From 1 Corinthians 13 Love is the ultimate thing. Our intimacy with God is not illustrated by performance (use of our gifts, ways we sacrifice), but how we love. Questions for group discussion or personal reflection: What spiritual gifts or acts of sacrifices do you think impress others most in our current context? Share a
Seek to serve God and others by using your spiritual gifts. 1 Corinthians 12 Questions for group discussion or personal reflection: 1. What do people most frequently ask your help with? 2. What is an area of life that you often have to rely on other people? 3. When Christians declare Jesus to be Lord,
The Church is called to be a people that transcends social divisions. 1 Corinthians 11:17-34 1. Warm Up: When you were in high school what “group” did you fit into? 2. Corinth was a city divided by wealth and poverty, what kind of division is supported and encouraged by society today? 3. How can the church
Seek to help others focus on God. Questions for group discussion or personal reflection: 1. Share about a time when you have been embarrassed by being associated with a family member? 2. Be sure to read through the passage together, which parts do you find confusing? Would you feel comfortable explaining this passage to
Use your freedom to follow Jesus. 1 Corinthians 10:23-11:1 Questions for group discussion or personal reflection: 1. How do you think your life would change if you actually won the lottery? How would you use your new found freedom? 2. How would you explain the freedom that Jesus gives to someone outside the faith? 3.
From 1 Corinthians 8:1-13. Questions for group discussion or personal reflection: 1. What is your favorite type of meat? Feel free to include preferred seasonings/ sauces as well. 2. What do we mean today when we label something a right? 3. What are the different motivations for “Can I?” vs. “Should I?” decision making? 4.
From 1 Corinthians 7:17-40: Seeking to follow God where you are is more important than seeking to change your circumstances. Questions for group discussion or personal reflection: 1. What were you taught about marriage as you grew up? Was singleness presented as a God honoring option to you? 2. What are some ways that you
From 1 Corinthians 7:1-16 Marriage becomes less messy when we practice it according to God’s design. Questions for group discussion or personal reflection: 1. To what degree were the positive aspects of sex talked about in your church or your home as you grew up? 2. Are there any aspects of sex that you would