Small Group Discussion Guide
-The Most Inspiring Man in the World-
• Who is your favorite artist, musician or writer who has helped you see God more clearly? How has he or she helped you?
Read Colossians 1:15; John 1:18; John 14:9
Jesus is the image of the invisible God. Based on that truth, how would you describe God’s personality in a single sentence?
Read Colossians 1:16-17; Psalm 104:24-26
What does the complexity and beauty of nature and God’s creatures tell you about the Creator?
Jesus sustains (holds together) all things. What does this say about your need to stay personally connected to (abide in) Jesus each and every moment of your day?
In the message, Pastor Bryan mentioned prayer as a primary means to tap into God’s power and keep our lives from “falling apart.” Evaluate your prayer life... Do you have a time set aside for daily prayer, and have you learned to say little 3-second prayers throughout the day? If not, practice doing that this week, and see if God’s power doesn’t help you in ways you’ve not experienced in the past.
Read Colossians 1:18-20
The local church is supposed to represent Jesus. In your opinion, in what ways should churches change to be more like Jesus?
The Heidelberg Catechism has a question and answer statement: Question) What is your only comfort in life and in death? Answer) That I am not my own, but belong, body and soul, in life and in death, to my faithful Savior Jesus Christ. How would your life change if you really lived out this answer every moment of your life?