Sunday's Reflection Questions:
Is it easier for you to focus on the inward aspects of faith or the inward? Do you feel more comfortable with “do” or “be?”
Imagine what God might write on your heart. What would you ask him to write if you could?
At the end of Lent, what are some things you might want to “sign up” for with God in terms of your spiritual journey?
This Week’s Text: Deuteronomy 30.1-6
Teaching Link: "Supersize My Heart"
Downloadable group discussion sheet: .pdf
Questions for Groups or Reflection:
Abraham is commanded by God to be circumcised, and all the males of his household. Israel is commanded that all her males must be circumcised. Why do you think God commanded this?
How do you react when you are forced to do something?
Later, after having given the Law to Israel, God says this:
"Moreover, the Lord your God will circumcise your heart and the heart of your descendants, so that you will love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul, in order that you may live."
Why do you think God was looking forward to this day? What's in it for him?
Read Jeremiah 31.31-34. What stands out to you? What are the implications for your life? For the world?