Moses - Bible study activities
Activities for individuals or groups
Living the Ten Commandments
The Ten Commandments are far more complex than they seem.
There are many things that can be stolen.
Take each commandment one by one and tease out its meaning, so that you understand what it is about.
How to Get to Heaven and How to Go to Hell are re-workings of the Ten Commandments. They may help.
Movies about reluctant leaders
Answers HERE (see 'Moses') Can you think of others?
These two simple quotatons from the story of Moses contain profound meanings. The first is about the Nature of God; the second about justice.
Something to think about
You can destroy a child in more ways than one: by teaching it bad habits, by letting it get away with too much, by failing to give it the example you should.
Here are two questions:
Think about that one…
An ethical question
Think of some concrete examples where this might be the case.
Discuss with a Bible Study partner or group.
Lack of faith in God
How many times have you doubted God? When you see evil things happening around you, or wonder why God allows something to happen…
Think of Moses. He had very few contacts that could be valuable to him; he was not a clever speaker who could convince people of his worth; he was not rich or powerful. But he believed that God had a purpose for him.
God has a purpose for each of us. You may not understand what it is – Moses didn’t.
But listen for God’s voice, and pray for understanding and wisdom. It will come.
Believe in yourself
Moses felt inadequate to the task ahead, but he accepted God’s commission to free the Hebrews and lead them out of Egypt – even though he was reluctant to do so.
Reworking the Ten Commandments for the modern world
Ten ways to ruin your life: the Ten Commandments reversed
The story of Shiprah and Puah: midwives save babies like Moses
The Stone Tablets of Moses - were they stelae?
The story of Miriam, Moses' sister
Paintings of Moses (and some scantily-clad women)
Miriam and the Princess save Moses
God: I AM WHO AM