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Group Discussion - Fools for Christ

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Because Jesus has made a fool out of evil, evil has lost its power to make a fool out of you. Scripture: Luke 24:1-12, 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 Discussion: Have you ever been part of a good April Fools' day prank?  What was it?   While light-hearted pranks can be funny, most of...

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Group Discussion - Confused

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In denying myself, I make space for One who is greater than me. Scripture: Luke 9 What are ways that God is confusing or perplexing? What are some lessons that you find yourself having to learn over and over again? Read Luke 9:23-24.  How would the disciples have felt when they first...

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Group Discussion - Broken Vessels

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Jesus rescues both the rigid and the rebellious Scripture: Luke 7:36-50 Discussion: What types of interactions make you feel insecure? How are Simon the Pharisee and the sinful woman different? These two seemingly opposite people may be more alike than it at first seems.  Both...

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Group Discussion - Walking Paradox

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Jesus is bigger than our boxes!

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Group Discussion - Jesus Shows Up at Work

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 Stay faithful when your net is empty. Stay humble when your net is full. Scripture: Luke 5:1-11 Discussion: Even though we live in an age of scientific and technological advancement, people continue to have a thirst for spiritual meaning. Why? U2 sings, 'I still haven't...

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Group Discussion - Good News for Troubled People

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Jesus brings good news for troubled people and troubling news for good people. Scripture: Luke 4:14-30 Discussion: What is your most awkward church moment? What does it mean that Jesus brings good news for the troubled and troubling news for the 'good'? Everyone was praising Jesus...

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Group Discussion - Tested

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Jesus' life is characterized by one ultimate foundation and one ultimate destination. Scripture: Luke 3:21-22, Luke 4:1-13 Discussion: We talked a lot about affirmation on Sunday. Godly affirmation is not just saying nice things... it is seeing God at work in someone and pointing it...

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