Unit 10: This or That


Paper or plastic. Chocolate or vanilla. Mullet or Mohawk. Life is filled with tough “this or that” choices! During the “This or That” series, kids will hear a portion of the Big Bible Story, then they’ll have to predict what happened next, this or that.  Did Timothy join the mission or did he wait until he was older?  Did Paul jump ship or did he ride out the storm?  All the while, kids will hear how God built His church by helping ordinary people make extraordinary decisions.  Moreover, they’ll discover that they too can make bold choices that help build the church today.

Lesson 1 The Stoning of Stephen Key Verse: Psalm 119:11
Big Idea: God’s Word helps us choose the right path. Bible Basis: Acts 6:8-8:1
Lesson 2 Timothy is Chosen Key Verse: 1 Timothy 4:12
Big Idea: Jesus wants me to be an example to others, even though I’m young. Bible Basis: Acts 16:1-3;

1 Timothy 4:11-12

Lesson 3 Paul is Shipwrecked Key Verse: 2 Corinthians 12:9
Big Idea: God’s power is strong when I am weak. Bible Basis: Acts 27
Lesson 4 God’s Story in Our Life Key Verse: Galatians 3:26
Big Idea: God’s story of love and redemption continues today through the lives of His children. Bible Basis: Galatians 3:23-29

*Recommended Use Dates: May 12 – June 2, 2024.


*Each GO! unit is part of a 12-month scope and sequence that takes kids on a chronological journey through the Bible. The scope and sequence is designed to follow the Christian calendar so that the Christmas lessons land on Christmas and the Easter lessons land on Easter. The “Recommended Use Dates” indicate where the unit falls within the one-year curriculum calendar. You are able to use the unit at any time of the year that works best for you, but by following the “Recommended Use Dates,” you can easily transition into using the other GO! units to tell the remainder of the Big Bible Story. Click here to view the curriculum calendar.

*** There will be glimpses of God’s salvation plan throughout the year, but there will be four lessons where that plan is communicated clearly and kids will have an opportunity to respond. Those lessons are denoted with *** next to the lesson title.

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