The Biggest Story Curriculum, Volume 3: Poetry & Prophets

Stories 37–52

Illustrated by Don Clark, By Crossway

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Children’s Curriculum from The Biggest Story Bible Storybook Presents Fun, Multimedia Lessons on Old Testament Stories from Job through Malachi

Help kids understand the Bible’s Poetical and Prophetic books with volume 3 of The Biggest Story Curriculum. These 16 lessons on key sections of the Bible—including the book of Job, the Psalms, and stories from the book of Daniel—have been carefully constructed by a team of pastors, children’s ministry workers, and content creators. Each lesson creatively retells Scripture to help children in grades K–5 grasp God’s plan to redeem the world through his Son, Jesus.
Designed for use in a Sunday school, children’s church, or homeschool context, each lesson in The Biggest Story Curriculum includes an easy-to-use teaching plan, discussion questions, and reproducible activity sheets. These modular lesson plans provide comprehensive and integrated teaching with easy-to-follow instructions, fun activities, simple crafts, and more. 

Volume 3 is also available as part of the 6-volume Biggest Story Curriculum: Box Set, which includes 104 Old and New Testament Scripture lessons and a coloring and activity book.

  • Bible Lessons for Kindergarten through 5th Grade: Colorful printed materials and lesson plans assist pastors, children’s ministry leaders, and parents alike as they teach young people God’s story of redemption
  • Easy-to-Follow Lesson Plans: With “Teach the Story” and “Gospel Connection” sections, discussion questions, and activity and craft options, plus downloadable materials
  • A Companion to The Biggest Story Bible Storybook: Created by a team of pastors, children’s ministry workers, and content creators, the curriculum lessons are based on Bible stories written by Kevin DeYoung, with illustrations by artist Don Clark
  • Integrates with Website: Users can download coloring pages, activity sheets, and craft templates

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Crossway was founded as a not-for-profit ministry in 1938 to publish gospel-centered, Bible-based content that will honor our Savior and serve his church. We seek to help people understand the massive implications of the gospel and the truth of God’s Word, for all of life, for all eternity, and for the glory of God.


Don Clark

Don Clark is an artist and cofounder of Invisible Creature, a widely respected and award-winning design studio based in Seattle, Washington. He has worked with clients such as Target, Pixar, NASA, The New York Times, LEGO, and Apple. Don and his wife, Erika, have three children and live on a small farm just outside Seattle.

Product Details

Category: Education
Church Ministry
Children & Youth
Format: Paperback
Page Count: 152
Size: 8.0 in x 10.375 in
Weight: 15.65 ounces
ISBN-10: 1-4335-8900-1
ISBN-13: 978-1-4335-8900-3
ISBN-UPC: 9781433589003
Case Quantity: 36
Published: June 06, 2023

Table of Contents

Lesson 37: A Hard Life and a Good God (Job 1)
Lesson 38: Cover Your Mouth (Job 38–42)
Lesson 39: The Lord Is My Shepherd (Psalm 23)
Lesson 40: The Beginning of Wisdom (Proverbs 1)
Lesson 41: What Isaiah Saw (Isaiah 6)
Lesson 42: Jeremiah against Everyone (Jeremiah 1)
Lesson 43: The Valley of Dry Bones (Ezekiel 37)
Lesson 44: The Fiery Furnace (Daniel 3)
Lesson 45: Writing on the Wall (Daniel 5)
Lesson 46: The Miraculous Catnap (Daniel 6)
Lesson 47: A Marriage Made in Heaven (Hosea 1–3)
Lesson 48: Let Justice Roll Down (Amos 5)
Lesson 49: Famine and Feast (Amos 8–9)
Lesson 50: Big Fish, Bigger Mercy (Jonah 1–4)
Lesson 51: A Change of Clothes (Zechariah 3)
Lesson 52: The Great and Awesome Day of the Lord (Malachi 3–4)

The Biggest Story Curriculum is a wonderful way to joyfully and imaginatively teach the Scriptures as a unified whole with a central message about the redemption of the world through Jesus.”

David Gibson

Minister, Trinity Church, Aberdeen, Scotland

“The beautifully animated videos, engaging lesson materials, and rich theology will make this the perfect resource for your children’s ministry.”

Jared Kennedy

Editor, The Gospel Coalition; author, The Beginner’s Gospel Story Bible and Keeping Your Children’s Ministry on Mission