July 26

Colossians 1:24-29 – Discussion Questions:

  1. Scott mentioned this might be a difficult message to hear, what was the toughest part for you to listen to?
  2. What have you learned in your life about suffering?
  3. In what ways does suffering help the church?
  4. Where does God want you to bring His presence (Christ in you the Hope of Glory) this week?
  5. This life is momentary, what makes us hold on to it so tightly?
  6. Admonishing means to warn or reprimand; Teaching means to instruct through example.  We are to do these two things with all Wisdom toward the goal of leading people to be fully mature in Christ. What should those two things (Admonishing and Teaching) look like in the church?
  7. What prayer concerns can you share with us this week?

July 19 Teaching

Colossians 1:15-23 – Discussion Questions:

  1. What has God been teaching you this week about yourself, about Him and about your relationship with Him?
  2. Is there anything you heard this morning about Jesus that caused you stop and think?
  3. How did God use you in His purposes this week?
  4. What is the difference between do something for Jesus and allowing Jesus to do something through you?
  5. With and understanding of doing vs. done how would you explain to someone how to be right with God?
  6. What is a take away from todays discussion or message that you could share with someone this week?
  7. What prayer concerns can you share with us this week?

July 12 Teaching

Colossians 1:3-14 – July 12 – Discussion Questions:

  1. What did God stir in your heart as you listened this morning?
  2. Peter stepped out of the boat by faith, what steps have you made that have taken that kind of faith
  3. What opportunities has God given us to love the unlovable?
  4. The scripture instructs us in 1 Peter 3:15, : “but in your hearts regard Christ the Lord as holy, ready at any time to give a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you.”; How do you do that on a regular basis?
  5. How can we balance Truth and Grace when talking with others?
  6. What has God worked on in your life the moist endurance or patience? What is the evidence of this?
  7. What prayer concerns can you share with us this week?

July 5 Teaching

1. What jumped out at you during the message today?
2. What makes Discipleship relationships so difficult today
3. How does one discover God’s will for their life?
4. Why is the label sinner so prevalent in the church? What is danger of this label?
5 . What does one have to do to become a saint?
6. If my relationship with God it’s not built up performance what is the difference from gods perspective of people who are “Christians “and those who are not?
7. What prayer concerns do you have to share with the group?