HORIZON – Looking Up, Out and Beyond Ourselves (Part 5)

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Welcome to a New LifeGroup Session!

Before we jump into our study, let’s take a moment to remember that there are THREE things we want to see happen every time our LifeGroups gather:

– Movement towards Each Other
– Movement towards God
– Movement towards our Community

Our questions follow this same format. All of the questions are designed towards movement. We hope you enjoy your time together in your LifeGroup.
**Remember, our goal is to deepen our relationship with Jesus and each other. Use the questions that are help and skip the rest.

Horizon – Looking Up, Out and Beyond Ourselves

The horizon is a beautiful picture from our Creator. They are symbolic for hopes, dreams, and a future. To see a horizon, we must look up, out, and beyond ourselves. The COVID season has caused many to look down, around, or within themselves. As believers at GracePoint, we need to refocus our attention. We need to recast our VISION and lift our eyes and see the HORIZON God has before us.

Last Week: Take a look at your finances this week. Do you live with fear or faith? What would it look like to live in faith?

Two Weeks Ago: Who are the people in your community that don’t know Jesus? Begin praying for an opportunity to invite them to GPC.

Key Verse:

For if the readiness is there, it is acceptable according to what a person has, not according to what he does not have.” 2 Corinthians 8:12

Movement Towards Each Other
 (know the people in your group)

What is the last thing you purchased?

Movement Towards God (grow in your relationship with God)

What is the most money you have ever spent on one meal?
Where was it? What did you have?
Was it worth it?
When is the last time you had buyers remorse?
What was the difference in your thought process from “I need to buy this” to “Why did I buy this”?
Read James 1:17; Philippians 4:19; Luke 11:11-13
When is the last time you gave a really good gift to someone?
When is the last time you got a really good gift?
Who gave it to you?
Where does all your “stuff” ultimately come from?
Why does God give us good gifts?
Read Matthew 6:19-20
What does it mean to invest in something?
What are some ways you invest in something but you personally may never see the return of your investment?
What is the ultimate purpose of money?
What does it mean to invest in Heaven?
Read Luke 11:11-13
How does this passage relate?
Does God need our resources? Why?
What does it mean to be generous with God?
How does our heart play into giving to God?
How does giving back to Him ultimately work for our “good”?

Movement Towards Community (they see the change in you)
What does it mean for you to be generous with God? Would you be willing to ask God about that this week?

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