Do you believe that the Vikings will win a Super Bowl in the next 20 years? What is the foundation of that belief or unbelief?
Read Mark 9:14-29
Read the story again, looking for the things that surprise you.
Vs. 15- What caused the people to be...
Have you ever had the “wind knocked out of you?” When? How did it feel?
What are some examples of things that have spiritually “knocked the wind out” of you or those you know?
When tough times come our way, what are some of the emotions that come to...
What is one scientific discovery in the last 10-20 years that you consider to be HUGE?
Digging In: Read the following passages and discuss how they relate to scientific inquiry:
Read Psalm 19:1-4. What do the heavens declare about God? What “knowledge” do...
Getting Started: Did you make any New Year’s resolutions? What are they? Which ones have you already broken?
Digging In: Read Matthew 11:1-6
What are some reasons why John the Baptist should have had no doubt about the identity of Jesus? Luke 1:39-44, Matthew 3:13-17...
How does the phrase, “I love you” make you feel when you hear it?
What is your favorite love song?
Read 1 John 4:7-8; 1 John 3:1; 1 John 4:9-10
Since love comes from God, how does that change how we are to love one another?
If the way you...
What are some of the differences between saying, “Thank you” and “I’m thankful for you”?
When was the last time you told someone, “I am thankful for you”?
Who should you say this to more often?
When was the last time you said, “I forgive you”? When was the last time you asked someone else for forgiveness?
Read Colossians Chapter 3Why do you think Paul wrote, “set your minds on things above”? (v1-3)
How could this...
What are the first words you spoke this morning? When are you so intentional with your words that you actually remember them?
If fire would come out of your mouth every time you spoke sinfully, how would that change your speech?
Digging In: Read James...
The Truman Show is a movie about a guy who grew up in on a TV set without knowing it. Everyone he met was an actor and every part of his life was on camera for the whole world to see. He was living in a false world for someone else’s financial gain.
How would you feel if...
How does your day-to-day life look different because Jesus rose from the dead?
Read 1 Peter 1:1-12
Verse 1: When do you most feel like a stranger/alien in the world?
Verse 3: How is living hope different than ordinary hope?
Verse 4: How does hearing “you...