Growth Group Questions Week 8

Why must change of heart come before real change of habit?

Consider 1-5 above. Explain how each of them plays into a sin scenario.

Is all anger sin? How does James 1:19-21 help us sort this out?

Why do we believe that things of the world satisfy more deeply than God can?

Growth Group Questions Week 7

How is true unity different from unanimity or uniformity?

Is Paul implying that all believers will agree on every doctrine? Phil. 2:1-11; 4:2

Paul implies that immaturity hinders unity. How? 1 Cor. 1:10-13; 3:1-4

How does maturity keeps us from deceitful teachers and their false doctrines?

What keeps believers from fully participating in a local church? Rom. 12:1-13

Growth Group Questions Week 6

How does Paul use spacial images (length, breadth, etc.)? What does it imply?

How does Paul describe our prayer-answering God? Why so many descriptive words?

How does Paul’s prayer report here interface with “The Lord’s Prayer”? Matt. 6

What do you think gets in the way of our knowing and loving God more fully?  

Why don’t we trust God to give us what we need (rather than what we want)?

Growth Group Questions Week 5

How does human “wisdom” often obscure our view of God’s?  1 Cor. 1:18-31

Why was God’s ultimate plan not revealed until Jesus? Galatians 4:1-7

How does the gospel “level” the status of the nations? Ephesians 3:6

Why does Paul stress his weakness and unfitness for the task? 2 Cor. 12:1-10 

How can we, in our culture, embrace suffering for the gospel? 2 Tim. 2:3, 8-10

Growth Group Questions Week 4

If the Law is obsolete, why do many want to live under it?  Gal. 3:10-14; 5:1-6     

How might our attitude and actions towards others change if we truly consider them as part of the

      same body? How does forgiveness fit here? Compassion?  Heb. 13:3

What can derail our efforts to act out our unity in Christ?  Ephesians 4:17-32  

Why does God’s glorious plan not move believers to greater joy?  1 Peter 1:8

Growth Group Questions Week 3

What is God’s ultimate purpose in resurrecting dead sinners? Ephesians 1:6, 12, 14  


How does Satan, along with our desires, enslave us apart from Christ?  2 Corinthians 4:4


Can we take credit for our faith? How is faith different from works? Titus 3:3-7


What does it mean to be “seated with Christ in heavenly places”? Colossians 3:1-11

Growth Group Questions Week 2

Why does our heart need eyes (v. 18)? What clouds spiritual vision? Jer. 17:9

How would you describe the hope to which God has called us (v. 18)?

Given God’s great power, why do we sometimes feel helpless? Matthew 8:26

How might knowing we are God’s inheritance change us?  1 Cor. 6:19, 20

How does Paul’s prayer request list match our own? James 4:1-3  

Growth Group Questions Week 1

How does knowing you already have God’s blessings turn requests to praises?


Why must we know God loves us before we can love Him? 1 John 4:19


How does knowing you are God’s child change you? Romans 8:14, 29


What does it mean for all things to be summed up in God’s Son? Eph. 1:10