Making Singleness Great Again

Mission – Mar 20, 2017 – 1 Corinthians 7:32-38

Discussion Questions:

  • How does our Christian culture, in Abbotsford, influence us as we read this passage?
  • What is the purpose of singleness according to these verses?
  • Do you see marriage AND singleness as God’s gifts for His people to make them more like Jesus?

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Divorce

Abbotsford – Mar 19, 2017 – 1 Corinthians 7:8-16

Discussion Questions:

  • Have you considered or used 1 Corinthians 7:10-16 when talking to people about divorce?
  • Do we think our church family has the right to speak to us regarding our marriage?
  • What does it look like to renew commitment in your marriage?
  • What does it look like to pursue reconciliation with a divorced or separated believing spouse?

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Make Singleness Great Again

Abbotsford – Mar 12, 2017 – 1 Corinthians 7:32-38

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Discussion Questions:

  • Divided Interests – What are some ways in which your interests are divided if you are married?
  • Undivided Devotion – What does “devotion to the Lord” look like?
  • Obvious Reason for Marriage – What were (are) your reasons for getting married?
  • Marriage is Good – Why do we feel that marriage is devalued, and needs defending, when the goodness of singleness is emphasized?
  • Singleness is Better – Have you considered that your singleness or marriage is a gift given to you by God? Does this change how you view your circumstance?

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You’ve Got a Friend in Me

Abbotsford – Mar 5, 2017 – Proverbs 17:9, 17:17, 27:6

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Discussion Questions:

  • How does the bible describe friendship?
  • Has a friend ever spoken about you to another? What was the circumstance? How did you feel? What was the response?
  • Have you ever had a friend confront you on an error you did? Did they do it well? What does it look like to do it well?
  • Do you have any stories about friends who have stuck by you in the midst of adversity? What did they do that was remarkable and should be emulated?

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Spirit Filled Marriage

Mission – Feb 26, 2017 – Ephesians 5:22-33

Discussion Questions:

  • What does submission look like (See descriptions of husbands/wives, child/parent, servants/masters)? Does everybody submit to everybody? Why or why not?
  • What does our culture think about submission? How has the church been influenced by the culture’s view on these matters?
  • What things does Paul point out about how Christ loves the church that husbands should follow
    when loving their wives?

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Love and Marriage

Abbotsford – Feb 26, 2017 – Ephesians 5:21-33

Discussion Questions:

  • When you look at Christian marriages around you, would you conclude that what you see is a good picture of the gospel?
  • When you think of being Spirit-filled, what comes to mind? Are the things described in Ephesians 5:19-21 surprising to you as evidences of being filled with the Spirit?
  • What does submission look like (See descriptions of husbands/wives, child/parent, servants/masters)? Does everybody submit to everybody? Why or why not?
  • What does it look like for a husband to commit to the spiritual development of their wife (Eph 5:25-28)? What kind of things can a husband do to help his wife grow?

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Romance

Mission – Feb 19, 2017 – Songs of Songs 2:15

Discussion Questions:

  • Name some tv shows/movies that present false definitions of romantic love as the ideal for romantic relationships.
  • How do we define happiness in our relationships?
  • What are some good things that may hinder the blossoming of romance with your Spouse?

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Fox Catching

Abbotsford – Feb 19, 2017 – Songs of Songs 2:15

Discussion Questions:

  • Are people surprised that the scriptures have an entire book about romantic love? Why or Why not?
  • Have you heard anyone preach on Song of Songs before? What kind of background do you have in regards to Song of Songs?
  • How are we influenced by the culture? How should we as Christians think differently about love and marriage?

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How to Be Rich and Godly

Mission – Feb 12, 2017 – 1 Timothy 6:17-19

Discussion Questions:

  • Why does it feel natural to depend on ourselves?
  • What parts of the life and work of Jesus encourage you grow in humility?
  • How can you tangibly give glory to God for the material things in your life – what does that look like?
  • In what way did Jesus give of himself for you?

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