Feb 21, 2021
Powerlessness (John 4:46-5:15)

3 Questions to Explore

  • How did last week’s action challenge go and what did you learn?
  • Jen Wilkins says, God never will declare his need for us. It is for us to say, “I need thee every hour.” It is for him to say, “I Am.” Why is it so difficult to move away from self-sufficiency and self-reliance? Where is the temptation strongest for you? 
  • Read Acts 17:24-25. What difference can God’s all-powerful nature make in our lives? How does this verse impact your posture and attitude toward Covid?

2 Prayer Prompts

  • God you know we rely on ourselves for . . . 
  • God we praise you because you are all powerful. We see that in . . .

1 Action

  • What is one chronic worry you have?  Pray to Jesus in surrender every time the worry pops up. In other words: let the worry be a reminder to pray!

Feb 14, 2021
Family 101 (Matthew 19:1-9)

3 Questions to Explore

  • How did last week’s action challenge go and what did you learn?
  • How would you describe the differences between a contract vs a covenant? Which one most reflects your view of family including church?
  • Read Ephesians 5:21-6:9. With the context of the time in mind (ie arranged marriages, legality of slavery) how did living in light of God’s covenant shape family and church relationships? How does this passage still apply today?

2 Prayer Prompts

  • Father God I praise you for your covenant keeping love and how . . . 
  • Spirit give me strength to love as you love, especially in . . .

1 Action

  • Find at least 1 way to serve your family or church with a covenant mindset this week.

Feb 7, 2021
Afraid of Rejection (John 4:27-42)

3 Questions to Explore

  • How did last week’s action challenge go and what did you learn? [30 minute confession meeting time with God to work through Psalm 32 & 51].
  • Ryan said there are two main reasons we do not evangelize: (1) We don’t really believe Jesus is Good News; or, (2) We are afraid of the rejection of others. Do you agree or disagree? What might be some other reasons?
  • What most surprises you about the Samaritan woman’s transformation? What transformation would you like to see in your own life?

2 Prayer Prompts

  • Jesus, this is what scares me most about sharing the Good News with others…
  • Spirit of God, who do you want me to share the Good News with this week?

1 Action

  • Write your two sentence testimony and share it with someone who is not a follower of Jesus. If you’re afraid that’s good!

Jan 31, 2021
The Honesty Factor (John 4: 3-26)

3 Questions to Explore

  • How did last weeks action challenge go and what did you learn?
  • Read Luke 18:9-14 & 1 John 1:5-10. What do we learn about God and ourselves from these passages?
  • What role has confession played in your spiritual journey so far? What role do you want it to play going forward?

2 Prayer Prompts

  • Thank you God for the grace and forgiveness you keep powering out over our sins of . . . .
  • Holy Spirit show us what it looks like to be more like the tax collector than the Pharisee.

1 Action

  • Set aside a 30 minute meeting time with God this week and then with pen and paper in hand work through Psalm 32 & 51 with the Holy Spirit as your guide.

Week of March 15, 2020
John 4:3-26
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Week of March 8, 2020
John 3:22-36
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Week of March 1, 2020
John 3:1-16
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Week of February 23, 2020
John 2:13-25
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Week of February 16, 2020
John 2:1-12
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Week of February 9, 2020
John 1:35-51
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