Pentecost, Confirmation, and Cookies: The cookies are a great idea but it reminds me of one of the few things that I bemoan about evangelical protestantism; we seem to ignore the power of communal traditions that can bridge generations.
Arkosic Dead Sea sandstone tablet describes repairs to Solomon's Temple by Joash who reigned about 839-799 b.c.e. and, in accord with this, carbon-14 dating by Israel's Geological Institute, under Shimon Ilani, has authenticated the inscription as being around 2,800 years old.
Could order as a poster, post with cheap plastic frame low so that kids could point, put on stickers, signs, etc. to show where a Bible story falls in the timeline we wilsons: Old Testament Timeline Printable, from Creation to Christ
On February 7th 1947, the Dead Sea Scrolls, which date from around 150 BC – AD 68, were discovered in some caves near the Jordan River. The 900 scrolls, which are made of leather and papyrus, make up three types of documents – texts from the Hebrew Bible, books from the Old Testament and documents including some poems and a book of community rules. They are considered of great religious and historical significance and are now kept in Jerusalem.