The Christianity and Climate Change Bible Study series: Session 3

 “Do you have any advice on how to help fellow Christians understand the importance of working to end climate change, and what are the ways in which we can engage in the climate change debate and gently point people to Jesus?”

The polar ice cap 1994 and 2016

Katharine Hayhoe, climate scientist and Tearfund supporter responds to the question:

Watch the video How to persuade others to care about climate change 

The key Bible passages for this session are:

  • Romans 14:13 “Therefore let us not judge one another anymore, but rather determine this—not to put an obstacle or a stumbling block in a brother’s way”.
  • Hebrews 10:24-25 “And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching.”

Watch the video Speaking to other Christians about climate change 

The key Bible passage for this session is:

  • Romans 5:3-5 ”Not only so, but we[a] also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us”.

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God I Look for You sung by Francesca Battistelli

God I Look To You (Lyric Video) – Francesca Battistelli | Starlight – YouTube