Discussion Questions for Pentecost 16

  1. If today’s political climate caused a rift in your life, who needs a word of peace from you? (Luke 14:32)

  2. What does it mean to love, obey and hold fast to God? Who has modeled that sort of faith for you? (Deut 30:20)

  3. What’s one thing you can do today to keep you from sitting “in the seat of the scoffers”? (Psalm 1:1)



This week’s Reflect & Connect questions written by Julie B. Sevig.

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