Weekly Reading for June 27 – July 3
Preparing for Next Week’s MessageSermon Series: Who Cares?
Sermon Title: For your Neighbor?
This reading plan will get your heart and mind set for the next message on July 4, 2021:
- SUNDAY: Luke 10,
- MONDAY: Philippians 2,
- TUESDAY: James 1,
- WEDNESDAY: John 13,
- THURSDAY: Acts 1,
- FRIDAY: James 2,
- SATURDAY: Matthew 25,
Reflecting on the Most Recent SermonSermon Series: Who Cares?
Sermon Title: Caring for the Church
Delivered On: June 27, 2021
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Memorize and ReflectJohn 13:34 “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another."
Prayer DirectionInvite God to show you where and how he wants you to love like Jesus in serving others.
“Live It!” ChallengeSeek ways to step up and step in, serving others. If you’re already engaged, good job and keep it up! If not, intentionally seek opportunities and commit and dive in!
Small Group Discussion
Read James 1:23-24 - When James describes “someone who looks at his face in the mirror….” How does this strike you? what does it mean?
In our culture foot washing is rare. What welcoming traditions do you practice in your home, and if none, which ones could you begin practicing?
Read John 13:34-35 - What ways do you love others?
If you serve somewhere now, church or community, how did you get involved?
Discuss how you would apply, “love is doing what you don’t want to do because you want to do it.”
Share a meaningful experience you had while loving by serving others.
How can the church grow in caring for its people?
Share a time when the church, or other entity, stepped in and cared for you in a way that helped. In what ways did it inspire you in how you care for others?
How does it strike you that Jesus “commands” us to care for the church?