Generosity

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Connect:   When was a time that you were on the receiving end of irrational generosity? How did it make you feel, and how did you respond?   Dig Deeper:   Read 2 Corinthians 9. What is the context of this passage? Why does Paul feel it necessary to teach the Corinthians...

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Tags: generosity, giving, thanksgiving, thankfulness

Thank God

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Connect: What is the silliest thing you complain about? (Slow high-speed internet, broken a/c in your second car, etc.)   Dig Deeper:   Read Luke 17:11-19. What insights, observations, or questions do you have from this passage of scripture?   What is leprosy?...

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Tags: praise, blessings, thankful, gratitude

A God of Compassion

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Connect:   When was the last time you were stirred by compassion? To help someone in need? Dig Deeper:    Read Jonah 4:1-11. Why doesn’t Jonah end with Chapter 3? What does Chapter 4 add to our understanding about who God is? In Jonah 4:2-3, Jonah prayed. In his...

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Tags: compassion, jonah, god's mercy

An Angry Prophet

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Connect: When you get angry, what are your most effective methods for controlling it?  Dig Deeper:   Read Jonah 4:1-5. What is unexpected about Jonah’s response to the Ninevites’ repentance? In Jonah’s anger, what actions did he take? How has...

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Tags: forgiveness, repentance, jonah, anger, god's mercy

God Relented

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Connect: What is the best second-chance story you have ever seen or experienced? Dig Deeper:   Read Jonah 3:1-10. What do we learn about Jonah, the Ninevites, and God from this passage of scripture? What other insights, observations, or questions do you have? Why did God give...

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Tags: repentance, jonah, god's mercy

Jonah's Prayer

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Connect: What was your most recent failure? How did you feel about it? Dig Deeper:   Read Jonah 1:17-2:10.  What insights, observations, or questions do you have from reading Jonah 2? What do we learn about Jonah from his prayer? What do we learn about God?  As...

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Tags: prayer, failure, jonah, god's grace

God's Grace in Unexpected Places

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Life Group Study Guide: Loved what you heard on Sunday? Want to go deeper? The life group study guide will help you unpack what you heard on Sunday, while diving deeper into God's word. Connect: When was a time that you received a gift that was unexpected or even undeserved? Dig Deeper...

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Tags: jesus, jonah, substitution, unconditional love, god's grace

Who Are You?

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Life Group Study Guide: Loved what you heard on Sunday? Want to go deeper? The life group study guide will help you unpack what you heard on Sunday, while diving deeper into God's word.   Connect: When you meet people for the first time, what questions do you typically ask to get to...

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Tags: identity, purpose, jonah, place, people, god's mercy

Who is My Neighbor?

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Life Group Study Guide: Loved what you heard on Sunday? Want to go deeper? The life group study guide will help you unpack what you heard on Sunday, while diving deeper into God's word.   Connect:   How many of your neighbors do you know? What do you enjoy most about your...

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Tags: faith, grace, jonah, neighbors, god's mercy

God-Sized Storms

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Life Group Study Guide: Loved what you heard on Sunday? Want to go deeper? The life group study guide will help you unpack what you heard on Sunday, while diving deeper into God's word.   Connect: Have you ever been in a significant weather storm? How did you weather it?...

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Tags: sin, storms, calling, jonah, god's mercy

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