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: 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: 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: Intro Option for Singles Groups

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To begin your discussion, of the topic “Hope Found,” ask, “If you believed someone was your only hope to solve a particular problem, how far would you go in order to find that person?” You may remind your group of Princess Leia in Star Wars (“Help me, Obi Wan Kenobi; you’re our only hope”), or ask [...]

Let Hope In, Session 2: Introduction Option for Men

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Prior to the session, gather several current newspapers or magazines. Ask: Where does the world try and find hope? Allow discussion. Share with men that we live in a world that seems to have a solution for every problem known to man. Those solutions range from medicine to the latest gadget on the market. Pair [...]

From the Editor: Let Hope In

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Today on the blog, Dr. Ronnie Floyd reflects on how vital hope is for sustaining life. It’s been said that “A person can live seven days without water, three minutes without oxygen, but not a second without hope.” In our latest Bible Studies for Life unit, Let Hope In, Pete Wilson looks at the idea of [...]

Let Hope In, Session 1: All Additional Resources

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Here are the magazine articles that were selected to go along with this session: For Users of Bible Studies For Life: Adults—Shadow of a Doubt For Users of Bible Studies For Life: Young Adults—Unreliable Witnesses For users of Bible Studies For Life: Senior Adults and Bible Studies For Life: Adults (KJV)—The Gift of Hope Ronnie [...]