Awake, Session 4 (Return to God’s Word): Great is God’s Faithfulness

  Afshin and Meredith Ziafat stand on the Word of God and the grace of the gospel. by Emily Ellis “My story is not about a man’s faithfulness to God; it’s about God’s faithfulness to a man.” These are the words of speaker, author, and pastor of Providence Church in Frisco, Texas, Afshin Ziafat. Afshin’s […]

Awake, Session 4 (Return to God’s Word): Seek it Like Silver

Seek it Like Silver by Linda Tomblin “If you seek it like silver and search for it like hidden treasure, then you will … discover the knowledge of God” (Prov. 2:4-5). I felt bad that I’d never received a college degree. My early training had consisted of business school and an occasional college course fitted […]

Awake, Session 4 (Return to God’s Word): A Treasure Awaits

A Treasure Awaits … How to Find the Unexpected in Your Bible Study by Jason Hayes There’s something wonderful about getting a gift out of the blue. Whether it’s a care package from home, rediscovering your favorite childhood toy, or finding $20 in an old pair of jeans — gifts are exciting. For a few […]

Be Strong And Courageous, Session 4 (Move Beyond Failure): The Fear of Failure

If there is something God wants you to do, let your actions put your fear to flight. by David Jeremiah Deuteronomy 31:8 “The LORD is the One who will go before you. He will be with you; He will not leave you or forsake you. Do not be afraid or discouraged.” As I write this, […]

Be Strong And Courageous, Session 4 (Move Beyond Failure): The Artistry of God

    The Artistry of God God creates a mosaic masterpiece from the shards of your life. Human beings are like snowflakes — there are no two alike. Everyone is utterly unique from everyone else, and that uniqueness can be seen in the physical, emotional, and mental makeup of any single person. What’s more, that […]

Like Glue, Session 4 (Stick With Service): Additional Questions

The Point: Seize the opportunity to serve.   Opening Question Have you ever gotten really excited to buy something, and then never used it? When have you had a great experience with customer service? How is service the superglue of relationships? When’s the last time you received stellar service? What responsibilities in your life most […]

Like No Other, Session 4 (Teachings Like No Other): All Additional Resources

  Click Here for the Like No Other Promotional Video Click Here for an invitation to the study from Dr. Tony Evans 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. […]

Like No Other, Session 4 (Teaching Like No Other): Introduction Option for Women

To begin this session, lead women to reflect on their favorite teacher they had as children. If time and technology permit, show this video of children’s responses when they were asked about their favorite teacher (if you don’t see the video below, click here to watch on YouTube). Now, ask “Who is your child’s favorite […]

Like No Other, Session 4 (Teaching Like No Other): Additional Questions

  The Point: Jesus teaches us how to live and calls us to follow Him. Icebreaker Finish the sentence: Young people today would be better off if they could just learn… Where did you learn your most valuable lessons about everyday living? Who was the most influential teacher you’ve ever had? What made his/her teaching […]

Like No Other, Session 4 (Teaching Like No Other): Introduction Option for Parents

  Summarize the following: Jesus lived a perfect life. Now, we cannot be perfect, but we are to imitate Jesus as well as we can gratefully realize that His grace has taken care of our sins. Jesus teaches us how to live. All we have to do is follow Him. Replace “The Bible Meets Life” […]