ABC Kids is a kids ministry of the Arabic Baptist Church of Boston for children in grades K through 5. We meet two or three Friday nights per month at the church from 7:30 pm-9:30 pm. Check the church calendar for specific dates. Fun activities, snacks and biblical teaching are provided by caring adults. Our ABC Kids are encouraged to get to know God more intimately and to read, memorize and explore scripture on their own in addition to what is learned in our meetings. Parents are encouraged to connect with their kids at home to further encourage this learning. Each child receives a binder in which to keep lessons and papers, and an ABC Kids T-shirt, and receives recognition for scripture memorization and other accomplishments. The ABC Kids ministry was founded on the biblical principle that children should be trained in the way they should go, and when they are grown, they will not depart from such early teaching. The words of our ABC Kids prayer, taken from the book of Philippians and found on the backs of our T-shirts, embody the goals of our ministry: "And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless for the day of Christ, filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ—to the glory and praise of God." (Philippians 1:9-11)
|Sunday School & Worship Services||11:00 AM|
|English College & Career Bible Study||7:00 PM|
|Arabic Bible Study & Prayer Meeting||7:30 PM|
|English College & Career Meeting||7:30 PM|
So also Abraham “believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness.”
Understand, then, that those who have faith are children of Abraham. Scripture foresaw that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, and announced the gospel in advance to Abraham: “All nations will be blessed through you.” So those who rely on faith are blessed along with Abraham, the man of faith.
For all who rely on the works of the law are under a curse, as it is written: “Cursed is everyone who does not continue to do everything written in the Book of the Law.” Clearly no one who relies on the law is justified before God, because “the righteous will live by faith.” The law is not based on faith; on the contrary, it says, “The person who does these things will live by them.” Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us, for it is written: “Cursed is everyone who is hung on a pole.” He redeemed us in order that the blessing given to Abraham might come to the Gentiles through Christ Jesus, so that by faith we might receive the promise of the Spirit.