Tag: Talk


Running Away

Opening Question: What’s the scariest thing you’ve ever run away from? Jonah 1:1-16 – God comes to Jonah: “Preach in Nineveh.” – Nineveh was the capital city of Assyria, which was Israel’s biggest enemy. – “He ran away from the Lord and fled to Tarshish.” Question: What are some things…


The Big Question

Opening Question:  If you could ask Jesus any question, what would you ask Him? Luke 18:18-21 – Jesus is having a conversation with “a certain ruler.” – Other gospels record that this was a rich, young ruler. Question: What do you think would be some temptations that the rich, young…


Hunger And Thirst

Opening Question: What is one of your favorite things to eat and drink? Question: Have you ever been really hungry or thirsty before? What are some of the symptoms of hunger or thirst? Luke 16:19-26 – Jesus is telling a story about a rich man and Lazarus. – There is…


Strict Training

Opening Question: What is your favorite sport? I Corinthians 9:24-27 – Paul is comparing Christianity to a sport – running a race. – There are a lot of similarities between sports and Christianity. Question: Why do you think people play sports? What makes them appealing? Question: What are some qualities…


True Friends

Opening Question: What is one quality that makes someone a great friend? James 2:14-24 – James is talking about how true faith shows itself in our deeds. – If someone doesn’t have any deeds to go along with their faith, it’s not real faith. Question: Why do you think Abraham…


What’s Your Escape?

Opening Question: What do you do to cheer yourself up when you’re down — or when you need an escape? I Samuel 16:14-23 – Saul disobeys God in chapter fifteen. – His consequence is that God’s spirit is taken away from him, and now he’s feeling tormented in his life. Question:…


Good Intentions

Opening Question:  What is something you would do if you had more time? II Samuel 6:1-8 – David is trying to bring the Ark of the Covenant back into Israel. – The Ark of the Covenant was a symbol of God’s presence with His people.  It was very important to…