I need healing. - April 8
- Make a Care Appointment.
- Shane & Shane’s Though You Slay Me featuring John Piper message
- Book: Walking with God through Pain and Suffering by Timothy Keller
- RNM: Ed’s Story 5-part video
I need healing. Discussion Guide
Describe a time in your life where your circumstances seemed to be “more than enough” for you to handle. In that time, what were your feelings about your situation and about God?
What is one thing you learned from this sermon?
Read 2 Kings 20:1-3.
- How do you think Hezekiah must have felt after living a life devoted to God and then receiving the diagnosis he received?
- What was Hezekiah’s response to his diagnosis? What can we learn from his response?
Read James 5:13-18.
- According to this passage, what are followers of Jesus to do when they receive a terrible diagnosis?
- How does our future hope of a New Heaven and New Earth (see Revelation 21 and 22) form how you think about sickness and death today?
How did this sermon deepen your faith?
When was a time when you or someone close to you was diagnosed with a sickness? What was that time like? What emotions did you experience?
Have you ever been confused about why God allows suffering in this world? What questions do you have? How have you personally wrestled with these questions?
How can your group create a more intimate atmosphere of prayer and support for one another when someone gets sick or is struggling through a tough situation?
This week, as a group, intercede on behalf of anyone who is struggling with a sickness in your group or that you personally know of.
When the concerns of life are more than enough for you, you can find hope in a God who is more than enough for those concerns. To go deeper in your relationship with God and others, here are some next steps for you:
- Attend Welcome To The Creek! This is a place where you can find out more information about who we are as a church. This experience occurs the 1st and 3rd weekend of every month in South Room 2 during the 11 o’clock service.
- Check out other “More Than Enough” resources! We have created a page on our website with some resources to help you navigate the concerns addressed during this series. You can find them at www.thecreek.org/morethanenough.