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Last Week’s Bible Reading August 2-8
- II Kings 15-17
- Hosea 1-14
- II Chronicles 24-26
- Isaiah 6
- Proverbs 17-18
Aug. 9- 15 Bible Readings:
- II Chronicles 27-28
- Micah 1-7
- Isaiah 7-19
- Proverbs 19
Title: "Synergy for the Trip - Discipleship"
In a Nutshell: Discipleship is a time of nurturing the learning and commitment process: It's more than a ritual, more than information and more than an experience in a community but it certainly involves all three. Guiding parents with resources designed to help children desire a greater level of commitment including Baptism into Christ is a priority. [a period of development and decision]
- What does the Hebrews author suggest are included in the "elementary doctrines" of Christ? Heb. 6:1-3
- What is the difference between those that live on "the milk" (elementary doctrines) as oppose to those that live on "the meat" (more difficult teachings)? Heb. 5:11-14
- Does spiritual growth demand effort on our part? 2 Pet. 1:5-7,10?
- What does it look like to be "ineffective or unfruitful" in your knowledge of Christ? 2 Pet. 1:8
- What can cause Christians to be "ineffective/unfruitful" in their Christian walk? 2 Pet. 1:9
- Thinking through the story of Cornelius, what character similarities do you see in Cornelius and your children when they were ready for baptism?
- What appears to have been missing for Cornelius before God said (through the giving of the Holy Spirit) that Cornelius was ready to be baptized?
- How do people who don't take their baptism seriously tend to show their foolishness? Rom. 6:1-4
- Putting it all together...
- What virtues/characteristics seem to be present in the life of a person that is ready to be baptized?
- What characteristics are typically visible in the lives of those who are not taking their life in Christ seriously?
- In light of the Scriptures above, how can you help someone that feels ineffective/unfruitful in their spiritual walk?
- Online Resources:
- Synergy Milestone Study Sheet (Milestone #1)Synergy Milestone study Sheets 2014 (M1)
- Discipleship Pinterest Resources
- Five Questions to ask Your Child Before Baptism
- What is Synergy? New Synergy Promo (4)
- Synergy Bookmark Synergy Milestones Study Bookmark 2014
- Discipleship Assessment Postcard Discipleship Assessment 2015
- Discipleship Assessment Resources Family Discipleship assessment and resources
- Top 10 Things Pharisees Say...