Wednesday, January 6, 2021

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A Message by Pastor Dayne & Pastor Marty

Small Group Questions:

1. Does anyone have a new years resolution / Goals for the year?

2. Recap: “Trouble can come from Satan, trouble can be sent or allowed by God, and sometimes trouble is a normal aspect of life. Regardless of where trouble comes from, we can experience joy.”

a. Where in your life have you experienced trouble lately?

b. What does it mean to have Joy?

3. Recap: “We experience joy when we choose the habit of prayer.” Praying is something we all know we should do, but it can be hard to form a good habit of prayer.

a. What are some good / bad habits you have?

b. Let’s get in a habit of prayer together.

GUIDED PRAYER EXPERIENCE:

We encourage you to pray every day this week. Use this guide 10 minute prayer guide to help get your started:

- Begin with 1 minute of silence, to acknowledge and be more aware that God is with you.

- Read a Psalm from the Bible

- Spend 2-3 minutes telling God what you are thankful for

- Spend 1-2 Minutes telling God what has been difficult

- Spend 2-3 minutes asking God for help and wisdom

- End with the Lords Prayer:

Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.