Life Group Guide (Week of September 23, 2018)

Use this daily guide to help you internalize this week’s passage & message!
Sunday [KNOW]:
In a journal, reflect on today’s sermon by finishing any or all of the following:
I never knew…
I was reminded…
A question I still have…
I was challenged…
I was convicted…
A truth I could share is…
Monday [KNOW>BE]
Spend some time today doing the following:
  1. Select a portion of this week’s sermon passage to memorize this week.
  2. Write your selected portion and read it to yourself throughout the day today.
Tuesday [Be]:
In a journal, spend some time meditating and writing about the following:
  1. Read the sermon passage again.
  2. Write a prayer of response, guided by the sermon passage. (May include adoration, confession/repentance, thanksgiving, petition, etc.).
  3. Write your selected portion of the Scripture several times to aid in memorization.
Wednesday [BE>DO]:
Think about this week’s questions for group discussion:

Spend some time this week, either with your family or with your group (or both!) simply praying, slowly, through this prayer.

  1. In reflecting on the three areas of authority presented in Sunday’s message, write a response statement for each using this sentence: “Because Jesus has absolute authority & power over _______, I should…” Be prepared to share your statements with your group when you gather together.
  2. How should those watching our lives come to learn of the absolute power & authority of Jesus? In what ways might you be distorting that message?
  3. What about any or all of these 3 very well known stories continues to captivate you concerning the person of Jesus? How do the reactions of others in the stories instruct us in how we ought to respond?

Thursday [DO]:

In a journal, spend some time consider the following:
  1. What insights have you had while internalizing this week’s passage?
  2. How specifically will you seek to apply its truths in your home/workplace/life in general?