07.09.17 - Small Group Discussion

Fruitful - Life and Love

Main Point: The Fruit of Obedience is Love, Joy, and Friendship with God.

  • What’s one idea from the message that stood out to you? Why do you think it grabbed you?
     
  • What bad habits have you seen develop very quickly compared to good habits that take time and discipline?
     
  • Why do you think it is that it takes time and effort to cultivate anything that is worthwhile?

Read: John 15:9-17.

  • How do we remain in Jesus’s love?
     
  • Loving others leads to having joy. What is the impact of having joy in your life?
     
  • We are called to love the way Jesus loves. How can we love those that seem “unlovable?”
     
  • Since the greatest love is sacrificial love, what does that look like in a practical sense for loving the “unlovable?”
     
  • What are the implications of being called God’s friend?
     
  • A fruitful life and love are inseparable. What is demanded of us then, as Christians?
     
  • Share with your group what you will start cultivating in order to remain in God better.

Prayer: Pray for the discipline to stay connected with Jesus.

Posted on July 8, 2017 .