Dec. 31 - It's Yours...Take It! (2 Pet. 1:3-11)
First listen to the sermon (posts Sun. afternoon). Then use the ideas below to help you and your group apply what the Lord is teaching you.
Icebreaker idea: What's one thing you're looking forward to in the new year?
A way to pray: Pray for each other to grow in the qualities from verses 5-7, deepening our enjoyment of the life and community we have in Jesus and encouraging us to invite others into it.
- Treasuring God: What promises is Peter referring to in verses 3-4? Which of these promises are most precious to me?
- Being Transformed: Which quality from verses 5-7 would I like to grow in? What's one step I can take right now?
- Loving Others: Why does a lack of love for others make our relationship with Jesus ineffective/unfruitful? How are these connected?
- Pursuing Unity: What does Peter mean by brotherly affection? Why is it important for our relationship with Jesus?