Summer of Love - Test the Spirits
What to know if a teacher is true or not? What does the Book say?
What’s one idea from the message that stood out to you? Why do you think it grabbed you?
Do you tend to trust your gut when things feel off? Why or why not?
Has anyone ever tried to convince you of something you knew wasn’t true? How did you handle it?
Read: 1 John 4:1-6
How do you feel about John’s words that there are spirits acting against the Church?
What do you do if two people, both claiming Christianity, teach two opposing things?
Can someone teach both true and false things? Why or why not?
How can we focus on the Holy Spirit’s leading when sorting through teachings?
Should we be suspicious of teachings that are popular with the world? Why or why not?
Do you think our culture rejects truth? Why or why not?
Why do you think people read the Bible less in today’s culture?
How often do you read the Bible?
Prayer: Pray that you will listen to the Holy Spirit’s leading for truth.