A Church in Crisis – Don’t Forget the Cross (week 1)

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Welcome Back!!!

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.

CURRENT SERIES: A Church in Crisis

The Church at Corinth is very similar to the Church in America. We will walk through 1 Corinthians and apply the major themes of this book to our church today.

Last Week: Encourage a mom this week.

Two Weeks Ago: How is your purity? Is there anything that needs to be brought to the light?

Key Verse:

I appeal to you, brothers, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree, and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be united in the same mind and the same judgment.1 Corinthians 1:10

Movement Towards Each Other (know the people in your group)
Are you a morning person?

Movement Towards God (grow in your relationship with God)
What time do you typically get up in the morning?
Do you set an alarm to wake up?
Do you hit the snooze button? How often?
What is the purpose an alarm?
Read 1 Corinthians 1:10-11
What was the alarm that Paul was sounding?
What does it mean to be divisive?
What does it mean to be a follower of Jesus?
How can people who love Jesus be divisive with each other?
What is usually the source of divisions?
Read Romans 5:8; 1 John 4:10
Who does all the work for our Salvation?
Why is that important for the church/followers of Jesus to share?
Read 1 Corinthians 1:18, 20-21
What does the Bible say about the wisdom of the world?
What does that mean?
What is an example of Biblical wisdom clashing with man’s wisdom?
If man’s wisdom was enough, how would we view God?
Why is God’s wisdom important?
What makes the cross seem foolish to man?
What is the only way man can be reconciled to God?
Why is that so important?
Why is the cross so important to you?

Movement Towards Community (they see the change in you)
How has Jesus made a difference in your life? Who do you need to tell?

Checking In Each Time We Meet: