Teaching resources for small worshipping communities [by Peter Churness] Video teaching along with discussion questions for small groups and house churches. en-us https://www.lifetogetherchurches.com/sermons/summaries.html?author=8 Ephesians - 6:10-18 https://www.lifetogetherchurches.com/sermons/ephesians---610-18/a78.html?app=1 Discussion Questions What do you usually do when you have a really bad day? How do you cope? What are the "schemes of the devil"? What are some of his strategies? Discuss what you think the ... Mon, 21 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0800 {222798E4-B94E-B5A8-C68F-82669A55E6EB} Ephesians - 5:21-33 https://www.lifetogetherchurches.com/sermons/ephesians---521-33/a75.html?app=1 Discussion Questions: What does it mean to submit or be subject to someone? What does the fact that Jesus submitted to God the Father say about the person who is doing the submitting?  (i.e. Jesus is equal with God and yet he ... Sun, 11 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0700 {5312D53E-F1BD-42A4-39BF-AB6667EAF9A5} Ephesians - 4:17-24 https://www.lifetogetherchurches.com/sermons/ephesians---417-24/a73.html?app=1 Discussion Questions:Where have you seen real change in your life since becoming a Christian?  How is your "walk" different now?What is one "old life" piece of clothing that you have that you are having a hard time "putting off"?What is the ... Thu, 11 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0700 {501C0483-5B16-A122-AB04-706341BC881B} Ephesians - 4:1-6 https://www.lifetogetherchurches.com/sermons/ephesians---41-6/a72.html?app=1 Discussion Questions: Read the text again as a group – Eph 4:1-6 Reading between the lines, what problems do you think Paul was concerned about in Ephesus? What qualities ought to characterize “a life worthy of ... Mon, 11 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0700 {544081E1-E579-1EF0-DE77-2348284FF222} Ephesians - 2:1-10 https://www.lifetogetherchurches.com/sermons/ephesians---21-10/a68.html?app=1 Discussion Questions:What was one of the best gifts you received as a child?  What made it so special for you?What does it mean to be "dead in sin"?  What caused this?What is the relationship between "wrath" and "love" (vv. 3-4)What is ... Wed, 25 May 2011 00:00:00 -0700 {31B278F9-D68C-8A25-2E9A-5F8A7A72A947} Ephesians - 1:19-23 https://www.lifetogetherchurches.com/sermons/ephesians---119-23/a67.html?app=1 Discussion Questions:Read 1 Cor 12:4-31.  What impresses you most about this passage?  Paul lists a number of "spiritual gifts" that different Christians have (though his list is not exhaustive).  What spiritual gifts do you think ... Wed, 18 May 2011 00:00:00 -0700 {99F311F3-D93D-0947-3179-85DAC78D18F9} Ephesians - 1:15-19 https://www.lifetogetherchurches.com/sermons/ephesians---115-19/a66.html?app=1 Peter continues our series through the book of Ephesians. This week we look at one of Paul's prayers for us as Christians. He prays that we might know both the hope we have as Christians and the very real power made available to us. Thu, 12 May 2011 00:00:00 -0700 {581DFA3B-D6B7-5B05-967E-AD53E5B7288C} Ephesians - 1:3-14 https://www.lifetogetherchurches.com/sermons/ephesians---13-14/a65.html?app=1 Discussion Questions Read the entire passage, Eph 1:3-14, but before you do, tell the group that when done you'll be asking the following question:  What activities and descriptive words relate to the Father, Jesus, and the Holy ... Wed, 04 May 2011 00:00:00 -0700 {57A2EDDB-C6EA-82DF-DF01-73A959ED2367} Ephesians - Introduction https://www.lifetogetherchurches.com/sermons/ephesians---introduction/a63.html?app=1 Discussion Questions: Read Acts 19:11-20.  Why do you think it was necessary for the new Christians in Ephesus to burn their magic books publicly "in the sight of everyone"? Read Acts ... Mon, 25 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0700 {A550EBBC-596F-DA65-60D5-E7486228FBD2} Spiritual Practices: Solitude https://www.lifetogetherchurches.com/sermons/spiritual-practices--solitude/a61.html?app=1 Do you like to be alone or is solitude hard for you?  Why?Read 1 Kings 19:11-13a.  How did the Lord speak to Elijah?If one of the ways God speaks to us is in a gentle whisper, what would you do if you were Satan and wanted to prevent ... Mon, 04 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0700 {1ABDA150-9FAB-F35B-222C-995C67C72E78} Spiritual Practices: Simplicity https://www.lifetogetherchurches.com/sermons/spiritual-practices--simplicity/a60.html?app=1 In what ways do you think you need to simplify your lifeHow does the practice of simplicity affect how we spend our money?In the story of Mary and Martha, Martha was busy serving Jesus, but Jesus implies that this "serving Jesus" was actually ... Mon, 28 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0700 {5BABD443-4E82-5BFE-38FE-A55D3AC946E5} Teach Us To Pray - Deliver Us From Evil https://www.lifetogetherchurches.com/sermons/teach-us-to-pray---deliver-us-from-evil/a54.html?app=1 Scripture speaks of three enemies for the Christian: the world, the flesh and the devil. Which of these three “enemies” we have are you most concerned about and why?  Read through Ephesians 6:10-17 and discuss what you ... Mon, 07 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0800 {E83AAB32-2978-DBC1-EB15-53657BEFC649} Teach Us To Pray - Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread https://www.lifetogetherchurches.com/sermons/teach-us-to-pray---give-us-this-day-our-daily-bread/a53.html?app=1 Discussion Questions1.  What are some of the things you worry about? 2.  What are some signs that you are worrying too much? 3.  If God knows what we need before we ask, why pray? 4.  Do you struggle with trusting God ... Mon, 14 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0800 {A086D9CF-8FF2-A0B8-BADE-E93EB294E793} Teach Us To Pray - Hallowed Be Thy Name https://www.lifetogetherchurches.com/sermons/teach-us-to-pray---hallowed-be-thy-name/a51.html?app=1 Teach Us To Pray – Hallowed Be Thy Name: Discussion Questions 1. Have you ever experienced a time when you felt overwhelmed (in a good way) by the holiness of God. 2. How might seeing God in His holiness and power and greatness impact ... Mon, 24 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -0800 {AC847CC5-5BBC-B572-2C6B-C4F6F4F37D0F}