APPLICATION QUESTIONS: • How do you choose the things you pray about? Is there a biblical reason for that prayer? Are your prayers balanced between personal and group needs, physical and spiritual needs, etc.? • What does "without ceasing" mean? Are you faithful to it? • Give a reason why God would ask believers to pray without ceasing. • What emphasis does communion with God have in prayer? Please discuss.
Pray without Ceasing
June 7, 2015 • Michael Wilburn • 1 Thessalonians 5:17
Give Thanks in All Things
June 14, 2015 • Michael Wilburn
APPLICATION QUESTIONS: • How critical is trusting God to thanking God? • What causes you discontentment? What can you thank God for in your deepest discontent? • Find the simplest Bible verse that encourages thankfulness and commit it to memory. What is the verse? • Is peer-to-peer comparison a valid way to find thankfulness?
Hold Fast to Good
July 5, 2015 • Michael Wilburn
APPLICATION QUESTIONS: • What does it mean to "test everything"? Test by what standard? • Describe what it means to "hold fast." How does one hold fast to truth? • How important is decisiveness in the Christian life? Are there dangers to indecisiveness? • Who determines what is good? Why?