“Teach Your Kids Ancient History from a Biblical Worldview”
Most history curricula are not taught from a Biblical worldview.
Most history programs are boring.
WHAT I FOUND:
Enter Truthquest History! Truthquest provides a homeschool history curriculum for parents looking to teach history as it relates to what God has been doing in the world over the centuries.
Why use TruthQuest History instead of other homeschool history curricula?
Biblical Perspective of history
Book Reading lists for ALL ages – Everyone studies together
Writing Assignments to encourage critical thinking
Sample Essay Responses
But my absolute, very favorite reason for using TruthQuest History
(yes, I used TruthQuest with my own kids)
Discover the 2 Big Beliefs of each civilization and discover their worldview:
Who is God?
Who, then, is mankind?
We discussed these 2 questions throughout all our history studies. I learned as much as my kids.
Let me share more specifically about this guide:
Ah, the Grand Unveiling of human history…as the Lord God Almighty creates the cosmos, and then us…in His image! The Bible will tell us its story!
We will explore the thrilling plans God set into motion when He placed man and woman as His servants on this planet, and we will see those plans shape history. Your students will see that they are next in the chain of God’s work on earth! We will also probe some of the great questions of life, such as why God allowed suffering to occur.
Our focus will be on God revealing Himself to the world through the Israelites and the writing of the Old Testament. We will then meet (and compare) neighboring civilizations which intersected with Israel, such as Sumer, Babylon, Egypt, Assyria, Hittites, Phoenicia, the Canaanites/Philistines, and proto-Greeks. We will even nod to the founding of Rome, but will study Greece and Rome in depth in the TruthQuest History guides dedicated to the deep exploration of those important civilizations.
Young earth or old earth? We have three simple answers.
1) Remember that in TruthQuest History: Beginnings we are watching God set His plans into motion on earth; we will be awed; we will tackle the biggest questions of life.
2) With that as our mission, we do not also emphasize the scientific issues of fossils, dating, geology, etc., but will assist you in seeking your preferred experts in those fields if you feel led to such study.
3) This guide seeks to exalt the inerrant Word of God as we dazzle your children with the Lord’s reality, splendor, rightness, omnipotence, and goodness. Families of varying persuasions on Earth’s age can thus unite in enjoying these transcendent explorations!
Ideally for Grades 5-12, but younger siblings can participate. Includes book recommendations for all ages, where available.
This guide will cover history from Creation, through the Old Testament, Ancient Civilizations and especially Ancient Egypt. The Bible is integrated throughout this manual as you study the ancients.
Still need more info to make a wise decision?
TruthQuest History is a deep and rich literature-based history study…but with a difference. You will not learn the story of mankind; you will learn the lovestory of mankind.
You will not focus on the rise and fall of human civilizations; you will focus on the arrow-straight line of God’s unchanging existence, power, love, truth, and plan for civilization.
You will not simply ‘meet the culture’ or ‘get the facts;’ you will probe the truths of history so deeply that your students will be equipped to change their world!
Because mankind is not the prime force in the universe …God is.
He initiates; we respond.
History, therefore, is not first about what people do. It is first about what God does and says, and secondly about what people believe and do in response.
The exploration of history, then, should reveal God and His truth, not glorify the achievements of mankind.
Indeed, the kings, artists, philosophers, writers, and scientists cannot even be understood until seen for who they are – people motivated by basic beliefs about God, whether true or untrue. The consequences of their Big 2 Beliefs (Who is God, and who, then, is mankind?) are displayed in history…and teach us all.
Let us, then, not be found teaching humanistic history. Let us learn of civilization and its beliefs in a way that reveals and glorifies the God whose name is Truth. Your children will realize the only source of freedom is God’s laws, and the only source of human worth is God’s love for us. Once common knowledge, our society now thinks the opposite…and suffers for it.
You now understand the heartbeat of TruthQuest History: the lively commentaries which introduce each and every topic in our chronological guides, and which help the students unforgettably connect the people, events, and culture of a civilization to its Big 2 Beliefs. They will then have colorful, continuous, and convincing proof of the reality of God and the superiority of His truths.
Only after the deepest issues have been thusly addressed can the reading of engaging “living books” begin; otherwise even literature-based study will yield only unconnected, superficial, and human-oriented learning.
Let our commentary provide you with context and insight on each topic. Let the recommended reading list for each topic help you select resources.
Let our strategically-placed ThinkWrite™ exercises help your students internalize and express the deepest lessons of history.
“I feel God wants my family to love HIStory, and to learn how to think through HIStory that we might come to know Him better as we see His hand through the ages, and thus love Him more. I believe He wants our faith to be strengthened, and our wisdom and understanding to be increased through the lessons of the past, that we might serve Him and others in the future…We recently received your ‘Ancient Egypt/Ancient Greece’ guide and I am so pleased!”
“I realized that my third-grader is learning more from TruthQuest History’s ‘Ancient Egypt’ guide than my high schooler is learning from her ‘perfect program’ complete with syllabus, notes, a slew of audio tapes, and a booklist that would make Thomas Jefferson’s hair curl in excitement. Could my [older daughter] tell me who God was to the ancient Egyptians? And who then is man? No! The third-grader had no problem explaining it to her sister…concisely!”
“Michelle Miller introduces [each] topic with background information in a lively, informal, conversational style… A unique aspect of TruthQuest History is a primary focus on the central questions of life: Who is God, and who is man in relation to God? How different people and civilizations answer these questions is reflected in the way they live and the choices they make.”
WHY I LIKE TRUTHQUEST HISTORY: BEGINNINGS
Students learn all about the beginning of human history from a Biblical perspective!
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