timeline kids - year 1
Scope & Sequence

In Year One, 'God's Plan of Redemption' your kids will see how their lives fit within God's overall plan of redemption, as they journey from Genesis to Revelation.

Timeline Kids Year 1: God’s Plan of Redemption, is a children’s curriculum spanning from Nursery to 6th grade. It presents God’s word as a chronological timeline of redemption. During the year children will be immersed in the stories, characters, and the main themes of God’s plan of redemption from Genesis to Revelation. The visuals, activities, and discussions of Scripture will allow the Holy Spirit to sow lasting seeds of faith in your students and families.

UNIT 1 - From Creation to Israel

Month 1: The Timeline of God

Video 1: The Bible Is A Timeline

  • Main Theme: The Bible is a timeline of the past present and future.
  • Scriptures: Gen. 1:1, Isa. 55:3b, 1 Pet. 2:24, Acts 1:8a, 2 Pet. 3:12-13, Rev. 1:7a
  • Main Theme: You live in God’s Timeline right now!
  • Scriptures: Acts 17:24-31, John 6:40

Video 2: The Gospel

  • Main Theme: This Timeline tells us something; the Gospel.
  • Scripture: Genesis 3:14-15, Isaiah 52:7-10, Matthew 6:9-13
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  • Main Theme: God will be faithful to bring his Kingdom to earth, so repent and believe.
  • Scripture: Mark 16:15, Hebrews 1:1-2, 2 Peter 3:3-9
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Month 2: In The beginning

Video 3: Creation

  • Main Theme: “Let there be light!”
  • Scripture: Genesis 1:1-4, John 1:1-5
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  • Main Theme: Even when the first humans sinned God promised to redeem them.
  • Scripture: Genesis 3:1-13, 3:14-24, Romans 5:17-19
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Video 4: Noah To Abraham

  • Main Theme: Noah and his family trusted God’s promises, even though they were the only ones.
  • Scripture: Genesis 5:28-29, 6:5-8, 9:11-13, 1 Peter 3:20-22
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  • Main Theme: God will one day regather the nations he scattered, through Abraham’s special child.
  • Scripture: Genesis 11:1-9, 12:1-3, Revelation 7:9-10
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Month 3: God's Chosen Family

Video 5: Abraham

  • Main Theme: God choses Abraham and Sarah to have a special child; Jesus. That’s why he’s the father of faith.
  • Scripture: Genesis 12:1-5, Hebrews 11:8-10, Hebrews 11:17-19
  • Main Theme: When asked to sacrifice his son, Abraham put his faith in the sacrifice God provided for him.
  • Scripture: Genesis 22:1-18, James 2:20-24

Video 6: God Chooses Israel

  • Main Theme: God chose Israel because of his own mercy and not because of what Israel had done.
  • Scripture: Genesis 25:19-23, Romans 9:4-5, Romans 10-11
  • Main Theme: God raises up a deliverer (Joseph) to save the sons of Israel, through the power of forgiveness.
  • Scripture: Genesis 50:18-21, Genesis 49:10, Revelation 5:4-5

UNIT 2 - From Nation to Exile

Month 4: God's Chose Nation

Video 7: God's Deliverance

  • Main Theme: God delivers Israel out of Egypt, they are saved by the blood of the lamb.
  • Scripture: Hebrews 11:23, Hebrews 11:24-26, Exodus 3:7
  • Main Theme: Israel is free from their slavery in Egypt.
  • Scripture: Exodus 12:12-13, 1 Corinthians 5:7, Exodus 15:1-6, Galatians 5:1

Video 8: Moses In The Wilderness

  • Main Theme: God invites Israel into covenant relationship with himself.
  • Scripture: Exodus 19:16-20, 19:5-8, 32:1, Corinthians 10:11-13
  • Main Theme: The people build a resting place for the Lord, called a Tabernacle.
  • Scripture: Exodus 33:14-16, 35:21, Hebrews 10:38-39

Month 5: God's Chosen Kingdom

Video 9: Rehab & Deborah

  • Main Theme: God uses an unlikely woman to help bring down the walls of Jericho.
  • Scripture: Joshua 6:20, James 2:25-26, 1 Peter 3:5-6
  • Main Theme: God raises up two women to deliver Israel from an evil King.
  • Scripture: Judges 4:1-9, Judges 5:1-5, 31

Video 10: David

  • Main Theme: David is after God’s heart. So God promises David will have a descendant on his throne forever; Jesus.
  • Scripture: 1 Samuel 16:7, 1 Samuel 17:45, Psalm 23
  • Main Theme: David brings the Arc of The Covenant (the presence of God) to Jerusalem.
  • Scripture: 2 Samuel 6:16, 2 Samuel 7:12-16

Month 6: The Good News

Video 11: The Prophets

  • Main Theme: Isaiah prophesies about a “suffering servant;” Jesus.
  • Scripture: Isaiah 6:1-8, 52:7-8, 53:5
  • Main Theme: Jeremiah & Ezekiel prophesy about a new covenant, and a future resurrection for God’s people.
  • Scripture: Jeremiah 31:33-34, Ezekiel 37:11-14

Video 12: The Good News

  • Main Theme: Daniel has a vision of one like a Son of Man, who will rule God’s Kingdom and all the nations. 
  • Scripture: Daniel 7:13-14, Daniel 9:17-23
  • Main Theme: John the baptist prepares the way for Jesus as “one crying out in the wilderness.”
  • Scripture: Isaiah 40:3-5, Isaiah 40:9-11, John 1:29-34

UNIT 3 - Jesus & The Apostles

Month 7: Jesus

Video 13: Miracles

  • Main Theme: Jesus feeds the 5,000, and opens a blind mans eyes.
  • Scripture: John 6:26-35, John 9:1-7
  • Main Theme: Jesus raises Lazarus from the dead.
  • Scripture: John 11:17-44

Video 14: Discipleship

  • Main Theme: Pick up your cross, learn from him, and have childlike faith.
  • Scripture: Matthew 16:24-27, Matthew 5:11-12
  • Main Theme: We need to trust our ‘Father’ like a child trusts their parents.
  • Scripture: Matthew 11:25-30, John 13:5-17

Month 8: Jesus 2

Video 15: The Cross & Resurrection

  • Main Theme: The cross is our forgiveness from sin.
  • Scripture: 1 Peter 2:24, Philippians 2:6-8, Hebrews 12:1-3
  • Main Theme: Jesus’ resurrection is our hope that we’ll be raised to new life one day.
  • Scripture: 1 Peter 1:3-4, 1 Corinthians 15:20-26, Romans 10:9-11

Video 16: Ascension

  • Main Theme: The broken bread reveals the resurrection Lord.
  • Scripture: Luke 24:13-35
  • Main Theme: Jesus is now at the right hand of the father praying for us.
  • Scripture: Luke 24:36-53, Mark 16:19, Romans 8:34

Month 9: The Apostles

Video 17: Pentecost

  • Main Theme: Jesus send the promised Holy Spirit.
  • Scripture: Acts 1:4-8, Acts 2:1-4
  • Main Theme: Revival breaks out in Jerusalem
  • Scripture: Acts 2:14-21, Acts 2:36-41

Video 18: Paul

  • Main Theme: Paul sees Jesus on the road to Damascus.
  • Scripture: Acts 9:1-16, Acts 9:17-25
  • Main Theme: Paul suffered for Christ but rejoiced that the cross was being revealed to people.
  • Scripture: Colossians 1:24-29, 2nd Corinthians 4:14-18

UNIT 4 - Your Place In The Timeline

Month 10: You on the timeline

Video 19: Thanksgiving & Worship

  • Main Theme: Thanksgiving is the key that unlocks the door into worship.
  • Scripture: Psalm 100:1-5, 1 Thes. 5:16-24
  • Main Theme: Worship is telling God who he is.
  • Scripture: John 4:23-24, Hebrews 12:28-29

Video 20: Intercession & Prayer

  • Main Theme: Intercession can be like an umbrella, prayer that covers someone else through a storm.
  • Scripture: Romans 8:26-27, Hebrews 7:25
  • Main Theme: It’s time to get activated in T.W.I. Thanksgiving, Worship, and Intercession.
  • Scripture: Hebrews 4:14-16, 1 John 5:14-15

Month 11: You on the timeline 2

Video 21: Baptism & Communion

  • Main Theme: We’ve been buried and raised with Christ through baptism.
  • Scripture: Romans 6:3-5, Colossians 2:10-13
  • Main Theme: Communion brings us close to Jesus as we remember his blood and his body and his promise to return.
  • Scripture: 1 Corinthians 11:23-26

Video 22: Evangelism & Mission

  • Main Theme: God wants to send you to share the good news! (Just like Philip in Acts)
  • Scripture: Romans 10:13-15, 1 Peter 3:15
  • Main Theme: God might send you across the block, or across the world as a missionary.
  • Scripture: Isaiah 53:7-8, Acts 8:26-40

Month 12: God's Plan of Redemption

Video 23: The Return of The Lord

  • Main Theme: The return of Jesus is the end of our timeline. Jesus taught us; don’t be afraid, don’t be decieved.
  • Scripture: Matthew 24:4-5, Matthew 24:6
  • Main Theme: Jesus gave us key signs to look for, but only the father knows the day and the hour. Don’t let your love grow cold!
  • Scripture: Matthew 24:12-14, Matthew 24:36

Video 24: The Redemption of All Things

  • Main Theme: John has a vision of the end of the timeline.
  • Scripture: Isaiah 25:6-9, Revelation 21:1-4
  • Main Theme: A new heavens and a new earth. No more crying, sickness, or pain, for eternity
  • Scripture: 1 John 3:1-3, Rev 19:6-9