Jesus and Nicodemus – June 5th

Conversations of Jesus – Jesus and Nicodemus – June 5, 2022
1. What has the Lord been doing in your life this week and/or what did he empress upon your heart from the message today?
2. What is your earliest remembrance of this story and what were you taught about it?
3. What was the message that Jesus said the religious leaders had difficulty with? Why do you think this is?
4. What was Jesus trying to teach Nicodemus/us with the reference to the wind?
5. Jesus seemed to be talking about the Kingdom of God on earth, why do we often make this encounter about going to heaven?
6. What are your thoughts about “Inviting someone to come and hang out with you to see the Kingdom of God”
7. How can we be lifting YOU up in prayer this week?

 May 30th

Questions for May 30th
Boundary of Community
 
  1.  1. What has the Lord been teaching you this week and/what did he impress on your heart from the message this morning?
  2. 2. In your mind what’s the difference between a “me first mentality “and “self-care “
  3. Koinoia is it difficult where to define. What is your understanding of this word? 
  4. 3. What does it mean and what does it not mean?
  5. 4. What did the early church do in experiencing Koinoia that it would be good for us to give more attention to?
  6. 5. React to Scott’s statement “Without Koinoia, Christian’s are just practicing a religion
  7. 6. What is your biggest take away from this series on boundaries we need to protect?
  8. 7. How can we be lifting you up in prayer this week3. 

 May 22

Questions for May 22

Boundary of Empathy
 
  1. 1. What has the Lord been teaching you this week and/what did he impress on your heart from the message this morning?
  2. 2. What was your reaction to the Bernne Brown video? What are the four parts of empathy she shared?
  3. 3. What did Jesus connect within himself to be able to empathize at Lazarus Tomb?
  4. 4. Keeping in mind when someone starts a sentence with “I feel like…“ We are not sharing our feelings but our thoughts; is sharing your feelings something you do regularly in conversation? Why do you think this is important?
  5. 5. If empathy is a choice what kind of work do you need in this area.
  6. 6. Where do we see the Jesus shows not have empathy when we read the gospels?
  7. 7. How can we be praying for you this week?

Boundaries that Healthy Disciples Protect- Generosity – May 15, 2022

Boundaries that Healthy Disciples Protect- Generosity – May 15, 2022

  1. What has God been teaching you this week or what does he have you thinking about from today’s message?
  2. Which lenes do you think is most used, THE MORAL LENS or the REDEMPTIVE LENS? Why?
  3. Jesus never took an offering or asked for money yet spoke on the subject more then any. What does this get you thinking about?
  4. You Can Give without Loving….Why would people give if they do not love?
  5. What does storing up treasures in heaven look like and what are they for?
  6. How would you encourage someone to make the decision spoken about in 2 Corinthians 9:7
  7. How can we be lifting You up in Prayer this week?

Boundaries that Healthy Disciples Protect- Authority – May 8, 2022

Boundaries that Healthy Disciples Protect- Authority – May 8, 2022

  1. What has God been teaching you this week or what does he have you thinking about from today’s message?
  2. What type of thoughts or feelings does the word AUTHORTY evoke for you?
  3. When did you receive your first Bible and how was its authority explained to you?
  4. When have you experienced Proof Texting? Is this what Jesus was doing when he faced temptation or something else?
  5. What stood out to you in the N.T. Wright quote?
  6. How would you explain God’s Authority to a nonbeliever?
  7. How can we be lifting You up in Prayer this week?