Discerning the Messages of the Media (November 12, 2023)
Unit Theme: The Bible and Today’s Issues
November 12, 2023 (Lesson 11)
DISCERNING THE MESSAGES OF MEDIA
- Everyone Has an Opinion (1 Kings 12:1-7)
- Be Careful to Whom You Listen (1 Kings 12:8-11)
- Heeding Unwise Advise Has Consequences (1 Kings 12:12-19)
Central Truth: In a world that is constantly shouting at us, we must be careful to heed God’s voice.
Focus: Carefully consider and wisely evaluate the many voices that vie for our attention.
Evangelism Emphasis: The world is watching the Christian response to media; it must always be wise and Christlike.
Golden Text: “Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom” (Colossians 3:16).
- God’s Words in Your Mouth (Exodus 4:10-17)
- Trust in God’s Wisdom (Proverbs 3:1-8)
- W. Words of Wisdom (Proverbs 18:1-7)
- Renew Your Mind (Romans 12:1-3)
- Discern What Is Best (Philippians 1:9-11)
- Distinguish Good From Evil (Hebrews 5:11-14)