Sermons by Michael White (Page 3)
What do you treasure? Do you see yourself as a steward or an owner of your resources? How will you know when enough is enough?
In what ways is thinking of God as a Father, challenging or comforting to you? In what ways do you have trouble trusting God to provide what you need? How can you be a bringer of the kingdom into your spheres of influence?
How would playing to an “Audience of One” affect how you live your life? What role does impressing people play in your life? How are you becoming the type of person Jesus describes in this passage?
In what ways are you the kind of person Jesus is talking about? If people were to look at how you treat people, what would they learn about God? Who is a challenge for you to care about?
What is more characteristic of your inner reality, love or lust? What is one step you could take this week to move away from lust? How does Jesus’ view of divorce change how you view marriage?
What is most likely to make you angry? What is one thing you could do that would be more constructive than anger? In what relationship do you need to seek reconciliation?
How is the identity God gives you different from the way you view yourself? What is one way you can bring some salt and light to your sphere of influence this week? If you were to point to one thing in your life as an example of how you’ve been changed by following Jesus, what would it be?
What will it take to make you happy? Which beatitude do you most identify with? Who in your heart of hearts do you believe is unblessable?
Who do you identify with more, Martha or Mary? What looks like the tyranny of the urgent in your life?What is one step you can take to help loving God be the priority of your life?
What is troubling your heart? What does it mean to you that Jesus will love you to the end? What is one thing you can do to get closer to Jesus?
How would you classify yourself: Admirer, Adherent, worshiper, follower/disciple What is the cross that you are currently bearing? In what area are you looking for a loophole instead of doing what you know God wants?
How does the resurrection give you hope personally? What would you say the driving purpose in your life is? Who do you know who needs the hope that you have?