Beyond the Felt Board

Called to Witness

  1. Witness about Jesus In the power of the Spirit. (Acts 1:1-8)

  2. Witness about Jesus In every context. (Acts 1:8)

  3. Witness about Jesus In light of the future. (Acts 1:9-11)
 Guest Speaker - Taylor Brown

Guest Speaker - Taylor Brown

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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read Acts 1:1-11

  1. What are some ways that you have failed trust in the power of the Holy Spirit and quench His promptings instead of following them? What are some steps we can take in order to start obeying the Holy Spirit and allow Him to lead and guide us daily?
     
  2. What are some ways you can faithful in your context to share the gospel and make disciples? Discusses people in your lives that you feel that God is leading you to share Jesus with and how you can be faithful to this prompting this week.
     
  3. What has distracted you from fully obeying Jesus’ mission to make disciples? What are some things that God wants to remove or re-position in your life so you can fully obey this call?
     
  4. Has your understanding of Jesus and what He requires from us changed over the last several weeks? How can this message series not just stop here but continually alter and transform us throughout this year?

Breakout Questions:
Pray for one another.

Called to Follow

  1. Follow Jesus not Comfort (Lk 9:57-58)

  2. Follow Jesus not Money (Lk 9:59-60)

  3. Follow Jesus not People (Lk 9:61-62)
 Guest Speaker - Taylor Brown

Guest Speaker - Taylor Brown

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Sermon Audio: (no recording)

Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read Luke 9:57-62

  1. What makes you most nervous and anxious about stepping out of your comfort zone to obey Jesus? Discuss a time when you stepped out of your comfort zone and took a risk for Jesus and you experienced great joy and fruit.
     
  2. What lies about money have we in the church fallen into? What are some steps we can take to cease relying on money as our source of stability and instead rest in the God who provides for us?
     
  3. Like the man in Luke 9:51, what is the “but” in your life that keeps holding you back from truly devoting yourself to Jesus? What would be a way this week you could put your hand to the plow and push ahead with the mission God has given to you?

Breakout Questions:
Pray for one another.

Called to Submit

  1. Submit to the Revealed Character of Jesus (Mk 8:27-30)

  2. Submit to the Perfect Plans of Jesus (Mk 8:31-33)

  3. Submit to the Infinite Worth of Jesus (Mk 8:34-38)
 Guest Speaker - Taylor Brown

Guest Speaker - Taylor Brown

Sermon Notes (PDF): BLANK
Hint: Highlight blanks above for answers!

Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read Mark 8:27-38

  1. What are some false views and versions of Jesus that exist in the culture around us and have invaded the church? What false views do you struggle with or tend to fall into that warp your view of Jesus and His call?
     
  2. Submission is a very unpopular concept but it is woven throughout the Bible as a vital aspect of the Christian life. Why is submission so difficult for all of us and what are some ways as Christians we can strive towards a life of submission?
     
  3. In Mark 8:31-33 Peter attempts to give Jesus some advice about what Jesus should do and Peter is rebuked for this. In what ways do we tend to mirror Peter by giving God advice and what can we learn from this passage in terms of submitting to the ways of Jesus?
     
  4. What are some obvious signs that a person is completely surrendered to Jesus and believes He is worthy above all? Is it obvious from your life that Jesus is the highest priority in your life?

Breakout Questions:
Pray for one another.