4 Things Jesus Did to Change the World – Week 1

My story:

  • Share about a time when someone “showed up” for you?

 

Going Deeper: 

The Big Idea: 4 Things Jesus Did to Change the World: He Showed up!

  • From this week’s sermon, what was new, stood out, or challenged you?

Read aloud Matthew 1:18-23

  • What catches your attention most in this familiar account of the birth of Jesus?

God cared enough to show up. God cared enough to make the first move towards us. 

  • What was His motive?
  • What does this say about His character?
  • Do you ever stop and think about your use of your free will?
    i. What are the things in your life that you choose to do
    ii. Do you stop long enough to think about the things in your life that you do with your free will that God gave to you?
  • What was His purpose and His plan?

Application:

The reason Jesus is the most influential human being that ever walked the face of the earth is because he was God … and He showed up for us. 

  • How will you live in response this Christmas season?