Like No Other, Session 1 (Promised Like No Other): Introduction option for women

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To begin this session, explain that the following video is from a YouTube channel called “Dude Panel.” Watch how the “host dude” answers a question that was sent in: “Why can’t men keep their promises?” If you don’t see the video above, click here to watch on YouTube: http://youtu.be/1nI0vYmqIT0 Allow the women  in your group to […]

Like No Other, Session 1 (Promised Like No Other): Introduction Option for Parents

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Ask your group to watch the following clip from the movie “Liar, Liar”: If you don’t see the clip below, click here to watch on wingclips.com: [http://www.wingclips.com/movie-clips/liar-liar/can-we-play] May not be viewable on Apple portable devices. When the video is complete, take time to discuss how it feels to be disappointed by broken promises and distrust. […]

Like No Other Session 1 (Promised Like No Other): Additional Questions

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The Point: Jesus is the promised Messiah. Icebreaker When have you seen a leader present him/herself as one thing and turn out to be another? How do you decide whether someone is believable? Describe a time that a promise to you was broken. How did that make you feel? Do you ever struggle to keep […]

Like No Other, Session 1 (Promised Like No Other): Introduction Option for Men

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Everyone knows that when it comes to empty or broken promises politicians have the monopoly. Herbert Hoover never made the promise of “a chicken in every pot” but his party convention ran the slogan to advertise his platform of prosperity just before the Great Depression, forever linking it to him. Theodore Roosevelt famously promised not […]

Ready, Session 1 (Ready When Injustice Prevails): All Additional Resources

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  Click Here for the Ready Promotional Video Click Here for an invitation to the study from Chip Ingram Here are some songs we think would go along especially well with this session. Click the song title to open up iTunes. Additional resources for some songs can be found by clicking the LifeWay Worship link. “Already There” by […]

Ready, Session 1 (Ready When Injustice Prevails): There Has to Be More than a Red X

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Last week I joined millions around the world by taking a red permanent marker and placing a large X on my hand, agreeing with others across the globe: Human slavery must end. The “End It Now” campaign was birthed through Passion and a generation of college students that desire to see the end of the 27 […]

Ready, Session 1 (Ready When Injustice Prevails): Introduction Option for Singles and Collegiates

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Begin the session by watching the following clip from the ENDIT Movement. If you don’t see the clip below, click here to watch on YouTube Since the Emancipation Proclamation was issued by President Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863, modern Americans would conclude that slavery is illegal, and therefore does not exist.   Yet as of […]

Ready, Session 1 (Ready when Injustice Prevails):Intro option for Parent’s groups

Note: This is a “heavy” discussion topic. This option gives you an opportunity to get into the Bible Study on a lighter note.  As group members arrive, show the following clip: http://www.godtube.com/watch/?v=PYGZ7NNX. Butterfly Man – BluefishTV.com from bluefishtv on GodTube. One of the reasons super hero movies are so popular these days is because we all […]

Ready, Session 1 (Ready When Injustice Prevails): We Can’t Handle the Truth

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We Can’t Handle the Truth  Orphans and Human Trafficking  Excerpt from Orphan Justice: How To Care For Orphans Beyond Adopting, by Johnny Carr. Nashville: Broadman & Holman Publishing Group, pp. 21-25. Order Here Johnny, what would have happened to your little girl if she hadn’t been adopted?” My friend Matt’s words cut through the cool […]

Ready, Session 1 (Ready When Injustice Prevails): Additional Questions

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The Point: God calls us to defend those who can’t defend themselves   Opening Question   When you defended someone who was weaker than you? What is your initial reaction when you see people being treated unjustly? Where do you see examples of people suffering injustice in our community? In our world? If you were […]