Below are some questions that you can use in your life groups or for your own personal growth and reflection.
THIS WEEK'S QUESTIONS
JUNE 18TH - EVERYONE WANTS ANSWERS SERIES
1. Name as many characteristics of blessing that you see in the children described in Psalm 112:1-9.
2. Which of the characteristics of God’s favor have you witnessed in your children or grandchildren’s lives? If you are a 2nd generation believer, which blessings have been evidenced in your life? How do you pray for your kids and loved ones? Those who have had godly parents, what where their prayers for you?
3. Share some of parent’s fears about their kids. Read Exodus 14:19-20 and Zechariah 2:5. How can we trust God to be our kids wall of fire protection? In Zechariah 2:5, the prophecy declares God’s “glory inside the city.” How would you pray for God’s glory to be in your child’s life? How would that look?
4. Discover in 1 Chronicles 4:10 the five prayer focuses that Jabez prayed. Describe why each declaration would have significant meaning to your children or loved ones you want to see blessed.
5. What are the 2 prerequisites of having answers of prayer for your children according Psalm 112:1-2? Why are those prerequisites so significant in seeing the next generation blessed of God? Have someone share of a parent’s example of godliness that has brought blessing to their life today.
LAST WEEK'S QUESTIONS
JUNE 11TH - EVERYONE WANTS ANSWERS SERIES
1. What circumstances do you have in your life right now in which you don’t know what to do? Have you presented them to God or have you kept them to yourself?
2. What would it mean for your heart to be “courageous in the way of the Lord?” (2 Chronicles 17:6)
3. Take time this week to write out your declarations about who God is and then pray them to God. (You can also use this as discussion with a friend or in your life group.)
4. What does it mean to “pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties?”
5. How does it make you feel to know that your battles are not yours, but God is with you in them?