Passport - Week 2
Share a time when you weren't properly engaged in a relationship or an event and what happened?
How did Pastor Jon Couch's message speak to you?
Read these passage on the rewards of engagement.
2 Chronicles 16:9
The eyes of the LORD search the whole earth in order to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him.
Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.
I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.
Come near to God and he will come near to you.
Why does God build the condition of wholehearted engagement into our relationship with Him? Does God put conditions on salvation?
Which of these rules of engagement do you need to work on and why?
- You must see it as an absolute necessity
- You must make it your highest priority
- You must respond with obedient humility
Who can recite the Lord's Prayer from memory? Give it a try.
In a sentence or two what does each phrase of the Lord's Prayer mean? Why is using the Lord's Prayer as a prayer guide a good practice? Do you?
What has helped you must in reading the Bible? Do you regularly read the Bible? How can you get started doing that?
How did Kevin Gilmartin's story speak to you?
Share a time when God spoke to you? How did you respond? What were the results?
On pages 36-37 in Passport, Tim Davidson gives some guidelines on how to know if God is speaking to you. Read through them as a group. Which guideline do you find particularly important right now and why? Is there a guideline missing?
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