Discussion Questions for Pentecost 12

  1. What were you taught about humility when you were growing up? (Proverbs 25:6)

  2. Considering society today, what obstacles are there to being gracious, merciful and compassionate? (Psa 112)

  3. When have you been welcomed or shown hospitality that you didn’t anticipate? What impression did it make on you? (Heb 13:1)

  4. Who do you feel special concern for in your community and the world? How did God get your attention about their needs? (Lk 14:1)


This week’s Reflect & Connect questions written by Rod Boriack.

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