But Now… Victory: All Additional Resources

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Here are the magazine articles that were selected to go along with this session: Bible Studies For Life: Adults—The War is Over Bible Studies For Life: Young Adults—A Reflection of Sacrifice Bible Studies For Life: Senior Adults and Bible Studies For Life: Adults (KJV)—An Easter Message By the way, if you are wondering what to do […]

From the Editor: Hope Found

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Where do you look for hope? This week, Bible Studies For Life General Editor Ronnie Floyd reminds us that we live in a culture that inundates is with false remedies and placebos to attempt to make us feel better, or at least make us forget. Dr. Floyd rightly calls these “false, ineffective hopes.” Where is […]

Let Hope In, Session 2: All Additional Resources

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Here are the magazine articles that were selected to go along with this session: Bible Studies For Life: Adults—Don’t Waste Your Life Bible Studies For Life: Adults (KJV)—The War is Over Bible Studies For Life: Young Adults—Sweet Release: Making Joy Your New Default Setting Bible Studies For Life: Senior Adults—Hopeful Anticipation Ronnie Floyd’s blog post, […]

I Don’t Have Time to Lead a Bible Study Group, Part 2

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You’ve been asked to lead a Bible study group. But preparation takes so much time that you wonder if you’ll shortchange my other commitments. If you’re like most believers, this dilemma sounds very familiar. Your life is already full of good responsibilities. So here are a few more time-finders, to go along with the list we compiled […]

Let Hope In, Session 2: Introduction Option for Boomers

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  To begin the session, share this story about a dog who went missing during the California wildfires in 2007 and was reunited with his family after almost 7 years. Ask, While the pet owners claimed that they never really stopped looking for Buddy, do you think they realistically believed they would ever see their […]

Let Hope In, Session 2: Current Events Connection

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To help introduce the session topic, “Hope Found,” lead adults to discuss the ongoing story of Malaysian Flight 370, which (as of this writing) has still not been found. Note that, according to this article, even as recently as April 7, Malaysian officials were not ruling out the possibility of “miracle” survivors, even though the […]

Let Hope In, Session 2: Additional Questions

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The Point: When we seek Christ, we find hope.  Icebreaker Where do most people in our culture look for hope? What is your hope built on? Education? Determination to succeed? Faith in God? Explain your answer. Name someone who is living a life of hope. How can you recognize that? When you need hope, what […]

Let Hope In, Session 2: Intro Option for women’s groups

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What would your girlfriends say is the key to finding hope in our world? What would you say is the key to finding hope? It’s always interesting to see how the world tries to answer spiritual questions like this apart from God. Check out what happens when you enter “How to find hope” on WikiHow: http://www.wikihow.com/Find-Hope (Print […]

Let Hope In, Session 2: The War is Over

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By Jennifer McCaman Christ made a way for peace. War often brings to mind images of battlefields, heavy ammunition, tanks, grenades, and soldiers outfitted in full battle array. Brave men and women go to war for our country daily in foreign lands. But far from the devastation of gunfire and bombs, another war quietly rages, […]

Let Hope In, Session 2: Don’t Waste Your Life

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By Mark Merrill  Prioritize what matters most.  Last time I checked, 10 out of 10 people die. Death is certain. But people don’t want to talk about it. Why? Let’s face it: We fear it. And besides, it’s flat-out uncomfortable and depressing to talk about our eventual demise. So what do we do instead? Author Os […]