Bible Study Questions

Questions for 11/6 Veteran’s Day

Weekly Study Questions

  1. Do you have a significant story from a Veteran you can share?
  2. How have veterans impacted your life?
  3. Read Hebrews 11:32-40
    1. What was true of all the people the author mentioned in Hebrews 11?
    1. What are the accomplishments and shortcomings of the first six veterans listed?
      1. Gideon (Judges 8:24–27)
      1. Barak (Judges 4:4-15)
      1. Samson (Judges14-16)
      1. Jephthah (Judges 11)
      1. David (2 Samuel 11-12)
      1. Samuel (1 Samuel 8:1-3)
    1. How does the Scripture describe these people (Hebrews 11:38)?
  4. Read Psalm 144:1.
    1. What response does this elicit from you? Is it ok to pray for help in war?
    1. Read 144:12-14. How do these verses describe the reason for war?
  5. Read 2 Samuel 23:8-12
    1. In what context is this list presented in the Scripture? Why does it matter?
      1. Which of David’s mighty men is described in 23:8, and what had he done?
      1. What had another of David’s mighty men done according to 23:9,10?
      1. 10. Who had accomplished a great victory according to 23:11,12? What had he done?
  6. Application
    1. What are the costs of Freedom? Be specific.
    1. Do we honor veterans well as a culture? How do we succeed and come up short?
    1. What is something you have learned in life because of a veteran? (Think of Jimmy Carter story)
    1. How are you praying for veterans and active military today?