Discussion Questions – Week of May 24, 2020

The God of 2nd Chances – John 21

 

  1. What are you looking forward to this summer?

 

  1. Read I Peter 5:7; Matthew 6:34; Philippians 4:6-8

How does the crisis principle: Trade worry for peace apply to your life right now?

 

  1. Read John 21:1-14
  • What caught your attention in this passage?
  • Why do you think Peter was so excited to see Jesus on the shore?
  • What is a situation in life when you remember feeling inadequate?
  • Can you think of a time when God demonstrated His power by using you?
  • What is something in your life right now, for/about which you need to depend on the power of God?

 

  1. Read John 21:15-17
  • What caught your attention in this passage?
  • What do you think is significant about Jesus asking Peter 3 different times if he loved Him?
  • Read Luke 16:13; Matthew 10:37 – what are some things that we might love more than Jesus; and how do these choices relate to your life?
  • What is significant about Jesus giving Peter a ministry to pursue in the future?

 

  1. Read John 21:18-25
  • What caught your attention in this passage?
  • How can you relate to Peter’s question (after Jesus shared His plan for him) about what Jesus’ plan was for John?
  • How does Jesus’ focus for Peter, FOLLOW ME, remain the focus for all of us?
  • To obey Jesus’ challenge to you: FOLLOW ME, what is your next step?

 

PRAYER

The God of 2nd Chances

Crisis principle #6: Trade worry for peace

(I Peter 5:7; Matthew 6:34; Philippians 4:6-8)

 

John 21:1-14

Question: Who will take care of us?

Truth: We are inadequate

Truth: God will do His work through us

SO WHAT? Depend on the power of God

 

John 21:15-17 (Luke 16:13; Matthew 10:37)

Question: Do you love me?

Ministry: Take spiritual care of my people

 

John 21:18-25 (I Corinthians 15:58)

SO WHAT? Follow Me

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