• Chose a passage that speaks to you as you are reading your Bible.
  • Be sure to read the verses, and even chapters around the passage you chose in order to understand the context of the passage.


  • Prepare an opening illustration or even story from your own life to introduce the lesson.
  • Have someone from your group read the passage of scripture.
  • Share what you learned from the passage.
  • Challenge others with what you learned by asking how they can apply the passage to their lives.