When life approaches a tipping point, the decision-making process can feel overwhelming. Simple choices become more complex as every decision we make has the potential to instigate significant change. As Jesus entered Jerusalem, the religious leaders were at a tipping point. How they responded to Jesus could incite the people to riot or lead to war with the mighty Roman Empire. Join us for part five of Tipping Point, where Pastor Gary explores three questions every follower of Jesus should ask when approaching a tipping point.
Don’t confuse the __________________ with the ____________.
Don’t confuse your earthly ______________ with your heavenly ____________.
Don’t confuse the ____________ with the ________.
Three questions to ask when you’ve reached a tipping point:
Use this outline for personal reflection, as a couples or family devotion, or with a small group.
Our Deacon Ordination and Annual Chili Cook-off will be on Sunday, February 26, at 5:00 p.m.
Discuss your group’s plan to host a Jesus in the Passover meal during Lent (Feb. 22 – April 8). A training session will be offered on Wednesday night, February 22, from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. in the MFC for those who volunteer to host and/or lead the event for your group.
What is the greatest act of faith you have ever personally witnessed? How did that affect your faith?
What is the biggest challenge to your faith right now? Talk about it, invite accountability, and take time to pray together.
This week’s scripture readings highlight Jesus’ interaction with religious leaders. As you read each passage, invite the Holy Spirit to show you how Jesus came to shut down religion and what that means for us today.
The Story Luke Tells by Justo L. González
Luke for Everyone by Tom Wright
The Jesus I Never Knew by Philip Yancey
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