Monday, April 10, 2017

New Discipleship course 'Image Bearers' part 3 UPDATED WITH DISCUSSION GUIDE

This is the video for part 3 (followed by discussion guide)
Part 1 video can be found here
Part 1 discussion guide can be found here
Part 2 video can be found here
Part 2 discussion guide can be found here


Image Bearers 3 ‘Power’

You have authority to use your power to _______________ and __________________.

We were made to depend on God’s power every ____________.

In what situations do you feel a lack of power for serving God and others? _____________
Is God really unable to give you power in these situations?

On a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being all the time, how often do you use the following ways of receiving the Spirit’s help?

1) Personal prayer
2) Personal Bible reading / study / meditation
3) Individual singing to God
4) Group prayer
5) Group Bible reading / study / meditation / sermons
6) Group singing to God
7) Confession to one or more people
8) Exhortation (urging), or encouragement from a church member or elder
Which of these means of grace could you use more of? _________________________

How does the flesh / devil / world tempt you to respond to a lack of strength? (Compare with Heb 4:16)

Pray together and confess

Read Matthew 28:18-20

Jesus promises us his presence and authority to make _____________________.

Memorize and pray through these Colossians 1:28-29

Can you share any encouraging story of how God gave you strength recently?

When making disciples, in what ways have you experienced working in your own strength?

In what ways have you experienced receiving Christ’s power?

Pray together