Honest to God, Session 1: All Additional Resources

Here are the magazine articles that were selected to go along with this session: For users of Bible Studies For Life: Adults—The Lost Voices For users of Bible Studies For Life: Young Adults– No Ordinary Life For users of Bible Studies For Life: Adults (KJV) and Bible Studies For Life: Senior Adults— Where is My Friend? Ronnie […]

From the Editor: The Sacredness of Life

Many churches using Bible Studies For Life begin a new series this week: “Honest to God: Real Questions People Ask.” The first session is called “Is Every Life Sacred?” But here is a sobering reality to consider: Is this a “real question people ask”, or have people stopped asking the question, because they have concluded […]

Is MY Life Sacred?

by Jeffrey Holder, Content Editor, Bible Studies for Life: Senior Adults In the coming weeks of Bible Studies for Life, we are going to be asking, and hopefully, answering some tough questions. As I was looking toward the first session (“Is Every Life Sacred?”), I was contemplating the sacredness of human life and the value God places […]

Free Session: Is Every Life Sacred?

As churches observe the anniversary of the 1973 Supreme Court decision Roe V. Wade, we are pleased to provide a free session from our Bible Studies For Life series Honest to God: Real Questions People Ask by Robert Jeffress. Click on the links below to access the Personal Study Guide and Leader Guide. Leader Guide Personal […]

Honest to God, Session 1: Where is My Friend?

by Evelyn Rhodes Smith  A few days before my good friend died, her son, Randy, called. “Mom is in hospice care,” he said. Jean and I had been best friends since we were teenagers. We spoke nearly every day. In the summer of ’91, Jean told me she had been diagnosed with early Alzheimer’s disease. […]

Honest to God, Session 1: Intro Option for Men

To introduce this week’s lesson on the sanctity of human life, remind the men about the suicide of kidnapper and rapist Ariel Castro last September in Ohio. Click here to read story from USA Today. Note that Castro was serving a life sentence, plus 1,000 years for kidnapping and abusing three girls in his Cleveland […]

Honest to God Session 1: Introduction Option for Parents

Sanctity of human life is not a topic that suddenly became relevant when you became a parent, but it undoubtedly became much more important to you when you held your own children. How did your compassion for life change when you became a parent? How have you broached—or responded to—this topic with your own kids? Consider […]

Honest to God, Session 1: Current Events Connection

Share this story, which aired October 25, 2013 to help introduce this session.If you do not see the video below, click here to watch video on You Tube After the video, ask: When we think about the sanctity of life, abortion and pro-life issues are often what we think of first. What are some other […]

Honest to God, Session 1: Live it Out Option for Women

To close your Bible study time, play the following clip (note: this is a fairly long clip– over 8 minutes, so budget your time accordingly. If you don’t see the video below, click on this link to go to the video:  http://fervr.net/videos/the-story-of-ian-and-larissa   Ask: • How does Larissa’s decision to marry Ian place great value […]

Honest to God, Session 1: No Ordinary Life

by Ande Fanning Katie Davis ’ story of serving children in Uganda The alarm clock rings . You roll out of bed and head to class. It’s likely your biggest decision so far has been what size latte to order, and your main concern has been finding a parking spot on campus. For 22-year-old Katie Davis, there’s no […]