Questions 12.4.16

Advent- Love

Ice Breaker

  1. Most of us have done something CRAZY for love…share one of the craziest things you’ve done because you were in love (or for love).

Diving In

  1. What jumped out at you from the message on Sunday? A verse, thought, story, etc…
  2. Pastor Josh discussed 3 observations of God’s love and the impact upon us. Discuss each observation.
    1. His LOVE can save you. Read Eph. 2:4-5/ John 3:16-17. Have you really considered how much God loves you? Have you had eye-opening moments of God’s love in your life? What was that like?
    2. His LOVE can carry you through. Read Lamentations 3:17-26.
      1. Verse 21 talks about “daring to remember”…how does remembering God’s faithfulness of the past impact your present?
      2. Verse 23 talks about His mercies being new every morning. How does learning to trust God with each individual day help you?
      3. Verse 24 says the Lord is my inheritance. Is God enough for you? If you lost you talents, skills, family, friends, etc…would God be enough?
      4. Verse 25-26 talk about searching for God and waiting patiently. Do you find yourself waiting upon Him or yourself? Do you demonstrate waiting patiently on Him?
    3. His LOVE can pour out through you. Read 1 John 4:11-13, 19. How might God be calling you to show unconditional love? How can you love in unlovely situations?
  1. What might God be calling you to experience of His love this week…His Love over you, His Love carrying you through, or His Love being poured out through you?

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