May 6 – 12

Weekly Reading for May 6 – 12

Preparing for Next Week’s Message

Sermon Series: Justice for All
Sermon Title: Understanding Justice: Big Ideas for Big Impact

This reading plan will get your heart and mind set for the next message on May 13, 2018:


Reflecting on the Most Recent Sermon

Sermon Series: Supernatural
Sermon Title: God Moves in Us and Works Through Us! Understanding Spiritual Gifts
Delivered On: May 6, 2018

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Memorize and Reflect

Now about the gifts of the Spirit, brothers and sisters, I do not want you to be uninformed. ([bible]1 Corinthians 12:1[/bible])


Prayer Direction

Thank God for giving you a spiritual gift. Ask Him to help you develop and use it for His glory. Ask for courage to never ignore your gifts but use them fully for the cause of Jesus. Pray for each member of Shoreline to engage in some kind of ministry inside or outside of the Church.


“Live It!” Challenge

Take The Class…Do The Survey Sign up for the next spiritual gifts class and do the gifts survey. Once you have done this, meet with a Shoreline leader to discover ways you can develop and use your gift for the glory of Jesus!


Small Group Discussion

  1. Tell about one of the best gifts you have ever received. How would your life be different if you had never received or opened the gift?

  2. Read: Romans 12:6-8, 1 Corinthians 12:7-11, Ephesians 4:11-12, and 1 Peter 4:8-11 Make a list of all the spiritual gifts you find in these passages.

  3. Talk about how these gifts can be used in your life, the church, and the world. Describe some examples of how you have seen some of these gifts used.

  4. What are one or two of the gifts you know (or suspect) you might have? Give an example of how God is growing this gift in you and using it for His glory.

  5. What are specific and practical ways we can develop and strengthen spiritual gifts that God gives to us?

  6. Why is it important to develop gifts and not just expect them to work with no effort or energy on our part?

  7. How do you see some of the gifts working in your church and how are they making the church strong and glorifying Jesus?

  8. What are some specific gifts you believe you Church needs to see increase in your church? Take time to pray for the Holy Spirit to bring people to your church with these gift…or, pray for those who have these gifts to use them more passionately!

  9. What are ways you can rejoice in God’s gifts being used in the your life and the lives of others? How can the church celebrate gifts more than we do?

  10. Tell about one of the best gifts you have ever received. How would your life be different if you had never received or opened the gift?

  11. Read: Romans 12:6-8, 1 Corinthians 12:7-11, Ephesians 4:11-12, and 1 Peter 4:8-11 Make a list of all the spiritual gifts you find in these passages.

  12. Talk about how these gifts can be used in your life, the church, and the world. Describe some examples of how you have seen some of these gifts used.

  13. What are one or two of the gifts you know (or suspect) you might have? Give an example of how God is growing this gift in you and using it for His glory.

  14. What are specific and practical ways we can develop and strengthen spiritual gifts that God gives to us?

  15. Why is it important to develop gifts and not just expect them to work with no effort or energy on our part?

  16. How do you see some of the gifts working in your church and how are they making the church strong and glorifying Jesus?

  17. What are some specific gifts you believe you Church needs to see increase in your church? Take time to pray for the Holy Spirit to bring people to your church with these gift…or, pray for those who have these gifts to use them more passionately!

  18. What are ways you can rejoice in God’s gifts being used in the your life and the lives of others? How can the church celebrate gifts more than we do?

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