#blessed – Week 3


  • On a scale of 1 to 10 rate your baseline attitude of joy.
  • What time of day are you most alive?
    • Most grumpy?
  • What gets you going when you are stalled?

Main idea: 

How to be #blessed even when you are stressed

Going deeper:

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


Read aloud Philippians 2:12-22

  • What does Paul mean by “work out your (plural) salvation?”
    • Is he talking about individually getting right with God?
    • Or, collectively becoming whole and healthy?
    • What difference does this distinction make?
  • What part of salvation is up to God?
    • What part is up to us?
  • Which slogan best explains Paul’s statement in verses 12-13:
    • “God helps those who help themselves”
    • Or, “Let go and let God?”
  • Do you consider “working out your salvation” a full-time job or more of a hobby?
  • Why are complaining and arguing harmful?
  • Share an example of how we as Christians can “shine like stars” in our current state of affairs.



  • Share how negative experiences influence your mood and how that can influence your baseline attitude?
  • Based on the list of things that negatively affect your baseline attitude, which one would you like to work on removing most?
  • Share your greatest victory towards raising your baseline attitude.
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