RKM Sunday

Check out what your kids are learning in RKM. 4/5th grade @ 9:15am k-3rd grade @ 10:30am

Each week, a review of the RKM Elementary lesson will be posted here (newest week on top). Along with the summary, there will be scripture and family worship ideas to continue the learning and discipleship at home.

6/26/22 No One Is Like God

Summary: No one is like God. 1 Peter 1


Big Picture Question: What is God like? God is holy, good, and loving.


Christ Connection: No one is like God. God is holy, good, and loving. Jesus shows us what God is like and gives us hope. God can make us more like Jesus. We can trust Him and live joyfully for Him.


Key Passage: Exodus 15:11 Lord, who is like you among the gods? Who is like you, glorious in holiness, revered with praises, performing wonders?


Home/Family worship: to dig deeper into this lesson at home, look at these scriptures together as a family and discuss how they connect to the lesson. You could pick one each evening at dinner and have a great conversation around the table!


Ephesians 1:4

1 Peter 1:22

Colossians 3:10

Hebrews 12:14

2 Corinthians 7:1

1 Samuel 2:2


6/19/22 God Healed the People

Summary: God Healed the People. Numbers 21


Big Picture Question: What is God like? God is holy, good, and loving.


Christ Connection: God sent snakes to punish the people, but anyone who was bitten could look at the snake on the pole and live. We deserve to die because of our sin, but anyone who looks to Jesus on the cross snd trusts in Him will live forever with God.


Key Passage: Exodus 15:11 Lord, who is like you among the gods? Who is like you, glorious in holiness, revered with praises, performing wonders?


Home/Family worship: to dig deeper into this lesson at home, look at these scriptures together as a family and discuss how they connect to the lesson. You could pick one each evening at dinner and have a great conversation around the table!


Numbers 21:5-6

2 Corinthians 5:21

John 14:15

Acts 3:19

John 14:6

1 Peter 2:24


6/12/22 Moses Disobeyed God

Summary: Moses Disobeyed God. Numbers 20


Big Picture Question: What is God like? God is holy, good, and loving.


Christ Connection: Moses disobeyed God and did not ever the promised land. We all have disobeyed God by sinning. But God gave us His Son, Jesus. Jesus always obeyed God. When we trust in Him, Jesus brings us into God's kingdom forever.


Key Passage: Exodus 15:11 Lord, who is like you among the gods? Who is like you, glorious in holiness, revered with praises, performing wonders?


Home/Family worship: to dig deeper into this lesson at home, look at these scriptures together as a family and discuss how they connect to the lesson. You could pick one each evening at dinner and have a great conversation around the table!


Genesis 3:6-7

Psalm 28:7

Philippians 2:8

Ezekiel 38:23

Deuteronomy 32:51

Psalm 78:19-22

6/5/22 The People did not go into the land

Summary: The people did not go into the land. Numbers 13-14


Big Picture Question: What is God like? God is holy, good, and loving.


Christ Connection: The Israelites did not trust God. The rebelled against Him. Jesus trusted God perfectly. He came into the world to take the punishment we deserve for our own rebellion against God. When we trust in Jesus, God forgives our sins and invites us into His kingdom forever.


Key Passage: Exodus 15:11 Lord, who is like you among the gods? Who is like you, glorious in holiness, revered with praises, performing wonders?


Home/Family worship: to dig deeper into this lesson at home, look at these scriptures together as a family and discuss how they connect to the lesson. You could pick one each evening at dinner and have a great conversation around the table!


Numbers 14:30-31

Deuteronomy 28:1-2

Proverbs 3:4-6

Matthew 10:28

James 4:17

Deuteronomy 31:6

5/29/22 God Deserves Our Worship

Summary: God Deserves Our Worship (Leviticus 1-4)


Big Picture Question: What is Worship? Worship is celebrating the greatness of God.


Christ Connection: God deserves our worship. He created us to be in a relationship with Him, and He has provided salvation from sin through his Son, Jesus. We can worship God by loving and obeying Him as we live to give him Glory.


Key Passage: Psalm 95:6-7 Come, let us worship and bow down; let's kneel before the LORD our Maker. For he is our God, and we are the people of his pasture, the sheep under his care.


Home/Family worship: to dig deeper into this lesson at home, look at these scriptures together as a family and discuss how they connect to the lesson. You could pick one each evening at dinner and have a great conversation around the table!


Ephesians 1:4-7

Psalm 32:5

Romans 12:1

Isaiah 12:5

Psalm 86:9

Hebrews 13:16

5/22/22 The People Built the Tabernacle

Summary: The People Built the Tabernacle (Exodus 35-40)


Big Picture Question: What is Worship? Worship is celebrating the greatness of God.


Christ Connection: God told the Israelites to build a tabernacle where He would dwell with them. God wants to be with His people. As part of His plan to save sinners, God sent Jesus to dwell on earth with people.


Key Passage: Psalm 95:6-7 Come, let us worship and bow down; let's kneel before the LORD our Maker. For he is our God, and we are the people of his pasture, the sheep under his care.


Home/Family worship: to dig deeper into this lesson at home, look at these scriptures together as a family and discuss how they connect to the lesson. You could pick one each evening at dinner and have a great conversation around the table!


Matthew 27:51

John 1:12

2 Peter 1:3

1 Corinthians 3:16

1 Peter 2:5

Psalm 140:13

5/15/22 The People Worshiped a Golden Calf

Summary: The People Worshiped a Golden Calf (Exodus 35-40)


Big Picture Question: What is Worship? Worship is celebrating the greatness of God.


Christ Connection: Moses acted as the people's mediator, standing for them before God. Moses could not do anything to make up for their sin, but we have a better Mediator - Jesus. Jesus paid for our sins on the cross and stands for us before God. When we trust in Jesus, our sins are forgiven.


Key Passage: Psalm 95:6-7 Come, let us worship and bow down; let's kneel before the LORD our Maker. For he is our God, and we are the people of his pasture, the sheep under his care.


Home/Family worship: to dig deeper into this lesson at home, look at these scriptures together as a family and discuss how they connect to the lesson. You could pick one each evening at dinner and have a great conversation around the table!


Matthew 27:51

John 1:12

2 Peter 1:3

1 Corinthians 3:16

1 Peter 2:5

Psalm 140:13

5/8/22 God Gave the Ten Commandments

Summary: God Gives the Ten Commandments (Exodus 19-20)


Big Picture Question: What is Worship? Worship is celebrating the greatness of God.


Christ Connection: God gave us rules to show that He is holy. Sin keeps us away from God, but Jesus came to bring us back to Him. Jesus never sinned. We can trust Him to forgive our sin.


Key Passage: Psalm 95:6-7 Come, let us worship and bow down; let's kneel before the LORD our Maker. For he is our God, and we are the people of his pasture, the sheep under his care.


Home/Family worship: to dig deeper into this lesson at home, look at these scriptures together as a family and discuss how they connect to the lesson. You could pick one each evening at dinner and have a great conversation around the table!


Hebrews 7:22

Romans 3:10

Ephesians 2:8-9

John 14:15

Romans 7:12

Acts 5:29

5/1/22 God Provided Manna

Summary: God Keeps His Promises (Exodus 16-17)


Big Picture Question: What is Worship? Worship is celebrating the greatness of God.


Christ Connection: God provided water and manna for His people's physical hunger. Later, He provided His Son, Jesus, for our spiritual hunger. Jesus said "I am the bread of life" John 6:35. The Israelites needed bread to live for a little while, but whoever has Jesus lives forever.


Key Passage: Psalm 95:6-7 Come, let us worship and bow down; let's kneel before the LORD our Maker. For he is our God, and we are the people of his pasture, the sheep under his care.


Home/Family worship: to dig deeper into this lesson at home, look at these scriptures together as a family and discuss how they connect to the lesson. You could pick one each evening at dinner and have a great conversation around the table!


Hebrews 13:5

John 6:35

Philippians 4:19

John 6:23-33

Matthew 4:4

Luke 22:19

4/25/22 God Keeps His Promises

Summary: God Keeps His Promises (Isaiah 9)


Big Picture Question: Does God keep his promises? Yes, God always keeps his promises because he is faithful.


Christ Connection: God keeps His promises. He remembered His promise to send a Rescuer and sent His Son, Jesus, into the world as a baby. Jesus grew up and provided salvation for sinners by dying on the cross and rising from the dead.


Key Passage: Numbers 23:19

God is not a man, that he might lie, or a son of man, that he might change his mind. Does he speak and not act, or promise and not fulfill?


Home/Family worship: to dig deeper into this lesson at home, look at these scriptures together as a family and discuss how they connect to the lesson. You could pick one each evening at dinner and have a great conversation around the table!


John 16:33

Romans 6:23

Psalm 63:4-5

Hebrews 10:23

1 John 2:25

2 Corinthians 1:20

4/17/22 God Parted the Red Sea

Summary: God Parted the Red Sea (Exodus 13-15)


Big Picture Question: Does God keep his promises? Yes, God always keeps his promises because he is faithful.


Christ Connection: Moses led the Israelites out of Egypt, and God provided a way for them to escape through the Red Sea. The Bible says that Jesus is greater than Moses. (Hebrews 3:3) People who trust in Jesus escape the penalty of sin and have eternal life.


Key Passage: Numbers 23:19

God is not a man, that he might lie, or a son of man, that he might change his mind. Does he speak and not act, or promise and not fulfill?


Home/Family worship: to dig deeper into this lesson at home, look at these scriptures together as a family and discuss how they connect to the lesson. You could pick one each evening at dinner and have a great conversation around the table!


Exodus 15:21

Psalm 57:7

2 Corinthians 1:3-4

2 Peter 2:9

Exodus 14:13

Psalm 37:39

4/10/22 God Delivered His People

Summary: God Delivered His People (Exodus 5-12)


Big Picture Question: Does God keep his promises? Yes, God always keeps his promises because he is faithful.


Christ Connection: By His grace, God spared the Israelites from judgement by requiring the blood of a lamb.

Jesus is the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world. His death was the ultimate sacrifice, and those who trust in Jesus are under His saving blood and will be passed over in the final judgement.


Key Passage: Numbers 23:19

God is not a man, that he might lie, or a son of man, that he might change his mind. Does he speak and not act, or promise and not fulfill?


Home/Family worship: to dig deeper into this lesson at home, look at these scriptures together as a family and discuss how they connect to the lesson. You could pick one each evening at dinner and have a great conversation around the table!


John 16:33

John 1:29

Ezekiel 11:19-20

Psalm 34:17

Psalm 50:15

Galatians 5:1

4/3/22 God Called Moses

Summary: God Called Moses (Exodus 1-4)


Big Picture Question: Does God keep his promises? Yes, God always keeps his promises because he is faithful.


Christ Connection: God saves Moses' life and called him to rescue God's people from slavery.

The calling of Moses points to a greater calling and rescue - the call of Jesus to come to earth and save God's people. Jesus gave up his life to save us from slavery to sin.


Key Passage: Numbers 23:19

God is not a man, that he might lie, or a son of man, that he might change his mind. Does he speak and not act, or promise and not fulfill?


Home/Family worship: to dig deeper into this lesson at home, look at these scriptures together as a family and discuss how they connect to the lesson. You could pick one each evening at dinner and have a great conversation around the table!


1 John 2:25

2 Corinthians 1:20

1 John 2:17

John 8:58

1 Peter 2:9

John 15:16

3/27/22 God Controls Everything

Summary: God Controls Everything (Job)


Big Picture Question: Who is in control of everything? God is in control of everything in heaven and on earth. Nothing is outside of God's good plan.


Christ Connection: Job learned that God is all-powerful, sovereign, and good. When we face suffering, we can hope in God. God sent Jesus, the only truly innocent One, to suffer and die so that everyone who trusts in Him can be saved.


Key Passage: Psalm 135:5-6

For I know that the LORD is great; our Lord is greater than all gods. The LORD does whatever he pleases in heaven and on earth, in the seas and all the depths.


Home/Family worship: to dig deeper into this lesson at home, look at these scriptures together as a family and discuss how they connect to the lesson. You could pick one each evening at dinner and have a great conversation around the table!


Psalm 37:25-26

Psalm 121:1

Romans 12:12

Isaiah 43:2

1 Peter 5:10

2 Corinthians 1:3-4

3/20/22 God Had a Plan for Joseph

Summary: God had a Plan for Joseph. Read Genesis 37-50


Big Picture Question: Who is in control of everything? God is in control of everything in heaven and on earth. Nothing is outside of God's good plan.


Christ Connection: God had a plan for Joseph's life. He allowed Joseph to suffer in order to rescue a whole nation. God planned for Jesus to suffer so many, people from all nations, would be saved.


Key Passage: Psalm 135:5-6

For I know that the LORD is great; our Lord is greater than all gods. The LORD does whatever he pleases in heaven and on earth, in the seas and all the depths.


Home/Family worship: to dig deeper into this lesson at home, look at these scriptures together as a family and discuss how they connect to the lesson. You could pick one each evening at dinner and have a great conversation around the table!


Romans 5:3-5

1 Peter 3:9

John 16:33

Romans 12:19

Colossians 3:12-14

Psalm 69:33

3/13/22 God Changed Jacob

Summary: God Changed Jacob. Read Genesis 25-33


Big Picture Question: Who is in control of everything? God is in control of everything in heaven and on earth. Nothing is outside of God's good plan.


Christ Connection: God changed Jacob's life and gave him a new name, Israel. Jesus came so that we might have a changed life, forgiven of sin. Jesus death and resurrection provided sinful people the way to be adopted into God's family. When we trust in Jesus, we also receive a new name - Children of God


Key Passage: Psalm 135:5-6

For I know that the LORD is great; our Lord is greater than all gods. The LORD does whatever he pleases in heaven and on earth, in the seas and all the depths.


Home/Family worship: to dig deeper into this lesson at home, look at these scriptures together as a family and discuss how they connect to the lesson. You could pick one each evening at dinner and have a great conversation around the table!


Proverbs 22:4

2 Corinthians 1:8-9

1 John 3:1

John 1:12

Galatians 2:20

Ephesians 4:24

3/6/22 God Provided Isaac

Summary: God Provided Isaac. Read Genesis 21-22


Big Picture Question: Who is in control of everything? God is in control of everything in heaven and on earth. Nothing is outside of God's good plan.


Christ Connection: Abraham showed his love for God by being willing to sacrifice his son Isaac. God provided a ram instead. This is how God showed His love for us: He sent His Son, Jesus, to die on the cross so that we could have eternal life through Him.


Key Passage: Psalm 135:5-6

For I know that the LORD is great; our Lord is greater than all gods. The LORD does whatever he pleases in heaven and on earth, in the seas and all the depths.


Home/Family worship: to dig deeper into this lesson at home, look at these scriptures together as a family and discuss how they connect to the lesson. You could pick one each evening at dinner and have a great conversation around the table!


Romans 2:13

Proverbs 3:5

Proverbs 19:21

Galatians 3:6-9

Hebrews 11:17

1 Timothy 2:5

2/27/22 Melchizedek Blessed Abraham (Genesis 14, Hebrews 5; 7)

Summary: Melchizedek Blessed Abraham. Read Genesis 14


Big Picture Question: Who is in control of everything? God is in control of everything in heaven and on earth. Nothing is outside of God's good plan.


Christ Connection: Melchizedek means "king of righteousness." Melchizedek reminds us of Jesus, an even greater priest and king who lives forever. Jesus died on the cross and rose again to bless all who trust Him by providing forgiveness.


Key Passage: Psalm 135:5-6

For I know that the LORD is great; our Lord is greater than all gods. The LORD does whatever he pleases in heaven and on earth, in the seas and all the depths.


Home/Family worship: to dig deeper into this lesson at home, look at these scriptures together as a family and discuss how they connect to the lesson. You could pick one each evening at dinner and have a great conversation around the table!


Hebrews 5:1

Proverbs 3:9

Ephesians 1:3

Psalm 110:4

Hebrews 6:20

John 8:58

2/20/22 God Made a Covenant with Abraham (Genesis 12-20)

Summary: God Made a Covenant with Abraham. Read Genesis 12-20.


Big Picture Question: Who is in control of everything? God is in control of everything in heaven and on earth. Nothing is outside of God's good plan.


Christ Connection: God promised to bless all the world through Abraham. God sent Jesus from His home in heaven to be born on earth into Abraham's family. Through Jesus, all the nations of the earth are blessed because Jesus saves people from their sins.


Key Passage: Psalm 135:5-6

For I know that the LORD is great; our Lord is greater than all gods. The LORD does whatever he pleases in heaven and on earth, in the seas and all the depths.


Home/Family worship: to dig deeper into this lesson at home, look at these scriptures together as a family and discuss how they connect to the lesson. You could pick one each evening at dinner and have a great conversation around the table!


Romans 6:4

James 1:12

Proverbs 7:2

James 2:23

Hebrews 11:8

Romans 4:13

2/13/22 People Rebel Against God (Genesis 10-11)

Summary: People Rebel Against God Read Genesis 10-11


Big Picture Question: What does it mean to sin? To sin is to think, speak, or behave in any way that goes against God and His commands.


Christ Connection: People wanted glory for themselves instead of God. They ignored God's plan, so God confused their language and scattered them all over the earth. One day, Jesus will gather together all of God's people from every tribe and language and they will worship Him together.


Key Passage: Romans 3:23

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.


Home/Family worship: to dig deeper into this lesson at home, look at these scriptures together as a family and discuss how they connect to the lesson. You could pick one each evening at dinner and have a great conversation around the table!


James 1:14

Psalm 33:11

Luke 2:10

Proverbs 18:12

1 John 2:16

James 4:10