God’s Great Covenant Old Testament 1 Program
A yearlong course for students in grades 3-6
The Bible tells us God’s story. It has many parts, but from beginning to end it is one story with a promise throughout: “I will be your God, and you will be My people.” Through this story, we learn who God is, who mankind is, how the world came to be, and how God worked through history to bring redemption to His people. The God’s Great Covenant series will narrate this story for your student in an engaging and unique way.
God’s Great Covenant Old Testament 1: A Bible Course for Children teaches the biblical narrative from Genesis to Ruth, starting at the beginning when sin came into the world. This first book presents the overarching Old Testament themes of the promises and power of God, recounted in simple, weekly stories. Students will follow along with God’s people, see how He leads them and keeps His promises, and learn how the stories of God’s people begin to point us to the coming Savior, Jesus Christ.
Full program includes:
- God’s Great Covenant Old Testament 1 (consumable student edition) The student edition has 32 weekly chapters divided into 5 themed units. Each chapter includes the story of that week’s Bible verses, presented at a clear, elementary reading level, and a memory page with a Bible verse, key facts chart, and vocabulary. A thought-provoking “Who is God?” question encourages students to consider how to relate to God in their own lives. There are also worksheets and a quiz to accompany each lesson.
- God’s Great Covenant Old Testament 1 Teacher’s Edition This edition contains all of the student edition content, as well as answer keys for the worksheets and quizzes. The teacher’s edition also incorporates additional factual information to expand upon the historical, geographical, cultural, and theological concepts introduced in the student edition.
- God’s Great Covenant Old Testament 1 Audio Files Students can listen to and experience the story of God’s work through the Bible, learning how He leads and cares for His people. These audio files contain the readings featured in the God’s Great Covenant Old Testament 1 text, engagingly read by Dr. Christopher Perrin. The downloadable audio files are in MP3 format so you can take them anywhere you go!
- God’s Great Covenant Old Testament Timeline & Map Set This colorful poster set includes an interactive timeline of the events of the Old Testament, as well as a collection of 6 maps, all of which integrate the history and geography of ancient Egypt and the Near East. The set covers the entire Old Testament, corresponding with both God’s Great Covenant Old Testament 1 and God’s Great Covenant Old Testament 2.
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Claire Larsen, MA
Claire Larsen has had a passion for writing for children ever since she took her first Institute for Children’s Literature course over twenty years ago. One of her assignments was published in Jack and Jill magazine. Claire graduated from Covenant College (Class of 1970), where Professor Dr. John M.L. Young was instrumental in shaping her theological views and encouraging her interest in studying the Scriptures. Through the years she has had a busy teaching ministry, first with children and later with women, leading Bible studies and speaking at seminars.
After raising three sons, Claire returned to school in 1996. She received a master of arts from Biblical Theological Seminary in 2000 and is self-employed as a biblical counselor. When she is not writing or counseling, she is spending time with her family or reading books. Claire most enjoys visiting her grandchildren, Lauren, Lyla, and Christian, and reading books with them.
Grade Level: Grades 3-6
Course Length: Yearlong
- God’s Great Covenant Old Testament 1 (Student Edition)
- God’s Great Covenant Old Testament 1 Teacher’s Edition
- God’s Great Covenant Old Testament 1 Audio Files
- God’s Great Covenant Old Testament Timeline and Map Set