided gives us a glimpse into the strange place the early believers inhabited, part of the Israelite nation but not an accepted part. This story uses the technique of repeating part of the last story as a recap before adding the next part.

Tell this story or a similar one of your choice from a favourite bible translation or story book. This version is supplied for inspiration, feel free to omit or embellish to give it your personal voice.

Main passage: Acts 4
Additional Passages: Acts 3.

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