Do Over, Session 6: 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—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)— [...]

Do Over Session 6: Empowered by the Holy Spirit

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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

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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 parents’ groups

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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: Live It Out Option for Men

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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: Intro Options for Women’s Groups

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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 wingclips.com: http://www.wingclips.com/movie-clips/how-the-grinch-stole-christmas/everything-i-need 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: Current Events Connection

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Earlier this month, members of the deaf community around the world were outraged to find that the interpreter at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service did not know sign language. Summarize this article from msnbc.com, and highlight this quote from one South African: “The structure of his hand, facial expressions and the body movements did not follow [...]

Do Over, Session 5: Live It Out Option for Men

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For this week’s “Live It Out,” encourage the men to think about times when they were surrounded by a supportive network of friends. Ask: What did that mean to you? How did it change your life? Discuss responses Set up the suggested clip from Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. Explain that [...]

Do Over, Session 5: Media Option For Singles

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To help illustrate the point, “We are not alone in facing our ongoing struggle with sin,” share this clip from the movie Smashed. Explain that in this clip, an alcoholic attends her first AA meeting, connects with a sponsor, and admits for the first time she has a problem with drinking. If you do not see the [...]

Do Over, Session 5: Intro Option for parents’ groups/Current Events Connection

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Sometimes there are fights that just won’t go away. Internationally, the Syrian conflict is one of those. Click Here to review the highlights. Introduce parents to the topic “A Fight You Can’t Win By Yourself” by discussing Syria, or some other major world conflict:  What are some of the underlying issues that make this conflict [...]