Overcome, Session 6 (Overcome an Earthly Mindset): Introduction Activity for Collegiates

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Show the following video, “The Story Behind the Song ‘Forgiveness’” If you don’t see the video below, click here to watch the video on YouTube   Ask your group if they have ever had to deal with an issue of extreme forgiveness. (Note that this could be a very sensitive issue for some and too […]

Overcome, Session 6 (Overcome an Earthly Mindset): Live it Out Option for Boomers

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Choose one of the following videos for the class to watch. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ylnx0NA9X4     (Lord I Need You Now, Plumb) video with lyric https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gS9e0nxHP-w   Lord, I Need You, Matt Maher We have all experienced situations that we would have rather avoided. Failure and disappointments are facts of life. In the midst of one of these […]

Overcome, Session 6 (Overcome an Earthly Mindset): Live It Out Option for Women’s groups

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  The movie Soul Surfer tells the true story of Bethany Hamilton, a professional surfer who lost who arm in a shark attack. Watch this clip of her dealing with her struggles of how her accident could be part of God’s plan. If you don’t see the video below, click here to view on WingClips.com […]

Overcome, Session 6 (Overcome an Earthly Mindset): Additional Questions

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The Point: We can trust God is at work on our behalf. Icebreaker What could you do to increase your confidence that God is at work on your behalf in your most difficult situation? How can you believe that God is at work on your behalf when you can’t see what He is doing? Where on […]

Overcome, Session 4 (Overcome Hard Times): All Additional Resources

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Click Here for the suggested playlist for the Overcome unit.   Click Here for the Overcome Promotional Video Click Here for an invitation to the study from Pastor Alex Himaya Here are the magazine articles that were selected to go along with this session: Bible Studies For Life: Adults—This Too Shall Pass Bible Studies For Life: Adults (KJV)—No […]

Overcome, Session 5 (Overcome Bitterness): Optional Activity for Collegiates

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“Forgiveness is an act of the will, and the will can function regardless of the temperature of the heart.” – Corrie ten Boom Divide your members into groups of 3-4 people each. Point out the Corrie ten Boom quote on page 118 in the Personal Study Guide. Or, display the image on PowerPoint.* Within each small group, […]

Overcome, Session 5 (Overcome Bitterness): Live It Out Option for Boomers

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If time permits play this 7minute audio clip of Corrie Ten Boom’s message on forgiveness. If you don’t see the video frame below, click here to watch on YouTube: If you don’t have time, use the information below to summarize her life. Corrie Ten Boom and her family were arrested in Holland for hiding Jews during WWII. […]

Overcome, Session 5 (Overcome Bitterness): Additional Questions

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The Point: Relationships can only move forward with forgiveness.  Icebreaker Why is it so hard for us to forgive someone who has greatly harmed us? What kind of situations are the hardest for you to forgive? Why does forgiving feel like losing? How does it feel to be forgiven a great debt? Why is unforgiveness unsatisfying? […]

Overcome, Session 5 (Overcome Bitterness): Live It Out Option for Men or Women

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This option will work great for men’s groups or women’s groups.  Joseph is not the only person to demonstrate the power of forgiveness. You may want to read Luke 22:54-62 and John 32:15-23 and review the narrative before watching the video.     How accurately does this portray how Peter may have seemed to Christ […]

Kids Grades 1-6 EXTRA (Winter 2014-15)

Special Focus  Session 1 – Prophets Told About Jesus (December 7) – Weekly Overview Video Unit 1: Celebrate Jesus (One Conversation Placemat) Session 1 – Angels Visited Joseph and Mary (December 14) – Weekly Overview Video Session 2 – Jesus Was Born (December 21) – Weekly Overview Video Session 3 – Simeon and Anna (December 28) – Weekly […]