UNDERSTANDING THE

GRIEVING PROCESS

 

PURPOSE

 

In this study, we will explore the many aspects of grief.  

 

OPENER

 

Tell us of a time when you experienced grief.  How did you feel?  

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LESSON

 

1.      FIRST, WHAT IS GRIEF?

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2.      SECOND, WHAT ARE SOME CIRCUMSTANCES THAT CAUSE GRIEF?

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3.      THIRD, NAME SOME BIBLE CHARACTERS WHO EXPERIENCED GRIEF.

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4.      FOURTH, HOW IMPORTANT IS IT TO GRIEVE?

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How long does grief last?

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5.      FIFTH, LIST SOME OF THE STAGES OF GRIEF.

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6.      SIXTH, HOW CAN WE HELP OTHERS WHO ARE GRIEVING?

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a.      BE THERE.

 

 

b.     LISTEN.

 

 

c.      USE GOD’S WORD TO COMFORT.

 

 

Share with us some appropriate Scriptures that we can use to comfort those who are mourning over the death of a loved one.

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d.     HELP THE PERSON FACE HIS OR HER FEELINGS.

 

 

CONCLUSION:

 

1.      I hope that this study has helped you to better understand the grieving process. 

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