Equipping you for intentional gospel conversations with your teen
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"Who Will You Choose?" Overview
We are starting a new series through the book of Deuteronomy starting November 2nd called "What Will You Choose?". The points and discussion questions below are intended to help you engage in Biblical conversations with your student(s) about what they are learning on Wednesday nights.
- God’s faithfulness is greater than our failures.
- If God is trustworthy and good, then we can know that his way is best.
1. What are the first things that come to mind when you hear the word “the law?” What about when you hear about “God’s law” or “God’s commandments?” Why are those your first thoughts?
2. What do you think about God when you think about the law? Why?
3. Where have you seen God be faithful in your life?
4. Where are you looking for God to be faithful going forward?
5. Why is it important to know that God is trustworthy and good? How can we know that he is those things?
- Listening to God’s commandments are essential for God’s people.
- Learning God’s commandments are essential to living a God-pleasing life.
- Obeying God’s commandments leads us to a deeper joy, peace, and life.
1. Why are God's commands different from earthly commands and why should we listen to His rather than the world's?
2. How can you start putting God's commands first in your life this week? Why do you think that is important?
3. Which of the commandments given to believers here in Deuteronomy 5 is the hardest for you to follow? How can you work on that this week?
4. Are you committed to God fully? Why or why not?
1. Meditating on God's word equips us to live like Jesus.
2. Remembering God's word helps us to live a faithful life.
3. Practicing God's word leads to spiritually healthy families.
- How often do you meditate on God's word? What does that look like in your life or what do you want it to look like in the future?
- When we talk about a faithful life, how can you begin to set yourself up for that with the habits you establish now?
- In what ways can you practically live out God's word this week?
- What needs to change in your life for you to have a reverence for God's word?
- God's commands are not difficult to understand. (v.11)
- God's commands are not difficult to reach. (v.11-14)
- God's commands are life-giving. (v. 15-16, 19-20)