Category archives: Bible Talk Lessons
Q: What is something you wish you were better at?
- It's one thing to want to be better.
- It's another thing to be better.
Q: Do you think your intentions matter in life? Why or why not?
II Samuel 6:1-8
- David is having his men move the Ark of the Covenant back into Jerusalem.
- As he's mo... [read more]
Q: What's something in life that's worth waiting for?
Q: What's something in life you shouldn't wait for?
- Story of Saul (Also went by "Paul")
- He's telling the story of his own conversion.
Q: What kind of guy was Saul?
Q: How could someone be so committed to God and be so wrong abou... [read more]
Q: What is something in life that amazes you?
Q: What makes something amazing?
- Going to look at someone who amazed Jesus.
- Have to admit, it must be pretty amazing to amaze Jesus!
- Centurion's servant is sick. Centurion is a Roman Military leader in charge of 100 men.
- Sends Jewish ... [read more]
Q: Do you think it's better to be a man or to be a woman? Why? (Don't let anyone take the neutral stance!)
- Man was all by himself.
- God created woman out of man's rib.
Q: Why do you think God had to create Eve?
Q: What are some things that would have changed for Adam now that... [read more]
Q: What do you think it means to be lame? (Not in the literal sense.)
- Invalid at the pool for 38 years.
- Jesus comes along - "Do you want to get well?"
Q: What do you think this man would have been like after 38 years at the pool?
Q: Why do think Jesus asked him if he wanted to get w... [read more]
Q: What is the best sport in the world? Why?
Q: Why do you think people play sports? What makes them appealing?
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.
Q: What are some things that it take... [read more]
Q: How do you prepare for a final exam?
- Jesus didn't come to judge the world, but to save it.
- There is a judge for the world. There's still a final exam.
Q: Who or what is the judge for our actions?
Q: Do you think people like being judged or dislike it? Why
Q: What does it take t... [read more]
Q: What's something you've run away from before in life?
- Jonah is told to go to Nineveh to preach against it.
- Jonah ran away from the Lord - Tarshish is in the complete opposite direction.
Q: Why do you think Jonah ran away right here?
Q: What are some scary things about Christianit... [read more]
Q: What's your favorite genre or ethnicity of food? Favorite dish?
- Parable of the Great Banquet
- Compares following God to a great feast.
Q: Why do you think Jesus compares following God with a "great feast"?
Q: If the Bible was a food - what kind of food do you think it'd be? (Ex. Sp... [read more]
Q: Where is somewhere you'd never want to go for vacation?
- Directly following Jesus' baptism in the Jordan River.
- The Bible says that the Spirit led Jesus into the desert.
Q: What are some things that come to mind when thinking about a desert?
Q: Why would God lead Jesus into the des... [read more]
Q: What is something that really ticks you off?
- Going to talk about being angry.
- Many people think anger is a bad thing. Some even get angry at angry people.
Q: Why does the Bible say that we should be “slow” to become angry?
Q: What kinds of things do people (or you) do when thei... [read more]
(To set up this Bible talk, have everyone bring food that has fruit in it. Or, you can buy some exotic fruits for everyone to try. Some they may like, and others they may feel are dissatisfying. It will help to bring to life the Bible Talk lesson!)
Q: What is your favorite fruit? Least favorite?
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