February 16 Teaching

February 16, 2020 – Ruth Chapter 3 (NLT)

  1. As you read the story what do you think of Naomi’s actions in telling Ruth what to do, are they manipulative or just her part of God’s plan?
  2. Ruth prepared herself to meet her redeemer.  Are we to prepare ourselves to meet with our redeemer?  Why not or what might that look like?
  3. What is God asking you to wait on him for currently?
  4. How would you explain the role of a Kinsman redeemer?
  5. Share with the group a place where you saw Jesus work through you this week.
  6. Share something with the group they can pray for this week and share in a time of prayer before you leave today.

February 9 Teaching

February 9. 2020 – Ruth 2 (NLT)

  1. What did God stir in you as you watched the Video Today?
  2. How would you explain the term GRACE to someone?  When have you experienced the Grace of God?
  3. “And as it happened” Ruth found herself in Boaz’s field.  Do you think it was by chance or did God make all of this happen.  Share something that happened in your life that you know God was involved in the happening.
  4. Ruth was encouraged by Boaz to stay in his field where he could provide, protect, and show no prejudice. Share a time that you felt these things from your redeemer. 
  5. This week what has Christ provided for you to share with others?
  6. Share something with the group that Jesus taught you this week or an experience that God gave you to experience His presence.
  7. Share something with the group they can pray for this week and share in a time of prayer before you leave today.

Freshstart Church – January 26 Teaching

January 26th , 2020 – Romans 12:2 (NLT)

1.  What did God stir in you as you watched the Video today?

2.  If Jesus returned to earth what do you think He might say about the church today? (not FreshStart specifically but the church in America)

3. In Romans chapter 12 we are encouraged to be transformed not conformed, share an example that illustrates the difference.

4. Selfishness is using someone to get what we want.  Peter was doing that with Jesus in Mark 8 when he told Jesus to stop talking about his death. Jesus called Peter Satan for Peter was putting his plan above God’s Plan. When are the times that we get our plans ahead of God’s Plan?

5.Hebrews 10:25 tells us to not forsake meeting together.  What do you think the writer to the Hebrews means by that?

6. What might look different in your life if you made Discipleship a priority/goal in 2020? Share that with the group?

7. Share something with the group they can pray for this week and share in a time of prayer before you leave today.

January 19 – Teaching

January 19th, 2020 – Acts 2:42-47 (NLT)

1.  What did God stir in you as you watched the Video today?

2.  Proverbs 27:17 Says, “As Iron sharpens iron so one man sharpens another” Share about someone who has sharpened you spiritually.  What has this meant in your life.

3. React to the statement, you cannot grow in a vacuum, Disciples grow in a wrestling community?

4. The first Disciples experienced, The Apostles Teaching, Fellowship, Awe, Giving, and Worship.  How are you experiencing these? Share about one encounter with one of these that led to growth in your life.

5. What are some distractions in your life currently that keep you from growing as a disciple? (You might discuss the difference between growth as a believer and growth as a disciple)

6. Share one way you have grown as a disciple in the last year?

7. Share something with the group they can pray for this week and share in a time of prayer before you leave today.

January 12 – Teaching

January 12, 2020 – Matthew 28:18-20 (NLT)

1.  What did God stir in you as you watched the Video today?

2.  How would you explain the “Good News” to someone?  What did you grow up believing was your job, as a Christian, to be in sharing this message?

3. Where did the “Sinners Prayer” begin? Take some time and search the internet to see what you can find?  Would you say this is a Biblical Prayer or manmade? Why?
https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/evangelical-history/ask-jesus-into-your-heart-a-history-of-the-sinners-prayer/

4. Jesus called people to live Radically different lives.  The woman caught in Adultery; the Rich Young Ruler are a couple examples.  As people look at our lives today, what might they say is Radically Different about us as Christ Followers?

5. Matthew 28:18-20 is referred to as the great commission. Jesus calls us to go and make disciples, what does that mean and look like to you?

6. Scott mentioned Baptizing people in the character of God, how do you understand this concept?

7. Share something with the group they can pray for this week and share in a time of prayer before you leave today.