Circles of Life – Week 1

 

Icebreaker: 

 

  • If you can give one sentence advice about how to live life, what would it be?

 

 

Going deeper:

  • Inlight of this week’s sermon, what is new information, challenged, or stood out to you?

 

Read aloud Genesis 1:26-27

  • Why does God use the plural form, “let us make man in our image”?
  • In what ways are we made in God’s image?
    • What attributes do we get from Him?
    • Do we have the ability to reflect His character in our love, patience, forgiveness, kindness, and faithfulness?
    • Why or why not?
  • What does verse 27 say about both men and women reflecting the image of God?

 

Read aloud Genesis 1:18

  • Why is it not good for man to be alone?
  • Why do you think God made relationships necessary?

 

Read aloud Matthew 22:37-40

  • Why are these the greatest commandments?
  • How do you personally live the greatest commandment of love?
  • What does it mean to love your neighbor?
    • Who is your neighbor?

 

Application:

In thinking of the week ahead, how do you plan to:

  • Love God with all your heart, soul, and mind?
  • Love your neighbor as yourself?