Growth Group Lesson #12 – Rejoice


Dialogue  # 12 –  Rejoice

by Pr Denis Sand – sanddenis@gmail.com

 

Objective of today’s dialogue: Challenge the group to live life to the fullest remembering that God will ask us to give account of everything we have done

 

Additional resources: Read and study the material in the following pages.

 

Welcome (15) – Fellowship

  • What was the most exciting and fun thing for you to do when you were an early teen or teen and why?
  • Is there anything you did in those days that you regret now or that if you could go back you would do different? Could you share what and why?

 

Worship (15) – Worship

  • Read Psalms 34.1-3
  • Shout to the Lord
  • Above all
  • In groups of three, share what God has done in your life that fills you with peace, joy, happiness.
  • Pray together in those groups giving thanks for what has been shared.

 

Word (30) – Discipleship

  • Read Ecclesiastes 11.9-12.1,13,14
  • Why is God, trough Solomon, telling us to be happy, rejoice, follow our ways and the desires of our hearts and eyes? 11.9
  • How can we have fun, rejoice in light of the judgment, as found in the second part of verse 9?
  • Why is Solomon saying we should cast away all anxiety and troubles of the body? v10
  • How do we usually forget our Creator in our youth? 12.1 How should we remember Him?
  • Why do we need to remember and honor God before we get old? What’s the difference? 12.1-7
  • How do you feel about been judge for all you do?
  • How the reality of judgment and eternity should affect our daily decisions? 11.9; 12.13,14
  • What changes should we make to our lives in order to remember/honor Him now?
  • What did you hear God telling you tonight?

 

  • To do: Challenge the group to memorize Ecclesiastes 11.9, and live it!

 

Works – Witness (15) – Ministry & Evangelism

  • Being this the last meeting of this year before and for some before multiplication, how can we prepare for what is ahead in the new year as a group?
  • What changes do we feel we need to make in order to have real group life?
  • If you haven’t been able to multiply, what would it take to make it happen?
  • How can this group pray for you tonight?

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