01.08.17 - Small Group Discussion

He Said What? - Would Be Murderer

  • What’s one idea from the message that stood out to you? Why do you think it grabbed you?
     
  • Have you ever been angry at someone?
     
  • What things made you angry as a child? What about as an adult?
     
  • When you are angry with someone, how do you typically handle that anger?

Read: Matthew 5:21-26.

  • Do Jesus’s words seem harsh to you? Why or why not?
     
  • Have you ever had a circumstance like the one illustrated in verses 23-24 regarding remembering a problem with someone when giving an offering? How did that situation turn out?
     
  • Is there an application for verses 25-26 outside of specifically being taken to court? Why or why not?
     
  • Are there different kinds of anger? For example, are there types of anger that are ok, or even good? Why or why not?
     
  • How can we do better at not being angry at people?
     
  • What are some ways to do better at seeing people as fellow children of God, as opposed to having an “us vs. them” mentality?

Prayer: Pray that we handle our anger appropriately.

Posted on January 8, 2017 .