But Now… Victory: All Additional Resources

easter_thumb

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 [...]

But Now… Victory: Introduction Option for Women’s Groups

easter_thumb

To begin today’s session, Whether or not you’ve ever tumbled across a gym floor, you likely remember this memorable victory. (If you don’t see the clip below, click here to watch directly on YouTube) Have you ever had the pressure to produce a victory? How did you respond? Whose victories have you had no part in [...]

But Now… Victory: Conclusion Option for Young Adults/Singles

narnia

To conclude your discussion, show the following clip from The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe.  If you do not see the clip below, click here to watch on You Tube:http://youtu.be/vcij7XOCyAc. There is also a shorter version (2.5 minutes) of just Aslan’s resurrection: http://youtu.be/w0u90NYqTCk Ask: Why did Aslan walk willingly to his [...]

But Now… Victory: Current Events Connection

headlines_thumb

To help conclude this Easter session, summarize or print out this story about a woman who chose to forego cancer treatment in order to protect the life of her unborn baby, even though it cost her her own life. http://fox4kc.com/2014/04/02/mother-sacrifices-self-to-save-unborn-baby-girl/ After sharing the story, ask some of the following questions: What was the motivating factor [...]

But Now… Victory: Discussion Option for Parents

train

You may have heard the old sermon illustration about the drawbridge operator who had to make a choice between saving a train full of passengers or his own son, who had fallen beneath the bridge. The Czech film Most (2003) tells that story. Show this clip from the film. (Warning, it is pretty intense—not because it is [...]

But Now… Victory: Additional Questions

easter_thumb

The Point: Because of Jesus’ resurrection, nothing can defeat you–not even death. Icebreaker Have you ever been on a losing team (or cheered for a losing team) – how did that feel? In your opinion, why do so many people come to church on Resurrection Sunday and then never come back till the next year? [...]