Exploring The Imagination Of The Da Vinci Code
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While I examined the Da Vinci Code I prepared some lessons to encourage Christians in their Spiritual Walk. This is one in the series; so take a moment and enjoy!

While I examined the Da Vinci Code I prepared some lessons to encourage Christians in their Spiritual Walk. This is one in the series; so take a moment and enjoy!

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  • 1. Exploring the Imagination of The Da Vinci Code The challenge of faith and fiction
  • 2. The Book and the Confusion
    • The Da Vinci Code brings other works into consideration:
      • The Templar Revelation
      • Holy Blood, Holy Grail
      • The Woman with the Alabaster Jar
        • These books are not considered fiction but truth.
  • 3. Your Reason and Anchor
    • “ We have an anchor that keeps the soul steadfast and sure…”
    • Our anchor is the truth of God:
      • Truth of His promises. (Hebrews 6:12-20)
      • Truth of His words. (John 17:17)
      • Truth of His Son. (John 14:6)
  • 4. The Challenging Questions
    • Was Jesus a good mortal man?
      • If he was mortal, then he is not risen.
        • The tomb is empty! (Luke 24:1-3)
        • He was seen by many. (1 Corinthians 15:3-8)
      • Jesus is the Son of God. (John 3:16; Acts 9:20)
    • A Question for Mr. Brown: “If Jesus is a good mortal man, how could he ask people to die for a lie?”
  • 5. The Challenging Questions
    • Was Sunday always the day of worship?
      • We have Biblical evidence that the early Christians gathered on Sunday.
      • Acts 20:7; 1 Corinthians 16:1,2
      • Pentecost (Acts 2) was on Sunday.
      • This is well before Constantine in 325 A.D.
  • 6. The Challenging Questions
    • Was Mary Magdalene the wife of Christ?
      • There is no Biblical evidence to support a claim.
      • The argument for the marriage” are taken from:
        • The Gospel of Mary (written 150 years after the death of Mary)
        • The Gospel of Philip (written 150 years after the death of Philip)
        • These are the only “gospels” that mention the marriage.
  • 7. The Imagination of One
    • The fictional imagination of one man challenges many people’s faith.
    • “ What challenges us, only makes us stronger.”
  • 8. The Challenge
    • Will this book waver your faith?
    • Will these ideas cause you to study your beliefs?
    • Will these thoughts cause you to stand firm in your beliefs?
    • Will this obstacle become a “door of opportunity” for teaching?
  • 9. Your Response
    • Which response do you choose:
      • Felix (Acts 24:25)
      • Agrippa (Acts 26:28)
      • Those on Pentecost (Acts 2:37-41)
    • The words of man will only bring you closer to man, the words of God bring you to God!
  • 10.