The Choice is Yours: Hide or Heal
The Choice is Yours: Comparison or Contentment
The Choice is Yours: Address or Ignore
The Choice is Yours: Speak Up or Stay Silent
Did you find yourself today having thoughts of comparison or desiring something more than what you have been given? In what ways?
Read Ephesians 2:10, Matthew 28:19-20 and Matthew 20:8-15 - Read it aloud yourself, or ask someone who is a confident reader. Ask the others to listen carefully and follow along.
Read Ephesians 2:10. What does this verse say about you?
Read Matthew 28:19-20. What is God's mission? How does he invite us into his mission?
Read Matthew 20:8-15. Why do the workers in this story feel that the landowner is unfair?
How does comparison distract you from fulfilling the role you were designed to play in God's mission?
Why do you think God makes us different from each other?
How has God wired us in this room differently so that we can fulfill our role in his mission? What are some of these unique ways for those here at small group?
Read Philippians 4:12-13. Read it aloud yourself, or ask someone who is a confident reader. Ask the others to listen carefully and follow along.
Read Philippians 4:12-13. What is the secret to contentment? Why do you think Paul calls it a secret?
Did you know that contentment is what Philippians 4:13 is all about?
What does it mean to have everything you need in Christ? Do you feel like you have that?
As you grow older, you will be faced with thousands of decisions a day. The way you choose to make these decisions can say a lot about what you believe, what you value and who you are. We want to be people who make decisions - big and small - out of our love and desire to be more like Christ.