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|Format: Word Document|
Vendor: Christianity Today
|Publication Date: 2009|
Series: Movie Discussion Guide Bible Study
A supernatural thriller about a boy who sees dead people and the mentor who helps him carry that burden.
Writer and director M. Night Shyamalan burst into the spotlight with this psychological thriller that includes one of the most talked about story twists of all time. The film grabbed audiences with its intense and captivating story of a haunted boy and the lovesick doctor trying to help him.
There is a lot of confusion concerning the afterlife in popular culture. What does this film say about ghosts, mentorship, being different, and using our gifts? This discussion guide will help you examine these issues and discuss the movie from a biblical perspective.
Discussing the Scenes Bonus Material: DVD Scenes to Watch
--Ghosts and the Supernatural
(Ephesians 6:11 12; 1 Samuel 28:3 20; Matthew 17:1 4)
--Gifts and Using Them
(Romans 12:6 8; 1 Corinthians 7:7; 1 Peter 4:10; 2 Corinthians 12:8 10)
(1 Samuel 16:7; James 4:8; John 14:1; Isaiah 41:10; Psalm 147:3; Proverbs 20:3; Hebrews 12:14 15; Romans 12:9 21; 1 Corinthians 13:1 8)
As the Credits Roll
The Sixth Sense (Hollywood Pictures, 1999), rated PG-13.
Photo © Hollywood Pictures
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