Lesson 1 (from Chapter 1, Early Church, Facing Persecution, Fighting Heresy)
In Chapter 1, the author sets out to prove that there is light in darkness. The objective of this lesson is to analyze how the death of the martyrs was really a witness and to understand how God used the deaths for good.
1. The author highlights Psalms 116:15 in the Holy Bible. Read this verse aloud and discuss what you think it means as a class. What is your gut reaction when you read this verse? What does it make you think about God? What does it make you think about those who follow God?
2. Interview someone who claims to be a Christian. Ask them about their beliefs and why they think people would be willing to die for their faith.
3. In small groups make a list of the individuals in this chapter. Write how good came out of each of their deaths.
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