Questions 5.21.17

Breaking Bad- The Standard of Holiness

Ice Breaker

-What’s the last thing you saw (or heard about) online, wanted, and then purchased?

-Pastor Erik talked Sunday about our culture’s Standard of Good Enough vs God’s Standard of Holiness. Did anything from the service stick out to you, help you, or confuse you?

 

WARMING UP

-Theodor Roosevelt said, “Comparison is the thief of joy.” Do you agree? Why/Why not?

-How has social media changed or amplified our culture of comparison?

-Pastor Erik said that comparison leads to the Standard of Good Enough.
Do you agree? Why/Why not?

 

IT’S GETTING HOT IN HERE

-In what ways do you (personally) compare yourself to others?

-Isaiah caught a glimpse of God’s holiness in Isaiah 6:1-8. Describe a time you remember catching a glimpse of God’s holiness. Where were you? How did you feel? How did you respond?

-Read Philippians 2:12-13.
Describe the balance of our role in pursuing holiness and God at work in us.