‭‭Meet Me At The Cross Roads Small Group Discussion

Memory Verse

Luke‬ ‭9:23‬ ‭NKJV‬‬‬‬‬‬
“Then He said to them all, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me.”

Discussion Question #1
1.      Take time to commit Luke 9:23 to memory.
2.      What is your Desire, are you after Christ.
3.      Rate the following 1-4, of which is most true of your desire for Christ, most being # 1
          a.      Pursuit after
          b.      Direction to follow after
          c.      Take After
          d.      Come After
4.      What are some issues that may hinder us in coming after Christ?

Discussion Question #2
1.      On a scale of 1-10 (10 being very difficult) how hard is it for you to relinquish your will for God’s Will, and Why

2.      What is your cross, what is God using to get the glory out of your life. 

Discussion Question #3
1.      In what area is God calling you to trust him.
2.      How can you glorify God in your current circumstances   

Stay Connected
Memory Verse John 15:5
Discussion Question # 1
  1. Take some time to commit John 15:5 to memory
  2. How does Christ Being a Priority in your life help you stay connected 
  3. If someone looked at your school schedule, would they be able to tell that Christ is a priority 
Discussion Question # 2
  1.  Are there areas that you struggle to obey 
  2. What obstacles prevent you from being obedient.  
Discussion Question #3 
  1. Do you need to establish one on one time or reestablish one on one time with Christ 
  2.  What does one on one time with Christ look like in your life? 

Make A Wish Small Group Discussion

Ice Breaker: How Confident Are You In Prayer?

Memory Verses:

  1. Luke 9:23
  2. John 15:5
  3. John 8:31-32
  4. John 15:7

The First Requirement for Confident Prayer is Remaining

  1. Are there some things that may seem out of reach for you that you wish you had?
  2. How does Remaining in God give us what we wish for? 
  3. How Close do you FEEL to God?

The Second Requirement for confident prayer is His Word

  1. Pastor Jason explains, that When we get into the word of God, reading the word and receiving it, that’s when we start to see a difference in our lives. In what ways can we overcome the challenges of being distracted or simply not choosing to seek God’s Word?
  2. 3) John 15:7 referring to this scripture, how confident are you laying down your will in exchange for God’s will?

The Third Requirement for confident prayer is Asking

  1. Referring to James 4:2
    1. Sometimes we work very hard to get what we want. There are times that we are too proud to ask someone else for what we want. What perspective does this give you, knowing that you may not have what you want because you haven’t asked for it? 
  2. There are so many reasons why a person might shy away from praying. If this is a struggle for some, how can we build our confidence to pray more?
  3. Matt 7:7-8 What might close people off from asking God for what they want? 
  4. Matt 7:11 Understanding that God desires us to continuously seek and ask him, how does this affect and/ or change our behavior towards God? 

No More Selfies

Memory Verses:

  1. Luke 9:23
  2. John 15:5
  3. John 8:31-32
  4. John 15:7
  5. John 13:34-35

  1. Imperative: Love One Another
    1. Love is our Super Power
    2. If you love is your super power, what is your kryptonite? i.e. your past etc.
    3. Read 2 Corinthian 9:6
      1. As we apply this text to love, what is your expectation.
      2. Are there areas where you can increase your expectation?
  2. Picture To Observe
      1. Jesus Loved with Humility, Service, and with No Conditions.
      2. As we take this teaching from concept to practice, take time in your group to think through and commit to ways you can apply these concepts this week and share them with your group.    
  3. A Picture to Display
      1. There are events and situations that beg all of our attention, things that we need to show up for. How difficult is it for you to make showing up a priority for your church family. 
      2. What way could you use the ministry of presence to serve someone in your church?

Give Him The Glory 

Memory Verses:

  1. Luke 9:23
  2. John 15:5
  3. John 8:31-32
  4. John 15:7
  5. John 13:34-35
  6. John 15:8 (NIV84)
    8 This is to my Father’s glory, that you bear much fruit, showing yourselves to be my disciples.
  1. Bear Fruit
    1. Bearing fruit means to reproduce, our life and testimony should be producing more Christians
    2. On a scale of 1-10 how important is it for you to bear fruit.
      1. Discuss your score. 
    3. How often do you share the Gospel with unbelievers.
      1. Talk this through, share what has helped you to do so, or what barriers have stopped you. 
  2. Picture To The World
    1. Proof of true discipleship is fruit.  Our purpose as a disciple is to bear fruit. 
    2. How can you work to have this be your mission.  How can you work with your church to improve this mission 
  3. Give God the Glory
    1. Souls are the offering that we ought to bring to give Glory to God
    2. Proverbs 11:30 (NIV84)
      30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life,
      and he who wins souls is wise.


    3. When we tell of the Goodness of Jesus, our testimony has the ability to win souls!  
    4. Group Challenge, how many committ to sharing Jesus with at least one person this week?
    5. Pray that God will give your group opportunity to witness for Him this week!