Life Group Questions

Are you a safety person or a story person when it comes to risk?

Read Matt. 14.22-33

Brian talked about how Jesus sent the disciples away in the boat for their protection even though they were disappointed in that moment.  When have you seen God’s protection in your life even when it felt like disappointment?

In this story Jesus sees his disciples out on the boat in the middle of a storm.  The same can be said of Jesus seeing us in the midst of our storms.  How have you noticed Jesus seeing you over these past few months?

If you had been given the opportunity to walk on water, would you have taken it? Would you have remained in the boat with the others? Explain your answer

What does it look like for you to trust Jesus right now in your life like Peter did getting out of the boat and walking water?

 

Questions 5/10

What has been the best unexpected blessing you have ever experienced in your life?

Have you ever had any face palm moments, when you planned something special but those around you missed what you were trying to do?

Read John 13:1-17

What have you recognized what your parents did for you that you now do for your own kids?

Nathan highlighted 3 different quotes from this passage that stand out to our spiritual journey.  The first was “you do not realize what I am doing, but later you will understand.”  How has this quote from Jesus been true regarding your life?

The second quote was, “I have set you an example that you should do as I have done for you.”  What example has Jesus shown through his life that you are growing in right now?

While we don’t wash people’s feet anymore, what is one way you can serve someone this week in a way that Jesus will be glorified?

How important is it to you that Jesus washed the feet of Judas the one who would betray him that same evening?

The last quote from Jesus that Nathan shared is, “Now that you know these things you will be blessed if you do them.”  Do you believe that you are blessed when you serve others?  What stops you from living that way?

How do you feel God is asking you to respond to these verses?  What is your next step in serving as Christ has taught us to serve?

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