Sermons by Michael White (Page 3)
How would you finish this sentence, “In order to follow Jesus, you have to…” How has God’s grace impacted your life? Who is someone that you have difficulty extending grace to and why?
In your heart of hearts, what does success in life look like to you? Who knows you well enough to tell you the truth and help you grow as a follower of Jesus? What is one step you can take this week to find a 1 or to be a 1?
Who invested in you and helped you get to know Jesus? Who can you begin to intentionally care about? What is one step you can take this week to engage them at a deeper level?
Who or what are you actually following? If someone followed you around would they be pushed toward or pulled away from Jesus? What is one step you can take this week to follow Jesus?
What is one area in your personal life in which you want to strike the ground boldly? What steps will you take to ensure you actually do!? How can you participate more fully in the mission of Harbor Cov?
Where are you looking for peace and joy and hope this Christmas? What is one area of fear that you can give over to God? What is one thing you can do to bring Jesus’ peace to someone this week?
What are you seeking this Christmas? What’s your general reaction to Jesus: admiration, mild interest, boredom, worship? What is one thing you can do this week to help you experience the peace of Jesus?
Who is Jesus to you: a good life coach, a comforting presence, the founder of a philosophical tradition or God? In what areas of your life do you need the light and life of Christ? To whom can you bring the light and life of Christ this week?
What is one way you can spend time connecting with God during the Advent season? What gets in the way of you experiencing Jesus’ peace? How does it change things for you knowing that God promises peace here and now?
In what area of your life has God said, “go” and you’ve said, “no!”? If you had three days and three nights with no distractions, how do you think God might change you What does this tell you about what is important to God?
In what area of your life are you tempted to give up hope? What experience do you have of God breathing new life into a situation? What does this story tell you about the character of God?
What would the people you work with say about your character? How does knowing that we have hope in God change your outlook on life? What is one thing you can do to grow in integrity this week?