Posts Tagged ‘Hebrews 11:13’

Delayed Gratification and Eternal Rewards (Coach Carter or Gladiator)

June 26th, 2012

Movie Bible Study

 

Show clip from either Coach Carter (last scene) or Gladiator (deleted scene with Christians).

 

Discussion:

Name some movies where the good guys wins.

Name some movies where the bad guy wins.

What happens in real life?

What happens in the Bible? (Joseph, John the Baptist, Jesus, early Christians)

Hebrews 11:13, 11:32-37

Sometimes God saves us from the mouths of lions (Daniel).  Sometimes we get eaten by the lions (early Christians)

Living in the World (Veggie Tales: Rack, Shack, and Benny)

June 21st, 2012

Movie Bible Study

Read or summarize Daniel 1.

Read v. 4-5, 8-12.

Were Daniel and the others vegetarians?  (no)

Why didn’t they eat the king’s food?

God blessed their self-denial.

What did he give them?

 

Who are  you in this story?

Where is Babylon? (here)

What’s the king’s table?

What’s on it?

There are three ways to deal with it:  pig out, sample, abstain

What’s pigging out?  What’s sampling?

What does it mean to be defiled?

Romans 12:2

Hebrews 11:13

I John 2:15-17

How are Christians similar to the world?

How are we different?

What are you doing to fit in that’s bad?

What are you doing to identify with the world that’s good?

Look around you this week.  What are the Babylonians like?  Observe them and see how they are different from God’s people.