Wednesday, February 10, 2016

February 10, 2016

Read:  Romans 8:16-17, 12:10, Galatians 4:7, 6:10, Matthew 12:46-50

How is a Christian described in Gal. 4:7? Why is this important when it comes to Christian relationships?

What does “brotherly affection” imply about the way you should relate to Christians? Give an example.

How does this challenge the way you relate to Christians now? What changes do you need to make?

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

February 9, 2016

Read:  Romans 12:9-10, 1 Corinthians 12:14-26, 13:1-13

What was the problem being addressed in the Corinthian church? Why would this be offensive to God?

How do you see the same thing happening in churches today? What is the solution? Be specific.

How can you fall into the Corinthian trap? In what way does Romans 12:9-10 help?

Monday, February 8, 2016

February 8, 2016

Read:  Romans 12:9-10, 1 Corinthians 12:4-7, 14:12, Philippians 2:3-7, Matthew 22:36-40

What is the primary goal in all Christian relationships? How will using your spiritual gifts relate?

Why is this an important perspective when serving at PCC? What can happen if this is missed?

How does this challenge the way you have measured spiritual fruit? What is God currently showing you?

Saturday, February 6, 2016

February 6, 2016

Read:  Ephesians 4:11, Acts 21:8, 2 Timothy 4:1-5, Matthew 28:19

What specific spiritual gift is being described in all four passages?

Describe how a spiritual gift can also be a general calling for every Christian. What is the difference?

Explain how this relates to Timothy and Philip. (i.e. gift vs obedience)

Friday, February 5, 2016

February 5, 2016

Read:  Romans 12:3, 1 Corinthians 12:14-26

What sin was Paul addressing in the Corinthian church? Why was this offensive to God?

What becomes the focus when spiritual discrimination takes place? Give a real life example.

What is God teaching you about your value to PCC? What steps is He prompting you to take?

Thursday, February 4, 2016

February 4, 2016

Read:  Romans 12:6-8, Matthew 25:14-30, 1 Peter 4:10-11

Why does God give Christians spiritual gifts? How can this get confused with self-fulfillment?

What does the Parable of the Talents imply about using your spiritual gifts? Why is this important?

How can you do a better job of using your gifts at PCC? What steps will you take? Be specific.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

February 3, 2016

Read:  Romans 12:6-8, 1 Corinthians 12:7-11, 28, Ephesians 4:11

Compare and contrast the three lists of spiritual gifts by stating what is the same and what is different.

What does this teach you about spiritual gifting? (i.e. limits of a list, needs of the church, etc.)

Can you identify your spiritual gift on any of the lists? If not, how would you describe your gift?