Travel Back to Bible Times with these 3 VBS Themes

  • By Design Team
  • 11 Apr, 2016
Take your kids on an exciting journey back to Bible times with these 3 awesome VBS themes: Blast to the Past, Egypt, and Sorpresa!

Blast to the Past

Travel back in time and zoom through God's Word to discover God's everlasting love! Find out how God's love makes a difference in every story, at every time—including right now! Worship with all-new songs and music videos by award-winning Christian artist, Yancy.

THEME
Discover God's Everlasting Love

KEY POINTS
Kids will know what God’s love is, explore God’s everlasting love, and serve God.

KEY VERSE
1 John 4:16 And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them.

PUBLISHER
Standard

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Egypt

Take kids on the journey of a lifetime where the Bible comes to life right before their eyes!Join Joseph as he swats away scorpions in a dark prison cell...stroll through the golden splendor of Pharaoh's palace... experience exotic sights and smells in an Egyptian bazaar...be carried away by music wafting through enticing desert air. What a week of fun—and lasting Bible learning!

THEME
Joseph's Journey from Prison to Palace

KEY POINTS

God gives us hope.

God gives us special abilities.

God gives us wisdom.

God gives us forgiveness. 

God gives us family.


KEY VERSES
For I know the plans I have for you...to give you a future and a hope. (Jer 29:11)
In his grace, God has given us different gifts for doing certain things well.. (Romans 12:6)
If you need wisdom ask our generous God, and he will give it to you. (James 1:5)
But your are a God of forgiveness, gracious and merciful, slow to become angry, and rich in unfailing love. (Nehemiah 9:17)
For you are all children of God through faith in Christ Jesus. (Gal 3:26)

PUBLISHER
Group

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SORPRESA (SURPRISE)

As our travels begin, we arrive on the scene of Genesis 37 as Joseph is being sold into slavery by his jealous brothers. Next stop: Egypt. During Joseph’s forced exile, he befriends a servant named Donkor, who tells us all about Joseph’s adventures in this far-off place. Although Joseph missed his father and brothers dearly, God gave a joyful ending to this amazing story—one of unity, forgiveness, and harmony. These five lessons reveal how Joseph is a precursor of Jesus, foreshadowing what our Savior would do for His children to reunite us with our heavenly Father and grant us forgiveness of sins and harmony in the great family of faith.

THEME
Surprise! A Journey of Forgiveness

KEY POINTS

Sin brings discord and separation.

God provides faith to overcome difficulties.

God works through His children to show His love.

God works forgiveness through Jesus.

God arranges for a happy ending.


KEY VERSES

Genesis 37:3–34 

Genesis 39, 

Genesis 41:14–40, 56–57

Genesis 42:6–8; 45:1–15

Genesis 46:26–30


PUBLISHER
Concordia Editorial

***SPECIAL NOTE***
Sorpresa is the  only  Spanish Vacation Bible School program that is originally written in Spanish and available in both Spanish and bilingual formats. Find all the materials you need to plan, promote, and produce a Spanish VBS event!

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