WHAT YOU’LL FIND ON THIS PAGE:
- – Small Group Discussion Questions
- – Family Discussion Questions & Activity Pages from the Children’s Message
- – A Youth talk/link from Pastor Conor
QUESTIONS THAT WILL HELP YOU DIG DEEPER INTO THE MAIN MESSAGE FOR YOUR FAMILY DEVOTIONS OR SMALL GROUP:
Read Luke 17:1-10. What might be an example of Jesus’ meaning in verse 1?
How could you practice verses 3-4 without reinforcing someone’s bad behavior?
How does the disciples’ request in verse 5 relate to Jesus’ statement in verses 3-4?
What does Jesus’ response in verse 6 really mean?
What attitudes should Jesus’ followers have in serving Him (verses 7-10)? How does Paul referring to himself as a bond slave in Romans 1:1 and Titus 1:1 relate?
Which quality of discipleship do you have the most difficulty with? How might dealing with this affect the other qualities?
Family Discussion Questions for the children’s message: “JESUS Was Born”
Have a volunteer read Luke 2:10-11.
Ask the following questions and Lead your family to discuss:
- Why do you think Jesus was born in such a humble way rather than in a palace to a wealthy family? Guide kids to consider how Jesus can relate to ordinary people because of His upbringing. He gave up His glory and power in heaven to live humbly among people. Jesus’ birth reflects how His kingdom’s values differ from the world’s values. We can boldly and humbly approach His throne in prayer. (Option: Choose a volunteer to read Heb. 4:15-16.)
- Why was Jesus’ birth good news? Help kids understand that Jesus came because we needed Him. God showed His love for us by sending His Son into the world. We were separated from God because of our sins, but God was working out His promise to rescue sinners through the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus. (Option: Choose a volunteer to read John 3:16.)
- Why should we tell others about Jesus? Lead kids to recognize that salvation through Jesus bring the privilege and responsibility of sharing the gospel with the world. God calls us to live as witnesses to the saving power of Jesus—in what we say and how we live. (Option: Choose a volunteer to read Ps. 66:16.)
ACTIVITY PAGES TO BE DOWNLOADED BELOW:
A QUICK MESSAGE FOR THE YOUTH:
If you’re a teen, click HERE.