Students will experience medieval life, complete with a castle, knights, and royalty. Through the lessons, they’ll see God’s sovereignty, love, and faithfulness demonstrated in the life of David, and will learn to praise the King of the universe.
1 Sam. 16:1–13
“The Lord seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the Lord looketh on the heart” (1 Sam. 16:7).
God is King. Approach Him with love.
Students will understand that having a heart pleasing to God begins with trusting Jesus as Savior.
1 Sam. 17:1–51
Trusting in God
“I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust” (Ps. 91:2).
God is King. Trust Him for strength and courage.
Students will identify tasks for which they can trust God for strength and courage.
1 Sam. 18:1–14; 20; 23:1–18
“The Lord is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust. . . . I will call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised” (Ps. 18:2, 3).
God is King. Praise Him, for He is worthy.
Students will discover ways to praise God even when times are hard.
2 Sam. 4:4; 9:1–7
Telling others about God
“Give thanks unto the Lord, call upon his name, make known his deeds among the people” (1 Chron. 16:8).
God is King. Tell others about Him.
Students will honor the King by telling others about Him.
2 Chron. 6:1—14
Giving thanks to God
“Sing praises to God, sing praises: sing praises unto our King, sing praises. For God is the King of all the earth” (Ps. 47:6, 7).
God is King. Thank Him for His faithfulness.
Students will praise God in song and in prayer.
With RBP VBS, no teacher ever has to be without a copy of the salvation message. RBP VBS is a fully integrated, gospel-centered program that weaves the salvation message into each lesson! Our Vacation Bible School programs are built around a solid theological framework and motivated by a desire to teach Bible truths using age-appropriate methods. VBS could be your biggest evangelistic outreach event of the year! Don’t limit your potential impact by using programs light in content and evangelism.
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Director's Resource CD Set
We know that decorating is an important factor when choosing a VBS program.
Our director’s guide, teacher books, and decorating CD help directors
imagine what Over the Moat can look like at their church. We provide decorating
ideas that any church can do on its own, and also recommend using any of
30+ decorating items from our catalog.
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When a church is just getting started, it is called a church plant. New churches may not have things like Sunday School and VBS books, toys, craft supplies, tables, and chairs. They may not even have their own building. But they are teaching boys and girls about Jesus and how to be more like Him! You can be part of that. You can help a church plant get everything it needs to teach kids:
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