Sermons on Following Jesus (Page 2)

Do To Others

How would you characterize the state of your relationship with God? What others do you need to do to differently this week? How might God be calling you into partnership with him?

Judging

How has judgment come up in your own life? Is it something received or given? How can you be full of care for someone different than you? What is one thing your small group can do to create a more welcoming and warm environment at Harbor Covenant Church?

Worry

What worries do you struggle with the most? What feared loss is at the root of that worry? How can you be in the present with your heavenly father that cares for you?

The Importance of Forgiveness

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?

Don’t Put On A Show

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?

Dealing With Difficult People

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?

Integrity

If people were to mention your name to others, what words would you hope they associate with you? How important is it to you reflect God’s faithfulness to others by being faithful to others yourself? What commitments do you have now that you need to re-evaluate?

Sexual Ethic

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?

Treating Each Other Well

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?

Salt & Light

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?

Finding the way

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?