When was the last time you said, “I forgive you”? When was the last time you asked someone else for forgiveness?
Read Colossians Chapter 3Why do you think Paul wrote, “set your minds on things above”? (v1-3)
How could this...
What are the first words you spoke this morning? When are you so intentional with your words that you actually remember them?
If fire would come out of your mouth every time you spoke sinfully, how would that change your speech?
Digging In: Read James...
The Truman Show is a movie about a guy who grew up in on a TV set without knowing it. Everyone he met was an actor and every part of his life was on camera for the whole world to see. He was living in a false world for someone else’s financial gain.
How would you feel if...
How does your day-to-day life look different because Jesus rose from the dead?
Read 1 Peter 1:1-12
Verse 1: When do you most feel like a stranger/alien in the world?
Verse 3: How is living hope different than ordinary hope?
Verse 4: How does hearing “you...
When have you received something that you have hoped for? How long did you have to wait?
Read Acts Chapter 12 together.
Herod attacked the Christian church during the Passover holiday most likely because the truth of the resurrection was going out to the crowds...
Do you have anything you hope will happen within the next year? Who or what plays a part in your hope being fulfilled?
Read Hebrews 11 together. Recite Hebrews 11:1 out loud together. This is a great one to memorize. Is there anyone in your group who...
GETTING STARTED:What is something you tend to worry about?
Read Matthew 6:25-34
What “worries” does Jesus mention in verse 25? To what extent are these the things you find yourself worrying about? Why do you think Jesus focuses on this particular list?
GETTING STARTED:What good news have you heard lately?
DIGGING IN:Read Romans 6:1-14
What does it mean that “we are those who have died to sin” (v. 2)? How does Paul describe this death in verses 6-7?
If we are dead to sin, why do we at times feel so powerless to...
Getting Started: When you think about freedom, what image comes to mind?
Digging In:Read Psalm 32
What is the tone of this Psalm? How do you feel reading it?
Read Genesis 3:6-8. What were the effects of sin on Adam and Eve? How did they feel, and what did they do? How is this story similar...
Getting Started:What is something, outside of your faith, that your friends or your children would say is of “first importance” to you?
Digging Deeper:Read 1 Corinthians 15:1-8
How does Paul summarize the “gospel” in this passage? What does Paul consider to be...