Precursors to Revival

SERMON TITLE: Precursors to Revival

BIBLICAL REFLECTION
Revelation 2:1-5
Summarize the passage by asking Who? What? When? Where? Why


PERSONAL REFLECTION

  • What past experiences have shaped you the most?
  • How did you come to know about Jesus?
  • How might God want your experience to be a part of revival today?

RECALLING THE MESSAGE

  • How does this message help Kelsey be a loving church?
  • What caught your attention the most?
  • How did the Holy Spirit challenge you?
  • How did the Holy Spirit challenge you?

WEEKLY PRAYER FOCUS
Pray for those who need healing from past hurts. Ask God to help them find peace and joy. Pray for revival!


SCRIPTURE TO HEART
Take time to memorize this 1 Bible verse:

But I have this against you, that you have abandoned the love you had at first. -Revelation 2:4

It’s happening

BIBLICAL REFLECTION
Luke 4:14-21
Summarize the passage by asking Who? What? When? Where? Why?


PERSONAL REFLECTION

  • Why was going to synagogue a “custom” for Jesus?
  • What does Jesus’ choice to read from Isaiah indicate about his ministry?
  • Scripture affirmed Jesus’ purpose. How has it helped do the same for you?

RECALLING THE MESSAGE

  • How does this message help us make Kelsey known as a loving church?
  • What image/illustration from the passage and/or Sunday’s message caught your attention most?
  • What other questions do you have about the passage and/or message?
  • In what ways did the Holy Spirit challenge you through the message?
  • What do you have to do to make the message mean something to you?

WEEKLY PRAYER FOCUS
Pray for those who feel unworthy or ashamed. Ask God for the good news to reach them. Pray that God’s Spirit would annoint us for kingdom ministry.


SCRIPTURE TO HEART
Take time to memorize this 1 Bible verse:
Then he began to say to them, “Today this scripture has been fulfilled in your hearing.”
Luke 4:21

How the Churches Crumble

BIBLICAL REFLECTION

Mark 13:1-8

Summarize the passage by asking Who? What? When? Where? Why?


PERSONAL REFLECTION

  • Why wasn’t Jesus impressed with the temple?
  • The disciples asked when the temple would be destroyed. But why would it be destroyed?
  • What activities/events get in the way of the church’s primary mission?

RECALLING THE MESSAGE

  • How does this message help us make Kelsey known as a loving church?
  • What image/illustration from the passage and/or Sunday’s message caught your attention most?
  • What other questions do you have about the passage and/or message?
  • In what ways did the Holy Spirit challenge you through the message?
  • What do you have to do to make the message mean something to you?

WEEKLY PRAYER FOCUS

Pray for families that feel overwhelmed. Ask God to help them appreciate the time they have as families now. Pray for revival.


SCRIPTURE TO HEART

Take time to memorize this 1 Bible verse:

Then Jesus began to say to them, “Beware that no one leads you astray.

Mark 13:5