December 7 – 13

Weekly Reading for December 7 – 13

Preparing for Next Week’s Message

Sermon Series: The Return of the King
Sermon Title: The King Was, Is, and Will Ever Be the Giver of Grace

This reading plan will get your heart and mind set for the next message on December 14, 2014:


Reflecting on the Most Recent Sermon

Sermon Series: The Return of the King
Sermon Title: The King Was, Is, and Will Ever Be Your Closest Friend
Delivered On: December 7, 2014

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Memorize and Reflect

"Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. 14 You are my friends if you do what I command." ([bible]John 15:13-14 [/bible])


Prayer Direction

God, I realize I am the object of your love, and there is no greater love than your love for me. You gave up your life for me and you call me friend, if I choose to obey you.


“Live It!” Challenge

Honest Evaluation: What are three areas in your life you struggle to obey God’s commands? What needs to change so you can and will obey? What needs to go away?


Small Group Discussion

  1. When you think of Jesus as your friend, what images come to your mind?

  2. Read: John 15:13-14 . What do you think Jesus was trying to have us understand?

  3. What condition does Jesus put upon us to be our friend and why do you think he said that?

  4. Read: Mark 5:25-34 . What do you think the woman felt like after Jesus healed her. How would you feel?

  5. In a large crowd Jesus takes time to meet the deep needs of a woman that is very ordinary as the world looks at her. How does Jesus see her?

  6. What "old things” will you be glad to see gone?

  7. If heaven is so incredible, so wonderful, and God tells us that heaven is a free gift through His Son Jesus, what should be our priorities be?

  8. When you think of Jesus as your friend, what images come to your mind?

  9. Read: John 15:13-14 . What do you think Jesus was trying to have us understand?

  10. What condition does Jesus put upon us to be our friend and why do you think he said that?

  11. Read: Mark 5:25-34 . What do you think the woman felt like after Jesus healed her. How would you feel?

  12. In a large crowd Jesus takes time to meet the deep needs of a woman that is very ordinary as the world looks at her. How does Jesus see her?

  13. What "old things” will you be glad to see gone?

  14. If heaven is so incredible, so wonderful, and God tells us that heaven is a free gift through His Son Jesus, what should be our priorities be?

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