Out of the Way

BIBLICAL REFLECTION

Mark 9:38-50

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


PERSONAL REFLECTION

  • How have you seen the power of God?
  • In what ways have you seen people get “in the way of” God’s power?
  • What are you praying God will do through your church?

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 people who are suffering. Ask God to bring healing and justice for them. Pray that you could be a part of God’s healing.


SCRIPTURE TO HEART

Take time to memorize this 1 Bible verse:

Salt is good; but if salt has lost its saltiness, how can you season it? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace with one another.”

Mark 9:50

SOAP

BIBLICAL REFLECTION

Mark 9:30-37

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


PERSONAL REFLECTION

  • How do you know if ministry is Jesus-centered and Kingdom-focused?
  • What’s the difference in attitude between serving and being a servant?
  • Why did Jesus say bring a child into the servant conversation?

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 people who feel like they don’t belong. Ask God for opportunities to meet new people. Pray that God’s church would be a place people feel truly welcomed.


SCRIPTURE TO HEART

Take time to memorize this 1 Bible verse:

He sat down, called the twelve, and said to them, “Whoever wants to be first must be last of all and servant of all.”

Mark 9:35

Standing Firm

The sermon begins at 20:26


BIBLICAL REFLECTION

Ephesians 6

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


PERSONAL REFLECTION

  • How have you experienced inequality?
  • Where do you see partiality in the church?
  • What creative ways can you think of to share the love of God?

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 looking for a purpose for their life. Pray that the Spirit would inspire them to see God’s will as their priority. Pray for a chance to learn and live into spiritual gifts.


SCRIPTURE TO HEART

Take time to memorize this 1 Bible verse:

Therefore take up the whole armor of God, so that you may be able to withstand on that evil day, and having done everything, to stand firm.

Ephesians 6:13