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Review:


Is My Ministry About Me or About Jesus?

  1. Do I make People the priority? (Acts 9:32)

  2. Review: John 21


  3. Do I want people to See Jesus' greatness... or Think I am great? (Acts 9:33-35)


  4. Do I manage Interruptions and Overtime well? (Acts 9:36-42)

  5. Review: Mark 5:40


  6. Is Prayer my "go-to"? (Acts 9:40)
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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read Acts 9:32-43

  1. What do Aeneas, Tabitha, and Simon have in common? What does this say about our approach to ministry?

  2. Many Jews hated tanners because they worked with dead animals. Do you have any prejudices? How can you overcome them?

  3. *How did you do on the questions evaluating your ministry? In what areas do you struggle?

    1. Do I Make People the Priority? (Acts 9:32)
    2. Do I Want People to See Jesus’ Greatness... or Think I Am Great? (Acts 9:33-35)
    3. Do I Manage Interruptions and Overtime Well? (Acts 9:36-42)
    4. Is Prayer My “Go-To”? (Acts 9:40)

Breakout Questions:
Pray for one another.

A Disciple Works for Christ

4 things servants of Christ are convinced of:

  1. I am a Servant (Luke 17:7)
  2. Numbers 12:7 - Not so with my servant Moses.
    Romans 1:1 - Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus,
    James 1:1 - James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ,
    2 Peter 1:1 - Simeon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ
    1 Peter 2:16 - Live as people who are free, not using your freedom as a coverup for evil, but living as servants of God.
    Jude 1 - Jude, a servant of Jesus Christ

    1. Hard work

    2. Repetitive work

    3. Unglamorous work

    4. Endless work

  3. My service is my Priority(Luke 17:8)

  4. My service is Expected(Luke 17:9-10)

1 Corinthians 15:58 - Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain.

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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read Luke 17:7-10

Breakout Questions:
Pray for one another.

So you want to be in ministry?

4 Myths about Ministry:

  1. YOU ONLY WORK SUNDAY.

  2. You get nothing but support from everybody you minister to.

  3. You earn the total of all the offering money.

  4. You have it all figured out.

Here is what you can (and can't) expect in Ministry...

  1. I can't expect it to be EASY. (Col 1:24)

  2. I can't do it if I am not CALLED. (Col 1:25)

  3. I can't neglect the MAIN THING. (Col 1:25-28)

  4. I can't do it in my own STRENGTH. (Col 1:29)

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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read Colossians 1:24-29

Breakout Questions:

Pray for one another.