The Big Story

Getting started with The Big Story

The Bible is central to our faith, but what is it? How do all its pieces fit together, and what do they have to do with life today? In this four-week series, your students will engage in these and more questions, so they can discover for themselves the strange new world of the Bible.

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This series includes

a short video
scripture engagement
core
questions
discussion questions
application questions

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1. The Bible: What is it?

The Bible is God’s Word written for us, relevant for all people and for all time. Through reading and studying the Bible, we can better understand who God is, who we are, and why we exist.

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2. The Beginning The End, And Everything In-Between

Through the Bible, God communicates the unified story of his plan to redeem and reconcile all people to himself through the life and death of Jesus. It is the story of God making his home among us.

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3. Living in The In-Between

The Bible is not just a record for us to read but a drama for us to participate in. God invites us into his big story of redemption so that we can be reconciled to him. And as we immerse ourselves in his Word, God uses it to shape our vision and equip us for the role he wants us to play in his ongoing plan of redemption.

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4. Not A One and Done

The Bible wasn’t designed to be easy-to-read. It was designed for us to encounter God through life-long, transformative reading within the context of the community of God’s people and with the help of the Holy Spirit.

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What do your students think about the Bible and how it is relevant to their lives? This survey was created to go along with this series.