Back Saving Private Ryan

Movie Synopsis

Shortly after surviving the invasion at Normandy, Captain Miller and a hand-picked squad of men are sent on a public relations mission to find, and return home, Private James Ryan. All of his brothers have been killed in the war. He is his mother's only surviving son. In the quest to save Private Ryan, Miller and the men under his command learn important lessons from each other, and how to value the life of one man.

Movie Sermon's General Warning

Saving Private Ryan contains strong profanity and very graphic war violence.

Rating

R

Genre

War Films

Year

1998

Sermon Illustrations


Big Idea
Not just a job, not just an adventure. Is it a calling?
Topics
Calling, Obedience, Giftedness, Soldier
Scripture:
1 Corinthians 10:31   Psalms 127:1-2  
Big Idea
What do you say when someone gives his life for yours?
Topics
Death, Life, Perseverance, Worthiness
Scripture:
Matthew 20:25-28   Philippians 1:27-29  
Big Idea
The Lord guides the steps of those who trust in Him.
Topics
Calling, Trust, Prayer, Wisdom
Scripture:
James 1:5-8   Psalms 25:1-3  

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