01.29.17 Small Group Discussion

He Said What? - Great Expectations  

  • What’s one idea from the message that stood out to you? Why do you think it grabbed you?
     
  • What do you think of when you think of a righteous person? What does a righteous person do?

Read: Matthew 6:1-4.

  • Does Jesus say, “If you give to the needy” or “When you give to the needy”?
     
  • What does this mean we should do if we are to practice our righteousness?
     
  • How can we give to the needy?

Read: Matthew 6:5-15.

  • Jesus tells us to pray. What does your prayer life look like? What prayer habits do you have?
     
  • What is the importance of us forgiving those who do wrong to us? Who is someone you need to extend forgiveness to?

Read: Matthew 6:16-18.

  • What is fasting?
     
  • How often do you fast?
     
  • Why do you think fasting is so often looked at as a “special occasion only” or “optional” piece of our faith?
     
  • Jesus states that we are to pray, fast, and give to the needy. Which is the hardest for you? How will you take a step forward to improve?

Prayer: Pray for dedication to pursue giving to those in needy, praying, and fasting.

Posted on January 29, 2017 .