Wesley Small Group Guide for November 19, 2017

Wesley Small Group Guide for November 19, 2017

Study the Bible

Daily Reading Plan

  • Last Sunday – John 6:5-13
  • This Sunday – Galatians 5:22-23
  • Monday – Luke 13:22-30
  • Tuesday – Luke 13:31-35
  • Wednesday – Luke 14:1-14
  • Thursday – Luke 14:15-24
  • Friday – Luke 14:25-34
  • Saturday – Luke 15:1-10
  • Next Sunday – Luke 15:11-24

Galatians 5:22-23, CEB

22But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against things like this.

Consider these Questions

  • What excited or resonated with you?
  • What challenged or frustrated you?
  • What was confusing or did not make sense?
  • How did this change your understanding of your faith and your relationship with God?
Your Life with God

Use these questions on your own or as part of a Wesley Small Group.

  • Where are you currently in your relationship with God?
  • How have you felt God’s presence in the past week?
  • Where have you seen God at work in your life in the last week?
  • How is your life in God?
  • How is it with your soul?
  • On a scale of 1 to 10, what number would you give to how close you feel to God today? Why?
  • How are you living as a disciple of Jesus Christ as you worship, grow, give, serve and share? (choose one today)
  • Where are you seeking guidance from God?
  • How can others in this group pray for you and your walk with God?
Serve the Church and World
  • What are upcoming opportunities for you to serve on your own or with a group?

Wesley Small Group Gathering
  • Getting to Know You – Choose 1 or 2 questions (15 minutes)
    • What’s your favorite quotation?
    • Which is more important intelligence or common sense?
    • What’s the best way to spend a rainy weekend?
  • Opening Prayer
  • Study (25 minutes)
  • Your Life with God (30 minutes)
  • Serve (5 minutes)
  • Concerns and Prayers
  • Closing Prayer

As a Wesley Small Group, we covenant to …

  • Pray together and for one another
  • Devote time during each meeting to study together.
  • Actively participate and engage in the Wesley Small Group meeting.
  • Respond to group communications and inform the group of an absence.
  • Respect differences, treat each other with love.
  • Keep what is shared within the Wesley Small Group confidential.
  • Provide care to every member of the Wesley Small Group
  • Serve together at least twice a year.
  • Review and recommit in one year.

Wesley Small Group Reminders

  • Wesley Small Groups will be a safe place to learn about Christ.
  • Wesley Small Groups will provide a place where members can practice living as a disciple of Jesus Christ.
  • No one will ever be called on to pray or talk.
  • Groups will be composed of a mix of believers in a variety of spiritual stages.
  • Discussion facilitation will ideally rotate among members of the group.