Q. Have you purchased a product based on the advertisement and it did not work?
e.g Deoderent, beauty product,
Or watched a movie based on the trailor and didn't find it good?
Q. How did you feel?
Q. Will you buy the same product again? or watch movie?
Q. What are some of the things people invest most of their time in?
Video games, some study a lot, social networking
Q. What are some of the common regrets people have in life when they grow old?
I didnt spend time with my dad/mom, i could have done better in my studies
Lets read about a man in the Bible
16 And he told them this parable: "The ground of a certain rich man produced a good crop.
17 He thought to himself, 'What shall I do? I have no place to store my crops.'
18 "Then he said, 'This is what I'll do. I will tear down my barns and build bigger ones, and there I will store all my grain and my goods.
19 And I'll say to myself, "You have plenty of good things laid up for many years. Take life easy; eat, drink and be merry."'
20 "But God said to him, 'You fool! This very night your life will be demanded from you. Then who will get what you have prepared for yourself?'
21 "This is how it will be with anyone who stores up things for himself but is not rich toward God."
Q. Do you think this person was successful?
Had a great Job, had lot of money.
Q. What did he run after his whole life why?
Q. Do you think he got what he was looking for? Why?
Q. What are few things people run after? What about us?
Now we might not say it but practically on an average the amount of time and heart we give to things shows what we value the most.
Q. What should be the things we should give more heart to in life?
Keeping in touch with family, Studying well, taking time to remember God, investing time to become a better person... (Share how studying Bible helped you)
Hope todays discussion helped u to get a good perspective on things we are spending most of our time on? Hope we will make some discions to get our priorities right and invest time in things that matters.