October 28

God Provides for His Promise
(Isaac and Rebekah)

Genesis 24

Preschool

Bible Story Summary:

  • Abraham told his servant to go and find a wife for his son Isaac.

  • God showed Abraham’s servant that Rebekah was to be Isaac’s wife.

  • God gave Isaac a wife.

Key Passage:
Galatians 3:29

Christ Connection:
God gave Isaac a wife. This was part of His promise to give Abraham a big family and bless the whole world. One day, Jesus would be born into Abraham’s family.

Big Picture Question:
Why can we trust God? We can trust God because He is faithful.

Story Point:
God gave Isaac a wife.

Big Ideas:

  • Abraham’s servant trusted God to help him.

  • God chose Rebekah to be Isaac’s wife.

  • God kept His promise to Abraham’s family.

Family Discussion Starters:

  • How did God answer Abraham’s servant’s prayer to find the right wife for Isaac?

  • How was God’s giving Isaac a wife part of His promise to give Abraham a big family?

  • How does God bless us through Abraham’s family?

Family Activities:

  • Lead each family member to draw a portrait of your family.

  • Show children photographs from your wedding. Tell them the story of how you and your spouse met and fell in love. Single parents, tell children what it was like to welcome each child into your family.


Younger Kids

Key Passage:
Galatians 3:29

Story Point:
God gave Isaac a wife to keep His covenant with Abraham.

Big Picture Question:
Why can we trust God? We can trust God because He is faithful and does everything for His glory and our good.

Christ Connection:
God provided Rebekah as a wife for Isaac as part of His covenant to bless the whole world through Abraham’s family. One day, Jesus would be born into Abraham’s family as the promised Savior.

Family Discussion Starters:

  • When can we pray to ask God to help us follow His plan?

  • How did Rebekah show that she trusted God?

  • How can we show that we trust God?

Family Activity:
Take your family to a petting zoo that has camels or find a video of camels online. Allow your kids to pet the camels and ask them to recall what sign God gave Abraham’s servant.


Older Kids

Key Passage:
Galatians 3:29

Story Point:
God gave Isaac a wife to keep His covenant with Abraham.

Big Picture Question:
Why can we trust God? We can trust God because He is faithful and does everything for His glory and our good.

Christ Connection:
God provided Rebekah as a wife for Isaac as part of His covenant to bless the whole world through Abraham’s family. One day, Jesus would be born into Abraham’s family as the promised Savior.

Family Discussion Starters:

  • How did God keep His covenant in today’s story?

  • What has God provided for your family?

  • How can we thank God for providing for us?