You’re Not Forgotten

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

Read Matthew 5:1-12

PERSONAL REFLECTION

  • What does it mean to be blessed?
  • Reflect on a time you tried to do the right thing but it backfired.
  • How do you respond to bad and/or evil circumstances around your life?

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?

WEEKLY PRAYER FOCUS

Pray for people who are feeling like evil is stronger than goodness. Ask God to give them strength, comfort and peace through what they’re dealing with. Pray for God’s will to be done in all things.


SCRIPTURE TO HEART

Take time this week to memorize this one verse:

“He has told you, O mortal, what is good, and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice and to love kindness and to walk humbly with your God?”

-Micah 6:8

The Gift of Solitude

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

Read Matthew 4:12-33

PERSONAL REFLECTION

  • How comfortable are you with solitude? Are you sure?
  • Reflect on the relationship between solitude and community?
  • How did Jesus’ solitude prepare him for his ministry?

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?

WEEKLY PRAYER FOCUS

Pray for churches that are near closing. Ask God to bring healing and hope through this difficult time. Pray that prayer becomes and remains a foundation element of your church.


SCRIPTURE TO HEART

Take time this week to memorize this one verse:

“Now when Jesus heard that John had been arrested, he withdrew to Galilee.  -Matthew 4:12

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BIBLICAL REFLECTION
Matthew 11:2-11

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


PERSONAL REFLECTION

  • Recall a time you knew God was with you and it made an impact on your faith.
  • What things try to get your attention the most?
  • How have you learned to see more of what God is doing around you?

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?

WEEKLY PRAYER FOCUS

Pray for people struggling to get through the holidays. Ask God to give them the courage to say no to things that keep them from having peace. Pray they can see more of what God is doing so that they can know God’s joy.


SCRIPTURE TO HEART

Go and tell John what you hear and see:

11:5 the blind receive their sight, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the poor have good news brought to them.
––Matthew 3:4-5