10.25 Small Group Discussion

Finding Your Way Back to God - Awakening to Love

  • What’s one idea from the message that stood out to you? Why do you think it grabbed you?
     
  • What comes to mind when you think of being loved?
     
  • Share a time that you felt loved.

Read Luke 15:11-24.

  • What do you think was going through the son’s mind when his father greeted him?
     
  • Can you have love without forgiveness? Why or why not?
     
  • Can you have forgiveness without love? Why or why not?
     
  • If you have ever had a time in your life where you were like the son coming home, please share it if you feel comfortable.
     
  • If you are a Christ-follower, please share a time that you knew you are a loved child of God.
     
  • Have you had instances in your life where you were in the father’s place? Did you handle those situations like the father? Why or why not?
     
  • How can the Church be a representative of God’s love to the children coming home to God?

Prayer: God, if you are real, make yourself real to me. Awaken in me the awareness that I am your unconditionally loved child.

Posted on October 25, 2015 .