Stories of the Kingdom
March 18 - April 2, 2017
Treasure that Can Never be Taken Away
April 2, 2017 • April 2, 2017 • Bob Buchan
Application/Discussion Questions: 1. How did your family regard possessions while you were growing up? 2. How did the rich man view his possessions and good fortune? (12:19) 3. What signs of greed can show up in a person’s life? 4. On what basis would you like your life to be judged? 5. With what parts of the parable can you identify? 6. How is it possible to be rich toward God? 7. What is one step you can take this week to become less dependent on your possessions?
The Good Samaritan
March 26, 2017 • March 26, 2017 • Pavi Thomas
http://heritagecc.org/fifth-witness Application/Discussion Questions: 1. Do you know anyone around you that seems to be on a journey toward trusting Jesus? What do you think you could do to support them along the way? 2. What needs in the world around you - family, friends, neighborhood, community - are on your heart these days? 3. Where do you see the compassionate heart of God at work in the world around you? 4. Is there one specific need out there that you sense God inviting you to engage with? 5. Have you experienced the joy of being that Fifth Witness to Jesus to the world around you? Tell us about it!
The Prodigal Son
March 19, 2017 • March 19, 2017 • Pavi Thomas
Application/Discussion Questions: 1. Where in your own journey do you find yourself relating to the younger son? 2. How about the older son? Where in your own life do you identify with him? 3. Have you ever been in a situation where you’ve been the Father, caring for both sons as they needed it? What was the cost to you, personally? 4. Is there anyone that you would honestly find somewhat difficult to welcome into community with yourself - arms open wide? 5. Are there any changes you would like to make, considering this story?