Joy is excited to have a whole new set of Christian friends. But when an old friend invites her to a party on the same day as a church event, Joy isn't sure what to do. Is it okay to hang out with unsaved friends? Superbook takes Joy, Chris and Gizmo to witness three Bible stories: the parable of the great supper (banquet), the calling of Matthew the tax collector, and the woman caught in sin. Joy is surprised to see Jesus spend time with sinners, tax collectors, the poor, and those with disabilities. She decides to become more like Jesus by following His example.
Joy loses her patience while babysitting energetic little Charlie. Superbook takes Joy, Chris and Gizmo—along with little Charlie—to ancient Israel. Meet Zechariah and Elizabeth, who couldn’t have children, and see how God answers their prayer with a miracle! Discover why their son would become known as John the Baptist, and how he would prepare the way for his cousin, Jesus. The children learn that nothing is impossible with God!
LESSON 1: EVERYTHING IS POSSIBLE
SuperTruth: Nothing is impossible with God.
SuperVerse: “For nothing is impossible with God.” Luke 1:37 (NLT)
LESSON 2: GOD’S WORD NEVER FAILS
SuperTruth: God’s Word never fails.
SuperVerse: “You are blessed because you believed that the Lord would do what He said.” Luke 1:45 (NLT)
LESSON 3: TRUST GOD’S PROMISES
SuperTruth: I can trust God’s promises.
SuperVerse: “Long ago the Lord promised by the words of His holy prophets to save us” Luke 1:70–71a (CEV)
The greatest Christmas gift of all time! Superbook takes Chris, Joy and Gizmo to the hills of ancient Bethlehem. Witness Mary and Joseph’s frantic search for lodging before their baby is born. Uncover a wicked plot that puts Jesus’ family in danger. Experience the wonder as angels and shepherds worship the newborn King lying in a manger. The children learn that the true meaning of Christmas is far greater than parties and presents!
LESSON 1: GOD KEEPS HIS PROMISES
SuperTruth: God keeps His promises and sent His Son to us.
SuperVerse: “But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of you shall come forth to Me the One to be Ruler in Israel, whose goings forth are from of old, from everlasting.” Micah 5:2 (NKJV)
LESSON 2: GOD SENT HIS SON
SuperTruth: I want Jesus to be Lord of my life.
SuperVerse: “For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given; and the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6 (NKJV)
LESSON 3: SHARE GOD’S GIFT
SuperTruth: I will tell others about Jesus, the gift of God.
SuperVerse: “But to all who believed Him and accepted Him, He gave the right to become children of God.” John 1:12 (NLT)
Chris discovers that a boy has given him stolen video games. Should he ignore the problem—or confront the boy? Superbook takes Chris, Joy and Gizmo to meet John the Baptist, who preaches in the wilderness and baptizes Jesus in the Jordan River. Witness how John risks his life to challenge a sinful king, and see how he faithfully chooses to obey God by pointing others to Christ. The children learn that it’s always best to follow God’s ways. *Be sure to preview the Bible story video for this course, as some imagery may be too intense for young children. The condensed version is less intense. Also preview the Bible Background and the Signposts videos.
LESSON 1: POINT TO JESUS
SuperTruth: I can point others to Christ.
SuperVerse: “Turn back to God! The kingdom of heaven will soon be here.” Matthew 3:2b (CEV)
LESSON 2: MORE OF JESUS
SuperTruth: I want more of Jesus and less of me.
SuperVerse: “He must increase, but I must decrease.” John 3:30 (NKJV)
LESSON 3: KINGDOM GREATNESS
SuperTruth: Because of Jesus, I can be great in God’s Kingdom.
SuperVerse: “I tell you the truth, of all who have ever lived, none is greater than John the Baptist. Yet even the least person in the Kingdom of Heaven is greater than he is!” Matthew 11:11 (NLT)
After hearing Jesus' Sermon on the Mount, Chris and Joy can't wait to put what they've heard into practice. Comic chaos results from their over-eager and misguided attempts to put the Beatitudes into action. Superbook shows up to take them back to hear the Sermon again—and to walk beside the disciples as even they struggle to understand and live according to Jesus' teaching. Chris and Joy witness Jesus' encounter with a Roman Centurion and learn that the kingdom of God is open to everyone who accepts the Lord and tries to follow the narrow path of Christ's footsteps. Back home, Chris displays his new understanding at a Bible study group that the first step in leading a Christian life is admitting you can't do it without God's help.
*Be sure to preview the Bible story video for this course, as some imagery may be too intense for young children. The condensed version is less intense. Also, preview the Bible Background and the Signposts videos.
Superbook Episode: The Sermon on the Mount
Chris is tempted to play a violent video game that his parents have forbidden. Why not—it’s just a game, isn’t it? Buckle up for a high-speed adventure as Superbook takes Chris, Joy and Gizmo to ancient Israel. Witness how Jesus teaches in the Temple as a young boy, then resists Satan’s temptations in the wilderness as a grown man. Discover how the Word of God has power over every circumstance!
LESSON 1: JESUS RESISTED all TEMPTATION
SuperTruth: Jesus resisted the devil’s temptations.
SuperVerse: “Jesus understands every weakness of ours, because He was tempted in every way that we are. But He did not sin!” Hebrews 4:15 (NLT)
LESSON 2: JESUS HELPS ME
SuperTruth: Jesus helps me defeat temptation.
SuperVerse: “And now that Jesus has suffered and was tempted, He can help anyone else who is tempted.” Hebrews 2:18 (CEV)
LESSON 3: RIGHT WITH GOD
SuperTruth: We are made right with God through Christ.
SuperVerse: “For God made Christ, who never sinned, to be the offering for our sin, so that we could be made right with God through Christ.” 2 Corinthians 5:21 (NLT)
Chris, Joy and Gizmo hit the slopes on a ski trip with the church youth group. Chris begins to grapple with what it really means to be a Christian. As Chris ponders this, Superbook suddenly appears to transport Chris, Joy and Gizmo to Jerusalem at Passover time. There, they meet Nicodemus, a respected Pharisee and Jewish teacher. In the dark of night, the children follow Nicodemus, to secretly meet with Jesus and learn that everyone must be born again to see the Kingdom of God. Upon his return home, Chris takes a leap of faith to follow Jesus and become a Christian.
*Be sure to preview the Bible story video for this course, as some imagery may be too intense for young children. The condensed version is less intense. Also preview the Bible Background and the Signposts videos.
Superbook Episode: Nicodemus
After his grandpa dies, Chris and his grandma find an old family Bible. When she begins to cry, Chris feels desperate. What can he do to help? Get ready for a heart-pounding adventure as Superbook takes Chris, Joy and Gizmo back to New Testament times. Witness the wonder as Jesus is gloriously transfigured on the mountaintop. See how He teaches the disciples to pray in faith—and to cast out demons! The children discover that the Lord’s Prayer is still the perfect guideline for praying today. *Be sure to preview the Bible story video for this course, as certain scenes may be too intense for some children. The condensed version is less intense.
LESSON 1: A PERFECT PATTERN
SuperTruth: I will pray as Jesus did.
SuperVerse: “You can ask for anything in My name, and I will do it, so that the Son can bring glory to the Father.” John 14:13 (NLT)
LESSON 2: FAITH BUILDING
SuperTruth: Prayer builds faith.
SuperVerse: “As soon as I pray, You answer me; You encourage me by giving me strength.” Psalm 138:3 (NLT)
LESSON 3: JESUS SENDS US
SuperTruth: Jesus sends us out in His name.
SuperVerse: “The harvest is great, but the workers are few. So pray to the Lord who is in charge of the harvest; ask Him to send more workers into His fields.” Luke 10:2b (NLT)
Chris believes that a mysterious street magician has supernatural power—until he meets a true miracle-worker! Superbook takes Chris, Joy and Gizmo to ancient Israel. Witness how Jesus heals a paralyzed person, calms a storm, and sets a man free from evil spirits. Discover how even the greatest enemy is no match for God’s power! The children learn that true miracles come only from God. *Be sure to preview the Bible story video for this course, as some imagery may be too intense for young children. The condensed version is less intense. Also preview the Bible Background and the Signposts videos.
LESSON 1: GOD IS ALL-POWERFUL
SuperTruth: With God, all things are possible.
SuperVerse: “God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power, who went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with Him.” Acts 10: 38 (NKJV)
LESSON 2: GOD IS ALWAYS WITH ME
SuperTruth: I can turn to Jesus for all my needs.
SuperVerse: “But these are written so that you may continue to believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and that by believing in Him you will have life by the power of His name.” John 20:31 (NLT)
LESSON 3: TRUE MIRACLES ARE FROM GOD
SuperTruth: Jesus is my healer.
SuperVerse: “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever.” Hebrews 13:8 (NKJV)
When Chris goes to a church’s Christmas pageant, he begins to wonder—is there something special about Jesus that he hasn’t seen clearly before? Superbook takes Chris, Joy and Gizmo to see different ways that Jesus heals people who are blind—physically and spiritually. Witness how He reveals Himself to those who have eyes of faith. The children discover the best gift of all time—sent by God to everyone in the world!
LESSON 1: OPEN MY EYES
SuperTruth: The Holy Spirit opens my eyes to the truth.
SuperVerse: “I will send you the Spirit who comes from the Father and shows what is true. The Spirit will help you and will tell you about Me.” John 15:26 (CEV)
LESSON 2: CHOOSE TO FOLLOW THE LORD
SuperTruth: I will follow Jesus.
SuperVerse: “I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which He has called you, the riches of His glorious inheritance in His holy people.” Ephesians 1:18 (NIV)
LESSON 3: THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD
SuperTruth: Jesus is the light of the world.
SuperVerse: “The Word gave life to everything that was created, and His life brought light to everyone. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness can never extinguish it.” John 1:4–5 (NLT)
Joy is so hungry that she’s reluctant to share a pizza with some needy children. Superbook takes Joy, Chris and Gizmo to meet Jesus, who tells the parable of the Good Samaritan. Witness how a wounded man is ignored by important men, then rescued by a foreigner who is despised by local people. The children learn the importance of caring for others—and that all people are our neighbors.
LESSON 1: EQUAL TREATMENT
SuperTruth: I will treat others equally.
SuperVerse: “And God created us all; He has no favorites, whether rich or poor.” Job 34:19 (CEV)
LESSON 2: NEIGHBORLY LOVE
SuperTruth: I will love my neighbor as myself.
SuperVerse: “You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, all your strength, and all your mind.” And, “Love your neighbor as yourself.” Luke 10:27b (NLT)
LESSON 3: BE KIND AND GENEROUS
SuperTruth: I will be kind and generous to others.
SuperVerse: “The generous will prosper; those who refresh others will themselves be refreshed.” Proverbs 11:25 (NLT)
Chris, Joy and Gizmo are worried about a boy who is running away because he thinks his dad will never forgive him. Can they change his mind? Superbook takes Chris, Joy and Gizmo to ancient Galilee, where Jesus is telling the parable of the prodigal son. Witness how a young man goes on a quest for freedom and adventure, only to discover that what he wants most in the world is his father’s love. The children learn that our loving Heavenly Father is always ready to forgive.
LESSON 1: READY TO FORGIVE
SuperTruth: Our heavenly Father is always ready to forgive.
SuperVerse: “O Lord, You are so good, so ready to forgive, so full of unfailing love for all who ask for Your help” Psalm 86:5 (NLT)
LESSON 2: GOD WAITS PATIENTLY
SuperTruth: God waits patiently for us to turn to Him.
SuperVerse: “Look! I stand at the door and knock. If you hear My voice and open the door, I will come in, and we will share a meal together as friends.” Revelation 3:20 (NLT)
LESSON 3: OUR SOURCE OF LIFE
SuperTruth: God celebrates when we ask Jesus to forgive our sins.
SuperVerse: “In the same way, there is more joy in heaven over one lost sinner who repents and returns to God than over ninety-nine others who are righteous and haven’t strayed away!” Luke 15:7 (NLT)
Joy wants to convince a shy child to come on a group outing—but she arrives too late and they both miss the bus. Could the delay bring a bigger blessing? Superbook takes Joy, Chris and Gizmo to ancient Israel, where Jesus hears that His friend Lazarus is very sick. Instead of rushing to heal him, Jesus delays—and when He finally arrives, Lazarus has died. Witness the wonder as Jesus performs an even greater miracle by raising him to life! The children learn that God’s timing is perfect. *Be sure to preview the Bible story video for this course, as some imagery may be too intense for young children. The condensed version is less intense. Also preview the Bible Background and the Signposts videos.
LESSON 1: TIME WITH JESUS
SuperTruth: I will spend time with Jesus.
SuperVerse: “There is only one thing worth being concerned about. Mary has discovered it, and it will not be taken away from her.” Luke 10:42 (NLT)
LESSON 2: WAITING ON THE LORD
SuperTruth: I will wait upon the Lord.
SuperVerse: “Wait patiently for the Lord. Be brave and courageous. Yes, wait patiently for the Lord.” Psalm 27:14 (NLT)
LESSON 3:OUR SOURCE OF LIFE
SuperTruth: Jesus is the source of life.
SuperVerse: “Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have God’s Son does not have life.” 1 John 5:12 (NLT)
The wedding feast is nearly ruined when they run out of wine, but Jesus miraculously changes water into wine. Superbook then takes the kids to witness Jesus feeding over five thousand people by multiplying a few fish and five loaves of bread into a feast.
LESSON 1: DO ALL HE ASKS
SuperTruth: I will trust Jesus and do what He asks.
SuperVerse: “His mother told the servants, “Do whatever He tells you.” John 2:5 (NLT)
LESSON 2: ON THE INCREASE
SuperTruth: Jesus blesses what I give Him.
SuperVerse: “God gives seed to farmers and provides everyone with food. He will increase what you have, so that you can give even more to those in need.” 2 Corinthians 9:10 (CEV)
LESSON 3: HIS GOOD PLAN
SuperTruth: God always has a good plan.
SuperVerse: Jesus replied, “All who love Me will do what I say. My Father will love them, and We will come and make Our home with each of them.” John 14:23 (NLT)
Chris and Joy were excited about their upcoming baptism, but heavy rains are ruining their plans. Superbook takes them back in time to learn what it means to become fishers of men. Superbook also snags Ellie and brings her on the journey with them. Chris and Joy see what it's like for Ellie to see Jesus for the first time and guide her to accept Him as her Savior. Back at home, the weather clears up and the baptism ceremony is back on - including Ellie!
LESSON 1: follow Jesus!
SuperTruth: I choose to follow Jesus.
SuperVerse: “Anyone who wants to serve Me must follow Me, because My servants must be where I am.” John 12:26a (NLT)
LESSON 2: BRAND NEW
SuperTruth: : I am brand new in Christ.
SuperVerse: For you were buried with Christ when you were baptized. And with Him you were raised to new life because you trusted the mighty power of God, who raised Christ from the dead. Colossians 2:12 (NLT)
LESSON 3: BRING OTHERS TO JESUS
SuperTruth: Jesus calls us to bring others to Him.
SuperVerse: “Therefore, go and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit.” .” Matthew 28:19 (NLT)
When Chris is invited to be in the World’s Best Band contest, he wants to be treated like a king—until he encounters a true King who is the servant of all. Superbook takes Chris, Joy and Gizmo to ancient Jerusalem. There, Jesus enters the city on a lowly donkey and clears the Temple of greedy people. Witness how He prepares for a final meal with His disciples. The children learn that true greatness comes from serving others!
LESSON 1: JESUS OUR SERVANT LEADER
SuperTruth: Jesus humbled Himself and became a servant.
SuperVerse: “Though He was God, He did not think of equality with God as something to cling to. Instead, He gave up His divine privileges; He took the humble position of a slave and was born as a human being.” Philippians 2:6–7a (NLT)
LESSON 2: JESUS CALLS OUT TO ME
SuperTruth: I will be humble and respectful to others.
SuperVerse: “Don’t be jealous or proud, but be humble and consider others more important than yourselves.” Philippians 2:3 (CEV)
LESSON 3: JESUS LOVES ME
SuperTruth: I will follow Jesus by serving others like He did.
SuperVerse: “Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ. He loved us and offered Himself as a sacrifice for us, a pleasing aroma to God.” Ephesians 5:2 (NLT)
Chris is desperately trying to impress some basketball players when Joy excitedly announces she is the new president of the chess club. Afraid of what the group may think, Chris pretends he doesn’t know her. Superbook takes Chris, Joy and Gizmo to meet Peter, who denies knowing Jesus three times. Witness how Jesus forgives Peter and their relationship is restored. The children learn how everyone can be forgiven when they repent.
LESSON 1: PETER DENIES JESUS
SuperTruth: Jesus knows my weaknesses.
SuperVerse: “Jesus understands every weakness of ours, because He was tempted in every way that we are. But He did not sin!” Hebrews 4:15 (CEV)
LESSON 2: JESUS CALLS OUT TO ME
SuperTruth: Jesus calls out to me when I fail.
SuperVerse: “If a man has a hundred sheep and one of them gets lost, what will he do? Won’t he leave the ninety-nine others in the wilderness and go to search for the one that is lost until he finds it?” Luke 15:4 (NLT)
LESSON 3: JESUS LOVES ME
SuperTruth: Jesus loves me no matter what I’ve done.
SuperVerse: “No power in the sky above or in the earth below—indeed, nothing in all creation will ever be able to separate us from the love of God that is revealed in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Romans 8:39 (NLT)
Chris defiantly refuses to obey his mother—until he meets a Son who is willing to obey His Father, even if it means death! Superbook takes Chris, Joy and Gizmo—along with Chris’s mother, Phoebe—to Jerusalem, where they meet Mary and her Son, Jesus. Witness the obedience and suffering that led Jesus to the cross, and the mighty power of God the Father who raised Him from the dead! The children learn what love and sacrifice truly mean. Note: To be biblically accurate, the videos in this course depict Jesus' suffering and death on the cross. Be sure to preview the videos, as this scene may be too intense for some children. We have endeavored to present the story in the most accurate and sensitive way possible. Note that the Condensed Bible Story, Video 4, is not as intense.
LESSON 1: JESUS FORGIVES MY SINS
SuperTruth: Jesus loves me so much that He sacrificed His life and forgave my sins.
SuperVerse: “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.” John 3:16 (NKJV)
LESSON 2: GOD’S AMAZING PLAN
SuperTruth: Jesus fulfilled God’s plan of salvation by dying on the cross.
SuperVerse: “They have pierced My hands and feet.” Psalm 22:16b (NLT)
LESSON 3: CELEBRATE THE RESURRECTION
SuperTruth: I will celebrate Jesus’ resurrection and share the Good News with others.
SuperVerse: “I want to know Christ and experience the mighty power that raised Him from the dead.” Philippians 3:10a (NLT)
Chris will get detention if he’s late for school again, yet a hall monitor quickly reports him for not being on time. The two boys could never be friends—or could they? Superbook takes Chris, Joy and Gizmo—along with the hall monitor—to first-century Israel. They meet the Apostle Peter and Cornelius, a Roman army officer—two very different men with little in common until they both have amazing visions from the Lord. The children learn that God doesn’t have favorites and salvation is for everyone!
LESSON 1: NO FAVORITES
SuperTruth: God shows no favoritism.
SuperVerse: “There is no longer Jew or Gentile, slave or free, male and female. For you are all one in Christ Jesus.” Galatians 3:28 (NLT)
LESSON 2: CLEANSED FROM SIN
SuperTruth: Jesus cleanses us from all sin.
SuperVerse: “But if we confess our sins to Him, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all wickedness.” 1 John 1:9 (NLT)
LESSON 3: SALVATION FOR EVERYONE!
SuperTruth: Salvation is for everyone.
SuperVerse: “The Holy Spirit fell upon all who were listening to the message.” Acts 10:44b (NLT)
Chris and Gizmo try to help Joy do a school geography project by sending her on a round-the-world Holo-9 virtual tour. As she sees scenes of deprivation and hardship, Joy is overwhelmed by the state of the human condition and wonders how she can make a difference. Superbook takes Joy, Chris and Gizmo to meet Peter, Rhoda, Mary, and other followers of Jesus. The children learn how the power of prayer can lead to miraculous changes.
LESSON 1: KEEP PRAYING!
SuperTruth: Prayer produces results.
SuperVerse: “But while Peter was in prison, the church prayed very earnestly for him.” Acts 12:5 (NLT)
LESSON 2: FREELY GIVE
SuperTruth: I will freely give what I receive.
SuperVerse: “Peter said, ‘I don’t have any silver or gold for you. But I’ll give you what I have. In the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene, get up and walk!’” Acts 3:6 (NLT)
LESSON 3: CHRIST HAS OVERCOME
SuperTruth: Jesus has overcome the world.
SuperVerse: “Rejoice in our confident hope. Be patient in trouble, and keep on praying.” Romans 12:12 (NLT)
Chris is impressed by his father’s new invention. Chris covets the device and wants to use its power to impress his friends and earn lots of money. Superbook whisks the kids away to Samaria. There they watch Philip, Peter, and John teach a magician and his followers about the true power of the Holy Spirit. Later, they find Philip in the desert and witness the baptism of the Ethiopian Eunuch. Upon returning home, Chris is a changed person. He has been awed by the power of the Holy Spirit and begins his path towards baptism.
LESSON 1: POWER TO SHARE
SuperTruth: The Holy Spirit gives me power to share the Gospel.
SuperVerse: “By God’s grace and mighty power, I have been given the privilege of serving Him by spreading this Good News.” Ephesians 3:7 (NLT)
LESSON 2: ABOVE ALL ESLE
SuperTruth: I will seek God above all else.
SuperVerse: “Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and He will give you everything you need.” Matthew 6:33 (NLT)
LESSON 3: OUR GOD OF MIRACLES
SuperTruth: We serve a God of miracles.
SuperVerse: “The disciples went everywhere and preached, and the Lord worked through them, confirming what they said by many miraculous signs.” Mark 16:20 (NLT)
When Chris, Joy and Gizmo walk in on a teenage burglar, they wonder—can he ever change? Superbook takes Chris, Joy and Gizmo to meet Saul on his way to persecute Christians in Damascus. Witness his blinding encounter, his total transformation, and his narrow escape! Discover how a man who wanted to kill believers became the Apostle Paul—one of the greatest missionaries of all time. The children learn that anyone can change with God’s help!
LESSON 1: GOD LOVES ME
SuperTruth: No matter what I’ve done, God can save me.
SuperVerse: “This is a faithful saying and worthy of all acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief.” 1 Timothy 1:15 (NKJV)
LESSON 2: GOD’S WORD CHANGES ME
SuperTruth: The more I read the Bible, the more I can become like Jesus.
SuperVerse: “Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect.” Romans 12:2 (NLT)
LESSON 3: GOD WILL REVEAL HIMSELF TO ME
SuperTruth: I am a child of God, and He will reveal Himself to me.
SuperVerse: “He who loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him and manifest Myself to him.” John 14:21b (NKJV)
Superbook whisks the kids away to journey with Paul and Barnabas on their mission to spread the message of Jesus. They witness Paul's miracle, blinding an evil sorcerer and converting the Roman Governor to a believer in Jesus. The job becomes too much for disciple John Mark, who abandons the work and returns to Jerusalem. Paul and Barnabas continue spreading the Gospel against all manner of adversity including Paul being stoned and Barnabas and Paul separating over a disagreement. Chris takes their example to heart and when Superbook returns him to school, he, Joy, and Gizmo stand up for the boy and his Bible study group. Chris takes a small, first step, on a journey towards pronouncing the Gospel as the power to Salvation.
LESSON 1: MISSION POSSIBLE
SuperTruth: God has a mission for me.
SuperVerse: “You will be My witnesses, telling people about Me everywhere.” Acts 1:8 (NLT)
LESSON 2: ENCOURAGE OTHERS
SuperTruth: I will love and encourage others.
SuperVerse: “Let us think of ways to motivate one another to acts of love and good works.” Hebrews 10:24 (NLT)
LESSON 3: SHARE THE GOOD NEWS
SuperTruth: I will share the Good News.
Joy wants to escape from the hospital, where she must have her tonsils out. How can she find the confidence to face the surgery? Superbook takes Joy, Chris and Gizmo to meet Paul and Silas, who deliver an evil spirit from a fortuneteller. See the amazing way Paul and Silas react when they are beaten and jailed for obeying God. Witness a miracle as an earthquake sets them free and the jailer is saved! The children learn the secret to being content in every situation. *Be sure to preview the Bible story video for this course, as some imagery may be too intense for young children. The condensed version is less intense. Also, preview the Bible Background and the Signposts videos.
LESSON 1: SET FREE IN CHRIST
SuperTruth: God’s Spirit directs and empowers me.
SuperVerse: “Since we are living by the Spirit, let us follow the Spirit’s leading in every part of our lives.” Galatians 5:25 (NKJV)
LESSON 2: JOYFULLY CONTENT
SuperTruth: I will rejoice and be content.
SuperVerse: “Be thankful in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you who belong to Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:18 (NLT)
LESSON 3: JUST BELIEVE
SuperTruth: We are saved by believing in Jesus.
SuperVerse: “Believe in the Lord Jesus and you will be saved, along with everyone in your household.” Acts 16:31 (NLT)
Joy and the Quantum family are helping in a remote village after a flood. The work is so hard, Joy wants to quit. Where can she find the strength to keep going? Superbook takes Joy, Chris and Gizmo to meet the Apostle Paul, who has been arrested and put aboard a prison ship to stand trial in Rome. Witness how Paul bravely faces one danger after another—including a dreadful storm, a terrible shipwreck, and a poisonous snake. The children learn how to look past fear to focus on God’s mission!
LESSON 1: MISSION ACCOMPLISHED
SuperTruth: I can accomplish God’s mission when I focus on Jesus.
SuperVerse: “Let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith.” Hebrews 12:1b-2a (NKJV)
LESSON 2: DON’T GIVE UP!
SuperTruth: I will not give up.
SuperVerse: “So let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t give up.” Galatians 6:9 (NLT)
LESSON 3: POWER THROUGH WEAKNESS
SuperTruth: Jesus can work through my weakness.
SuperVerse: “Each time He said, “My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness.” So now I am glad to boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ can work through me.” 2 Corinthians 12:9 (NLT)
Chris accidentally burns down his house and thinks he can never be forgiven. Superbook takes Chris, Joy and Gizmo forward in time to see the story of the end of the world. Witness the final battle between Satan’s evil forces and God’s army of angels. The children learn that the power of God’s forgiveness and salvation will ultimately defeat the forces of darkness. *Be sure to preview the Bible story video for this course, as some imagery may be too intense for young children. The condensed version is less intense. Also preview the Bible Background and the Signposts videos.
LESSON 1: JESUS WILL RETURN
SuperTruth: I will live my life knowing that Jesus will come again.
SuperVerse: “Men of Galilee,” they said, “why are you standing here staring into heaven? Jesus has been taken from you into heaven, but someday He will return from heaven in the same way you saw Him go!” Acts 1:11 (NLT)
LESSON 2: SHOW GOD’S LOVE
SuperTruth: I will help others and show them God’s love.
SuperVerse: “He will wipe every tear from their eyes, and there will be no more death or sorrow or crying or pain. All these things are gone forever.” Revelation 21:4 (NLT)
LESSON 3: PREPARE OTHERS
SuperTruth: I will prepare others for the coming of the Lord.
SuperVerse: “And behold, I am coming quickly, and My reward is with Me, to give to every one according to his work.” Revelation 22:12 (NKJV)
Invite families to come celebrate what their children learned this year—featuring Superbook videos, group activities, and a special Gospel presentation.
LESSON 1: CHOSEN FOR GOD'S PURPOSE
SuperTruth: I play an important part in God’s plan.
SuperVerse: “I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has given me strength to do His work.” 1Timothy 1:12a (NLT)
LESSON 2: NO OTHER WAY
SuperTruth: There is only one way to God.
SuperVerse: “Jesus told him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one can come to the Father except through Me.” John 14:6 (NLT)