Let Hope In, Session 2 (Hope Found): 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, [...]

Let Hope In, Session 2: Hope Found

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In this week’s Scripture passage, we are introduced to two men who placed their hope in Jesus. They trusted Him—one with his own healing, and the other with the healing of a servant. Both men were confident that they could place their trust in Jesus. As you introduce this passage and discuss this week’s point, [...]

Let Hope In, Session 3: Additional Questions

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The Point: God welcomes us because of His deep love for us. Icebreaker What kind of relationship did you have with your dad? How has that relationship shaped how you view God? What characteristics defined your father? How did he reflect God? How did he fail to reflect God? Tell us about a time when [...]

Let Hope In, Session 3: Intro Option for Singles

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The title of today’s session is “Hope Personified,” and the Point is “God welcomes us because of His deep love for us.” Lead the singles in your group to watch this video testimony from hip hop artist Lecrae, and ask them to listen for how Lecrae came to a relationship with his Heavenly Father, even [...]

Let Hope In, Session 3: Live It Out Option for Parents Groups

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  To end your Bible study time, read this testimony aloud to your group (or print copies for everyone. It comes from the son of a well known Bible teacher and pastor, and offers practical advice to the parents of prodigal children. As time permits, look over and discuss the 12 suggestions for dealing with [...]

Let Hope In, Session 3: Conclusion Option for Men

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  As you bring this session to a close, re-emphasize the point: God welcomes us because of His deep love for us. Share that our world seems to really struggle with finding and showing real love. Ask: Are there times when you don’t feel like God could love you? Why? Allow discussion. Show this video [...]

Let Hope In, Session 3: Intro Option for women’s groups

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We can never fully understand God’s love for us; our frailty can’t understand or fully experience it. But He allows us the blessing of glimpsing His love in our own lives. Watch this woman’s testimony of adopting a child who rejected her at first. If you don’t see the video below, click here to watch [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]