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21
Feb

Consumed By Zeal

Opening Question: What is something that you’re passionate about? Question: What are some characteristics that go with passion? Question: Do you think anger can be part of being passionate? Why or why not? John 2:13-25 – Jesus goes into the temple. – He sees people doing a lot of corrupt…

21
Feb

Special Purposes

Opening Question: What do you think makes something special? Question: What is something that you consider special to you? II Timothy 2:20-21 – Paul is talking to Timothy about how everyone has different types of items in their houses. – Some things are useful, and others are not. Question: What…

12
Feb

Running Away

Opening Question: What’s the scariest thing you’ve ever run away from? Jonah 1:1-16 – God comes to Jonah: “Preach in Nineveh.” – Nineveh was the capital city of Assyria, which was Israel’s biggest enemy. – “He ran away from the Lord and fled to Tarshish.” Question: What are some things…

12
Feb

The Big Question

Opening Question:  If you could ask Jesus any question, what would you ask Him? Luke 18:18-21 – Jesus is having a conversation with “a certain ruler.” – Other gospels record that this was a rich, young ruler. Question: What do you think would be some temptations that the rich, young…

12
Feb

Hunger And Thirst

Opening Question: What is one of your favorite things to eat and drink? Question: Have you ever been really hungry or thirsty before? What are some of the symptoms of hunger or thirst? Luke 16:19-26 – Jesus is telling a story about a rich man and Lazarus. – There is…

16
Jan

The Great Masquerade

Opening Question: If you could use one word to describe Satan, what would it be? – Satan is usually depicted in society as a red, two-horned monster with a pitchfork. – The Bible’s description of Satan is actually much different. II Corinthians 11:12-15 – Paul is talking about some of…

16
Jan

Cut To The Heart

Opening Question: What is the coolest weapon you’ve ever seen? Hebrews 4:12-13 – The Bible say that the Word of God is living and active. – And it says it’s sharper than any double-edged sword. Question: What do you think are some advantages of a double-edged sword? (Made for piercing,…

16
Jan

Don’t Judge Me

Opening Question: What is one of your “pet peeves” with people? Matthew 7:1-6 – Jesus is preaching to a crowd right here, and He’s talking about judging people. – “Do not judge, or you too will be judged.” Question: What do you think motivates people to judge other people? Question:…

25
Jun

Doubt And Unbelief

Introduction: Hebrews 11:1, 6 – Definition of Faith: “…sure of what we hope for and certain of what we DO NOT see.” – There are many things people believe in but haven’t seen. (China, the wind, center of the earth, gravity, etc…) – Everyone has the capacity have faith. Some…

12
Jun

Resist The Devil

Opening Question:  Where is somewhere that you would NEVER go for a vacation? Luke 4:1-2 – Directly following Jesus’ baptism in the Jordan River. – The Bible says that the Spirit led Jesus into the desert. Question: What are some things that come to your mind when thinking about a…

03
Jun

Restoration

Introduction:  Revelation 2:4-5 – To forsake means to desert or abandon. (Matthew 27:46) – Remember the height from which you’ve fallen. – When did you get baptized? What was it that made you decide to become a disciple? Reasons For Losing Your First Love: I Timothy 1:5-6 Discouragement or…

31
May

Sincerity Or Truth?

READ: II SAMUEL 6:1-11 & I CHRONICLES 15:11-13 Uzzah was unfortunately an innocent bystander of a much bigger lesson in the life of David. David was attempting to bring the Ark of the Covenant back into Jerusalem because it symbolically represented the presence of God. As the Ark was being…