Bible Series Reflection Questions - #1

Bible Series Reflection Questions

 

Be sure to follow along with these questions as your class watches excerpts from the series “The Bible”

 

Creation and Noah

 

You can read the account of God’s creation and the fall of man in Genesis 1 – 3 and the account of Noah and the flood in Genesis 6 – 9:17. Discussion

 

  1. God’s creation is majestic. How have you connected to God through His creation?

 

  1. What does the creation story reveal about God’s character to you?

 

  1. What does the creation story reveal to you about yourself?

 

  1. What does God’s flooding of the earth and Noah’s survival teach us about evil, sin, and Satan?

 

Abraham and    Isaac   

 

You can read the account of Abraham and Isaac in Genesis 22:1-19.

 

To be chosen by God is both a blessing and a test. Abraham had to prove his faith over and over. Share one or two ways that God has tested your faith. How did you respond to your test of faith?

 

  1. What did the story of Abraham and Isaac teach about you God and yourself?

 

  1. How has God been gracious to you?

 

  1. What’s one thing that God might be calling you to sacrifice in your life right now?

 

Moses:    Plagues, Passover, and the Parting    of the Red Sea.   

 

You can read the account of the plagues in Exodus 7 – 11, the account of Passover in Exodus 12, and the account of the parting of the Red Sea in Exodus 13:17 – 15:21. Discussion Questions:

 

  1. What did you learn about God from these key moments in the life of Moses and the Israelites?

 

  1. The plagues and Passover represent the importance of listening to God. How well do you listen to God? In what ways do you hear from Him?

 

Rahab and the Spies

 

  1. You can read the account of Rahab and the spies in Joshua 2:1-24 and Joshua 6:1-27.

 

  1. What did you learn about God and sin from Rahab’s actions?

 

  1. Describe a time when you were scared to do something that you knew was right. What did you learn from your experience? • Where might God be calling you to take a risk?

 

  1. Despite her being a prostitute, God used Rahab in a special way to help the Israelites take Jericho. What does this say about the type of people God uses? In what ways is God using you right now?

 

Samson

 

You can read the full account of Samson in Judges 13 – 16.

 

  1. What did you learn about God from Samson’s story?

 

  1. How has God used your strengths and weaknesses in accomplishing His purposes?

 

  1. What did you learn about temptation and sin from the life of Samson?

 

  1. Samson was a strong man with a weak will. What are some of the temptations you struggle with most? What steps can you take that will help you in dealing with these temptations?

 

David,    Goliath ,and Bathsheba

 

  1. You can read the account of David and Goliath in 1 Samuel 17:1-58, and the account of David and Bathsheba in 2 Samuel 11.

 

  1. What giant situation might you be facing in your life that you need the type of faith David showed in slaying Goliath to overcome it?

 

  1. Describe a time when you displayed extraordinary courage. What did you learn from your experience?

  2. What did you learn about God from these key events in David’s life?

 

  1. Why do you think sin often leads to more sin? How can one best break the cycle of sin?



Shadrach, Meshach, Abednego, and Daniel

 

You can read the account of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego in Daniel 1 – 3 and the account of Daniel in the den of lions in Daniel 6:1-28. Discussion Questions:

 

  1. Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego took a stand for their faith in God. In what areas of life do you find it most difficult to stand by your faith in God? Explain.

 

  1. What did you learn about God in the way He protected Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, and Daniel? • What qualities in Daniel do you admire most?

 

  1. What steps can you take to become stronger and bolder in your faith?

 

The Birth of Jesus

 

You can read the account of Jesus’ birth in Luke 1:5-80 and Luke 2:1-21.

 

  1. How has the fact that “with God, nothing is impossible” taken root in your life?

 

  1. What can you learn about God in the way He brought His son Jesus into the world?

 

  1. How might your view of Mary and Joseph have changed based on the way their trials were depicted in this episode?

 

  1. The shepherds and wise men dropped everything they were doing so they could make the journey to worship Jesus. What does worship look like in your life?

 

Jesus    Calls Peter to Be His Disciple

 

  1. You can read the account of Jesus calling Peter to become first disciple in Luke 5:1-11.

 

  1. In this episode, Jesus said He had come to change the world. How might Christ be calling you to be a world changer?

 

  1. How are you a “fisher of men”?

 

  1. What might God be calling you to give up so that you can fully follow Him? • What can you learn about Christ by the fact that He chose the most ordinary of men to be His disciples?