Final Verdict – Discussion Questions

  1. Aurora Daniels is a defense attorney. Could you do this job? Why or why not?
  2. Aurora felt guilty over what happened due to her mistake in court. How would you have dealt with the aftermath?
  3. It took a friend to help Aurora see Jesus in a way she hadn’t before—as her Advocate. Have you ever pictured Jesus in this way? Read 1 John 2:1-3 and Zechariah 3:1-8. Does this change your perspective? How do you feel about these verses?
  4. Aurora didn’t fit in anywhere growing up due to her socio-economic background. Have you ever been judged or treated differently because of your family or economic status? How did this affect your thoughts, behavior, and/or attitude? Have you ever judged someone for their socio-economic background?
  5. Beckett dealt with trying to live out the calling he felt God gave him and keep others he cared about happy. Have you ever warred with trying to be obedient to God and to loved ones? How did that turn out? What did you do?
  6. Beckett’s idea of justice vastly differs from Aurora’s. Which way do you tend to lean? More toward Beckett or Aurora?
  7. Which character did you identify most with? Least?
  8. Did you have a favorite scene? Which one and why?
  9. What message did you take away from the story?
  10. Have you had a hard time forgiving someone who hurt you or a family member? Did you end up forgiving? How did that work out?