What is the most generous act you have received from another person? How did that make you feel?
Read Luke 12:13-34
In reading the first part of this parable, it seems like the man was to be admired. How do think the listeners responded to Jesus...
What would you do if one of those scam emails was really true; that a rich man in Liberia was sending you $2 million dollars? What do you dream of that money can buy?
Read Luke 12:13-21
Verse 18 - Do you think people generally feel like there is...
Pastor Randy Discher talked about his Aunt Pearl. Did you have a similar relative who gave you gifts? Why do you think they did such a thing?
Read Luke 12:13-21
Vs. 16- What would be some modern equivalents to getting “an abundant...
Every February we focus on what God is doing globally and our responsibility to live as good stewards. Do you look forward to this, or do you dread the part that is about our resources/money?
Read Luke 12:13-21. Vs. 13- Why would someone ask this question...
Do you believe that the Vikings will win a Super Bowl in the next 20 years? What is the foundation of that belief or unbelief?
Read Mark 9:14-29
Read the story again, looking for the things that surprise you.
Vs. 15- What caused the people to be...
Have you ever had the “wind knocked out of you?” When? How did it feel?
What are some examples of things that have spiritually “knocked the wind out” of you or those you know?
When tough times come our way, what are some of the emotions that come to...
What is one scientific discovery in the last 10-20 years that you consider to be HUGE?
Digging In: Read the following passages and discuss how they relate to scientific inquiry:
Read Psalm 19:1-4. What do the heavens declare about God? What “knowledge” do...
Getting Started: Did you make any New Year’s resolutions? What are they? Which ones have you already broken?
Digging In: Read Matthew 11:1-6
What are some reasons why John the Baptist should have had no doubt about the identity of Jesus? Luke 1:39-44, Matthew 3:13-17...
How does the phrase, “I love you” make you feel when you hear it?
What is your favorite love song?
Read 1 John 4:7-8; 1 John 3:1; 1 John 4:9-10
Since love comes from God, how does that change how we are to love one another?
If the way you...
What are some of the differences between saying, “Thank you” and “I’m thankful for you”?
When was the last time you told someone, “I am thankful for you”?
Who should you say this to more often?