Hot Seat Sunday

3 Questions

  • What question and answer did you relate to most and why?
  • If there was one question you wish had been asked and answered it would be?
  • What questions do your friends and family wrestle with and how can you help them?

2 Prayer Prompts

  • Pray through questions and doubts asking God for clarity and peace.
  • Ask God to bring at least one person to mind that you can help with their questions.

1 Action

  • Help one person by engaging in conversation over a question they’re wrestling with.

Justice – Punishment or Protection – Micah 3

3 Questions for Exploration

  • How has your vision of justice being changed or challenged so far?
  • How has your understanding of God been enhanced?
  • Of the four biblical categories of vulnerable (widows, orphans, immigrants and poor) who do you feel for most today and why?

2 Prayer Prompts

  • Holy Spirit show me where I need to repent of not living justly.
  • Holy Spirit make my heart more like yours, especially in matters of justice.

1 Action

  • Use your time, talent, treasure to help one vulnerable person this week (near or far)

Justice and the Human Heart – Micah 2

3 Questions for Exploration

  • When you hear the words repentance and confession, what comes to mind first?
  • Who in your life do you look up to as a role model of repentance and why?
  • Is there a time or season in your life where repentance played a transformative role?

2 Prayer Prompts

  • Invite the Holy Spirit to “search me and show me if there is any offensive way in me.” (Ps 139:23-24)
  • Pray through global injustice issues from a repentance point of view. Yes, we can stand in the gap for others (ie Moses – Exodus 34:8-9, Jesus – Luke 23:34).

1 Action

  • Share your repentance learnings with a trusted friend and pray together.

Justice is God’s – Micah 1

3 Questions for Exploration

  • What justice issues are you most passionate about and why?
  • Does knowing that God is the author of justice change the way you relate to these issues?
  • Reread Micah 1:1-7 together. What is God saying to you through the text, personally?

2 Prayer Prompts

  • Pray through the justice issues that have surfaced. Remember, God cares!
  • Pray that the Holy Spirit would Help your group act justly and not just speak about justice.

1 Action

  • Read Micah 6:8 repeatedly and carefully this week.