03.26.17 - Small Group Discussion

Thriving in Babylon - They Wouldn't Bend or Bow, They Didn't Burn

  • What’s one idea from the message that stood out to you? Why do you think it grabbed you?
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  • Who were you always spending time with when you were growing up? Did people have a name for your group, like Frank’s being known as The Garrett Boys?
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  • Do you find yourself making more mistakes when you are by yourself or with others? What is the impact of having others around?

Read: Daniel 3:1-3.

  • Throughout history, people have erected monuments, such as Egypt’s pyramids. What is it about the human spirit that causes us to do this?

Read: Daniel 3:12-15.

  • Do you ever feel caught between your obedience to God and some earthly authority?
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  • Who or what helps you choose God?

Read: Daniel 3:16-18.

  • What stands out most to you about Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego’s response?
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  • How do you think you would have responded in their situation?
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  • What do you find significant about the fact that Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego are always mentioned together, and never separately?

Read: Hebrews 10:24-25.

  • What have been the biggest benefits of having community in your life?

Prayer: Give thanks for the strong relationships in your life.

Posted on March 26, 2017 .