• What’s the longest time you’ve ever gone without eating? What do you remember about that? What is the first thing you ate when you ended your “fast”?
  • What’s one of your favorite all-time foods? How often do you eat it?

Going deeper

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

Read Luke 4:1-2, 13

  1. Under what circumstances is Jesus tempted?
    1. after a spiritual high?
    2. At a weak moment?
    3. Apart from God?
  2. What method did Jesus use to rebuke the devil?
  3. The devil does not reappear until 22:3 – What do you make of that?

Read 2 Timothy 3:16-17

  1. Since the Bible is so important to Christian living what are you doing to build it into your life?

Read Hebrews 4: 12-13

  1. What is the “Word of God”?
    1. Spoken by whom?
    2. Described how?
    3. With what impact?
    4. What does it mean that God’s Word is Living?
      1. Active?
      2. That it penetrates?
      3. Judges?

5. How has the author used the “Word of God” thus far?


  1. When, if ever, have you experienced a spiritual high and been hit with a spiritual low, temptation, or depression?
  2. What evidence do you have that the Word of God is living and active today? How do you react to this view of the Word of God:
    1. encouraged, frightened, or sobered?


  • Give examples of how the Bible has protected you, grown you, and/or heal you?
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