Discussion Questions for Pentecost 5

  1. If we define neighbors as “those who need us,” who are you neighbors? (Lk 10:29)
  2. When have you turned to God with all your heart and soul? (Deut 30:10)
  3. When did you vividly realize God’s “steadfast love and faithfulness”? (Ps 25:10)
  4. Who needs to hear from you that Christ has rescued us from darkness and forgives our sins? (Col 1:13)


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

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