Hope is freedom


BIBLICAL REFLECTION
Luke 21:25-36

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


PERSONAL REFLECTION

  • What gives Christians hope?
  • How do you learn/receive hope?
  • What’s distressing you right now?

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 you know who feel hopeless. Ask God to reassure those who feel like they have nothing good to count on. Pray for hope to be our witness.


SCRIPTURE TO HEART

Take time to memorize this 1 Bible verse:

Now when these things begin to take place, stand up and raise your heads, because your redemption is drawing near.

Luke 21:28

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

For What It’s Worth

BIBLICAL REFLECTION

Mark 12:38-44

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


PERSONAL REFLECTION

  • Why did Jesus say to “beware” the scribes?
  • Why did the widow give all she had?
  • What does it mean that God wants us to pay attention “to what we keep”?

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 struggling with finances. Ask God to provide for the needs they have. Pray that the church remains faithful with its giving.


SCRIPTURE TO HEART

Take time to memorize this 1 Bible verse:

Then he called his disciples and said to them, “Truly I tell you, this poor widow has put in more than all those who are contributing to the treasury.

Mark 12:43