Our Situations Don’t Define Us

Our Situations Don't Define Us - Dig In Questions:

Read Luke 1:26-38 & Matthew 1:18-25

1) If you were in Mary and Joseph’s shoes, how do you think you would have reacted to the angel’s announcement?

2) Virgil talked about “What the heck, God?” situations that cause us to question what God is doing in that moment. Are you in one of those or have you been in the past?

3) Why do you think God allowed good people in the scriptures to experience bad situations?

4) How do you think that God can use your life situations to bring glory to Himself?

5) We are not defined by our situation; rather, our situations align us, describe us, refine us, and remind us. Can you think of how your situation has helped you grow in your faith?

Pray that God would help you to trust Him with your situation just as you have trusted him with your salvation.

Immanuel - God Is With Us

Immanuel - God With Us - Dig In Questions:

Read Matthew 1:18-23

1) When you think about “Immanuel”, God choosing to be with us, what thoughts or feelings come to mind?

2) When was a time in your life that you felt too broken to be valued? What caused you to feel this way?

3) Many people feel that God is absent in the valleys of our life. How does Psalm 34:18 refute that belief?

4) Read John 8:3-11. How did the religious leaders treat the woman’s brokenness? How did Jesus treat her brokenness?

5) What area(s) of your life do you need Jesus to repair and bring hope to? Ask someone to pray for Jesus to bring healing into that area of your life.

The Power Of A Generous Church

The Power Of A Generous Church - Dig In Questions:

Read Acts 2:44-47 & Acts 4:32-35

1) Why do you feel the Church was so generous during this time? What can we learn from this?

2) Do you think there is any correlation between the generosity and growth of the early Church?

3) On Sunday Josh said that: “The uncommon generosity of the early church was visual proof of the power of the resurrected Christ.” How can the resurrection of Christ inspire our generosity?

4) Read Acts 5:1-11. Why do you think God punished Ananias and Sapphira so severely?

5) Why is greed and hypocrisy so dangerous to a Church?

6) How can you start to live a more generous life?

Treasure In Heaven

Treasure In Heaven - Dig In Questions:

Read Matthew 6:19-24

1) What are some observations you have about Jesus' words in Matthew 6:19-24?

2) Why do you think money is an area that so frequently causes trouble in life and relationships?

3) Why are people so prone to trust money rather than God?

4) How do you store up treasures in Heaven?

5) Read Ecclesiastes 5:15. How can you start to live differently in light of those words?