Movies can have a large impact on the way we think, and are a great starting point for discussion. Here is a Christmas movie Bible study for Frank Capra’s It’s a Wonderful Life!
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Christmas Movie Bible Study: It’s a Wonderful Life
I cannot believe it’s almost Christmas! I love baking cookies with Christmas music in the background. It is a lovely season of giving, and a time to gather with family and celebrate the birth of Jesus. Christmas comes with great Christmas movies! There are many great Christmas films, from the warm and fuzzy Hallmark movies to yet another edition of A Christmas Carol.
It’s A Wonderful Life continues to be a classic year after year. Made in 1946, It’s a Wonderful Life is a poignant reminder that we do matter, and that our lives have tremendous impact. It has strong messages of “slowing down” during this busy season, and embracing what matters most in life; appreciating the tiny blessings of life and being nice to others. I created this Christmas movie Bible study guide inspired by this!
Don’t forget to grab your copy of the movie! You can buy it in black and white on DVD, or a BluRay version in both black and white and a stunning color!
Included in the FREE It’s A Wonderful Life study guide:
- The Movie: The history and legacy of It’s a Wonderful Life
- Synopsis: A synopsis of the plot
- The Characters: A brief character overview of a few of the main characters
- Discussion Questions: Discussion questions based on the film
- Bible Study: Biblically based discussion questions, and how the film relates to our lives today
A few discussion questions include:
- How does George’s outlook on life change throughout the movie? What external factors changed?
- The movie is set in the fictional small town Bedford Falls. How would this movie be different if it were set in a big city?
- How do you define “success” and “failure?”
- We are fearfully and wonderfully made (Gen 1:26-27). What is our purpose in life? (Matt 22:36-40)
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