Nov. 5 - Counterculture Challenges (1 Pet. 4:1-11)
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: Share about a time you experienced hospitality or good service, such as at a restaurant, auto place, hotel, etc. What did you appreciate about it?
A way to pray: Pray for one another and our church family to really serve one another and our community well, especially as we seek to be a witness for the gospel and see God use us to draw 2000 people to himself by 2022.
- Treasuring God: Why is God's future judgment something we can look forward to, particularly in times of suffering?
- Being Transformed: Why would we choose not to join unbelievers in their self-indulgent lifestyle?
- Loving Others: What are some ways I enjoy showing God's love to others?
- Pursuing Unity: What are some practical examples of showing hospitality to one another and serving one another within the body of Christ?