Genesis on Friday

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Genesis meets each Friday (during the school term) at 6:15-7:30pm. We are a youth group for 4 to 8 year olds. 

See below for details of what is coming up and for past activities too!


 Instructions for making a bottle diver


Click on the picture below to see instructions with pictures

 Diver

1. Pull the bendy straw apart

2. Bend the straw over

3. Cut the legs off so the bendy part is a little taller than a paperclip

4. Put the legs of the paperclip into the ends of the straw

5. Put a small blob of plasticine on the end of the paperclip

6. In a glass of water test to see it floats correctly

a. If it sinks take some plasticine off

b. If it floats with too much straw out of the water or on its side add a bit more plasticine

c. You want the top to just stick out of the water

7. Fill a plastic bottle with water to the very top. Smaller bottles are easier to work but bigger bottles make it dive deeper.

8. Put the top firmly on.

9. Squeeze the bottle and the diver should dive.

a. If it is difficult to make it dive, try adding a little more plasticine.

b. If it dives to quickly take some plasticine off.

 

 


This Week!!!

Previously at Genesis

Friday 01st July

To show the people that He is the only powerful God, He told Gideon to dismiss most of his army.  Keeping only 300, it was undeniable that it was God who won the victory.

Judges chapter 7

It is in the Children's Story Bible and is story number

#118

Click on grandpa to see him tell this week's story again.


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Click on the rainbow headphones to listen to the story being told again.


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If you click on the children reading the bible, you can read Exodus chapter 7 on-line.  You may like to read into chapter 8 & 9 as well


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The memory verse remind that God rules.

Hallelujah! For our God Almighty reigns
Revelation ch 19 v 6


Friday 24th June

God told Gideon to do a daring and dangerous thing.  Gideon asked God for a sign and from here we have the story of the fleece.

Judges chapter 6

It is in the Children's Story Bible and is story number

#118


Click on grandpa to see him tell this week's story again.


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Click on the rainbow headphones to listen to the story being told again.


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If you click on the children reading the bible, you can read Exodus chapter 7 on-line.  You may like to read into chapter 8 & 9 as well


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The memory verse remind us that of God's power.

God made the world
and everything in it

Acts ch 17 v 24



Friday 17th June

God shows Joshua again that he is God and rules over the universe by making the sun stand still in the sky

Joshua chapter 10

It is in the Children's Story Bible and is story number

#110


Click on grandpa to see him tell this week's story again.


Story teller

Click on the rainbow headphones to listen to the story being told again.


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If you click on the children reading the bible, you can read Exodus chapter 7 on-line.  You may like to read into chapter 8 & 9 as well


Reading bible



         

                                                                 

                           

The memory verse remind us of God's power.

God made the world
and everything in it

Acts ch 17 v 24



Friday 10th June

Disobedient actions by just 1 person cause God to show His thoughts about what the Bible calls sin.

Joshua chapter 7 & 8

It is in the Children's Story Bible and is story number

#107 & #108


Click on grandpa to see him tell this week's story again.


Story teller

Click on the rainbow headphones to listen to the story being told again.


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If you click on the children reading the bible, you can read Exodus chapter 7 on-line.  You may like to read into chapter 8 & 9 as well


Reading bible



         

                                                                 

                           



The memory verse remind us God knows all about us and what we think and do.

Oh Lord, you have searched me and know me

Psalm 139 v 1




Friday 27 May

The first battle in taking the land God promised to Israel was going to be difficult.  But God won the victory, bringing down the walls of Jericho

Joshua chapter 6

It is in the Children's Story Bible and is story number

#107 & #108


Click on grandpa to see him tell this week's story again.


Story teller

Click on the rainbow headphones to listen to the story being told again.


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If you click on the children reading the bible, you can read Exodus chapter 7 on-line.  You may like to read into chapter 8 & 9 as well


Reading bible



         

                                                                 

                           

The memory verse remind us God knows all about us and what we think and do.

Oh Lord, you have searched me and know me

Psalm 139 v 1


Friday 20th May

Someone who on the outside looked like someone who did things God does not like, believed God and showed she believed by the way she acted.  Her name was Rahab and she protected the spies Joshua had sent.  They made a promise to her.

Joshua chapter 2

It is in the Children's Story Bible and is story number

#103


Click on grandpa to see him tell this week's story again.


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If you click on the children reading the bible, you can read Exodus chapter 7 on-line.  You may like to read into chapter 8 & 9 as well


Reading bible



         

                                                                 

                           


In the memory verse Jesus tells where to find real satisfaction.

Jesus said whoever drinks the water I give him will never thirst.
John ch 4 v 14


Friday 13th May

The Children of Israel displease God and do not believe and trust Him - this is called sin.  He punishes the sin and some people die.  God makes a way for the people to be saved.  It is a picture of what Jesus would do for us and shows us how we must Believe God, Obey God and Trust God.

Numbers chapter 20 and 21

It is in the Children's Story Bible and is story number

#94 and  #95


Click on grandpa to see him tell this week's story again.


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Click on the rainbow headphones to listen to the story being told again.


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If you click on the children reading the bible, you can read Exodus chapter 7 on-line.  You may like to read into chapter 8 & 9 as well


Reading bible



         

                                                                 

                           


In the memory verse Jesus tells where to find real satisfaction.

Jesus said whoever drinks the water I give him will never thirst.
John ch 4 v 14



Friday 6th May

Moses sends out 12 people to spy out the land. Joshua and Caleb believe God but the others do not and are afraid of the people in the land.

Numbers chapter 13 and 14

It is in the Children's Story Bible and is story number

#90 and  #91


Click on grandpa to see him tell this week's story again.


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Click on the rainbow headphones to listen to the story being told again.


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If you click on the children reading the bible, you can read Exodus chapter 7 on-line.  You may like to read into chapter 8 & 9 as well


Reading bible



         

                                                                 

                           


The memory verse remind us that God is perfect in all He does.

He brought us to a land flowing with milk and honey

Deuteronomy 26v9



Friday 29th April

How quickly the children of Israel turned from God to follow an idol.  How easily Aaron made a golden calf for the people to worship.  You can read the account in

Exodus chapter 32

It is in the Childrens Story Bible and is story number

#76, #77 and #79


Click on grandpa to see him tell this week's story again.


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Click on the rainbow headphones to listen to the story being told again.


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If you click on the children reading the bible, you can read Exodus chapter 7 on-line.  You may like to read into chapter 8 & 9 as well


Reading bible



         

                                                                 

                           


The memory verse remind us that God is perfect in all He does.  This memory verse will mean more after next weeks story.

He brought us to a land flowing with milk and honey

Deuteronomy 26v9



Friday 22nd April

In the story this week we learned more about the thngs that please God and displease Him.  We learned about the 10 commandments. God spoke to them directly.  Today He speaks to us theough the Bible.

Exodus chapter 19 to 24

It is in the Childrens Story Bible and is story number

#70, #71 and #73


Click on grandpa to see him tell this week's story again.


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Click on the rainbow headphones to listen to the story being told again.


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If you click on the children reading the bible, you can read Exodus chapter 7 on-line.  You may like to read into chapter 8 & 9 as well


Reading bible



         

                                                                 

                           


The memory verse remind us that God is perfect in all He does.

The law of the Lord is perfect

Psaln 19 v 7


Friday 15th April

The story this week was about how God provided food for the Children of Israel as they were in the desert.  In the ned Hi did this for 40 years!!!  You can read the account in

Exodus chapter 15 v22 to 16 v 36

It is in the Childrens Story Bible and is story number

#67


Click on grandpa to see him tell this week's story again.


Story teller

Click on the rainbow headphones to listen to the story being told again.


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If you click on the children reading the bible, you can read Exodus chapter 7 on-line.  You may like to read into chapter 8 & 9 as well


Reading bible



         

                                                                 

                           


The memory verse remind us that God is perfect in all He does.  This memory verse will mean more after next weeks story.

The law of the Lord is perfect

Psaln 19 v 7



Friday 12th March

The story this week was about Moses and the children od Israel escaping from Egypt through the Red Sea.

Exodus chapter 14

It is in the Childrens Story Bible and is story number

#65, and #66


Click on grandpa to see him tell this week's story again.


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Click on the rainbow headphones to listen to the story being told again.


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If you click on the children reading the bible, you can read Exodus chapter 7 on-line.  You may like to read into chapter 8 & 9 as well


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The memory verse remind us that God controls even the weather.

Even the winds and the waves obey him

Matthew 8:27



Friday 03rd March

The story this week was about the last plague in Egypt, "The Passover".  It can be read in the Bible in

Exodus chapters 10 to 13

It is in the Childrens Story Bible and is story number

#62, #63, and #64


Click on grandpa to see him tell this week's story again.


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Click on the rainbow headphones to listen to the story being told again.


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If you click on the children reading the bible, you can read Exodus chapter 7 on-line.  You may like to read into chapter 8 & 9 as well


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The memory verse this week is something said about Jesus and shows that Jesus is our Passover.

Behold the lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world
John 1 v 29



Friday 26th February

Story #58, #59, #60 and #61 in the Children's
This is childrens telling of the story from the Bible which comes from Exodus chapters 7, 8 & 9.

Moses tells Pharaoh "God has said 'Let my people go!' ".  But Pharaoh said "No!" because he did not understand who God is.  God clearly showed Pharaoh who he was but still Pharaoh said "No!".

We must be careful to believe God and react the way we should when He speaks to us.

Click on grandpa to see him tell this week's story again.


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Click on the rainbow headphones to listen to the story being told again.


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If you click on the children reading the bible, you can read Exodus chapter 7 on-line.  You may like to read into chapter 8 & 9 as well


Reading bible



         

                                                                 

                           

The memory verse this week is something said about Jesus.

Behold the lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world
John 1 v 29



Friday 12th February

Story #54, #55 and #56 in the Children's Bible. 

Moses has run afar, far way from Egypt in fear for his life.  He is now a shepherd.  He has got married, but he is not happy.   Then God speaks to him.

Click on grandpa to see him tell this week's story again.


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Click on the rainbow headphones to listen to the story being told again.


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If you click on the children reading the bible, you can read Exodus chapter 1 on-line.  You may like to read into chapter 2 as well


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The memory verse this week is something Jesus said to those who follow him.

I am with you always
Matthew 28 v 20


Friday 05th February

Story #51, #52, #53and #54 in the Children's Bible. 

We have moved to Exodus and the stories about Moses.  The devil is trying to ruin God's plan.  He gets Pharaoh  to have all the baby boys killed. But God is still in control.  See how God uses even Pharaoh's daughter in His plan

Click on grandpa to see him tell this week's story again.


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Click on the rainbow headphones to listen to the story being told again.


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If you click on the children reading the bible, you can read Exodus chapter 1 on-line.  You may like to read into chapter 2 as well


Reading bible



         

                                                                 

                           

The memory verse this week is something Jesus said to those who follow him.

I am with you always
Matthew 28 v 20


Friday 29th January

Story #43, #44, #45 and #46 in the Children's Bible. 

Joseph met up with his brothers again.  Do you know what - they bowed down to him just like in his dream!!!

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If you click on the children reading the bible, you can read Genesis chapter 40 on-line.  You may like to read chapter 41 as well


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Joseph believed in God and trusted Him when things were going well as when as when things were very difficult. What does God tell you to do in this weeks memory verse?  And how will you do this?

Trust in the Lord
with all your heart
Proverbs 3 v 5



Friday 22nd Jan

Story #40, #41 and #42 in the Children's Bible. 

We learn how Joseph came from prison where he had been wrongly placed to become the 2nd most important man in the WHOLE WORLD!.

Click on grandpa to see him tell this week's story story again.


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Click on the rainbow headphones to listen to the story being told again.


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If you click on the children reading the bible, you can read Genesis chapter 40 on-line.  You may like to read chapter 41 as well


Reading bible



         

                                                                 

                           

Joseph believed in God and trusted Him when things were going well as when as when things were very difficult. What does God tell you to do in this weeks memory verse?  And how will you do this?

Trust in the Lord
with all your heart
Proverbs 3 v 5


We are going through the bible listening and learning from the best known Bible stories.
The Children's Bible Story book we are using is the Candle Children's Bible.  We do give this to every child that comes to Genesis 8 times. 
These are the stories we have done so far.


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 Story
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in
Children,s
Bible

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   What Was The  Story About
(to see the story told again)
( click on story titles below )

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Again

     Memory Verse    

 Genesis 1

1

 The Bible account of creation

 Here

 God saw all that he had made, and it was very good.
 Genesis 1 v 31a

Genesis 2 
Genesis 3

2
3

 Adam and Eve sin against God
&
Adam and Eve turned out of garden

 here
&
 
here

  God saw all that he had made, and it was very good.
 Genesis 1 v 31a

Genesis 4

5

Cain killed his brother Able

here

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.
Romans 3:23

Genesis 6
to 9:17

7, 8,
9 &10

God tells Noah to build a boat
and uses him to save the world
when God sends a flood

here

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.
Romans 3:23

Genesis 12

12

God calls Abraham

here

The LORD is faithful to all his promises
Psalm 145v13b

Genesis 17
& 18

17 & 18

God promises a son to Abraham

here

The LORD is faithful to all his promises
and loving to all he has made
Psalm 145v13b

Genesis 18

18

Abraham bargains with God

here

Hear my prayer, O LORD; listen to my cry for mercy.
Psalm 86v6

Genesis 22

23

God tests Abraham

here

Hear my prayer, O LORD; listen to my cry for mercy.
Psalm 86v6

Genesis 24
&
25

24,25
26,27

God provides a wife for Isaac
&
Esau turns down Gods promises

here
&
here

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom
Proverbs 9v10

Genesis 27

28 & 29

Nothing can stop God's promise to Rebecca

here

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.
Proverbs 9v10

Genesis 29
30
& 31

31 &32

Jacob runs away,
gets married,
and
prospers

here,
here &
here

You are the God who sees me
Genesis 16v13

Genesis 37
&39

37, 38 & 39

Joseph is hated by his brothers

here

You are the God who sees me
Genesis 16v13





Rahab was not a "nice" lady.  She did things that God does not like. 

But she believed what God said, and acted on it.

God saved her and changed her.


Did you know that she married someone

and in her family tree came

David the great King,

but also Jesus.