Joining Together Around God’s Word | 08

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. Now that we have been in this rhythm for eight weeks, what impact has theFormed.life had on your daily life?

    2. Read Luke 22:39-46. Why is this passage significant regarding how we understand the two natures of Christ (divine and human)?
    3. Consider the agony of Jesus here, especially Luke 22: 42-43. If what motivated Jesus to endure this is the divine love for humanity, consider what it would feel like to experience this unspeakable love? Move beyond what someone else ought to think (even take a few minutes to close your eyes and consider in silence) and consider what you feel at this unspeakable love of Jesus.
    4. Jesus is anxious in this text. What does the fact that Jesus experiences agonizing anxiety speak into your life?

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