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Author: Evan Bartholomew

26
Jul

What Are You Waiting For?

Opening Question: What is something that’s worth waiting for? Question: What are some things that you shouldn’t wait for? Acts 22:2-5 – Paul is telling the story of his life before he became a Christian. – Saul also went by Paul. Question: How do you picture Saul? What kind of…

25
Jul

Scary Scriptures

Opening Question: What is something that you’re scared of? – There are a lot of scriptures in the Bible that are positive and encouraging; others are pretty scary. – Going to look at three scary scriptures! Revelation 21:8 Question: What do you think makes this scripture so scary? Luke 13:22-27…

25
Jul

What’s Your Reputation?

Opening Question: What is one word that people would use to describe you? Luke 7:36-39 – Jesus is eating at a Pharisee’s house. – A woman went in and stood behind Him, crying, and began to wipe His feet with her tears. Question: What kind of reputation did this woman…

21
Jul

Seeing Is Not Believing

Opening Question: What is one of the coolest things you’ve ever seen? Hebrews 11:1 – The Bible defines faith for us. – Faith by definition is believing in something you can’t see. Question: What are some things that people believe in today that they can’t see? – Everyone has the…

10
Jul

The Right Priorities

Opening Question: What is something that you wish you had more time for in your schedule? Luke 10:38-42 – Martha was preparing a meal for Jesus and His disciples. – Mary was sitting at Jesus’ feet, listening to His words. Question: How would you feel if Jesus was coming over…

10
Jul

Backyard Barbeque

Opening Question: What are some things that change when heat is applied? Daniel 3:1-7 – Nebuchadnezzar is the king of Babylon. – Sets up a statue to honor himself, and orders that everyone must bow down and worship it. Question: What kind of king does Nebuchadnezzar seem to be? Question:…

10
Jul

Real Confidence

Opening Question: What is something that you feel like you are very confident in? Question: Do you think it’s good to be confident? Luke 18:9-12 – Pharisees were religious leaders in society. – This Pharisee was confident about his own righteousness. Question: Do you think that most people are confident…

10
Jul

True Freedom

Opening Question:  What is something that makes you feel free? Luke 13:10-13 – Woman had been crippled for 18 years. – She was bent over and couldn’t straighten up. Question: What do you think life would have been like for this woman? Question: What are some things in people’s lives…

10
Jul

How’ve You Been Acting

“Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example…” — I Timothy 4:12 Explanation: The Bible is saying that even though you are young, you can do something that is really special. You can set a good example for people. Discussion: What does it mean…

04
Feb

Armor of God

“Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the…

04
Feb

Calling On Jesus’ Name

Romans 10:9-13 – Many people teach that all one has to do to be saved is to “Call on the name of the Lord.” – This is neglectful of other scriptures that would contradict this teaching. (Acts 2:38, I Peter 3:21) – Is taken out of context. Context – The…

04
Feb

Listen Up

Opening Question: What do you think is the key to being a good listener? Question: Why is it hard to be a good listener? James 1:19-21 – James is telling everyone that they should take note of this. – People should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow…