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? How did it impact these men physically, relationality, socially, financially, and spiritually? (Read Leviticus 13 for more.)

 

  • What was at risk for the lepers that called out to Jesus for mercy?

 

  • Why did Jesus tell the lepers to go show themselves to the priest?

 

  • What is significant about the one leper that returned to thank Jesus? How does this man’s ethnicity change the story?

 

  • Why do you think only 1 out of 10 lepers retuned to thank Jesus?

 

  • Jesus tells the leper that, “his faith has made him well.” Was he not already well? What do you think Jesus meant by this?

 

Make It Personal:

  • How do you find yourself living like the grateful leper? Like the other nine?

 

  • What do you think an attitude of greater gratitude could unlock in your life?

 

  • On Sunday, Pastor Jason gave us three statements to increase gratitude in our lives. Which one has impacted you the most? Which one do you need to practice the most?

 

  • What good things in your life have been a gift from God that you do not thank Him enough for?

 

  • Is there an area of your life where you are dissatisfied? Wishing you had more or better?

 

  • How has what you want robbed you of the joy of what you currently have?

 

  • What blessing in your life do you need to turn into praise?

 

  • What are some curses in your life that can be switched into opportunities of praise?

 

  • What is one take away that you will place into action in your life as a result of this week’s study?

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