Joining Together Around God’s Word | 07

Written By Christ Community Staff

Take a moment to recite the Lord’s prayer, either quietly or out loud.
 
If you desire to pray further, you may use this prayer as a model, and expand upon the idea found in each individual line by praying that it would be realized in specific ways in your world and context.

 

And he said to them, “When you pray, say: 
                  “Father, hallowed be your name. 
                  Your kingdom come. 
                  Give us each day our daily bread, 
                  and forgive us our sins, 
                 for we ourselves forgive everyone who is indebted to us. 
                 And lead us not into temptation.”
Luke 11:2–4 (ESV)
 

After listening to Sunday’s sermon, you may have lingering questions or ideas. Part of walking with Jesus means that we walk with others who follow Jesus, and it is often beneficial to sort through these lingering thoughts together. The following questions have been designed to help you more deeply consider what Sunday’s message may mean for your life with God, with other believers, and with your neighbors.

 

Conversation Starters

    1. What surprised you about your practice of theFormed.life this week? What was difficult?

    2. How does Jesus’ institution of the Lord’s Supper connect us to the “new covenant” (Luke 22:20)?
    3. When confronted with the dissonance between Jesus’ character made known through the elements of the Lord’s Supper and the apostles who jockey for power in the kingdom, what do you feel? (e.g. frustration with the apostles, identification with the apostles, awe of Jesus, sadness for how close we can be to Jesus and still be so far from His heart)
    4. How is Luke 22:24-30 good news to us?

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