Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Explore the Bible: Be Faithful in Adversity

This weeks Explore the Bible: Be Faithful in Adversity study states that a leader must have the heart of a warrior, the mind of a scholar, the eyes of an eagle, and the hide of a crocodile. It goes on to state that a Christian leader adds another quality to the list: the faith of a prophet. The characteristics are what helped Nehemiah be faithful in adversity as he continued to rebuild the walls, the community, and the hearts of the people of God.  I have provided several resource to help you communicate the truths of Nehemiah 6 this week:

Video: The following video could be used to discuss the personal attacks someone will face when following Christ. The teaching plan provides questions to help lead a discussion.



Word Pronunciations: There are a lot of challenging names in the passage this week. Click on the words below to hear the pronunciations:


Posters for Group Discussion: The teaching plan includes three posters you can use to introduce the session. The posters include the following statements: People who pretend to be your friends but really aren't; People who try to intimidate you; People who publicly say things about you that aren't true.

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HOW TO PRINT
After the Dropbox file opens,
Choose "Download",
Save to your computer,
Open and print from your computer not Dropbox.


on Explore the Bible teaching helps and other regular 4:12 blog posts.

If you need training for your Bible study group leaders, check out the 4:12 Network. If you need further information about curriculum, see the Explore the Bible page.