Do Over, Session 6: The Power of Two

by Camerin Courtney  Mentoring is a relationship that involves risk, vulnerability, and amazing transformation.  January is National Mentoring Month, and the Bible is full of mentoring relationships worthy of study: Moses and Joshua, Naomi and Ruth, Elizabeth and Mary, and Paul and Timothy. If these giants of the faith were “concerned about one another in […]

From the Editor: Not Alone

This week on his blog, Dr. Ronnie Floyd, General Editor for Bible Studies for Life, reminds us of one of the classic American action heroes, The Lone Ranger. The Lone Ranger was a great TV show. An expensive movie. A fun Halloween costume. But what about the Lone Ranger as a model for the Christian […]

Do Over, Session 6: All Additional Resources

Here are the magazine articles that were selected to go along with this session: For users of Bible Studies For Life: Adults—Fear No Evil For users of Bible Studies For Life: Young Adults– All Things New For users of Bible Studies For Life: Senior Adults — Gramma’s Faded Quilt For users of Bible Studies For Life: Adults(KJV)— […]

Honest to God, Session 1: The Lost Voices

By Pat Layton  Many women attending and serving in our churches have had one or more abortions. How can the church help these wounded women heal? I can’t do this! I can’t be in a Bible study with all these godly women. I don’t fit in here, Sandy thought, wiping mascara-stained tears from her face. I’ve had four […]

Do Over Session 6: Empowered by the Holy Spirit

Show students the following video in which David Platt and Francis Chan discuss the work of the Holy Spirit and loving God and then discuss the questions listed below it:   How does loving God encourage us to share the gospel? Why is it so critical to allow the Holy Spirit to work in the […]

Do Over Session 5: Puzzles

Have two tables set up in front of the students with the same puzzle on each. Ask a small group (4-5 students) to come assemble the puzzle on one table and have one student try to put the puzzle together on the other table. Unless the single person is a puzzle  genius, the team should […]

Do Over, Session 6: Live It Out Option for Men

For this week’s “Live It Out,” encourage the men to talk about how today’s verses have helped them understand the role of the Holy Spirit better. Affirm that sometimes believers get nervous when they start talking about the Spirit. Ask: Why do we avoid talking about the Spirit and His role in our lives? Discuss […]

Do Over, Session 6: Live it Out Option for parents’ groups

Wrap up this session by stating, As parents, we’re told to be in charge. To make decisions. To lead our family. So how does that correlate to what we learned in today’s passage? What role does the Holy Spirit play in being a parent? When was the last time you tapped into the Holy Spirit’s power […]

Do Over, Session 6: Intro Options for Women’s Groups

To enhance your discussion of the introductory question, play the following clip: If you do not see the video below, click here to view the clip on Ask: Is the Grinch at peace or at odds with his self-imposed isolation? How does his isolation render the Grinch vulnerable? What is scary about the Grinch’s […]

Do Over, Session 6: Fear No Evil

By Mary E. DeMuth 5 ways to overcome a spiritual attack Mommy, I’m hearing voices,” my youngest daughter told us when we lived overseas. “They’re telling me to do bad things like kick my brother and disobey you. They’re waking me up at night and scaring me.” We’d recognized her belligerence, but we chalked it […]