The Biggest Story Curriculum, Volume 4: Gospels

Stories 53–84

Illustrated by Don Clark, By Crossway

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Children’s Curriculum from The Biggest Story Bible Storybook Presents Fun, Multimedia Lessons on the Four Gospels

Help kids understand the message of the New Testament Gospels with volume 4 of The Biggest Story Curriculum. These 32 lessons on key biblical stories—including the birth of Jesus, the healing of the leper, and Jesus’s crucifixion, resurrection, and ascension—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 4 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: 276
Size: 8.0 in x 10.375 in
Weight: 27.4 ounces
ISBN-10: 1-4335-8901-X
ISBN-13: 978-1-4335-8901-0
ISBN-UPC: 9781433589010
Case Quantity: 20
Published: June 06, 2023

Table of Contents

Lesson 53: A New Baby and a New Beginning (Matthew 1)
Lesson 54: Wise Men, Smart Move (Matthew 2)
Lesson 55: The Pointer and the Point (Matthew 3)
Lesson 56: The Sin That Wasn’t (Matthew 4)
Lesson 57: The Sermon That Was (Matthew 5–7)
Lesson 58: Mr. Clean (Mark 1)
Lesson 59: Get Up! (Mark 2)
Lesson 60: Follow the Leader (Mark 3)
Lesson 61: A Story about Soils (Mark 4)
Lesson 62: The Scary Boat Ride (Mark 4)
Lesson 63: Send Us to the Pigs! (Mark 5)
Lesson 64: A Sick Woman and a Sad Dad (Mark 5)
Lesson 65: The Voice Is Silenced (Mark 6)
Lesson 66: The Happy Meal That Kept on Going (Mark 6)
Lesson 67: A Walk on the Water (Matthew 14)
Lesson 68: A Dogged Faith (Mark 7)
Lesson 69: Confessing Christ (Matthew 16)
Lesson 70: Glory Mountain (Matthew 17)
Lesson 71: The Kids Can Come Too (Mark 10)
Lesson 72: Who Is My Neighbor? (Luke 10)
Lesson 73: Lost and Found (Luke 15)
Lesson 74: Debts and Debtors (Matthew 18)
Lesson 75: Grumbles and Grace (Matthew 20)
Lesson 76: Little Man, Big Faith (Luke 19)
Lesson 77: The King Comes (Luke 19)
Lesson 78: Jesus Cleans House (Mark 11)
Lesson 79: A Woman to Be Remembered (John 12)
Lesson 80: A Meal for the Ages (Matthew 26)
Lesson 81: Everyone Leaves Jesus (Mark 14)
Lesson 82: The Snake Crusher Is Crushed for Us (Mark 15)
Lesson 83: Jesus Lives (Luke 24)
Lesson 84: A Mission for the Ages (Matthew 28)

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