Community Group Questions 1/27/13

Announcements:
Please share whichever of the following announcements apply to your group
  • Community Groups
    • Do you struggle to actually put all you hear on Sunday into action?
    • Wouldn’t it be cool to have a group of people to talk through what is taught?
    • That is exactly what a community group is
    • Pull out Insert and pick one
  • WPSM Super Bowl Party (Steffen Interrupts)
    • Students join us on Feb 3rd for the Superbowl
    • Come win the first ever "Fuge" flag football bowl at 4:30pm.
    • At 6pm we will kick off our tailgate competitions and break open the food so be sure to bring a friend, a dish & your meanest game face.
    • We will be staying the entire duration of the game
  • Band Auditions
    • Auditions will be held for both vocalist and musicians on Wednesday, 2/13
    • There will be a preparation packet given out  prior to auditioning.
    • Contact our worship director Sarah Garcia after the service for more info.
Sermon Title: Newness

Main Text: 2 Cor. 15:17-16:1

Topics:

  • The amazing thing about new Tube Socks is they are a drastic contrast to the socks they are replacing
  • God has already done something new in us
  • The word "Reconcile" infers that there is some sort of problem
  • The original Problem occurred when Adam and Eve decided to disobey God
  • Because of this we can be foreigners with God. We do not completely understand him.
  • This idea is what makes this particular passage so important.
  • When we are reconciled to God he gives us a new relationship
  • God does something new daily in our relationship with him
  • It is not physically noticeable when we are transformed by God
  • Evidence of God's Grace in people's lives can take many forms
  • Sometimes it is really evident and sometimes it is more subtle
  • God uses us to reconcile the world to himself

Key Questions:

  • What most impacted you from Sunday?
  • What did "far from God" look like in your life?
  • What has God changed in your life?
  • What does evidence of God's grace in someone's life look like?
  • Talk about someone in your life that has displayed God's saving grace in a big way.
  • If you knew you had someone pouring unlimited resources into you, how would you want them to spend those resources?
  • How does knowing that God, who has unlimited resources, pours into you every day change the way you think about your day?
  • How has God changed the way you relate to others?
  • How can I show off the newness God gives me everyday?

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