Jun 2, 2024
5 Essential Ingredients: PRAYER – Matthew 6:5-13
Questions for Discussion & Application
  1. What questions do you have from today’s passage?
  2. What is prayer?
  3. Why is prayer so essential to a growing relationship with God?
  4. According to John 16:24, when prayers are answered it brings us great joy. How have you experienced answered prayers?  Did these answered prayers increase the joy in your relationship with God? 
  5. According to Philippians 4:6-7, trusting God in prayer will lead to peace. Why is this the case?  How have you experienced this in your own life?
  6. What aspects of Jesus’ teaching on prayer in Matthew 6 are most challenging to you? Why?
  7. What specific changes will you make to strengthen your own prayer life?  
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  • Jun 2, 20245 Essential Ingredients: PRAYER – Matthew 6:5-13
    Jun 2, 2024
    5 Essential Ingredients: PRAYER – Matthew 6:5-13
    Questions for Discussion & Application
    1. What questions do you have from today’s passage?
    2. What is prayer?
    3. Why is prayer so essential to a growing relationship with God?
    4. According to John 16:24, when prayers are answered it brings us great joy. How have you experienced answered prayers?  Did these answered prayers increase the joy in your relationship with God? 
    5. According to Philippians 4:6-7, trusting God in prayer will lead to peace. Why is this the case?  How have you experienced this in your own life?
    6. What aspects of Jesus’ teaching on prayer in Matthew 6 are most challenging to you? Why?
    7. What specific changes will you make to strengthen your own prayer life?  
  • May 26, 20245 Essential Ingredients: THE SCRIPTURE – 2 Timothy 3:14-17
    May 26, 2024
    5 Essential Ingredients: THE SCRIPTURE – 2 Timothy 3:14-17
    Questions for Discussion & Application
    1. What questions do you have from today’s passage?
    2. What does it mean to say that Scripture is “breathed out by God”?
    3. Knowing that Scripture is breathed out by God, what should be our attitude towards it?
    4. How has Scripture made an impact upon your life?
    5. What is the most difficult thing for you about reading/studying the Bible? What has helped you to address these difficulties? 
    6. What does the pattern of Bible reading and study look like in your life?
    7. What can you do to grow in receiving Scripture into your own heart and life?
  • May 19, 20245 Essential Ingredients: THE GOSPEL – Ephesians 2:1-10
    May 19, 2024
    5 Essential Ingredients: THE GOSPEL – Ephesians 2:1-10
    Questions for Discussion & Application
    1. What questions do you have from today’s passage?
    2. What does it mean to be spiritually dead?
    3. Why is grace absolutely essential to a growing relationship with God?
    4. What are some reasons why it is important that we hear and proclaim the gospel of grace over and over again?
    5. What will happen if we are sincerely religious but have never known or experienced the grace of God in Christ?
    6. What might happen if we have known and experienced God’s grace in Christ but begin to forget about the grace of God? What will help us to remember God’s grace?   
    7. How can you share your own experience of God’s grace with someone this week?