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III The Meat of the Matter: Suggested Bible passages

Please cut out the pairings of bible passages for confirmands to pick out of a hat. There are enough bible passages here for seven groupings of youth. Please make sure that the pairings remain together so that a comparison can be made regarding the career choice of each Biblical character before and after they received and discerned God's call.

  • Judges 4:4-5 | Judges 4:6-10
  • 1 Samuel 16:14-23 | 2 Samuel 5:1-5
  • Amos 1:1 | Amos 7:10-14
  • Luke 2:5-7 | Acts 1:14-15
  • Mark 6:3 | John 3:1-2
  • Matthew 4:18 | Acts 11:1-18
  • Acts 16:11-15 | Philippians 4:2-3

Leader's Hints

Verse pairing Character Career before Career after

Judges 4:4-5
Judges 4:6-10
Deborah Judge Warrior

1 Samuel 16:14-23
2 Samuel 5:1-5

David Musician King

Amos 1:1
Amos 7:10-14

Amos Shepherd Prophet

Luke 2:5-7
Acts 1:14-15

Mary Mother Disciple

Mark 6:3
John 3:1-2

Jesus Carpenter Teacher

Matthew 4:18
Acts 11:1-18

Peter Fisherman Missionary

Acts 16:11-15
Philippians 4:2-3

Lydia / Euodia** Cloth Seller Church worker

* Some Biblical scholars believe that Euodia and Lydia were the same person.

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