There is no getting around that much of the Old Testament is violent and even portrays God as approving of this violence. Sometimes Sunday school teachers wish they didn't have to teach the Old Testament and there are curricular that reflect this, such as ones based on the weekly lectionary readings, which focus mainly on the New Testament. There are arguments to be made on both sides of the issue, but you may not have any choice in this area. Here are some things to consider when teaching Old Testament stories to children.
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