1) What are your biggest questions related to the topic of social “justice”?
2) In your own words, how does justice relate to Christian spirituality?
1. Take a moment to reflect over this past year, how was God’s grace evident in your life?
2. In what ways do you believe Jesus is directing you to live differently from last year?
1. Is suffering or difficulty in life bringing you anxiety and worry? How so?
2. Have you brought your anxiety before, God and trusted his care for you in these matters? Why, or why not?
1) What’s one thing about Christmas that you’re looking forward to? That you’re NOT looking forward to?
2) In your own words, how does Jesus serve as our “priest”? What might it look like for you to go to Jesus as your priest?
1) What’s one question you have about the meaning of Christmas?
2) In your own words, how does Jesus serve as our “prophet”? How might this perspective shape you in the coming week?
– How does God’s solidarity with you shape you view of solidarity with others in this world?
– How might you serve as a better mediator where God had placed you?
– What could it look like for you to be more prophetic? Priestly? Kingly?
How does Christ’s reign give you hope to make His Kingdom a reality in your heart and in this city?
Our King came to serve, not to be served. How does this encourage you to submit your entire self to Him?
1) What’s the biggest question or doubt you have about the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead?
2) What is one way you can help “make disciples” of Jesus?
Do you find it hard to believe that Jesus died for you on the cross? What type of hope does this bring for you?
Jesus was obedient unto death as he endured the cross. Name 1-2 ways that you can perceive wavering in your obedience to God this week. What are a 1-2 promises that you can rely upon that will help you endure in your faith?
How might remembering persecuted Christians around the world impact your faith in Christ this week?