Small Group Notes

Small Group Notes for 13th May

John's Gospel - God is Doing a New Thing

God Acts Kindly

To note: The sermon is in the Sunday’s service video available via our website and is summarised in the Paper version of the Service produced for those off-line, but also available to view on our website.

Read:  John 4:43-5:15

Questions:

  • What does Jesus offer?
  • When we first encountered Jesus, what did we want from him?
  • What do we ‘want’ from Jesus now?
  • What does Jesus want from us?
  • What does the world want from a ‘saviour’? Think outside of just people.
    • How does Jesus meet the human need?
    • How might we share this with those we meet this week?
  • Where might we need to repent, believe, and be transformed?

 

Small Group Notes for 20th May

John's Gospel - God is Doing a New Thing

God Is As God Does

 

To note: The sermon is in the Sunday’s service video available via our website and is summarised in the paper version of the Service produced for those off-line, but also available to view on our website.  

Read: John 5: 16-30  

General Questions:  

  • What did the scripture mean when it was written?  
  • What is the timeless truth behind what God is saying?  
  • How does it apply to me now?  

Do you know any great Christian Dad-Jokes like What did pirates call Noah’s boat?  “The arrrrrrk.” 

Why were the Jews so angry with Jesus? What other ways might they have reacted to Jesus’ miracle at the pool and his explanation of his relationship with his Father? 

How did Jesus respond to them? 

If you had to explain what God the Father is like to a sincere seeker, what would you say? How do you know this about God? 

What has happened in your life that has helped you to know who God is? 

How do you think God the Father views you as his child? How do you know?

How important to you is  developing your Father and child relationship with God? How do you know that it is this important? 

What one thing could you do next week to give space for you and God to develop your Father to child relationship? 

What else is there in the passage that Jesus talks about that interests you?