Liz, Spike and Cole have a new movie obsession, “The Masked Chameleon.” Cole offers Liz a great opportunity to meet the star, but Liz already made a promise to Grandpa. Tough Decision time.Play Episode
Episode Theme: Christ is the real hero.
1. Psalm 119:35 says, “Direct me in the path of your commands, for there I find delight.” What do you think this verse means? Describe a time that you were glad you chose to follow God’s way. Describe what happened because of it.
2. Have you ever had to make a hard decision? How did you choose what to do? In Acts 9, Saul faced a huge decision on the road to Damascus: Should he continue to hunt for Christians or should he become one of them? What did Saul choose to do? You can listen to the story of Saul’s conversion here. As you listen to today’s program, think about decision making.
“Direct me in the path of your commands, for there I find delight”Psalm 119:35
So how should you make a difficult decision? Try asking yourself which choice will best honor God. Or, ask yourself what Jesus might do in the same situation. You can also ask other Christians for their counsel. Remember to always hold God’s words in your heart to give you wisdom. Psalm 119:35 says “Direct me in the path of your commands, for there I will find delight.” Finally, pray that the Holy Spirit will guide your thinking, your heart, and your decision and ask God for wisdom. With God helping you decide, you’ll find true delight in your choices!
Want to dig deeper and learn more about other biblical characters who had to choose whether to follow God’s way or not? Try reading the story of Cain and Abel in Genesis 4 or listen to the story here. You can also read the book of Jonah or listen to Jonah’s story here.
The guys were obsessed with “The Masked Chameleon,” but what movie did Lucille and Julia prefer?
They liked “The Diaries of the Toad Princess.”
Liz talks about a famous movie reviewer. What is the reviewer’s name?
His name is Jimmy Toescales.
What is the name of the evil villain in “The Masked Chameleon”?
His name is Mr. Rex.
Why did Spike and Liz not show up for Grandpa’s church play?
They decided to be extras in the movie instead.
What will you do the next time you have a difficult decision? Identify a difficult decision that you are struggling with and design a 'plan of action' for making those tough decisions. Ask yourself these questions as you come to your decision. You could ask a friend or family member to help you record your answers.
What is your difficult decision?
What are your options?
For each option, what are the good results that might happen? What are the bad results?
Which option do you think Jesus would choose?
Who can you talk to about your decision?
What scripture might help you make this decision?
When and how often will you commit to pray about this decision?
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