February 7th

Questions for February 7, 2021

  1. What opportunities did God give you this week? What has he been teaching you?
  2. What did God speak to your heart this morning as we focused on AGAPE Love?
  3. When it comes to the Characteristics of AGAPE love shared in 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 which do you find the most difficult? Why do you think that is?
  4. What lessons speak loudest to you in Jesus story of the Prodigal Son? How are you like this son? The older Son?
  5. Where do you have opportunity to show this AGAPE, “In spite of” Love?
  6. What is the difference between showing Agape Love and being a doormat (being taken advantage of) or co-dependent?
  7. How can we be lifting you up in prayer this week?

January 31

    1. 1. What has God been teaching you this week and or what did he empress upon your heart this morning?

      2. Do you usually think of Pruning as a blessing or a punishment, what has led you to do so?
    1. 3. What are your thoughts on Scott’s statement that Fruit is not to be continually produced, there must be regular dormancy periods in our lives.

    1. 4. How might the church help people to embrace the pruning process, or accept a dormancy period?

    1. 5. Why is it hard for us to leave people like Jesus did and find a Solitary place?

    1. 6. What are your thoughts about the statistics of Pastors in the United States that Scott Shared? How should the effect/motivate us as a church?

    1. 7. How can we be lifting you up in prayer this week?

January 24

Questions for January 24, 2021

  1. What has God been teaching you this week, or what did God share with you during the message today?
  2. What experiences do you have with memorizing scripture? Which of John Pipers reasons most resonated with you?
  3. Scott made the Statement, “The Bible is not as much to tell us what to do, than to tell us who we are!” Do you agree/disagree, what difference would this make practically in our lives?
  4. Scott mentioned noticing a critical Spirit in himself this week. When we notice sin in our lives is our first reaction to try to fix it (say 5 positive things a day) or focus on returning to the River? Why?  What difference does it make?
  5. What are the best ways you have found to STAY in the River?
  6. What have you heard in this series that you are you mediating on?
  7. How can we be lifting you up in prayer this week?

January 10

Questions for January 10, 2021

  1. What has God been teaching you this week and or what did he empress upon your heart this morning?
  2. In Matthew 7 Jesus spoke about Good Fruit and Bad fruit, in your mind what is the difference between the two?
  3. Spiritual business seems to be a frequent trap for God’s people, why is it so difficult to see a difference between spiritual business and fruit?
  4. A Christ Follower you are fruit of someone’s labor, tell the story of the person/persons who was responsible for baring you as fruit?
  5. What was one of the most “Fruitful times of your life” and what kind of fruit was being produced?
  6. How can we best come along side a “branch” that is not bearing fruit?
  7. How can we be lifting you up in prayer this week?